Highlights from the December 2008 Issue of Men's Health: On Newsstands November 18th, 2008

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NEW YORK, Nov. 19 DECEMBER 2008 articles include:



ON THE COVER... CAM GIGANDET, page 56: Twilight star Cam Gigandet has a number of goals for himself, among them -- a killer physique, a great career and general happiness. He shares his insight and tips to put the fun back into any fitness routine with Men's Health. From his rocky start in acting, to avoiding the same pitfalls as his O.C. co-stars, Gigandet is candid about how he plans to grow his Hollywood star, "People don't want to hear about it if you're frustrated with your big career break. You still have to have a sense of gratitude and professionalism no matter what you do."



MEN'S HEALTH TECH GUIDE 2009, Back Section: Technology moves fast these days and it's hard to keep up with what it all means and where it's all going. Men's Health brings you up to speed on the newest trends and reveals the gadgets that will improve your life in 2009. Also in the Tech Guide is an interview with the star of EA's "Need for Speed Undercover," Maggie Q. Not only does Q grace the game's cover, but she also stars in the game's live-action sequences.



Also in the Tech Guide:





THE MONEY WARS, page 116: Every couple has battles over money, and it's becoming an issue now more now than ever. Men's Health looks at ways to smooth out the friction over finances. From asking professionals for advice to being open about all financial matters, there is much that can be done to avoid fighting over the most common source of disagreement--money.



LOOK SHARP ON LESS, page 135: Tightening your belt in lean times doesn't mean forgoing a new pair of trousers. In this buyer's market bargains abound. Clothing stores don't want to be caught with too much inventory, so they are practically giving away merchandise. Men's Health puts together looks that keep savings in mind, without forgetting the style.



THE NEW MONEY MATH, page 160: The current economic mess happened because lenders, and then borrowers, threw out the financial rule books. Here are 7 new guidelines to live by when it comes to the dollars and cents.



INTO DARK WATERS, page 170: Common Suicide triggers including war, debt, joblessness and divorce seem to be growing in today's economic and social atmosphere. Nearly 26,000 men took their own lives in 2005. That's nearly four times the number of women who did the same thing, even though three times more women attempt suicide. What's more startling is that many believe the suicide death toll may be up to 25 percent higher than officially recorded.



DO LESS ACHIEVE MORE, page 86: Save your blood, sweat and tears. Corporate go-getters often burn out before going anywhere, but experts say those who slack a little can waltz to the top. From playing hard to get, rather than being ever-accessible, and throwing out the rule that says "quitters never win," for the newer "Losers quit, winners cut their losses," it's an entirely new corporate game to play.



CAN 911 BE SAVED, page 138: When you call 911 you expect the medical cavalry to race to your rescue, sirens blaring. But, America's ambulance system needs emergency help of its own. In a special report, Men's Health looks at how the system is failing and offers a timeline of what's at stake each minute that passes. Plus: Come To Your Rescue -- how to save yourself in an emergency



METROGRADES: CITIES THAT NEED A NAP, page 96: Americans are tired, but more so in some parts of the country than others. Men's Health releases their list of the most sleep deprived cities in America. Miami, FL tops the list, followed by Cleveland, OH; Philadelphia, PA; and Orland, FL. The best rested city in America is Madison, WI, followed by Sioux Falls, SD; Montgomery, AL; and Wichita, KS



PLUS...



-- Do you Give Till it Hurts? page 36

-- "Weeds" star, Hunter Parish, page 90

-- MH Woman: Sarah Shahi, page 130

-- Guy Foods Reclaimed: There are no Nachos in Mexico, page 162

-- Counting Your Blessings: A Statistical Look At The Average Guy's Beliefs, page 180



About Men's Health (www.menshealth.com)

Men's Health is the largest men's lifestyle magazine brand in the world with 40 editions worldwide. Published 10 times a year in the U.S. by Rodale, Men's Health is the best-selling men's magazine on newsstands, each month providing its 12 million readers with the latest information on all aspects of a guy's life including health, fitness, fashion, nutrition, relationships, travel, technology and finance. The magazine has garnered numerous accolades in the industry including several appearances on Advertising Age's "A List", Adweek's "Hot List" and Capell's Circulation Report, which recently named the magazine "Best Newsstand Performer of the Decade." In 2007, Men's Health Editor-in-Chief David Zinczenko was named "Editor of the Year" by Adweek magazine shortly after the title secured the top spot on their "Brand Leaders Hot List" in 2006. The magazine has also received a National Magazine Award in the personal service category. In 2004, Men's Health launched Best Life, the fastest-growing magazine for discerning, accomplished men and also publishes several branded books, DVDs, special interest publications and the online subscription service www.menshealthtrainer.com.

-- Cellphones: The Next Revolution is about to begin (TG-8) -- Home Theater: Your HDTV and the perfect sound system to go with it (TG-14) -- Personal Audio: Radio makes a comeback (TG-24) -- Digital Cameras: As SLRs shrink, point-and-shoots grow up (TG-30) -- Camcorders: Turn your footage into high-def film (TG-36) -- Laptops: A look at the newest notebooks (TG-40) -- Gaming: The best new video games of the year (TG-46) -- Sports Tech: You work hard and here's the gear to help you play harder (TG-48)

SOURCE Men?s Health


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