Austin Letorney


Education: B.A., Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Expertise: Health, fitness, lifestyle

Austin Letorney is a health and wellness writer. He began writing in sports and has since covered entertainment, lifestyle, health, and fitness. He loves hiking, traveling, and writing short stories and screenplays.

About the Edge

The Edge is an editorial outlet from Hone Health that delivers science-backed, expert-driven content to help you live better for longer. Our content is powered by experienced health and lifestyle journalists and reviewed by members of our Advisory Board, who are notable experts in their respective disciplines, from urology and endocrinology to nutrition and fitness.

Latest From Austin Letorney

The Best Caffeinated Protein Powders You Can Buy, Ranked

Caffeinated protein powder helps you hit your macros and prepare you for your next workout (or just get out of bed in the morning).

12 Best Muscle Recovery Foods for Post-Workout Gains

What to eat—and what to skip—to fuel recovery.

Hate Morning Workouts? Evening Exercise May Be Better Anyway

For those who hit snooze a few too many times.

12 Best Electrolyte Powders of 2024, According to an RD

The top picks to help you hydrate fast, prevent cramps, and reduce muscle damage.

What Is Royal Honey and Why Did the FDA Recall It?

The agency said the supps contained the active ingredients in prescription ED meds.

How to Hydrate Fast: Rehydrate in a Hurry

Quench your thirst with these refreshing tips.

These Two Supplements May Give Your T Levels a Boost

A men's hormone expert weighs in on tongkat ali and fadogia.

Andrew Huberman’s Supplement Stack Is Wild—and Wildly Effective

The neuroscientist swallows 27 supplements for focus, gut health, sleep, and more.

What Happens After You Get Kicked in the Balls? That Depends.

How and why a simple whack can have devastating consequences.

Mark Wahlberg’s Daily Routine: Workout, Diet, Supplements

We're here for all of it—except for the 7:30 bedtime.

How Long Is Too Long Without Sex in a Relationship?

Spoiler: There’s no definitive number.

The Skin on Your Penis is Dry. Here’s How to Fix It.

8 things that can cause your junk to feel funky.

Does Sunlight Increase Testosterone?

Dr. Andrew Huberman says getting midday rays can boost T levels.

I Prefer to Chew My Meals, But I’ve Had 3 of These Meal Replacement Shakes This Week

And counting.

Inflammation Is Behind Everything From Erectile Dysfunction to Heart Disease. Here’s How to Reduce It Fast.

Let’s start with your diet.

Nuun vs. Liquid I.V. vs. Hydrant: The Best (and Not So Good) Electrolyte Powders On the Market

Comparing price, nutritional content, electrolyte count, and more.

Are Quest Protein Bars Healthy? Here’s Our Honest Review

It hits the sweet spot of low-cal, low-sugar, and high-protein.

Ask a Urologist: Should I Poop Before a Prostate Exam?

Your most pressing prostate exam questions, answered.

Everything You Need to Know About Longevity Hackers, the Anti-Aging Documentary

"We’re not just talking about slowing aging, we’re actually about turning back the clock."

Our Review of ZOA—The Rock’s Energy Drink

Energize like a warrior.

Does Semen Retention Increase Testosterone?

“You gotta clean the pipes once in a while,” says a urologist.

Macronutrients vs. Micronutrients: What’s the Difference?

Get to know the big and little keys to healthy living.

Our VIVOBAREFOOT Review: Is it worth it?

Vivobarefoot is the best lifting shoe I’ve used. Period.

TriMix Is a Solid Option for Treating ED, But Overdoing It Can Cause This Scary Consequence

A four-hour erection may sound fun, but it’s not.

TRT Before and After: These Jaw-Dropping TRT Transformations Prove Your Life Can Change

Testosterone therapy helped these men lose weight, gain muscle, recapture their libidos and more. How can it help you?

Why Does Protein Make You Fart?

Make gains without gas.

Does Nitric Oxide Increase Testosterone?

NO boosts blow flood, improves libido (and bonus—can power up your workout).

How Often Should You Ejaculate? The Answer Might Surprise You

It’s definitely not zero.

TikTokers Are Taking This Diabetes Drug For Weight Loss. Should You?

The gaining popularity is creating drug shortages.

