“It’s not my race, it’s her race:” What it’s like to guide a visually impaired runner for the New York City Marathon

October 17, 2019 at 08:21PM by CWC Imagine spending the better part of the calendar year training for a marathon. Early mornings, or possibly late nights, logging double-digit miles, feeling so depleted from long runs and speed workouts that all you want to do is nap and eat. Perhaps you battle adverse weather conditions, dodge … Continue reading “It’s not my race, it’s her race:” What it’s like to guide a visually impaired runner for the New York City Marathon

Yoga is the most popular workout in the world—here’s proof it works for everyone

October 16, 2019 at 10:30PM by CWC Yoga may be a 5,000 year old practice, but it has seemingly never been more popular. According to a report from the Global Wellness Institute titled “The Global Economy of Physical Activity,” the participation in “mindful movement” is growing around the world, and yoga is the leader of … Continue reading Yoga is the most popular workout in the world—here’s proof it works for everyone

Why trainers say you should start every single workout with a plank

October 14, 2019 at 07:30PM by CWC Think of your core as the Cher Horowitz of your skeletal muscular system. It’s the leader of the pack, the glue that holds things together, and the central force that influences everything that you do (including your workouts, which remains true in both cases). Pretty much every move … Continue reading Why trainers say you should start every single workout with a plank

This glutes workout—literally—kicked our butts in 10-minutes flat

October 14, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Welcome to Trainer of the Month Club, our 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. This … Continue reading This glutes workout—literally—kicked our butts in 10-minutes flat

This 10-minute core workout will make you feel stronger than ever

October 07, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Welcome to Trainer of the Month Club, our 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. This … Continue reading This 10-minute core workout will make you feel stronger than ever

7 Aquarius traits that make this resilient winter sign the zodiac’s unique snowflake

October 03, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC You’re probably well aware of who in your life—whether it be a friend, ex, significant other, or anyone else—is an Aquarius, largely because these characters just don’t blend in. This fixed sign is born in the middle of winter (January 20 to February 18), which contributes to how … Continue reading 7 Aquarius traits that make this resilient winter sign the zodiac’s unique snowflake

The 800-pound gorilla in the room? Oh that’s your spirit animal, here to help you be a badass

September 30, 2019 at 10:23PM by CWC Ready to be brave? This month, you’ve got a big, strong ally in that department because “RockStar Shaman” Alyson Charles is sensing that the gorilla is here. And this spirit animal is here to help you upgrade your whole life.  Last month was a powerful time of starting to … Continue reading The 800-pound gorilla in the room? Oh that’s your spirit animal, here to help you be a badass

5 yoga poses that banish bloat faster than you can say ‘namaste’

September 30, 2019 at 04:17PM by CWC Yoga class has reputation for relaxing you from head-to-toe. Not to be graphic, but your bowels are totally included in that. Amanda Sauceda, MS, RDN, a registered dietitian shared a post on Instagram of a five-pose, bloat-relieving flow that will “help you get pooping.” Beth Cooke, a New … Continue reading 5 yoga poses that banish bloat faster than you can say ‘namaste’

This lower-body stretching series is the perfect warm-up for runners

September 30, 2019 at 12:00PM 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 lower-body stretching series is the perfect warm-up for runners

The next generation of climate activists won’t be underestimated

September 26, 2019 at 01:45AM by CWC On a sunny Friday morning in Santa Monica, California, dozens of people paraded down the street in front of a gleaming new mall. But this wasn’t the usual weekend shopping scene—instead of toting bags from West Elm and Nordstrom, the crowd carried signs emblazoned with slogans like “Fight … Continue reading The next generation of climate activists won’t be underestimated

In defense of cancel culture, complications and all

September 25, 2019 at 03:30PM by CWC Cancel culture—the phenomenon of deeming someone or something worthless, irrelevant, and over in response to transgressions big, small, ephemeral, and chronic—is our buzziest catchphrase as of late: There have been calls for canceling Saturday Night Live’s Shane Gillis, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, and comedian Dave Chappelle in … Continue reading In defense of cancel culture, complications and all

Learn what kind of relationship-oriented Libra you are, according to your moon sign

September 24, 2019 at 04:30PM by CWC Type “famous Libras” into Google and you’ll get served a pretty impressive list of powerful women: Serena Williams, Gwyneth Paltrow, Gwen Stefani, and Kim Kardashian West, to name just a few.  It makes sense that so many human supernovas were born between born between September 23 and October … Continue reading Learn what kind of relationship-oriented Libra you are, according to your moon sign

This Pilates ring workout targets your obliques and booty

September 23, 2019 at 12:00PM 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. This … Continue reading This Pilates ring workout targets your obliques and booty

Gender bias in the workplace is very much rampant—here’s how that can change

September 17, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC “Well, she’s qualified—but what if she leaves to pop out a couple babies?” That’s a real sentence Alyson DeNardo, a partner at California-based venture capitalist firm M Ventures, heard from a former male colleague during a hiring search for a senior-level position. “My blood was boiling,” she tells … Continue reading Gender bias in the workplace is very much rampant—here’s how that can change

If employers can commit to these 10 culture goals, a burnout-free workplace is possible

September 16, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC “I’m so burned out,” is a phrase many of us have called upon to describe a state of being tired or stressed, but this year especially, the condition of burnout has been percolating in the public conscious as a condition to regard in measures more serious than colloquial. … Continue reading If employers can commit to these 10 culture goals, a burnout-free workplace is possible

The 9-minute, at-home Pilates workout that targets every muscle of your core

September 16, 2019 at 12:01PM 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. This … Continue reading The 9-minute, at-home Pilates workout that targets every muscle of your core

Friday the 13th: Astrologically speaking, should we brace ourselves for bad luck?

September 12, 2019 at 10:49PM by CWC When I pulled up my calendar today to see my schedule, it dawned on me that Friday the 13th approaches. To get ahead of the bad luck this date seems to promise, I decided to ask an astrologist if there was any significance. (In true Piscean fashion, I … Continue reading Friday the 13th: Astrologically speaking, should we brace ourselves for bad luck?

4 steps to stop imposter syndrome from putting out your charismatic fire

September 11, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC If I’ve learned one thing from life in New York (and about 40,000 re-watches of Almost Famous), it’s that the best way to come across as charismatic is to act like you belong. Charisma gets results; it’s why the best way to walk into a music venue without … Continue reading 4 steps to stop imposter syndrome from putting out your charismatic fire