This on-the-go foam roller water bottle keeps your recovery drink cold and your muscles loose

November 19, 2019 at 10:47PM by CWC Every time a fitness enthusiast blinks, a new recovery tool enters the market. Or at least that’s the way it seems. Form muscle-stimulating instruments to percussive therapy devices and beyond, the trend just won’t quit. Now, it’s easier than ever to take your recovery routine on the road … Continue reading This on-the-go foam roller water bottle keeps your recovery drink cold and your muscles loose

Adding trace minerals to drinking water is the latest ‘healthy’ fad you can skip

November 06, 2019 at 10:23PM by CWC Whether it’s collagen or chlorophyll, there’s always some new product on the shelves calling your name and begging to be added to your water—all with the tantalizing promise of making your hydration experience even healthier. The latest? Trace minerals, a clear, liquid supplement that is added in a … Continue reading Adding trace minerals to drinking water is the latest ‘healthy’ fad you can skip

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

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

A pee-tracking app was the golden ticket that convinced me to drink more water

April 16, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC If there’s one thing I’ve learned in the four years I’ve spent writing for Well+Good, it’s that drinking water is mad important—maybe even the most important thing you can do for your health. CBD oil and adaptogens are cool and all, but unlike water, they’re generally not essential … Continue reading A pee-tracking app was the golden ticket that convinced me to drink more water

Yes, it’s really possible to drink *too* much water during a workout

February 15, 2019 at 06:49AM by CWC The importance of staying hydrated—especially when you’re working out—cannot be understated. While it’s not uncommon to see people carrying around gallon jugs of water at the gym, it is in fact possible to overdose on water. Unfortunately, what happens when you drink too much water during a workout … Continue reading Yes, it’s really possible to drink *too* much water during a workout

Had a crappy night of sleep? Try drinking more water

November 06, 2018 at 12:24PM Getting a good night of sleep is basically as important to your health as Zayn Malik was to One Direction—without it, everything eventually falls apart. And now there may be even more reason to prioritize getting those sweet zzz’s. A new study published in the journal SLEEP found a connection between … Continue reading Had a crappy night of sleep? Try drinking more water

Bored with ‘booch? Water kefir’s the new fermented drink you’ve gotta try

November 01, 2018 at 12:49PM For the past several years, kombucha‘s had the probiotic beverage market on lock. But there’s a new fermented drink on the rise that just might give your old fave a run for its money. It’s called water kefir, and it’s even being hailed as—dare we say—the new ‘booch. Chances are, … Continue reading Bored with ‘booch? Water kefir’s the new fermented drink you’ve gotta try

5 drinks to reach for when you’re dehydrated (other than water, because duh)

September 26, 2018 at 09:01AM Yeah, yeah, we all know “drinking lots of water” should be at the top of everyone’s wellness to-do list. But when life gets busy—like, so busy you don’t even have time to prep breadless avocado toast in the morning—it’s easy to forget a trip to the Brita now and then. … Continue reading 5 drinks to reach for when you’re dehydrated (other than water, because duh)

World Water Day: Here Are 25 Ways To Save Water In & Around Your Home

March 22, 2020 at 09:08AM We all want to do our part to help the planet, and from ocean cleanup projects to making sustainable swaps in our homes, environmentalism has never been more accessible. This year, in honor of World Water Day, we thought what better time to breakdown all the easy ways we can … Continue reading World Water Day: Here Are 25 Ways To Save Water In & Around Your Home

Your guide to buying and drinking truly sustainable wine

March 06, 2020 at 01:00AM by CWC Thanks to climate change, people are more willing than ever to go “green” with their eating habits, from going plant-based (at least some of the time) to cutting back on their food waste. So it should be no surprise that many people are interested in making their beverages … Continue reading Your guide to buying and drinking truly sustainable wine

3 major benefits of sipping on coconut water—besides all the tropical vibes

February 28, 2020 at 07:00PM by CWC Ah, coconut water. Not only is it refreshing, delicious, super hydrating, and makes for a spa-worthy coconut cucumber cocktail or healthy sports drink alternative, coconut water also provides some prime health benefits, too. Not to be confused with coconut milk, coconut water is the juice found inside a … Continue reading 3 major benefits of sipping on coconut water—besides all the tropical vibes

This better-than-Gatorade drink replenishes your electrolytes post-workout with 2 simple ingredients

February 25, 2020 at 06:29PM by CWC With your electrolytes depleted after an intense workout, you might think to reach for a Gatorade, but it’s not the only option. While sports medicine doctors say it’s a easy way to hydrate after exercising, as “the sugar gives your body quick energy,” there’s a completely natural option … Continue reading This better-than-Gatorade drink replenishes your electrolytes post-workout with 2 simple ingredients

Hibiscus As Skin Care? This Tea Is So Much More Than A Tasty Drink

January 29, 2020 at 03:10PM When most people think of hibiscus, thoughts of colorful flowers probably come to mind. And while it might look right at home in a tropical garden, the plant may have a place in your skin care routine. After all, like many herbs and flowers, hibiscus boasts an array of healing … Continue reading Hibiscus As Skin Care? This Tea Is So Much More Than A Tasty Drink

I’m A Functional Medicine Doctor & Here Are The 10 Teas I Drink During Flu Season

January 16, 2020 at 12:18PM Tea is packed with nutrients, each variety (white, green, black, oolong, and herbal) boasting its own unique set of benefits. And while I like to drink all types, there are certain varieties I gravitate toward depending on the benefits I am looking to tap into. When I feel a cold … Continue reading I’m A Functional Medicine Doctor & Here Are The 10 Teas I Drink During Flu Season

I’m a health coach—this is the herbal tonic I drink anytime I feel bloated

December 25, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC I spent the majority of my 20s toting Tums in my purse, popping ’em like candy any time I felt a bout of bloat come my way. Eating healthy was not really on my radar then. My pantry was stocked with food that had an expiration date 10 … Continue reading I’m a health coach—this is the herbal tonic I drink anytime I feel bloated