A CrossFit coach says ‘MCI’ is the acronym to remember for nonstop progress at the gym

January 24, 2020 at 09:00PM by CWC Unless you have a natural-born talent for heavy weight-lifting or 5-minute miles, you’ll have to begin, well, at the beginning. The CrossFit approach known as ‘MCI’ (mechanics-consistency-intensity) teaches you measured progress that values longevity over immediate gains. And Maillard Howell, owner of CrossFit Prospect

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A cardiologist says that you should start paying attention to *this* metric on your Apple Watch

January 22, 2020 at 11:26PM by CWC [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLWnmow8atw] “A wakeup call.” That’s what What the Wellness host Ella Dove dubbed her heart rate monitor in our latest episode. We called it in our 2020 trends: This year, more than ever before, your health will be in the palm of

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Auriculotherapy gives you the benefits of acupuncture, but while you’re on the go

January 21, 2020 at 04:00PM by CWC Riddle me this: What keeps a scaredy-cat away from acupuncture and getting a second piercing in their earlobe? Yes, that’s easy: needles. And, yes: I’m that scaredy-cat. While I completely understand, rationally, that acupuncture doesn’t actually hurt and the nice people at piercing

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Macy’s basically just launched a wellness department (with our help!)—here are our 9 favorite items

January 20, 2020 at 06:00PM by CWC Imagine discovering a one-stop-shop haven of wellness treasures that has everything you know you need—water bottles, candles, and foam rollers—along with life-enhancing goods you never even knew you desired. Well, imagine no more, because that haven is very, very real, and ready for

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What the first new moon of the decade means for your big-picture goals

January 19, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC Over the last few weeks, we’ve experienced some of the most intense aspects that this generation will see. With the Saturn and Pluto conjunction in Capricorn happening opposite a lunar eclipse in Cancer, deep-seated issues likely surfaced, inviting you to devote some attention

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7 secrets to living a long, fulfilling life, according to people in their 80s, 90s, and 100s

January 18, 2020 at 06:00PM by CWC Wouldn’t it be great if we could just know how to be the healthiest, happiest, and most fulfilled versions of ourselves? Of course, there’s something to be said for embracing the trial-and-error journey of finding what works for you, but we also have

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Taking a device break can inspire *major* emotional growth—at any age

January 18, 2020 at 01:30AM by CWC In the digital age, distancing ourselves from phones and gadgets can be a challenge—especially for kids. But for Taryn Toomey, founder of The Class by Taryn Toomey, her daughter’s choice to leave her iPad alone wound up boosting her self-awareness. Here, the Well+Good

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How Instagram’s love of food pics has shaped how chefs approach their cooking

January 17, 2020 at 01:00AM by CWC Picture this: You’re at brunch with your crew, right in the middle of telling your friends about some major drama going on at work. You’re momentarily interrupted by the waiter bringing over your order of avocado toast. It looks amazing—vibrant green avocado slices

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Williamsburg is basically ‘Wellnessburg,’ and we have the healthy travel guide to prove it

January 15, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zyrxwk3JFsI] Ready to plan your wellness-rich Williamsburg itinerary? Watch the video for inspo. There isn’t much Well+Good video producer and host Ella Dove hasn’t tried in the name of wellness (horseback yoga, anyone?) So naturally, we tend to trust her opinions on

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6 luxe African safaris that are making wellness a serious focus

January 15, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC The idea of luxury African safaris most commonly conjures dreams of peeping majestic animals in their natural environment. And, sure, that’s a fair primary focus of such a travel experience, but the trip can be so much more. While offering health-boosting benefits that

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The universe has big (uncomfortable) changes in store this week, and you’d be wise not to resist them

January 12, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC The week ahead brings paradigm-shifting, game-changing, energy. Starting Sunday, January 12, when Saturn and Pluto perfect their conjunction at 22 degrees of Capricorn, the cosmic weather commands you to declare your most sincere intentions for your life. The process may lead you to

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These are the Trader Joe’s snacks nutritionists buy for themselves

January 11, 2020 at 01:00AM by CWC Trader Joe’s inspires a kind of unbridled devotion. There are entire Instagram accounts devoted to scouting the newest product launches. My stocking may have been filled with nothing but Everything But The Bagel seasoning this past Christmas. Even my dad, a grump, was

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Get your finances on track with our 28-day financial wellness challenge 

January 01, 2020 at 10:30AM by CWC The end of the year is rough on the money front. Budgets are blown traveling to see loved ones for the holidays, buying gifts, and indulging in holiday sales shopping. All worth it? Sure. But now that it’s January, you’re paying for it

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