Get The Best Of Yoga & Barre With This 10-Minute Home Workout

March 20, 2020 at 05:40PM As we all hunker down and keep our social distance amid the coronavirus, many of us are looking for fun, new at-home workouts to try out. And if you’re into yoga or barre, you’re going to love this one! Both are great workouts for isolating muscles, building strength and flexibility, … Continue reading Get The Best Of Yoga & Barre With This 10-Minute Home Workout

Use this bodyweight 60/60 workout to keep from getting antsy while WFH

March 19, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC At the end of a long day of working from home, there’s a high chance that your brain and body are filled with pent-up energy. If hours of sitting criss-cross-applesauce on your couch have you yearning to run laps around the block come quitting time, we’ve got an easy … Continue reading Use this bodyweight 60/60 workout to keep from getting antsy while WFH

This 10-minute, equipment-free Pilates workout seriously combats couch butt

March 19, 2020 at 11:00AM by CWC Pilates instructor Chloe Gregor views the glutes as part of your core. Why? Your glutes muscles are also in the center of your body, and play a major role in practically every movement that you make, and so strengthening them by doing Pilates for glutes is a great … Continue reading This 10-minute, equipment-free Pilates workout seriously combats couch butt

This is exactly how much protein you need to stay strong after a workout

March 17, 2020 at 07:55PM by CWC Between bars, shakes, and jerky, it definitely seems like we’ve reached peak protein positivity. It’s a far cry from the days when women shied away from the nutrient, convinced it was only for bodybuilders who wanted to bulk up. Now, you’ll find a high-protein snack or food in … Continue reading This is exactly how much protein you need to stay strong after a workout

Just need to move? This 20-minute glute and core workout is like a Megaformer class at home

March 17, 2020 at 07:00PM by CWC It only takes one sweat sesh on the Megaformer to completely fall in love. The glute and core workout is incredibly hard, working even the tiniest in your body—which, no surprise, leaves you all sorts of sore the next day. As nice as it would be to hit … Continue reading Just need to move? This 20-minute glute and core workout is like a Megaformer class at home

These are the studios taking their workouts online to ease social distancing

March 17, 2020 at 01:00AM by CWC While we all practice social distancing, it’s important to stay away from crowded spaces like gyms. But it’s also important to keep taking care of yourself by staying active. We love group fitness classes not just for the workout, but because of the sense of community and ritual … Continue reading These are the studios taking their workouts online to ease social distancing

Get faster in 15-minutes flat with this speed-based treadmill workout

March 16, 2020 at 11:00AM by CWC Whether you’re running 12-minute miles (#itme) or edging in on a record-breaking two-hour marathon, getting faster is something every runner can improve on. But shaving minutes off of your miles requires a different type of work than just hitting the ground running—you need to train for speed using … Continue reading Get faster in 15-minutes flat with this speed-based treadmill workout

How to keep other muscles from overcompensating (and ruining) your core workouts

March 14, 2020 at 05:00PM by CWC Picture this: You’re diligently working through your ab exercises (which is a feat in itself), but you’re noticing that your core doesn’t feel like it’s getting any stronger. What gives? There’s a high chance that other muscles are overcompensating, which can wreck best intentions of getting in a … Continue reading How to keep other muscles from overcompensating (and ruining) your core workouts

SoulCycle is my favorite workout class—here are my honest thoughts on the new at-home bike

March 13, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC I will never forget my first SoulCycle class. I was 22, in the midst of my first “adult” breakup, and I let my friends convince me that spending $36 to cry on a bike would make me feel better. They were right. Riding in a dark, grapefruit-scented studio, … Continue reading SoulCycle is my favorite workout class—here are my honest thoughts on the new at-home bike

Literally glide through you next intense workout with these slider disc exercises

March 13, 2020 at 02:00AM by CWC Sliders are one of my favorite toys to use at the gym. Adding a little sliding disk under your foot make moves like lunges and planks a bajillion times harder. Sam Tooley, performance coach and founder of Alpha Fit Club in New Jersey, says the sliders are all … Continue reading Literally glide through you next intense workout with these slider disc exercises

Flow through this at-home Pilates workout for better hip mobility (and, of course, core strength)

March 12, 2020 at 11:00AM by CWC Out of all of our body parts, our hips tend to get the brunt of time spent sitting at our desks. This is why hip mobility work is so important—because, ya know, we want to be able to move fluidly and without that annoying tightness. Enter: a Pilates workout … Continue reading Flow through this at-home Pilates workout for better hip mobility (and, of course, core strength)

