MAN 120000 BC to Present Day
- By: Clare Hughes
Question: how do you get a man to take his health seriously? Answer: liken his body to a car and get him to read the Haynes Owners Workshop Manual.
For 40 years the Haynes Publishing Group has produced manuals about car and motorcycle repair. The step by step instructions and jargon-free information in Haynes manuals has made them iconic to British men. The Mens Health Forum, which helped to produce the book, hopes that mens trust in Haynes will make them more proactive in looking after their health. Men tend to view their bodies in a mechanistic way, and MAN 120000 BC to Present Day exploits this perception perfectly.
Each chapter is inspired by the traditional Haynes approach of stripping down the machine and providing a step by step approach to understanding and fixing its pathology.
After an introduction on “How to get the best from your GP,” the manual