Tag Archives: Men’s Fitness

Boxing Training: What To Expect

Some of my friends have recently started taking up boxing. This has got me thinking about my own experience with boxing training. Last year, writing for Men’s Fitness, I set off on a mission to write a first-person boxing story. … Continue reading

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Almost Identical

By Dean Stattmann This story originally appeared in the Dec/Jan 2011 issue of Men’s Fitness. Twins share everything, including genetics, of course. But that’s not always a good thing, especially if they also share being obese. Growing up, Justin and … Continue reading

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this is the end, my friend

Right now I’m ecstatic about the recent approval of my US work visa. Unfortunately, there’s a clause somewhere in there that prevents me from freelancing on the side. As a result, this month’s Dec/Jan double issue of Men’s Fitness will … Continue reading

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Two Eds, One Ad

Well this is a career first! This month’s issue of Men’s Fitness is kind of a big deal to me. Not only did the mag publish two of my editorials, but they also ran a brand new ad that I … Continue reading

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MF Gets in the Ring: Day 1

By Dean Stattmann Oh man. Oh man oh man oh man. That was tough. After arriving at Chelsea Piers and making my way to the boxing ring, I found my coach, Jason Lee, who got things moving right away… First, … Continue reading

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Fight Quest: An MF Hardgainer Prepares to Get in the Ring

By Dean Stattmann For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to do a first-person combat story. Boxing, Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai – Anything! There’s just something about chronicling the process of developing as a fighter that really attracts … Continue reading

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laurent gras: juggling five workouts, 400 bike miles and a 90-hour work week

THE WORLD-RENOWNED CHEF AND OWNER OF CHICAGO’S L20 RESTAURANT TAKES US THROUGH A “NORMAL” WEEK. By Dean Stattmann You have low body fat. How hard is it to maintain that while working with food all day?I’m pretty skinny right now. … Continue reading

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