3 myths about warming up before your workout it’s time to stop believing

March 11, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC Raise your hand if you’ve ever been tempted to skip the warmup in your workout in the name of efficiency. As hard as it can be to carve out the time to fit a sweat sesh into your jam-packed day, shaving off a few minutes to jump right … Continue reading 3 myths about warming up before your workout it’s time to stop believing

This 15-minute treadmill workout is so much fun, you won’t even realize you’re running hills

March 09, 2020 at 11:00AM by CWC I’m thinking it’s not a coincidence that there’s only a one-letter difference between the words “hill” and “hell.” Running at an incline is challenging (and, ok, pretty unpleasant), but it’s an important element of any runner’s training because it challenges your body—and engages your muscles—in an entirely different way … Continue reading This 15-minute treadmill workout is so much fun, you won’t even realize you’re running hills

I’m a cardiologist, and this is the ideal workout schedule for a healthy heart

March 08, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC Workouts are typically created to target certain muscle groups. There are butt-sculpting workouts, upper body exercises, chest exercises—you get the gist. But a cardiologist has a friendly reminder for us all: The most important muscle in your body isn’t your biceps or your core… it’s your heart. “Without … Continue reading I’m a cardiologist, and this is the ideal workout schedule for a healthy heart

Could you make it through the hardest workout in America?

March 06, 2020 at 04:00PM by CWC The verdict is in: the hardest workout studio in America is (drumroll, please…) New York City’s Tone House. Earlier this week, Classpass released its list of “Hardest Classes in America,” and Tone House beat out 20,000 other studios across the country for the top spot. The self-described “extreme, … Continue reading Could you make it through the hardest workout in America?

5 common mistakes that are ruining your treadmill workout, according to a run coach

March 06, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC Running is the most natural form of movement there is. Humans have been doing it since the dawn of time, and our bodies are well trained to perform these movements. Running on the treadmill, though, is a totally different story. Our bodies aren’t as equipped to stride on a … Continue reading 5 common mistakes that are ruining your treadmill workout, according to a run coach

Your core workouts have never burned as much as this 15-minute Pilates sesh

March 05, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC If you’re ever looking to burn out your core, one of the best—and lowest impact—ways to do it is with Pilates. The entire fitness modality centers around the core, but it gives you added benefits of things like better posture and added strength, all while hitting other muscle … Continue reading Your core workouts have never burned as much as this 15-minute Pilates sesh

The ‘3 Keys’ that make every weight-training workout more effective

March 05, 2020 at 02:00AM by CWC We know that using weights in your strength training routine helps to build muscle, boost metabolism, and make it easier to progress in your workouts. While bodyweight training is great, using weights adds extra resistance and is more impactful at making you stronger. “It’s so important to add weights … Continue reading The ‘3 Keys’ that make every weight-training workout more effective

3 exercises that prove that a simple step can make your workout more explosive

March 04, 2020 at 03:00AM by CWC There are plenty of ways to make a workout more challenging. You can add a workout finisher to spike your heart rate at the end of an exercise or even increase the weights or resistance that you’re working with. But perhaps the simplest way to up your workout? … Continue reading 3 exercises that prove that a simple step can make your workout more explosive

This Energizing, 6-Move Workout Fires Up Your Whole Body In Seconds

March 02, 2020 at 08:00AM This winter season, mbg partnered with The Vitamin Shoppe to spread the word about Vthrive The Vitamin Shoppe™️ brand, a new line of premium supplements made for next-level health and wellness. Think sustainably sourced Wild Alaskan Fish Oil and Grass-Fed Whey Protein—which are just a few of the must-haves that … Continue reading This Energizing, 6-Move Workout Fires Up Your Whole Body In Seconds

The 4-minute Tabata workout that an ex-Marine swears by for ‘instant sweat’

March 02, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC More often than not, trying to fit a workout into a hectic day can kind of feel like you’re playing a game of Tetris. This is why one of our 2020 wellness trends is all about the “Blue Zones” approach to fitness (aka fitting movement naturally into your … Continue reading The 4-minute Tabata workout that an ex-Marine swears by for ‘instant sweat’

A Celeb Trainer’s 5 Essential Tips To Make The Most Of Your Workout

March 02, 2020 at 05:02PM Everyone has their go-to methods for pumping up their workout, to maximize both the benefits—and the fun. And we figured, who better to ask for their essential workout tips than celebrity trainer Don Saladino? He’s trained the likes of Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Kanye, and Hugh Jackman, and from the … Continue reading A Celeb Trainer’s 5 Essential Tips To Make The Most Of Your Workout