Health, Fitness, & Grooming Archives - Mocha Man Style
Act F.A.S.T. to Recognize and React to Stroke
This post is sponsored post by Omron. All opinions are my own. When I was a teenager, my grandfather moved in with us. This was not his decision, mind you. All his life, he had been a strong, independent man and the thought of having others care for him... Read more
How I’m Making Lifestyle Changes to Help Reduce my Blood Pressure
This is a sponsored post by Omron Healthcare. All opinions are my own. Throughout my life, I’ve tried to maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, there was a period when my work/life balance was out of whack and my health suffered. During this period, I was traveling a lot for... Read more
Going for Zero Challenge – Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers
In 2017, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released new scientific guidelines for blood pressure. Previously your blood pressure was considered high if it was 140/90. The new guidelines have reduced that threshold to 130/80. Now more than 103 million Americans (46%) are classified as hypertensive. High blood... Read more
The Truth About Depression in Black Men
Many black men deal with depression, but few are actually willing to talk about it. As men, we believe that we have to be strong and in control of our emotions at all times. When we feel hopeless, helpless, or overwhelmed by despair we tend to deny it or cover... Read more
5 Accessories Every Stylish Man Needs at the Gym
Like many guys, you probably made a New Year’s resolution to improve your health and fitness. You stocked up on chicken breasts, brown rice, and broccoli and joined a gym. In recent years, workout gear has received a major upgrade. The clothing is more functional, comfortable, and fashionable. With the... Read more
Gifts For Men Who Want to Look and Feel Good
This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media. Last year I ate too much during the holiday season. This fact became evident when my collection of custom-made suits and shirts didn’t fit as well as they once did. In fact, they were quite tight. Not a good... Read more
Scalp Care Advice for Bald Guys
This post is sponsored by Neutrogena. All opinions are my own. When I first I shaved off my hair, I didn’t do it to make a statement or to be trendy. I did it because I was cheap. Each week, I’d go to the barbershop, wait two hours, and... Read more
Clark Atlanta University Encourages Prostate Cancer Survivors to Share Stories
As men across the country draw attention to health issues by growing facial hair for Movember (see Top 10 Moustaches in African American History), Clark Atlanta University is expanding its Prostate Cancer Registry. The registry encourages prostate cancer survivors to share their stories in an effort to reduce health disparities and improve... Read more
The Evolution of Grooming
This post is sponsored by Neutrogena Men. All opinions are my own. My grandfather’s face told the story of his life. He earned his leathery skin from decades of working as a sharecropper underneath the blazing Lousiana sun. No sunscreen. No moisturizer. Just salty sweat burning his eyes as... Read more
How to Conduct a Testicular Cancer Self-Examination
“I was just 26, fit and very active when I discovered I had a lump on one of my testicles. I went to the doctor and tests quickly showed that it was indeed cancer. It was caught early because I took action immediately.” – Ben Bowers Young men are... Read more