Low T Can Cause ED—But It’s More Likely One of These Conditions

Heart disease, stress, and diabetes can all wreck your erections.

Scientists Say GlyNAC Supplements May Be the Key to Healthy Aging

GlyNAC improves oxidative stress, inflammation, glutathione deficiency and more.

Yes, Testosterone Injections Actually Build Muscle. Here’s How.

The catch: TRT should only be used if you’re testosterone deficient. We’ll explain why.

7 Health Habits Chris Hemsworth Prioritizes for Marvel-Level Longevity

The actor has a new appreciation for healthspan.

Exactly Which Muscle Groups You Work on a Rowing Machine—All 86 Percent of Them

Rowing machines work different muscles at each part of the stroke, making them one of the most efficient machines at the gym.

9 Cold Plunge Benefits Longevity Experts Swear By

With potential benefits like muscle recovery, calorie burn, and stress relief, who can blame them?

If I Had This Keto Meal Plan 5 Years Ago, I Might Still Be On Keto

Eat to Evolve's keto meal plan makes macro tracking a thing of the past (and doesn't taste bad either).

Would You Eat Raw Cow Brains? This Crazy Family Does

Think you’re tough enough for The Liver King’s insane diet?

Twitter Led Me to the Best BCAA Powder for Muscle Recovery

Thanks, Terry Crews.

Rhonda Patrick’s Secret to a Long Life? A Bunch of (Legit) Pills and Powders, Apparently

The cell biologist takes eight supplements for brain health, sleep, and longevity.

6 Health Habits You Should Steal From Ryan Reynolds to Look Better With Age

One may even be “life-saving.”

11 Fit Celebrities Who Unlocked Beast Mode After Turning 40

From superheroes to athletes, these A-listers take age out of the equation.

Meet Modupe Akinola, the Stress Psychologist Who Talked Chris Hemsworth Onto a Ledge

Yes, he was willing.

10 Sneaky Reasons You’ve Suddenly Gained Weight

Not sure why you’ve put on a few? Here’s what might be going on.

Terry Crews, 54, Is in Way Better Shape Than You. Here’s How

From IF to supplement stacks to vibrating pillows, we’re laying out all of Crews’ health habits.

Muscle Strain or Soreness? When It’s Normal and When to Seek Help

Know the difference between muscle soreness and pain before it’s too late.

At What Age Does a Man Stop Ejaculating? Here’s What to Expect

Don’t settle for old man dribbles.

These 11 Simple Habits Can Help You Live Longer, Says Functional Medicine Doctor Mark Hyman

Giving up sugar isn’t even on the list.

Is Tongkat Ali a Natty T Booster?

Research suggests the ancient herb can boost T, improve ED, and increase fertility.

Chris Pratt’s Top 9 Health Habits for Better Physical and Mental Health

Plus, his go-to fitness gear.

Should You Try a Sex Fast?

You might gain stronger orgasms, but lose out on sleep quality.

9 Celebrities Who Have Tried—or Follow—Intermittent Fasting

Their reasons: weight loss, focus, and overall better health.

Eating These Foods May Be the Single Best Way to Tame Inflammation

Functional medicine doctor Mark Hyman, M.D., explains why these picks boost energy and ward off disease.

The Real Reason Hugh Jackman Never Took Steroids For Wolverine

“I don’t love [my job] that much.”

“Miracle” Diabetes Weight Loss Drugs Are Back In Stock. Should You Try To Get Them?

After TikTok spiked demand, Ozempic and Wegovy shortages are subsiding. Who’ll get the replenishments remains murky.

The 8 Health Habits Rhonda Patrick Relies on for Brain Health and Longevity

And why she’s the queen of the “micronutrient smoothie.”

Can Quitting Booze Cure Your Erectile Dysfunction?

A few drinks can make you feel like a sex god, but too many can leave you limp.

Kevin Nash Defends The Rock Against Joe Rogan’s Steroid Claims

“If Dwayne’s taking anything it’s done by a doctor.”

If Your Penis Curves This Much, You Need to See a Doctor

Too much bend can be a red flag for a rare disease.

Joe Rogan Says The Rock and Other Celebs Should “Come Clean” About Steroid Use

“HRT is smart, but you gotta be honest.”

