The shame... I just bought a fitness magazine because of the cover picture

  • mcwclewis

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    Jan 10, 2010 12:43 AM GMT
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    Taylor Lautner ain't got shit on Sean Faris in my opinion.



    Yeah anyways I usually buy Mens Health anyways because it actually has some decent articles most of the time (despite the heterosexual bias in the sex articles and whatnot)... but I decided to stop when my hours got cut and Im not making as much money.... but I had to buy this.

    The poster on the inside is of Andy Whitfield from Spartacus... which is also pretty hot.
  • Neon_Dreams

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    Jan 10, 2010 1:37 AM GMT
    I bought this copy of Men's Health too! Haha, and simply for the cover! Grr. I feel like I'm a victim of consumer culture again!! Oh well.

    There are a few good workout suggestions in this magazine at least. However, these rags usually have the same ads, advice, and photos in every new issue. Boring!

    And, is anyone else irritated that Lance Armstrong has endorsed Michelob in the latest issue of Runner's World? I find it hard to believe that drinking beer and competing on an Olympic level go well together!


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    Jan 10, 2010 1:50 AM GMT
    mcwclewis said
    Yeah anyways I usually buy Mens Health anyways because it actually has some decent articles most of the time

    Men's Health is garbage, they never have good articles, ever!

    Plus they recycle their covers and thus their content. http://gawker.com/5424291/update-mens-health-stopped-writing-new-cover-lines-years-ago

    It is one of my life goals to single-handledly shut down Men's Health or to get them to include gay life
  • mcwclewis

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    Jan 10, 2010 2:41 AM GMT
    Yeah I'm aware that they recycle their material.

    I don't really care if they do, as long as they're adding new information, which they were doing for quite some time. Like I said I stopped buying them for a while so it's harder to notice the reuse. Plus even if it is reiteration of old material, I generally don't reread old issues so sometimes it's good to see the old info again.


    I still think it's a better magazine than a lot of them. So many fitness magazines are nothing but model photoshoots with workout routines that the models don't even follow. Psh.


    But yeah. Sean Faris.... really the only reason for this one.
  • mcwclewis

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    Jan 10, 2010 2:43 AM GMT
    joecoolnv said
    And, is anyone else irritated that Lance Armstrong has endorsed Michelob in the latest issue of Runner's World? I find it hard to believe that drinking beer and competing on an Olympic level go well together!


    Joe


    Yeah that's some BS. I mean beer isn't exactly the demon-drink some people make it out to be... especially when used in moderation, but it doesn't seem to me like it's something that an athlete, especially one who is considered a role-model, should be endorsing.
  • mcwclewis

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    Jan 10, 2010 2:44 AM GMT
    now every add on RJ is offering me a free thing to mens health, with Sean Faris' torso teasing me.
  • barriehomeboy

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    Jan 10, 2010 3:11 AM GMT
    Does anyone know if Men's Fitness is still in publication?
  • B71115

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    Jan 10, 2010 3:46 AM GMT
    mcwclewis saidSean-Faris-20091218201717.jpg



    Taylor Lautner ain't got shit on Sean Faris in my opinion.





    That's an interesting thought. I'd have to study the two of them (at the same time) up close for an extended, intensely physical period of time before I could make a decision.

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  • Thirdbeach

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    Jan 10, 2010 3:49 AM GMT
    B71115 said
    mcwclewis saidSean-Faris-20091218201717.jpg

    Taylor Lautner ain't got shit on Sean Faris in my opinion.


    That's an interesting thought. I'd have to study the two of them (at the same time) up close for an extended, intensely physical period of time before I could make a decision.

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    Careful with those comments, B71115. Taylor Lautner is not yet legal.
  • Timbales

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    Jan 10, 2010 3:51 AM GMT
    Sean Faris is indeed yummy.

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    Jan 10, 2010 3:52 AM GMT
    Dont subscribe to Men's Health. The publisher, Rodale, will send you unsolicited and unordered books and expect you to pay for them or send them back at your expense.
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    Jan 10, 2010 3:54 AM GMT
    I do think the airbrush job of Faris is pretty shitty.

    Note: the similar language for covers of MH is usually along the covers sold in newstands - not for subscribers.

