February 12, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC On arms day, your biceps and triceps are top of mind. But in order to get the most out of those curls and dips, there’s actually another muscle that’s critical in every move you make: your core. Whether you’re in a spin class, on top of a Megaformer, … Continue reading Memorize this move to automatically engage your core when you work out
December 24, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC The “no days off” mentality of Instagram can make you feel like you need to clock 60-minute workouts on a daily basis, but that just isn’t the case. As the people living in the Blue Zones (the world’s longevity hotspots) have proven, the best exercise fits into your … Continue reading Want to work out but just… can’t even? These 10 videos get your blood pumping in less than 10 minutes
November 13, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Some fun activities that you used to do as a kid actually have incredible merits as workouts (as much as that might shock your childhood self that was merely horsing around). Case in point? Skipping, playing tag, and—of course—jumping rope, which has been popping up in fitness studios … Continue reading Jumping rope is one of the most efficient ways to work out—here’s how to have good form
November 04, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC In 2019, recovery is king. We called it as one of the top trends of the year, and have been proven right time-and-time again with the rise of recovery technology, recovery studios, and even recovery workout-wear (excuse us while we pat ourselves on the back). And of course, … Continue reading How to pick the right recovery tool to work out your specific soreness
October 27, 2019 at 03:18PM The lowdown on workouts while breastfeeding. Continue Reading… Author Kate Mihevc Edwards, DPT, OCS | Life by Daily Burn Selected by CWC
September 18, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC I may not be a morning person, but I do manage to sporadically conquer before-work workouts (which is saying something). However, sometimes the only way I manage is by rolling out of bed, sprinting to the studio, and going from zero to 100 (“real quick,” to quote Drake). I’ll … Continue reading How long after waking up should you wait to work out?
August 26, 2019 at 08:49PM by CWC It feels like I’ve spent the better part of the past decade in a Goldilocks-style search for the perfect sports bra. I’ve tried dozens of them. Some are too flimsy. Others are too booby (AKA my cleavage pours out during spin class). A few are a combo of the … Continue reading This compression sports bra doubles as a shirt and it’s the only thing I want to work out in
August 24, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC Sure, leggings may seem like the perfect seasonless wardrobe staple, but try walking home in them after a sweaty bootcamp when the temperature is over 80 degrees. Not so comfy anymore, are they? In times like these—or as I like to call it, summer—it’s running shorts to the rescue. They … Continue reading 12 pairs of cute running shorts to work out in now, because it’s *way* too hot for leggings
July 30, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Sports bras have come a long way since the ’70s, when amateur runner Lisa Lindahl made the first one by sewing two jock straps together. (Seriously.) We now have our pick of zip-front options, bold patterns and colors, and long-line crops that double as going-out tops, all of … Continue reading One-shoulder sports bras are trending right now—but can you actually work out in them?
July 27, 2019 at 10:00AM by CWC Every morning when my alarm goes off at 5:45 a.m., I curse out loud. All I want to do is stay snuggled up in a cozy little cocoon, and the last thing I can fathom is walking the three blocks to 305 Fitness and spending an hour twerking to … Continue reading The time of day that you work out matters, but not for the reason you think
July 13, 2019 at 02:03AM by CWC When you take a muscle through the full range of motion, it goes through three phases of muscle contraction: eccentric, isometric, and concentric. Placing more attention on one phase can yield different results, it all depends on what you’re training for. For starters, what does any of that … Continue reading Your muscles contract in 3 different ways—here’s why that matters when you work out
July 12, 2019 at 03:01PM by CWC When I workout, sweat and a bright red face typically go hand-in-hand. At this point, I’ve just accepted that I’m going to look like a tomato anytime I get my heart rate up. But I have to admit, I am curious… Why am I the only one in … Continue reading Why does my face get so much redder than everyone else’s when I work out?
June 21, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC A kettle bell swing is all about power. Once you find your rhythm, gravity starts to take over. But you shouldn’t tap into that same energy if you’re isolating and strengthening your glutes in a hip bridge. This is the difference between momentum and control. While related, the … Continue reading Here’s how to work out with momentum to push yourself to the limit
June 14, 2019 at 12:10PM by CWC Waking up the day after a particularly grueling workout with a super-sore bod is bittersweet. You’re probably stoked that you #crushedit during your latest sweat sesh, but you’re seriously wondering whether you’re too achy for that tempo run scheduled to start in 30 minutes. Well, according to Victor Romano, MD, an Illinois-based … Continue reading Leg day, or no way? Here’s how to tell if you’re *actually* too sore to work out
April 29, 2019 at 06:00AM by CWC The idea that “food is fuel” has likely been ingrained into your head since you had to be convinced to eat your brussel sprouts by way of the “airplane fork” method as a four year old. Fast forward a few years, and as adults, we know that what … Continue reading Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day if you work out in the morning
April 17, 2019 at 11:19PM Well, it depends. Continue Reading… Author Ray Bass | Life by Daily Burn Selected by iversue
April 10, 2019 at 05:10AM by CWC “I’m not asking you to reinvent the wheel.” I repeat this mantra to myself each night when it’s time to decide what to eat for dinner. I’m never more indecisive than when I’m hangry. And despite the wealth of enticing eats from my Trader Joe’s haul, I often … Continue reading 4 healthy (and easy) formulas to take the guesswork out of dinner tonight
April 07, 2019 at 04:01AM See you on the mat, mamas. Continue Reading… Author Ray Bass | Life by Daily Burn Selected by iversue
April 04, 2019 at 02:19AM It’s doable but will take some planning. Continue Reading… Author Ray Bass | Life by Daily Burn Selected by iversue
March 27, 2019 at 10:03AM Should you push through or sit this one out? Continue Reading… Author Ray Bass | Life by Daily Burn Selected by iversue
March 13, 2019 at 12:45PM by CWC Rain, shine, or below freezing temps (though hopefully not for much longer), I need to start my morning with a sweat. I like think of it as my own personal version of morning meditation, mostly because it’s the only thing that makes me feel centered and productive before … Continue reading If you only have 15 minutes to work out, take a page from people in Blue Zones
March 04, 2019 at 12:18PM by CWC Anytime your favorite models are in New York City, you can always find them at the Dogpound, training with founder Kirk Myers. The tough-as-nails workouts include activities that range from super-heavy weightlifting to resistance band training. And that’s exactly why it’s such a hot-spot. The wide range of activities keeps … Continue reading Here’s how I work out with NYC’s cult-fave model trainer…for free
March 04, 2019 at 09:59AM by CWC If you spotted Halle Berry working out with a heavy black bag wrapped around her shoulders on Instagram, you may have wondered what in the world she’s doing. Unlike kettlebells and dumbbells, the crescent-shaped piece of equipment definitely isn’t something you see every day. But a Bulgarian bag workout … Continue reading Halle Berry used Bulgarian bags to work out, so I used Bulgarian bags to work out
February 28, 2019 at 05:46AM If you want to keep being able to work out—your body needs protein ASAP. Continue Reading… Author Ray Bass | Life by Daily Burn Selected by iversue