One of the most common yoga poses is also one of the easiest to mess up

January 17, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1124fj0BeQ] In yoga, it’s often the simplest-seeming poses that are the easiest to mess up. If your alignment is off, it screws with the entire functionality of the move. And what’s worse, it puts you at the risk of getting hurt. One

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The 12 most unforgivable gym etiquette offenses during the busiest month of the year

January 16, 2020 at 06:42PM by CWC Growing up, my family never missed church on Sunday. Never. As such devout practitioners (aka helpless charges of a devout mother), we liked to complain about the twice-a-year church-goers, the ones who made it unbearably crowded at Easter and Christmas and who never

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This 12-minute butt-sculpting yoga flow will put squats and lunges to shame

January 16, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvwbOYldsFo] People tend to forget that yoga is actually a sneaky butt-sculpting workout. Flowing into various poses helps to mobilize and strengthen your entire body, plus it’s benefitting your mind through mindful breathing, but so many of the moves require a huge amount

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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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7 ways to heal your sacral chakra and get your creative juices flowing again

January 01, 2020 at 04:00PM by CWC If you feel like you’ve lost your creative mojo, or perhaps have trouble expressing yourself, your sacral chakra might need some healing. But first, in case you need a little chakra refresher: “There are seven different major energy centers throughout the body, from

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I’m a yoga instructor and I have to get ready without a shower—these are my secrets

September 30, 2019 at 12:05AM by CWC https://www.youtube.com/embed/ii9mlNKygsY” frameborder=“0″ allow=“accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture” allowfullscreen> Pulling off the transition from “sweaty mess at the gym” to “fresh-faced glowing angel” is a skill that, alas, eludes me. But who better than to teach us all how to rush from a workout

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Low-impact ‘triplets’ offer stress relief on your most taxing days

September 27, 2019 at 10:56PM by CWC I rarely think about my mental state before I choose my workout of the day. My go-go-go Aries mentality usually makes me gravitate towards difficult runs or muscle-quaking strength training—regardless of my current headspace. When Maillard Howell, owner of CrossFit Prospect Heights and founder of

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Master the “big five” yoga poses to set the foundation for your entire practice

September 27, 2019 at 03:43PM by CWC Looking around a yoga class can often feel like you’re at a circus, watching people contort themselves into literal pretzels or lift themselves into the air with nothing more than a few fingertips. If you’re a beginner, it can feel intimidating and frustrating,

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Master the “big five” yoga poses to set the foundation for your entire practice

September 27, 2019 at 03:43PM by CWC Looking around a yoga class can often feel like you’re at a circus, watching people contort themselves into literal pretzels or lift themselves into the air with nothing more than a few fingertips. If you’re a beginner, it can feel intimidating and frustrating,

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Use your zodiac sign to optimize the absolute best nighttime routine for you

September 27, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC Earlier this year, Well+Good surveyed readers about how they feel about the sleep and rest they’re getting. Many findings emerged, but the big and enduring takeaway is that we’re tired. In fact, 92 percent of us are fatigued at least once a week,

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Use your zodiac sign to optimize the absolute best nighttime routine for you

September 27, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC Earlier this year, Well+Good surveyed readers about how they feel about the sleep and rest they’re getting. Many findings emerged, but the big and enduring takeaway is that we’re tired. In fact, 92 percent of us are fatigued at least once a week,

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Do less, attract more: Gabrielle Bernstein’s new theory might be her boldest yet

September 24, 2019 at 06:55PM by CWC What if manifesting your best life actually doesn’t require mood boards and pushing hard to reach your goals? What if the secret is simply…  to feel good? That’s the concept behind Gabrielle Bernstein‘s new book, Super Attractor: Methods for Manifesting a Life Beyond

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How to fake the Big Five personality trait that helps people stick to their fitness goals

September 24, 2019 at 02:01AM by CWC Anytime I meet someone who breezes through life with a fully optimized, color-coded Google calendar, I turn green with envy. Of the Big Five personality traits (a quick-and-dirty psychological framework that helps you determine who you are), conscientiousness is the one I lack.

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How lousy mobility leads to hidden weaknesses in your body

September 23, 2019 at 06:51PM by CWC Nowadays, the majority of us are hyper-mobile. And by that I mean we’re, like, always on our phones. Ironically though, the constant texting, scrolling, and appsturbating wreaks havoc on our physical mobility. That, paired with some of our other 21st century quotidian movement patterns, creates

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How lousy mobility leads to hidden weaknesses in your body

September 23, 2019 at 06:51PM by CWC Nowadays, the majority of us are hyper-mobile. And by that I mean we’re, like, always on our phones. Ironically though, the constant texting, scrolling, and appsturbating wreaks havoc on our physical mobility. That, paired with some of our other 21st century quotidian movement patterns, creates

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