The Science of Optimal Health and Long Life for Men 

Welcome to Rogue Health and Fitness. I'm P. D. Mangan, age 62. On this site, we use scientific evidence to show men how to be lean and muscular, and what to do for maximum strength anti-aging. Read more...

Cholesterol for Brain Health
The human brain contains a high proportion of cholesterol, which is necessary for proper function. A number of scientific studies[...]
Higher Protein for Greater Weight Loss
By now we know that low-carbohydrate diets are much more effective for weight loss than standard low-calorie or low-fat diets.[...]
Older People with High Cholesterol Live Longer
High cholesterol among older people is associated with longer life. In Japan, high cholesterol is associated with longer life at[...]
Guest Post: Is CrossFit a Good Way to Exercise?
I've been skeptical about CrossFit as an optimal form of exercise, so we've got an experienced CrossFitter to tell the[...]
The Conventional Wisdom on Cholesterol Is Full of Holes
I've argued against the conventional wisdom on cholesterol many times on this site. The conventional wisdom on cholesterol is full[...]
Can a Low-Carbohydrate Diet Prevent or Treat Cancer?
Several lines of evidence point to the idea that restricting dietary carbohydrates may have beneficial effects in the prevention or[...]
Multivitamins Prevent Heart Attacks
Chelation therapy has been used to treat heart disease, and a randomized, placebo-controlled trial of chelation therapy showed that it[...]
Vitamin K2, Heart Disease, and Cancer
Emerging evidence indicates that vitamin K2 plays a large role in the prevention of heart disease and cancer, as well[...]
Carbohydrates Inhibit Insulin Sensitivity from Exercise
Exercise increases insulin sensitivity, and that's one of the best reasons for doing regular exercise. But carbohydrates inhibit insulin sensitivity[...]
Too Much Exercise
Many people are under the impression that you just can't get enough exercise. A healthy activity must be healthier if[...]
Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease with Rapamycin
Alan S. Green, M.D.  is one of the nation's only doctors who practices anti-aging medicine using rapamycin. Dr. Green has expanded[...]
How to Lose Weight, Really
Why are so many people so overweight or obese? Why are so many people trying, unsuccessfully, to lose weight? If you[...]
Build Muscle at Any Age
In my book, Muscle Up, I wrote extensively on how strength training, aka weightlifting or resistance training, is one of[...]
When to Collect Social Security Depends on Your Life Expectancy
One of the decisions one must make as one ages is when to collect a pension, such as Social Security[...]