These boots were made for walking…like, a lot

September 05, 2019 at 05:35PM by CWC You’ll find plenty of shoes and sneakers you can wear all day without getting any number of miscellaneous body aches. But comfortable boots (that aren’t unintentionally hideous) are hard to come by. Such practical shoe unicorns do exist, however, if you’re willing to do a little legwork. Wondering … Continue reading These boots were made for walking…like, a lot

These boots were made for walking…like, a lot

February 20, 2019 at 02:05PM by CWC You can find a ton of shoes and sneakers that you can wear all day without getting a number of miscellaneous body aches. For some reason, though, comfortable boots—that aren’t (unintentionally) ugly or orthopedic looking—are harder to come by. Such practical shoe unicorns do exist, however—it just requires, … Continue reading These boots were made for walking…like, a lot

10 winter-proof boots that’ll keep you seriously warm (while still looking cool)

January 04, 2019 at 08:30AM Picture this: You just put together the cutest outfit of new holiday picks—sleek leather leggings, an oversized cashmere turtleneck, and your fabulous gold hoops—when you remember the icy tundra that awaits outside of your front door. Um, your old snow boots will definitely cramp this “new year, new you” outfit … Continue reading 10 winter-proof boots that’ll keep you seriously warm (while still looking cool)

The barre class secret to making any pair of heeled boots more comfortable

December 30, 2018 at 04:00AM On a recent Sunday, I rode my bike over to one of my girlfriend’s apartments to eat dinner, which was really just an excuse for her to get me and her new boyfriend together, in the hopes that we’d hit it off. Anyone who has participated in this particular new … Continue reading The barre class secret to making any pair of heeled boots more comfortable

Michelle Obama’s sparkly boots can’t outshine the wisdom she delivered in NYC

December 20, 2018 at 10:37AM Did you see those boots? On Wednesday, with glittery thigh-high Balenciaga boots peeking out of her full-length gown, former first lady Michelle Obama brought some serious holiday sparkle to the stage at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center—and set the internet ablaze. (Astrologer and writer Chani Nicholas pointed out that Obama, a Capricorn, wore … Continue reading Michelle Obama’s sparkly boots can’t outshine the wisdom she delivered in NYC

This season, hiking boots are for more than hitting the trails

December 14, 2018 at 03:00AM The idea of a “dad sneaker” has always been a little lost on me, personally. When I think back to what my father stomped around in during my childhood, it wasn’t a chunky, white trainer—more often than not, he was clad in some kind of hiking boot. (As were many … Continue reading This season, hiking boots are for more than hitting the trails

These are the heeled boots you won’t hate if you usually live in sneakers

December 11, 2018 at 06:19AM My love affair with sneakers is well-documented. But I wasn’t always like this. Just a couple of years ago, the idea of wearing sneakers anywhere aside from the gym made me feel nauseous. I would strap myself into the most painful shoes, and I took pride in the fact that … Continue reading These are the heeled boots you won’t hate if you usually live in sneakers

The easiest way to break in leather boots (minus the blisters)

September 25, 2018 at 09:48AM So you’re honoring the onslaught of fall weather by treating yourself to a new pair of leather boots. The purchase has you daydreaming about the endless comfy-cute leggings and sweaters combos you’ll rock them with all the season. But then reality hits: Before you can live out this hygge-fied fantasy, you’ll have to … Continue reading The easiest way to break in leather boots (minus the blisters)

These earrings on Amazon cost under $20 and can be on your doorstep tomorrow

October 17, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Getting dressed when it’s cold outside is about as much fun as waiting for your number to be called at the DMV or getting your vagina waxed. As in, it’s literally zero fun. Like, at all. The grossness of the weather doesn’t exactly offer much as far as … Continue reading These earrings on Amazon cost under $20 and can be on your doorstep tomorrow

How elephants in Thailand (and Nora Ephron) helped me feel strong as hell

October 15, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC When packing to hang out with elephants in Thailand, I immediately thought to bring Nora Ephron’s Heartburn, hiking boots, and a straw hat I was gifted in happier times. I packed the second two items for my last-minute trip to Southeast Asia in anticipation of region’s rainy season … Continue reading How elephants in Thailand (and Nora Ephron) helped me feel strong as hell

Why trainers say you should start every single workout with a plank

October 14, 2019 at 07:30PM by CWC Think of your core as the Cher Horowitz of your skeletal muscular system. It’s the leader of the pack, the glue that holds things together, and the central force that influences everything that you do (including your workouts, which remains true in both cases). Pretty much every move … Continue reading Why trainers say you should start every single workout with a plank