Kevin Hart’s 6 Best Health Habits, and 1 to Skip

We prefer our eight hours of sleep, thank you.

The Hard Science About What Happens to Your Junk as You Age

ED, you might expect. But curving?

Everything You Need to Know About Chris Hemsworth’s ‘Limitless’

Meet Sharon Sha, the ‘Limitless’ Neurologist Who Left Chris Hemsworth Stranded in the Outback

No phone, no GPS, just brain power.

Meet BJ Miller, the Doctor Who Helped Chris Hemsworth Embrace Death

The fear of losing the future makes Hemsworth value the present even more.

8 Celebrities On Their Weight Loss (and Gain) Transformations

It’s not rocket science, just hard work.

Mark Wahlberg’s New Health Regime Includes Waking up at 3:30 am and Fasting for 18 Hours a Day

“Toned down” for Wahlberg = Intense for the rest of us.

9 Celebs Who Champion Mental Health—and How They Handle A-List Pressure

The off-screen truth behind these famous faces.

Would You Let a Lawnmower Near Your Manhood?

I do.

Henry Cavill’s Health Habits Make Superman Look Weak

The actor doesn't mess around when it comes to his fitness and nutrition routine.

Hellbent on No-Nut November? Brace Yourself for These Issues

If Your Testicles Twist Around One Another, Your Pain Will Be Unreal

Our favorite Internet doc explains why testicular torsion is as painful as a heart attack.

Which of These 10 Celebs Has the Biggest Biceps?

And precisely how they got those cannons.

Sam Heughan Developed a “Low-Level Eating Disorder” to Stay Hollywood-Fit

The actor opened up about the pressure to stay lean on GMA.

This Recovery Tool Looks Like a Torture Device But Feels Like an Expensive Massage

I might not use a foam roller ever again.

Can Watching Too Much Porn Leave You Limp?

NSFW viewing doesn’t cause ED, according to new study.

You’ll Get the Best Night’s Sleep After This Type of Shower

Our favorite Internet doc breaks down the science behind the shower.

Just in Time for Hunting Season, Testosterone-Depleting PFAS Have Been Found in Deer

The “forever chemical” has serious health risks.

For All Day Energy, Glutathione Beats Coffee, Hands Down

Power up without the caffeine jitters.

Pur vs. Brita: Is There Really a Difference?

The water wars have begun.

Liver King’s Advice About Ice Massage Is Actually Spot On

There’s credibility to the nature man’s claims.

Skimping on Sleep Can Shrink Your Balls

Guys. Stop Lifting Weights With Your Junk Already

No pain, no gain does not apply here.

If You Hate Needles, Don’t Overdo It on the Viagra

Priapism is not pretty.

As if Eating Raw Organs Wasn’t Enough, Now Liver King Is Drinking Blood

We’ll stick to a Bloody Mary, thanks.

These Budget Recovery Boots Take Strain Off Your Legs (and Your Wallet)

A better deal than more expensive competitors?

Testicular Degloving is On One Doctor’s “Do Not Google” List. Here’s Why.

Whatever you’re thinking, it’s worse

Chris Meloni Works Out in the Nude in Peloton Ad

Mind-Altering Drugs Are Going Mainstream Thanks to Netflix, Science, and…Joe Rogan

Have a nice trip (doctor’s orders).

Powerlifter Mark Bell Cured His Sleep Apnea With These Simple Steps

What you should know about this critical stage of shuteye—including its impact on your hormones.

This Anti-Hangover Pill is More of a Buzz-Kill Than Anything Else

You’re better off sticking to Pedialyte after a night out.

This Fake Coke Kept Me Sane While on Keto

And I haven’t put it down since.

If You’re Not Doing This Exercise, Your Sex Life Is Suffering

Better sexual performance, coming right up.

What If Doritos Cool Ranch Chips Were Packed with Protein?

Then they would just be Quest Protein Chips.

Conor McGregor Touts Cryotherapy in a Can as the Future of Muscle Recovery

The UFC champ uses TIDL Sport's cryo spray to get back in the Octagon at record speed.

Why Henry Cavill Partnered with No1 Botanicals, Herb-Infused H20s

Is rosemary secretly Superman’s key to longevity?