Men’s Health in August

Men’s Health cover star this month, “Jurassic World” lead actor Chris Pratt, once weighed over 133 kilograms (293 lbs.) but is now full of muscle and a veteran of the Ironman 70. He talks about his metamorphosis in the magazine.

Also, special guest and ultra triathlon record-holder James Ketchell talks about what he does when he has no time for a long workout, and the last stage of an eight-month workout program for building muscle mass in the Personal Trainer section.

A special section in this issue is devoted to muscle cars: the new generation, their venerable history, and test drives of the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger.

Also in this issue:

How to manipulate a woman without becoming a villain;
In the latest installment of “Self Defense,” learn how to cope with a much taller adversary;
Some thoughts on why you might want to own a car in a big city;
13 ways to feel happy when you’re down;
Author Dmitry Gluxovsky on how he forces himself to sit down and write;
The story of one of the world’s most grueling sports – badminton;
Very important instructions: how to avoid food poisoning this summer; and for those who dream of a holiday romance, five ways to bring it closer to reality;
Recipes for the five healthiest non-alcoholic summer drinks;
The true story of Rory McIlroy, the world’s best golfer;
The road menu for Aerosmith, Red Hot Chili Peppers and other monsters of rock;
The world’s seven strongest female athletes tell men what it’s like to date them;
In the Adventure section – rafting along the Chusavaya River in the Urals.

The August issue went on sale July 14.