    Yes, Men's Fitness is still in publication. And it is pretty bad.
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    Jan 10, 2010 3:55 AM GMT
    barriehomeboy saidDoes anyone know if Men's Fitness is still in publication?



    YES! MF is still in print and I have the latest edition in my hot little hands right now...check the link and enjoy!
    http://www.mensfitness.com/
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    Jan 10, 2010 3:56 AM GMT
    Thirdbeach said
    Careful with those comments, B71115. Taylor Lautner is not yet legal.


    He's actually legal in several states.


    Men's health has also recently been featuring two cover models.
    One male and one female.
    I guess they're trying to appeal to both orientations.
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    Damn sexy heteros...
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    Jan 10, 2010 4:06 AM GMT
    Wait... hold on...

    People under the age of 75 are still paying for pictures printed on paper that are then trucked all across the country and laboriously stacked on shelves next to the gum and candy, just like it was in 1910?

    Wow. Who knew!

    But just in case you need it, here's another version for ya:

    http://localhostr.com/files/8bec18/2.jpg

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    Jan 10, 2010 4:07 AM GMT
    mcwclewis saidSean-Faris-20091218201717.jpg



    Taylor Lautner ain't got shit on Sean Faris in my opinion.



    Yeah anyways I usually buy Mens Health anyways because it actually has some decent articles most of the time (despite the heterosexual bias in the sex articles and whatnot)... but I decided to stop when my hours got cut and Im not making as much money.... but I had to buy this.

    The poster on the inside is of Andy Whitfield from Spartacus... which is also pretty hot.


    If Andy Whitfield was on the cover then I would have DEF bought the issue lol. He's hot as hell. icon_smile.gif
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    Jan 10, 2010 4:37 AM GMT
    mcwclewis saidSean-Faris-20091218201717.jpg



    Taylor Lautner ain't got shit on Sean Faris in my opinion.



    Yeah anyways I usually buy Mens Health anyways because it actually has some decent articles most of the time (despite the heterosexual bias in the sex articles and whatnot)... but I decided to stop when my hours got cut and Im not making as much money.... but I had to buy this.

    The poster on the inside is of Andy Whitfield from Spartacus... which is also pretty hot.


    nice abs
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    Jan 10, 2010 4:39 AM GMT
    barriehomeboy saidDoes anyone know if Men's Fitness is still in publication?


    yes, it is
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    Jan 10, 2010 4:41 AM GMT
    Pinny said
    mcwclewis said
    Yeah anyways I usually buy Mens Health anyways because it actually has some decent articles most of the time

    Men's Health is garbage, they never have good articles, ever!

    Plus they recycle their covers and thus their content. http://gawker.com/5424291/update-mens-health-stopped-writing-new-cover-lines-years-ago

    It is one of my life goals to single-handledly shut down Men's Health or to get them to include gay life


    gays will never get attention anywheres because of money--money drives America and the world. icon_sad.gif

    Hollywood is not really homophobic, but materialistic--money drives Hollywood.
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    Pinny said
    mcwclewis said
    Yeah anyways I usually buy Mens Health anyways because it actually has some decent articles most of the time

    Men's Health is garbage, they never have good articles, ever!

    Plus they recycle their covers and thus their content. http://gawker.com/5424291/update-mens-health-stopped-writing-new-cover-lines-years-ago

    It is one of my life goals to single-handledly shut down Men's Health or to get them to include gay life


    Why does Men's Health need to include gay life? That magazine is called EXERCISE FOR MEN ONLY, and has been leaning to gay specific fitness for years, with almost NO man in it even wearing a shirt, and often modeled by gay porn stars. I mean, as far as legal, Walgreen's available porno goes... Let's just say I can jack off while getting pertinent quad-routine info. I mean, aside from offering articles about better anal sex, it's as gay as they come. But c'mon, do you REALLY want some ass-sex "expert" telling you to douche and relax in your fitness mag?

    I think that's the shit that makes Men's Health so annoying. If you ever read passed that, and the ton of largely unfitness oriented advertising, I think their studies, reports, nutrition information, and hot workout posters are all they are supposed to be.

