NFL Star Jamal Adams on His Favorite Workouts, Becoming a Pescatarian, and More

NFL Star Jamal Adams on His Favorite Workouts, Becoming a Pescatarian, and More

Heading into his third year in the NFL, New York Jets safety Jamal Adams has already made a major impact on the league. In 2018, Adams made his first Pro Bowl, winning defensive MVP of the game, and was named second-team All-Pro after ranking third in total tackles. Not bad for a player who will be 23 years old at the start of the season.

Adams was the sixth pick in the 2017 draft, and he’s met the high expectations. Now he’s ready to take the next step for the Jets as he heads into the 2019 season.

“I’m excited for this year and the team is excited about what we can do,” Adams told Men’s Journal. “I’ve been working more and more on my speed and fundamentals, and I know I can do even better … Read the rest

The MJ5: Tony Hawk on His Favorite Gear, Why He Always Carries His Board, and More

The MJ5: Tony Hawk on His Favorite Gear, Why He Always Carries His Board, and More

Since becoming a professional skater in 1982, Tony Hawk has helped bring the sport to mainstream prominence, through his amazing tricks, his best-selling video game, and medal-winning performances at the X Games. Now, skateboarding is as popular as ever and will make its Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games.

Over the years, Hawk has helped push forward the evolution of tricks, including when he became the first skateboarder to land a 900-degree spin trick at the 1999 X-Games in San Francisco:

The skateboarding legend took some time to speak with Men’s Journal about his career, his favorite gear, his favorite drink, and more. Here’s Tony Hawk’s MJ5:

On his the best advice he’s received: “The one good piece of advice that I’ve received is to stay the course and do what you love, even if it’s not the most financially rewarding, because you’ll … Read the rest