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100 Easy Ways to Be a Healthier Man Right Now

Best Life Logo Best Life | Slide 1 of 101: <p>The simplest and most effective death-defying acts that every guy needs to know. —Best Life editors</p><p>There's nothing quite like the news of a high-school buddy's dropping dead of a heart attack at 45 to make a man start eating oatmeal. Suddenly, your own mortality is front-page news in the tabloids of your mind. Every ache you feel is arthritis, every bump a fresh tumor worming into your brain. You start reading the obits. Start taking multivitamins. You even contemplate making that appointment for a physical.</p><p>Do it. We'll wait.</p><p>There. You see? Fear is a good thing, "a fine spur," as the Irish say. Fear has served men well ever since we were salty snacks for large reptiles.</p><p>So, use it now-as a motivational tool. Ask yourself, Am I gonna die? Answer: Yeah. And probably before the woman sleeping next to you does. On average, American men die 5 years sooner than their female counterparts. If you're skeptical, just look around at all the widows drinking highballs and playing pinochle in retirement communities.</p><p>Ask yourself, Am I gonna lose my hair/erection/tastebuds/mind? Yeah. Maybe. But hopefully much later rather than sooner, like when the highlight of your day amounts to crushing ants with your cane. There's the spur, the call to action: You want to delay the decline and fall as long as possible. Here's how to start: This week, pick five of the easiest health changes you find in our action plan here. Make them part of your life. Do likewise the following week, and so on. We're giving you the smartest and simplest health, nutrition, anti-stress, anti-aging, and prevention tips—thousands of dollars' worth of medical advice for free. Disclaimer: For life-preserving emergencies like angioplasty, don't DIY. Call a professional plumber. And once your health is on track, don’t miss our <a href="http://www.bestlifeonline.com/how-to-live-to-100">100 Scientifically Proven Tips for Maximizing Your Longevity.</a></p>

100 Easy Ways to Be a Healthier Man Right Now

The simplest and most effective death-defying acts that every guy needs to know. —Best Life editors

There's nothing quite like the news of a high-school buddy's dropping dead of a heart attack at 45 to make a man start eating oatmeal. Suddenly, your own mortality is front-page news in the tabloids of your mind. Every ache you feel is arthritis, every bump a fresh tumor worming into your brain. You start reading the obits. Start taking multivitamins. You even contemplate making that appointment for a physical.

There's the spur, the call to action: You want to delay the decline and fall as long as possible. Here's how to start: This week, pick five of the easiest health changes you find in our action plan here. Make them part of your life. Do likewise the following week, and so on. We're giving you the smartest and simplest health, nutrition, anti-stress, anti-aging, and prevention tips—thousands of dollars' worth of medical advice for free. Disclaimer: For life-preserving emergencies like angioplasty, don't DIY. Call a professional plumber. And once your health is on track, don’t miss our 100 Scientifically Proven Tips for Maximizing Your Longevity.

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