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)

True or false: It’s a good idea to drink green tea right before bed

November 21, 2019 at 09:00PM by CWC With the holidays just around the corner, it’s a safe bet that the coming weeks will be filled with festive drinks, jam-packed social schedules, and late nights celebrating with loved ones. Great for the soul, perhaps not so great for our sleep schedules. Which is why so many … Continue reading True or false: It’s a good idea to drink green tea right before bed

The 2 things you should *always* drink when you’re sick, according to a dietitian

November 12, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Make the most out of your next sick day with these foods that do the most for your immune system. Literally no one likes sitting next to someone who spends the majority of the workday battling a phlegm-y cough and a fever, but that doesn’t stop the majority … Continue reading The 2 things you should *always* drink when you’re sick, according to a dietitian

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

‘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

Make your own full moon water in 5 steps to cleanse and empower yourself for the month ahead

August 13, 2019 at 10:18AM by CWC The moon and I are tight; I have monthly new moon parties with my girlfriends, and I’ve worn the same pair of crescent moon earrings for 18 years. So when I first heard it’s possible to charge your water with the full moon’s energy, I was like, “lol … Continue reading Make your own full moon water in 5 steps to cleanse and empower yourself for the month ahead

Why you should add watermelon to your list of gut-friendly foods

August 06, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC Watermelon is in season right now—watch this video for the 411 on its benefits. Maybe it’s just me, but when I think of gut-friendly foods, I typically picture sauerkraut, Greek yogurt, prunes, and anything else that’s rich in probiotics or fiber. So imagine my surprise when I learned … Continue reading Why you should add watermelon to your list of gut-friendly foods