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

Have a drink with your blooms for the ultimate plant-lady self care

May 29, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Calling all dedicated, multitasking plant parents! Ever wonder how to incorporate your own self care into your routine for caring for your blooms? (Because anyone with a fauna family to call their own knows it can be a time-consuming effort.) It’s certainly possible, and the latest recent episode … Continue reading Have a drink with your blooms for the ultimate plant-lady self care

The best Aperol-inspired beach apparel and accessories to match your favorite drink

May 27, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Earlier this month, after a scathing New York Times story suggested that an Aperol spritz “drinks like a Capri Sun after soccer practice on a hot day—and not in a good way,” the internet lost it. The photogenic alcoholic beverage is a huge hit (for good reason!), and … Continue reading The best Aperol-inspired beach apparel and accessories to match your favorite drink

Trader Joe’s new sparkling ACV drink lets you reap the benefits *without* the sour taste

May 24, 2019 at 09:08AM by CWC I vividly remember the first time I tried taking a shot of apple cider vinegar in my quest to be super healthy. (Keyword: Tried.) I spit it out into the sink, wondering why I expected sour vinegar to go down smoothly. I’ve yet to give ACV another chance, … Continue reading Trader Joe’s new sparkling ACV drink lets you reap the benefits *without* the sour taste

Is it just me or do I get way more sunburned when I’m drinking?

May 21, 2019 at 12:30PM by CWC It’s now legitimately hot outside and the sun is shining. This means that two things are a must: wearing extra sunscreen to protect skin, and drinking alcohol al fresco (in moderation, of course). But then I heard murmurs that the two have a combative relationship, and a light … Continue reading Is it just me or do I get way more sunburned when I’m drinking?

The gut-friendly ice cream drink that will float your boat all summer long

May 17, 2019 at 07:42AM by CWC https://content.jwplatform.com/players/vCLpBBnL-05dicDBi.js Who says you have to give up your childhood favorite foods when you get your driver’s license? With grown-up versions of mac-and-cheese, Doritos, and raw cookie dough, you can get your kids’ menu fix with an upgrade in nutritional value. And now, this dairy-free kombucha float recipe created by The Natural Nurturer … Continue reading The gut-friendly ice cream drink that will float your boat all summer long

Oolong tea is the stress-reducing drink you didn’t know you needed

May 14, 2019 at 10:56AM by CWC If black tea and green tea had a baby, it would be a little like oolong tea. Slightly grassy with a hint of sweetness, oolong is a bit harder to track down than its cousins Earl Grey, matcha, or English breakfast, but it’s definitely worth going out of … Continue reading Oolong tea is the stress-reducing drink you didn’t know you needed