Nike introduced us to running on air, and the Joyride will show us what it’s like to run on bubbles

July 24, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC Gird your wallets: Nike is launching a new running shoe line that even I, a non-avid runner, need in my closet. It’s called Nike Joyride, and they are seriously making me reconsider my anti-running tendencies. Nike says running in one of these shoes is like running on bubbles, … Continue reading Nike introduced us to running on air, and the Joyride will show us what it’s like to run on bubbles

Exactly how many products to buy at a beauty sale so that you don’t waste in the long run

July 14, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC It’s that time of the year: People are Marie Kondo-ing their makeup bags, opting out of fancy dinners in order to save money, and making room in their beauty cabinet. Because it’s summer sale season, baby. My head’s practically spinning (with heart eyes, mind you) with all the … Continue reading Exactly how many products to buy at a beauty sale so that you don’t waste in the long run

Why the most magical way to see a Greek Island is to run to the top of it

July 09, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC “I think that’s a unicorn.” That’s what I said to the others with me, as we approached the mountain peak on Hydra island, off the mainland of Greece. We were panting and sweaty and tired, so stopping to take a picture of what was probably a white donkey … Continue reading Why the most magical way to see a Greek Island is to run to the top of it

Most of us are crunching incorrectly, and that isn’t great for our necks and back

July 03, 2019 at 07:57AM by CWC Get ready to work those abs: Watch how to do crunches, the right way, here.  Much like the New Kids on the Block are the OG boy band (sorry to my fave, ‘NSYNC), crunches are the OGs of the ab workout world. They’ve been around since, like, the … Continue reading Most of us are crunching incorrectly, and that isn’t great for our necks and back

7 core-quaking exercises that will one-up basic crunches in a big way

June 25, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC Often, the way we work out, it’s almost as if it could have an invisible meridian dividing the upper and lower halves (you know: arm day! leg day!). But central, quite literally, to everything is the core. Having a strong midsection can help with everything from posture to … Continue reading 7 core-quaking exercises that will one-up basic crunches in a big way

Remix a classic crunch to make it the hardest move in your abs playbook

June 21, 2019 at 11:05AM by CWC Whenever I hit the gym, I try my best to focus on my own workout. I sprint on the treadmill, throw a few kettlebells around, and mostly mind my own business. Every once in a while, however, I’m pulled out of my sweaty workout haze by the sight … Continue reading Remix a classic crunch to make it the hardest move in your abs playbook

The key secrets to preventing (and treating) runner’s knee, according to a chiropractor

June 14, 2019 at 09:34AM by CWC Ah, running. It was my first fitness love—the Big to my Carrie, the Dean to my Rory. Despite my undying passion for it, though, I’m well aware that with running comes a lot of potential physical setbacks. Like runner’s knee. If you’ve had runner’s knee before, you’ll know. It’s basically … Continue reading The key secrets to preventing (and treating) runner’s knee, according to a chiropractor

The air fryer makes the cloudiest, crunchiest cauliflower gnocchi *ever*

June 13, 2019 at 07:58AM by CWC You know those rare moments in life when something you already love (like, LOVE) somehow gets even better? Examples include when Oreo’s got an extra layer of cream between the cookies, or when High School Musical 3 made it to the big screen. Well, I’ve found the one-up … Continue reading The air fryer makes the cloudiest, crunchiest cauliflower gnocchi *ever*

Why you should care about the difference between “running” and “training” shoes

June 12, 2019 at 03:30AM by CWC Finding a pair of kicks that perfectly align with your workout goals can feel like hitting your metaphorical (and, okay, physical) stride. Just take it from a girl who fell, um, head over literal heels with running after finally trading in her high school gym sneakers for a … Continue reading Why you should care about the difference between “running” and “training” shoes

The easiest way to wreck your crunch form is also the most common modification

June 03, 2019 at 01:34PM by CWC If someone tells you to drop down and knock out some ab work, nine times out of ten a person is going to lie down on the floor, bend their knees with their feet flat, put their hands behind their head, and start crunching. It’s the quintessential, most … Continue reading The easiest way to wreck your crunch form is also the most common modification

A food blogger’s superfood secret to a hosting a very chill weekend brunch

May 27, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC https://content.jwplatform.com/players/so72sEfh-AjgxWzQ7.js Getting your friends to your place on a Saturday or Sunday morning for an afternoon brunch sounds like the best plan ever. But let’s face it: Spending hours in the kitchen whipping up breakfast for guests is the complete opposite of what you want to do after … Continue reading A food blogger’s superfood secret to a hosting a very chill weekend brunch

Battle rope exercises are the arm equivalent of running on a treadmill

May 23, 2019 at 10:26AM by CWC If you’re getting tired of running or spinning or what have you, you might want to give battle ropes a shot. You’ll look pretty fierce whipping them around. And the best part? They’re actually low-impact, but still high-intensity, so they won’t put strain on your joints as you … Continue reading Battle rope exercises are the arm equivalent of running on a treadmill

A run coach’s guide to running smarter (not harder) as the weather warms up

May 19, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC For some, the onset of summer means barbecues, pool parties, and—for the lucky few—getting to skip out of work early on Fridays. For runners, though, the season is equal parts blessed and cursed. On the plus side, extended daylight hours mean no more runs in total darkness, and … Continue reading A run coach’s guide to running smarter (not harder) as the weather warms up

You’re probably making these common mistakes doing bicycle crunches, and your neck and back are paying for it

May 14, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC No matter what type of workout I’m doing, there’s a 60 percent chance that I’lll be asked to add in some bicycle crunches. The staple crunch upgrade that targets the obliques is found in everything from strength training and HIIT classes to Pilates, all because it’s a dependable … Continue reading You’re probably making these common mistakes doing bicycle crunches, and your neck and back are paying for it

The unexpected piece I’m wearing over all my workout clothes to make them brunch-appropriate

May 14, 2019 at 12:28PM by CWC Do you remember, years ago before athleisure was really a thing, all the people proclaiming loudly that leggings are not pants? I was a proponent of this—I firmly believed that leggings were terrible and that under no circumstances should they be worn in a non-athletic capacity. But oh, … Continue reading The unexpected piece I’m wearing over all my workout clothes to make them brunch-appropriate

Sharing AirPods with running buddies is the best way to pass the miles

May 14, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC Some days, solo workouts are a recipe for a clear head and calmer vibes. Others, it’s good to have a partner in sweat to get through the endorphin-filled tough stuff with. Plus, that fit buddy can help you go harder for longer, according to research. Those who planked … Continue reading Sharing AirPods with running buddies is the best way to pass the miles

This 20-week training plan can get any runner through their first marathon

May 05, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC So. You want to run a marathon. First of all, congratulations! Second of all, it’s time to get to work. The thought of pounding the pavement for 26 (.2) straight miles can feel nothing short of overwhelming, but with a proper routine in place, there’s no doubt that … Continue reading This 20-week training plan can get any runner through their first marathon