The most hydrating thing to drink after a workout isn’t water

September 27, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC You know those times when you’re, like, really thirsty and water suddenly tastes like the nectar of the gods? If you want to rehydrate after a particularly sweaty workout—and fast—your first instinct might be to turn on the tap and guzzle glass after glass of H2O. But a … Continue reading The most hydrating thing to drink after a workout isn’t water

True or false: Milk is completely okay to drink on the keto diet

September 26, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC With eating plans that have a lot of rules—keto, we’re looking at you—come a lot of questions. One top one for beginners: Is milk keto? Because honestly, not everyone can get on board with the whole “butter coffee” thing. Let’s back up for a sec. On the high-fat, … Continue reading True or false: Milk is completely okay to drink on the keto diet

To sip on the safe side of sleeping, here’s the time of day you should stop drinking coffee

September 20, 2019 at 12:01AM by CWC Some people swear they can drink coffee all day—even after dinner—and still drift off to sleep minutes after their head hits the pillow. Others won’t touch caffeine at all after early afternoon, saying if they did, they’d be “up all night.” My colleague’s doctor advised her to should … Continue reading To sip on the safe side of sleeping, here’s the time of day you should stop drinking coffee

‘Sober’ drinking is finally taking off, no thanks to mocktails

August 19, 2019 at 12:02PM by CWC When I was a kid, non-alcoholic drinks usually meant ordering “virgin” pina coladas and blended Oreo cookie drinks poolside on family vacations in Hawaii. Delicious, yes, but not exactly the healthiest choice to be drinking every single day for a week. So imagine adult-me’s surprise a few years … Continue reading ‘Sober’ drinking is finally taking off, no thanks to mocktails

5 of the best recovery drinks to fuel your sweat sessions

July 31, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC These days, I’m looking for water that has super powers. Sure, H2O is fine and delicious on its own, but this humid heat wave—combined with the fact that I’m still getting my workouts in—calls for a little something extra: recovery drinks that have added benefits to just hydration. … Continue reading 5 of the best recovery drinks to fuel your sweat sessions

Brands are trying to make ‘healthy’ energy drinks a thing—but this expert isn’t totally convinced

July 16, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC Energy drinks have traditionally been seen as the beverage version of whipping out a cigarette—you just don’t expect them among the healthy, yoga-doing, green-juice-sipping wellness set. So you’ll understand my surprise at seeing a crop of new energy drinks marketing themselves as better-for-you options. These new options tout … Continue reading Brands are trying to make ‘healthy’ energy drinks a thing—but this expert isn’t totally convinced

Aw crap, was drinking coffee before my workout a terrible idea?

July 09, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Coffee is probably the closest substance we have on earth to actual magic. Just one daily cup provides all kinds of health benefits: it may protect your peepers from glaucoma, decrease your lifetime risk of cancer, and even potentially reduce your risk of an early death. A 2014 … Continue reading Aw crap, was drinking coffee before my workout a terrible idea?

11 active first-date ideas that’ll have you swiping left on the usual dinner-and-drinks plan

July 04, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Whether you’re going out with a total stranger from Tinder or a hottie you’ve had your eye on for awhile, there is a lot to think about when it comes to first dates. What will you wear (besides sneakers, obviously)? What will you talk about? Is it a … Continue reading 11 active first-date ideas that’ll have you swiping left on the usual dinner-and-drinks plan

How I (finally) got myself to stay hydrated, even though I hate drinking water

July 01, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC As a self-proclaimed water snob, staying hydrated is like a waterlogged version of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.” Tap water has a hint of something. Bottled water is a mixed bag. Pretty much the only type of water I will drink is whatever’s handy when I’m absolutely parched, like … Continue reading How I (finally) got myself to stay hydrated, even though I hate drinking water

This is the healthiest drink to order at Starbucks this summer, according to a dietitian

June 04, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC By the time summer rolls around and the temps are rising faster than “Old Town Road” on the Billboard top charts, a steaming hot latte from Starbucks is not exactly the most appealing way to start your day. So what’s the healthiest way to change your coffee order … Continue reading This is the healthiest drink to order at Starbucks this summer, according to a dietitian