Matthew Hauser

MF chats to young gun triathlete Matthew Hauser about training in lockdown and how the pandemic is affecting his chances for the Tokyo

The Big Boxer: BMW R 18

After a 16-year hiatus, BMW has burst unabashed onto the cruiser market with the first-ever R 18 and staked a claim firmly in the territory of Harley-Davidson.

So What is a Dexa Scan?

There is a much more accurate way to measure than a tape or callipers. It’s called DEXA and the most important aspect of DEXA is that users can measure ‘true’ change in fat and lean muscle mass.

Under Armour HOVR Machina Review

These shoe comes with an embedded chip that allows runners to connect with the MapMyRun app to access a host of features, including cadence and gait tracking, audio-coaching, interval training, and more.

A Crafty Way to Tackle Mental Health

Sydney based social enterprise, Craft Beer Coopery, is a craft beer subscription service with the aim of bringing mates together to tackle the growing isolation many Aussies experience, which can often lead to mental health issues.

Alexander Ludwig: Born to be King

This summer, the biggest action film to watch will be Bad Boys For Life – the third instalment in the Bad Boys film franchise. But while the film reunites top stars Will Smith and Martin Lawrence for plenty of shoot-em-up action and witty banter, it also features another face that many would recognise – Alexander Ludwig.

The Rowed Less Travelled

Four friends from Bondi Beach have clinched second place in the world’s toughest rowing race – the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge – finishing only behind British team, Fortitude IV.

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10 weight Lifting Myths: Busted!

Gym myths are the modern weightlifter’s confusing version of “fake news”. Despite unprecedented access to pro expertise and scientific research, the everyday gym-goer now also has to contend with waves of online pseudoscience…

#summerlife

Everything seems to taste fresher and more delicious during the summer months. So make the most of all the good stuff on offer.

Better Pacing, Better Results

Once you’re a little more experienced – starting to sign up for races or taking part in your local parkrun regularly – proper pacing becomes absolutely crucial to a controlled, successful run.

Work Up a Sweat

Summer is a great time to mix up your training. And if you time it right, the heat won’t hold you back. Dive in to these sunny training ideas.

The Case for Keto

Sugar and grains are harming your health and the only smart way to eat is to follow a ketogenic diet, says The Keto Reset Cookbook author Mark Sisson.

Seiko’s Strange Watch Names

The watch pictured is unofficially called the Turtle. There’s another Seiko watch called the Alien; another called the Darth Tuna and another dubbed the Tuna Can. These are all the Seiko fan-boy names for timepieces in the Seiko line of divers’ watches.

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Can too much protein make you fat?

Here’s the thing, your body has a harder time converting protein into a non-protein substance, and no study has yet conclusively shown how much protein you can eat before your body starts changing it to fat. Chances are, though, that the protein-to-fat ceiling is pretty darn high, because tons of studies have researched what happens when people eat lots of protein, and none has reported changes in body fat composition.

Leg Day Workout

Generally speaking, leg day is most guys least favourite day. It’s big muscle groups so it’s taxing and painful, which is exactly why it’s good for you. It stresses the body out and causes it to release growth hormone, which benefits your whole body. Add this tried-and-tested legs and back workout to your routine and you’ll be well on your way to full-body strength. Now, that’s done, it’s chest and arms next, probably most guys favourite days.

Change Your Body Shape

Most people have a pretty clear idea of the results they’re after with their exercise and how they’d like to look, but is achieving an ideal body an option for everyone?

Star power transformation

You’ll know Uli Latukefu from Netflix shows such as Marco Polo and the new movie Danger Close, but for his latest role in action flick The Legend of Baron To’a, Latukefu had to undergo a serious transformation to reinvent both body and mind.

Train like the Green Machine

Danny Green is proud to say he’s never started a fight, but we all know he can finish them. The four-time world champion boxer has a record of 36 professional wins and has been fighting for belts, pride, purses, family and country for nearly 20 years.

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Can you Go Meat Free for a Week?

Maybe you should give your bowel a break from meat. Really, you should give it a crack. Studies show that bowel cancer risk increases by 17% per 100g of red meat consumed per day and by 18% per 50g of processed meat consumed per day.

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The Rock’s Workout

From his glory days in the ring as the WWE’s biggest draw to starring in a recent slew of box office smash hits, Dwayne Johnson, aka, The Rock, has always been a born entertainer. But in spite of his reputation as Hollywood’s resident gym-freak, there’s more to The Rock’s success than weights and workouts alone.

Review: JBL/UA Sport Wireless Headphones

JBL make loudspeakers. Under Armour makes training clothes and runners. Both companies have come together to make head- and earphones. It’s like two good friends hooking up who you never thought would. It’s cool, but a bit strange a little unsettling nonetheless.

Last Longer in Bed

The house is empty, the candles are lit and there’s no place else the two of you have to be. In other words, the stage is set for a night of wild, hair-pulling, bed-thumping, no-holds-barred sex.