When it comes to wellness, men have a poor track record of going to the doctor compared to women. In fact, according to the CDC, approximately 80 percent of men are less likely than women to see a doctor for regular checkups. Chances are, many men avoid prioritizing their well-being because they think that taking control of their health will feel like a full-time job. They don't realize that becoming a health hero—or someone who makes their health a priority—is a transformative process that doesn't have to mean monumental change! It's about making simple choices that help a person become powerful and purposeful—I'm talking minor behavioral changes that can bring tremendous rewards while conveniently fitting into a normal daily routine.
Men, it's time to step up. In addition to seeing your doctor for annual physicals and essential screenings, you can easily improve your health and prevent illness by implementing small and effective life changes. Below are my top recommendations for men of all ages: