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Matthew Solan

Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch

Matthew Solan is the executive editor of Harvard Men’s Health Watch. He previously served as executive editor for UCLA Health’s Healthy Years and as a contributor to Duke Medicine’s Health News and Weill Cornell Medical College’s Women Nutrition Connection and Women’s Health Advisor. Matthew’s articles on medicine, exercise science, and nutrition have appeared in Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Runner’s World, and Yoga Journal. He earned a master of fine arts in writing from the University of San Francisco and a bachelor of science in journalism from the University of Florida.

Posts by Matthew Solan

All rise now — just how fit are you? featured image

Exercise & Fitness

All rise now — just how fit are you?

Think running is not for you? Try this featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Think running is not for you? Try this

The BEEP program: Keep your balance featured image

Staying Healthy

The BEEP program: Keep your balance

Straight talk on planking featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Straight talk on planking

Feeling gassy — is it ever a cause for concern? featured image

Nutrition

Feeling gassy — is it ever a cause for concern?

Headaches: What to know, when to worry featured image

Headache

Headaches: What to know, when to worry

Ease anxiety and stress: Take a (belly) breather featured image

Matthew Solan

Ease anxiety and stress: Take a (belly) breather

The rise of push-ups: A classic exercise that can help you get stronger featured image

Matthew Solan

The rise of push-ups: A classic exercise that can help you get stronger

Dairy: Health food or health risk? featured image

Matthew Solan

Dairy: Health food or health risk?

Give yourself an annual health self-assessment featured image

Matthew Solan

Give yourself an annual health self-assessment

The introvert’s guide to social engagement featured image

Matthew Solan

The introvert’s guide to social engagement

Tired? 4 simple ways to boost energy featured image

Matthew Solan

Tired? 4 simple ways to boost energy

Art therapy: Another way to help manage pain featured image

Matthew Solan

Art therapy: Another way to help manage pain

Alcohol and heart health featured image

Matthew Solan

Alcohol and heart health

Move more every day to combat a sedentary lifestyle featured image

Matthew Solan

Move more every day to combat a sedentary lifestyle

Yoga for people with back pain featured image

Matthew Solan

Yoga for people with back pain

The story of your life and the power of memoir featured image

Matthew Solan

The story of your life and the power of memoir

How to pass a kidney stone & 5 tips to prevent them featured image

Diseases & Conditions

How to pass a kidney stone & 5 tips to prevent them

Spinning: Good for the heart and muscles, gentle on joints featured image

Matthew Solan

Spinning: Good for the heart and muscles, gentle on joints

We heard you — incontinence affects men too. Here’s what you need to know featured image

Men's Health

We heard you — incontinence affects men too. Here’s what you need to know

The secret to happiness? Here’s some advice from the longest-running study on happiness featured image

Matthew Solan

The secret to happiness? Here’s some advice from the longest-running study on happiness

Can getting quality sleep help prevent Alzheimer’s disease? featured image

Matthew Solan

Can getting quality sleep help prevent Alzheimer’s disease?

Don't take fatigue lying down featured image

Matthew Solan

Don't take fatigue lying down

Your resting heart rate can reflect your current — and future — health featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Your resting heart rate can reflect your current — and future — health

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