The only piece of fitness equipment you need right now is a heart rate monitor

October 10, 2019 at 12:02AM by CWC First there were FitBits, then came the Apple Watch, and nowadays, you’d be hard-pressed to walk into a New York City fitness studio without some acknowledgement that you can track just about every part of your workout. That’s especially true for tracking your heart rate in conjunction to how … Continue reading The only piece of fitness equipment you need right now is a heart rate monitor

8 DASH diet-approved recipes to make every meal of the day good for your heart

October 01, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC With *so* many different healthy eating plans out there, it’s clear that there isn’t just one way to live your best, nutrient-rich life. But when it comes to the way of eating that doctors and dietitians recommend the most, there are two main contenders: the Mediterranean diet and … Continue reading 8 DASH diet-approved recipes to make every meal of the day good for your heart

‘I’m a cardiologist, and these are the 5 things I do to keep my heart healthy’

September 06, 2019 at 06:51PM by CWC Here’s a fun fact: the average doctor visit takes 17.5 minutes. That means you have less than 18 minutes to go over your vital signs (weight, blood pressure, temperature, all that jazz), talk through how you’re feeling, and ask your doctor questions before they have to see another … Continue reading ‘I’m a cardiologist, and these are the 5 things I do to keep my heart healthy’

Soup up your usual order at Hale & Hearty with these healthy, nutritionist-approved picks

September 06, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Walking into a Hale & Hearty midday can feel like an extreme sport. There are an overwhelming amount of options (15 soups!), which is a lot to navigate when your lunch break isn’t exactly lengthy. If you’re not strategic, you might panic and walk out with something you … Continue reading Soup up your usual order at Hale & Hearty with these healthy, nutritionist-approved picks

Tap this watermelon and grilled halloumi salad with hemp hearts for a taste of summer all year long

September 03, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC Still in denial that it’s September? Good news: That doesn’t mean you need to retire all your favorite summer flavors (yes, light and refreshing is a combo that works 24/7, 365). For proof, see exhibit A: This bursting-with-flavor watermelon and grilled halloumi salad with hemp hearts, an easy … Continue reading Tap this watermelon and grilled halloumi salad with hemp hearts for a taste of summer all year long

Here to break hearts: Sweating isn’t always the best indicator of a good workout

September 01, 2019 at 12:01PM by CWC If feet are measured in inches, then workouts must be measured in sweat… right? Wrong. Up until this morning, I firmly believed that the size of pit stains on my shirts post-exercise directly correlated with the quality of my sweat session. After listening to trainer Sal Di Stefano … Continue reading Here to break hearts: Sweating isn’t always the best indicator of a good workout

4 tips to heal from friend breakups that feel just as heart-wrenching as romantic splits

August 22, 2019 at 05:13PM by CWC Conversations of heartbreak—and how effects of it can physically hurt, lead you to think mean-spirited thoughts, and even make you smell worse—are popularly centered on the end of romantic relationships. But that leaves out a whole genre of breakup-related pain. Anyone who’s ever dealt with a friend breakup … Continue reading 4 tips to heal from friend breakups that feel just as heart-wrenching as romantic splits

This 7-minute heart-opening yoga flow will relieve tension from hunching over a computer all day

August 19, 2019 at 05:28AM by CWC Welcome to Trainer of the Month Club, our brand-new fitness series, where we tap the coolest, most in-the-know fitness leaders to create a month-long fitness challenge. On Mondays, we have our “sweat drops” where you’ll get access to the week’s workout that you can follow along at home. … Continue reading This 7-minute heart-opening yoga flow will relieve tension from hunching over a computer all day

This month’s full moon is all about following your heart—here’s exactly what that means for your sign

August 14, 2019 at 10:23AM by CWC After having survived what felt like the longest Mercury retrograde ever (not to mention the aftershocks of its lingering Mercury retroshade, we’re all due for some good vibes. And tomorrow, August 15, with the full sturgeon moon in Aquarius, that’s exactly what we can all expect to get. … Continue reading This month’s full moon is all about following your heart—here’s exactly what that means for your sign

6 plyo exercises that’ll get your heart pumping one explosive movement at a time

August 08, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC If you’re like me, you’re always on the search for new and improved ways to switch up your workout routine. Instead of constantly cycling through one boutique fitness class after the next, it never hurts to teach yourself a few bodyweight movements to turn up the heat wherever … Continue reading 6 plyo exercises that’ll get your heart pumping one explosive movement at a time

Make a case for dessert for breakfast with this hearty breakfast cookie skillet

July 24, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC https://content.jwplatform.com/players/RxLBvhSa-AjgxWzQ7.js Who else has been side-stepping their sweet tooth in favor of bland breakfasts? No offense to your standard oatmeal, but there’s no reason for breakfast to win most boring meal of the day. It’s time to amp things up—which is exactly what food blogger and recipe developer … Continue reading Make a case for dessert for breakfast with this hearty breakfast cookie skillet

I have heart eyes for this posture trainer which fixed my slouching habit in a week flat

July 18, 2019 at 08:35AM by CWC I’ve spent most of my recent 9-to-5 hours slouching at my desk, so I’m on a never-ending quest to find something that actually fixes my horrible posture. I’ve made myself into a test subject and tried many things such as resistance band workouts for better posture, posture-correcting activewear, … Continue reading I have heart eyes for this posture trainer which fixed my slouching habit in a week flat