The yoga foot stretches that will have the other muscles in your legs writing thank you notes

September 29, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC Stretching doesn’t always feel like a necessity. You already just pounded out a workout, and the last thing you want to do is take even more time out of your busy schedule to stretch out your muscles, too. But making it a commitment can do your body good. … Continue reading The yoga foot stretches that will have the other muscles in your legs writing thank you notes

Yes, 10,000 steps a day *does* matter—but not in the way you think

September 17, 2019 at 06:44PM by CWC Every morning, I grab my sneakers, put on a pair of bike shorts and an oversized sweatshirt, and head out on a walk. It’s something my mom has done for years, and I never understood the hype until recently. After even a quick mile on the trail, my … Continue reading Yes, 10,000 steps a day *does* matter—but not in the way you think

Real talk: Taking a break from working out can do wonders for your body

September 16, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC In my mind, a workout break is essentially a rest day. It’s those 24 hours when I luxuriate on the couch as my muscles recover, and it’s typically never more than three days before I’m HIIT-ing the gym once more. However, recently, a few days out of the … Continue reading Real talk: Taking a break from working out can do wonders for your body

A breakup makeover is a *real thing*, and I went on a shopping spree to prove it

September 13, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC In the movies, a makeover montage is all it takes to un-eff-up your life. Somehow, stepping into a changing room and awkwardly fumbling into cute little outfits turns you into a Confidence Queen (capital letters). Cue Roy Orbison’s “Pretty Woman,” cue Jill Sobule’s “Supermodel.” In real life, though, … Continue reading A breakup makeover is a *real thing*, and I went on a shopping spree to prove it

The 5 worst shoes for your feet that *aren’t* high heels, according to a podiatrist

September 13, 2019 at 09:08PM by CWC I used to wear heels almost every day, until things like bills and meal prep and burnout became my real life. And while I’ve always known that heels are among the worst shoes for your feet (something to save for very special occasions), apparently there are a few … Continue reading The 5 worst shoes for your feet that *aren’t* high heels, according to a podiatrist

8 top trainers name their favorite triceps exercises—and there’s not a dip in sight

August 23, 2019 at 05:24PM by CWC Can we get a show of hands from those who despise triceps exercises? Oh, cool, everyone? Out of all the different ways you can work out your arms, there’s really no burn like a triceps burn. But there’s no need to continue doing dips day after day to … Continue reading 8 top trainers name their favorite triceps exercises—and there’s not a dip in sight

These are the 7 things our fitness editors want to snatch up from the REI end-of-summer sale

August 21, 2019 at 07:43PM by CWC I’ve been smitten with REI ever since watching Reese Witherspoon (as memoirist Cheryl Strayed) toss her red-laced boots off a mountaintop in Wild. Such an iconic scene really sticks with you. And once you get your hands on REI gear, the quality of the outdoorsy staples will steal your … Continue reading These are the 7 things our fitness editors want to snatch up from the REI end-of-summer sale

These camo trail sneakers are all I want to wear from here on out

August 16, 2019 at 09:40AM by CWC I never thought I’d say this in my entire life, but I’m in love with a pair of trail sneakers. Sure, I know that gorpcore is rising to never-before-seen heights, with Balenciaga sending puffer jackets down the runway, Tevas dominating as the shoe of the summer, and hiking … Continue reading These camo trail sneakers are all I want to wear from here on out

Michelle Obama’s makeup artist answers all of our burning beauty questions

June 19, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC There are certain humans on this earth who actually glow. Michelle Obama is, without a shadow of a doubt, one of those humans. Take one look at her parading across the stage in a pair of silver sparkly boots, hugging one of her adoring fans, or posing for … Continue reading Michelle Obama’s makeup artist answers all of our burning beauty questions

A sleep specialist’s top 7 tips for how to deal when you just. can’t. sleep.

May 29, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC It’s easy to find yourself searching for what to do when you can’t sleep when, well, you’re staring at a smartphone screen in the middle of the night with bloodshot eyes. You want to be well-rested, like desperately, and yet you’re struggling with insufferable bouts of insomnia like you’re … Continue reading A sleep specialist’s top 7 tips for how to deal when you just. can’t. sleep.

4 ways to style your leggings, because TBH, who wants to wear anything else?

May 03, 2019 at 06:45AM by CWC By a show of hands, who loves the feeling of hanging out in workout leggings on the weekend, whether you’ve worked out or not? Guessing that all the hands are shooting up right about now. Okay, by another show of hands, who rocks those same leggings come Monday at … Continue reading 4 ways to style your leggings, because TBH, who wants to wear anything else?