SoulCycle is my favorite workout class—here are my honest thoughts on the new at-home bike

March 13, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC I will never forget my first SoulCycle class. I was 22, in the midst of my first “adult” breakup, and I let my friends convince me that spending $36 to cry on a bike would make me feel better. They were right. Riding in a dark, grapefruit-scented studio, … Continue reading SoulCycle is my favorite workout class—here are my honest thoughts on the new at-home bike

The best sex hits all 4 phases of the sexual response cycle—not just orgasm

February 26, 2020 at 08:30PM by CWC My boyfriend doesn’t orgasm. He does this—or rather, doesn’t do it—by choice. At first, this was uncomfortable for me, as I thought it meant he wasn’t enjoying himself; however, he says it allows him to extend the other phases of the sexual experience, which enhances the whole situation … Continue reading The best sex hits all 4 phases of the sexual response cycle—not just orgasm

This 81-year-old great grandmother is a cycling world-record holder—here’s how she does it

February 21, 2020 at 10:22PM by CWC At a time when most people begin to slow down their daily routine, Patricia Baker sped up her career as a professional indoor cyclist at age 67. Now 81 years old, she’s won 25 national championships and one world championship. A retired pharmacist, Baker says being active was … Continue reading This 81-year-old great grandmother is a cycling world-record holder—here’s how she does it

Watch out SoulCycle: Barry’s is offering spin classes now, too—and here’s what I thought when I tried it

February 20, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC In November of last year, Barry’s quietly dropped the word “Bootcamp” from its name. It came by way of a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it Instagram post, declaring that from here on out, they were “officially on a first name basis.” And now, we know why: The “best workout in the world” … Continue reading Watch out SoulCycle: Barry’s is offering spin classes now, too—and here’s what I thought when I tried it

The Oscars proved that recycled fashion is *the* sustainable trend of red carpet style

February 10, 2020 at 07:31PM by CWC “Shopping your stash”—aka making use out of things you already own in an effort to buy less—has become a stronghold of sustainability. We’ve seen it happening in our beauty cabinets, in our closets, and in our refrigerators. But the most recent place the trend has popped up, and … Continue reading The Oscars proved that recycled fashion is *the* sustainable trend of red carpet style

The ‘Year of the Rat’ launches a new 60-year cycle—here’s what to expect

January 24, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC Lunar New Year arrives January 25. With it, out goes the Year of the Pig and in comes the Year of the Rat, the first year in a brand new 60-year cycle. “This is going to be a big point of transition,” says doctor of Chinese medicine Noah Rubinstein, … Continue reading The ‘Year of the Rat’ launches a new 60-year cycle—here’s what to expect

The 3 lower-body stretches a professional cyclist does every single day

January 17, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC Spin class is a reliable killer. Now imagine ditching the stationary bike and doing those tough intervals on the road like a professional cyclist. It’s safe to say that once you’re done, you’ll be feeling it all over… and that’s exactly why having a good stretching routine is … Continue reading The 3 lower-body stretches a professional cyclist does every single day

Your Vulva and Cycling: What you need to know

Fanny. Foof. Vaj. Blossom, whatever you want to call it, this sensitive area of your body takes a darn good battering from the trials and tribulations of cycling. This relatively small and intimate region is responsible for so many important functions; expelling bodily waste, facilitating intercourse, having orgasms and, in some cases, giving birth.If you … Continue reading Your Vulva and Cycling: What you need to know

UTI and Cycling

Urinary Tract Infections and Cycling: What you Need to Know Unfortunately for female cyclists, we are more prone to urinary tract infections than the average woman. From: https://www.velome.co.uk/lifestyle/urinary-tract-infections-and-cycling/ Urinary Tract Infections and Cycling: What you Need to Know Unfortunately for female cyclists, we are more prone to urinary tract infections than the average woman.That comes … Continue reading UTI and Cycling

Here Are Some Clever Ways To Use & Recycle Your Tree Post-Christmas

December 25, 2019 at 03:04AM   Many of our living rooms may bear a similar scene soon: a Christmas tree, sans ornaments and lights, ready to be disposed of. But may we suggest upcycling (or recycling)? That’s right—there are actually a ton of ways to get the most out of your tree before you scrap … Continue reading Here Are Some Clever Ways To Use & Recycle Your Tree Post-Christmas

7 easy ways to upcycle your brown paper grocery bags into wrapping paper

December 14, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC While I do my best to use reusable bags, I admit I often forget them at home. If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a stack of brown paper grocery bags from Trader Joe’s waiting to be recycled. But why not give them another life as an eco-friendly … Continue reading 7 easy ways to upcycle your brown paper grocery bags into wrapping paper

“Serum cycling” can help you use multiple active skin-care ingredients with less irritation

December 08, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC If your skin is temperamental and likes to flare up with a dramatic outbreak of redness or irritation, serum cycling may be your new flex. What is it, you ask? The idea is that if you alternate the active serum that you’re using each night, your skin will … Continue reading “Serum cycling” can help you use multiple active skin-care ingredients with less irritation

What experts want you to know about seed cycling for fertility

November 22, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC Instagram is ground zero for wellness trends, and if you look closely at some of the recently posted rainbow-colored smoothie bowls and no-cook energy bites, you’ll likely see posts and pictures promoting something else entirely: seed cycling. “Seed cycling is a great way to start seeing the power … Continue reading What experts want you to know about seed cycling for fertility

Summer Fridays and 5 more beauty brands that reward you for recycling empty containers

November 19, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC Your skin might be loving all the new skin-care products you try every month, but the planet? Not so much. The beauty industry is known for producing a lot of waste. Many products come in containers made up of mixed materials that can be hard to recycle, which … Continue reading Summer Fridays and 5 more beauty brands that reward you for recycling empty containers

How to recycle your shoes when they’ve seen a few too many 10,000-step days

November 05, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC Your boots (and sneakers, and sandals) may be made for walking, but if you’re getting those 10,000 steps in on the reg, chances are your shoes are eventually going to wear out. While clomping around in a worn-in pair of Doc Martens is undoubtedly cool, traipsing through the … Continue reading How to recycle your shoes when they’ve seen a few too many 10,000-step days

This is how you get stuck in an on-again, off-again relationship—and how to break the cycle

October 13, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC I am the product of a rare on-again, off-again relationship gone right. My parents, who fell in love in an age without dating apps, hook-up culture, and the paradox of choice, broke up three times over the course of six years before deciding that yep, what they had … Continue reading This is how you get stuck in an on-again, off-again relationship—and how to break the cycle