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The Real-Life Diet of John Cena, Who Wants to Be Lifting When He's 80 Years Old

The all-time WWE great and star of HBO's Peacemaker talks getting flexible enough to film with Jackie Chan, the difference between cheat days and just living life, and how he's changed up his workouts as he's gotten older. 

How to Pick the Best Protein Shake 

Stock up—then bulk up—with these ready-to-drink shakes. 

What You Can Learn from History's Greatest Jocks 

A conversation with author Bill Hayes about on the history of exercise, sensible workout advice from Renaissance Italy, and Plato's thoughts on lifting heavy. 

Johnny Knoxville's Silver Fox Phase Continues to Deliver 

And more from the week in celebrity grooming. 

Jojoba Oil Is Incredible for Your Skin and Hair—Here's Why 

It's an essential ingredient for your grooming routine. 

The Best Sex Toys for Men 

Oh yes, it can get better.

How to Heal Hangnails—and Prevent Them in the First Place

Don't spend another winter bleeding from your fingertips. 

20 Sex Toys for Couples to Make Sex Even More Awesome

We tested a mountain of sex toys to find out what’s worth some real estate in your nightstand drawer.

Sex Lives: A Guy Who Tried (and Failed) to Score in the Myspace DMs 

Aaron in Boulder talked to GQ about losing his virginity, college hookups, and failed threesomes.

The Best Prostate Massagers Will Unlock the Back Door 

These seven toys will push exactly the right button. 

Our Collective Fixation on Productivity Is Older Than You Think 

In his new book Work, anthropologist James Suzman traces the rise of the productivity-at-all-costs mindset to the dawn of agriculture.

From Productivity to Psychedelics: Tim Ferriss Has Changed His Mind About Success

Tim Ferriss on his quarantine philosophy, funding psychedelic research, and why “not everything that is meaningful can be measured.”

10 Books that Have Helped Me Feel More In Control of My Life

Clay Skipper assembles a care package that'll help you maintain perspective, live a little more mindfully, and get you (even more) ready to leave isolation behind.

This Is Your Chance for ‘the Great Reset’

Talking to the author of Bored and Brilliant on making the most of quarantine. 

The Real-Life Diet of Davante Adams, Who Slimmed Down Before His Big Breakout 

The superstar Packers receiver talked to GQ about protein powder, fasted cardio, and living on team food. 

The Real-Life Diet of Ndamukong Suh, Who Is Dead Serious About Recovery  

The 315-pound Buccaneers defensive tackle talked to GQ about intermittent fasting, loving kombucha, and working with multiple physical therapists. 

The Real-Life Diet of Jacob Sartorius, Who Has Gotten Deep Into Breathwork 

The TikTok star talked to GQ about quitting coffee, forgetting to eat, and his new documentary with Wim Hof. 

The Real-Life Diet of Derrick Henry, Who Thinks Everyone Deserves a Cheat Day 

The Tennessee Titans running back caught up with GQ about post-game recovery, chocolate milk, and crazy offseason workouts. 

A Huge Number of Americans Are Deficient in Vitamin D. What Does That Mean? 

The nutrient can be hard to come by, especially during the dark winter. 

How to Be a Perfect—Okay, Fine, Pretty Good—Person, According to the Creator of The Good Place

Michael Schur wrote a book that explores the same question as the show: How do we be good to one another?

Orlando Bloom Has the Floppy Nineties Hair to Copy Right Now  

And more from the week in celebrity grooming. 

How to Age In Reverse, According to a Generation of Super-Athletes

A wellness revolution in pro sports has allowed stars like LeBron James, Tom Brady, and Novak Djokovic to continue to dominate into (relative) old age. GQ fitness columnist Joe Holder breaks down the moves you can steal for yourself.

Your Post-Workout Grooming Routine Should Only Take Five Minutes

Don't shave (anything) in the gym bathroom.

How (and Why) to Shave with a Safety Razor

It's much cheaper and more comfortable than a multi-blade cartridge—if you do it right. 

Why Your Skin Needs Ceramides (Especially as You Age)

Secure your skin's barrier to keep moisture in and everything else out. 

How to Overcome the Negative Voice in Your Head

Our inner voice performs all kinds of important tasks—but when it gets negative, it can be hard to turn off. Ethan Kross, a psychologist and neuroscientist who studies introspection, has a solution.

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much? 

It's the most widely used psychoactive substance in the world—and it's not entirely risk-free. 

Noah Beck Brought TikTok Hair to Fashion Week 

And more from the week in celebrity grooming. 

What the Existence of a Blunt-Smoking Candidate for U.S. Senate Says About the Weird Politics of Weed in 2022

A strong majority of Americans support legal marijuana. Will this be the year Democrats finally embrace it as a national issue?

How Pro Endurance Athletes Became The Hardest-Working Creators on the Internet

With grueling, inspiring stunts—a solo ride of the Tour de France route, a trail run from Mexico to Canada—endurance athletes are learning how to create real-time entertainment on social media.

Where to Buy KN95 Face Masks and Similar Equivalents Right Now (Updated)

Your cloth masks need an upgrade. 

Once and For All: This Is How Often You Should Shampoo Your Hair

Not every day—but also not never.

Penis Numbing Products are Probably Not What Your Sex Game Needs 

They'll make you last longer in bed, yes. But the goal should be better sex, not longer sex.

The Best Vanilla Colognes Are a Real Treat

They're vanilla—but not boring. 

Antonio Brown Has Kept It Shaped Up Through the Chaos 

And more from the week in celebrity grooming. 

5 Research-Backed Strategies to Cope With Another Tough Winter 

The latest research in psychology, neuroscience, and sociology has a lot to say about getting through hard times. 

Consider the Beard Straightener 

Beards come in all shapes and sizes. And if you wish yours was less curly, there's a tool for that. 

A Hair Mask Will Massively Level Up Your Hair-Care Routine

A few minutes with one of these intensive treatments will leave your hair soft, cooperative, and strong.