Men's Health

The Most Important Hour of the Day

THE FIRST HOUR of the workday is easy. You’ve had sleep and coffee, and your war of attrition with an office nemesis over fridge space won’t start till after lunch.

It’s in the hour work—when exhaustion convinces you that, really, you don’t need any cardio today, and an entire tube of Pringles is just a drop in the bucket over a lifetime. But that single hour after you leave work could be the most important one of the day for your well-being, and you can engineer it to do you right.

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