    You add a "Gay Life" section, and you get "My boyfriend wants to have a 3-some, what do I do?". And "Pink Shirts, White Pants; In or out?". And "The Year's Most Anticipated: New Lady Gaga album. Can it ever match the genius of the first ?" And, not to sound insensitive, but this is how it is in INSTINCT and others like it, "HIV and You. LIVING w/ suppressed immunities."

    Overgeneralized gay issues are usually so trite, but you know, that's what sells. It's popular stereotype, because it's popular truth. Young women can't dawg on Seventeen, or Elle, or Allure for the ridiculousness of the content because, largely, they buy it. And every generation, there comes a new slew of young dumb girls who need to know who's dating who, and how to trick their boyfriends into eating them out more. Young boys are basically guilty of looking for the same retarded "expertise", but luckily have a little more balls to go out and figure it out for themselves through trial and error. And, if they haven't figured shit out by 25-40, there's always Men's Health to tell you how it's "supposed" to be via a candid sexual survey of 500 men aged 25-40. Just replace the words "clitoris and love" with the words "asshole and sex" and it's gay friendly.

    So buy 'em for the pics, read 'em for the news, keep 'em for the pics, and if you follow some of the advice, and your body shows improvement, make sure you log back on to the Real Jock "Adult Chat" room, and feel free to share the view.
  • oursirpeace

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    Jan 10, 2010 5:16 AM GMT
    Sean Ferris is like a younger much hotter Tom Cruise. With that said, I never buy a magazine or anything for that matter just because of the cover.
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    Why does Men's Health need to include gay life? That magazine is called EXERCISE FOR MEN ONLY

    This is full of contradictions. You say that the magazine is "Exercise for Men only" yet it caters to a bunch of horny high school seniors and preys upon college males who think that X exercise will get them ripped while stuffing heteronormativity down our throats. If the magazine only concentrated on fitness I wouldn't care, but it is brandishing an army of normative laws of which gays are the deviants. Exercise for men has nothing to do with how to have sex with women, what fashion will get you laid by women, what shampoo to use to get laid by women, what hair gel to use to get laid by women, what meal to eat to get laid by women...

    justskeevin said
    I think that's the shit that makes Men's Health so annoying. If you ever read passed that, and the ton of largely unfitness oriented advertising, I think their studies, reports, nutrition information, and hot workout posters are all they are supposed to be.

    There is nothing passed that, the articles the "advice" all of the studies, everything is taken out of context to embellish the truth. Yes it is marketed to sell but it is one of the largest perpetrators of a culture that needs no patronage especially from us gays.


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    iguanaSF saidWait... hold on...

    People under the age of 75 are still paying for pictures printed on paper that are then trucked all across the country and laboriously stacked on shelves next to the gum and candy, just like it was in 1910?

    Wow. Who knew!

    But just in case you need it, here's another version for ya:

    http://localhostr.com/files/8bec18/2.jpg



    why, do you take your laptop with you when you take a dump ?

    my bike magazines make great bathroom reading.
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    Jan 10, 2010 6:29 AM GMT
    mcwclewis saidSean-Faris-20091218201717.jpg



    Taylor Lautner ain't got shit on Sean Faris in my opinion.



    Yeah anyways I usually buy Mens Health anyways because it actually has some decent articles most of the time (despite the heterosexual bias in the sex articles and whatnot)... but I decided to stop when my hours got cut and Im not making as much money.... but I had to buy this.

    The poster on the inside is of Andy Whitfield from Spartacus... which is also pretty hot.


    You're Gay!
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    Jan 10, 2010 6:59 AM GMT
    a1972guy said
    mcwclewis saidSean-Faris-20091218201717.jpg



    Taylor Lautner ain't got shit on Sean Faris in my opinion.



    Yeah anyways I usually buy Mens Health anyways because it actually has some decent articles most of the time (despite the heterosexual bias in the sex articles and whatnot)... but I decided to stop when my hours got cut and Im not making as much money.... but I had to buy this.

    The poster on the inside is of Andy Whitfield from Spartacus... which is also pretty hot.


    You're Gay!






    ... thank you. I would have wasted my entire life chasing girls had you not pointed that out to me icon_smile.gif