Watch out SoulCycle: Barry’s is offering spin classes now, too—and here’s what I thought when I tried it

February 20, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC In November of last year, Barry’s quietly dropped the word “Bootcamp” from its name. It came by way of a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it Instagram post, declaring that from here on out, they were “officially on a first name basis.” And now, we know why: The

This at-home Pilates lower body workout will set your legs *and* glutes on fire

February 17, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyT4nGIJF5I] People tend to associate Pilates workouts with a stronger core. While that’s 100-percent the core of the fitness modality, certain Pilates exercises can also strengthen your lower body, too (Pilates is full of surprising benefits, y’all). To stand as proof, SolidCore trainer

5 of the most common mistakes people make when doing a tricep push-up

February 14, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZi0j-7rDe8] No move is more OG or has more cred than the push-up. It’s the punishment of choice for boot camps, Pilates classes, yoga flows, HIIT classes, and the list goes on forever. That’s probably because there are endless variations—from the dive

I’m a corrective exercise specialist and eccentric exercise is the fastest way to get stronger and more flexible

February 13, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC Once upon a time in a gym not-so-far-away, the weight room may have seemed like the fairly straightforward place. You picked up a kettlebell or dumbbell and executed a set of moves—maybe bicep curls, maybe sumo squats—from start to finish. Then, you moved

Better shoulder mobility isn’t a pipe dream—here’s why trainers never start a workout without the PVC

February 12, 2020 at 06:25PM by CWC When you’re typing, cooking, or going about your usual business, most of your body’s joints won’t be moving in a full 360-degree range of motion. And that’s okay. Before you start any workout, though, trainers say that warming up your joints using a

Jennifer Aniston’s 5 wellness habits that keep her looking ageless

February 11, 2020 at 08:00PM by CWC Fifty-one years ago today, the heavens broke open and down came Jennifer Aniston. Since her big break in Friends nearly 30 years ago, the SAG award-winning actress and producer has blessed us with her talent in countless TV shows and movies—hardly appearing to

Gabi Butler’s triple flips are hard to copy, but you *can* steal her ab workouts

February 11, 2020 at 07:00PM by CWC Watch Netflix’s hit docu-series Cheer and you’ll quickly see that the Navarro College cheerleading team practices pretty much all the time. That’s how you win national titles, after all. But what you don’t see on screen is that Navarro star Gabi Butler—a longtime

Retinol eye creams are everywhere these days—here’s why derms love them

February 10, 2020 at 03:00PM by CWC There’s no skin-care ingredient that’s better-studied or more recommended by dermatologist than retinol. In serums and moisturizers, the vitamin A derivative stimulates skin-cell turnover, flips on the collagen pumps within your complexion, and leaves skin looking fresh and bright over time. And in

There are 12 million Pilates abs workouts on YouTube, but this is the only one you need

February 10, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2m8gcHG3r4] No workout has a better reputation for firing up your core than Pilates. The super-slow, minuscule movements activate your slow-twitch muscle fibers to build strength. While we don’t all have the luxury of having a Reformer in our living room (or

The high-tech, do-it-all device that de-puffs skin in 7 minutes flat

February 05, 2020 at 01:00PM by CWC Using quality, dermatologist-recommended active ingredients in your beauty routine is a pretty clear-cut way to improve your skin. Lesser used and talked about, however, are tools that can take the results from serums and moisturizers up a notch. Electrical stimulation is becoming a

Prepare to be sore: This 7-move Pilates-inspired workout will light up your full body

February 03, 2020 at 03:30PM by CWC [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8A8zKXeHNo] Pilates-inspired workouts—one of Well+Good’s 2020 wellness trends—are known for their really, really slow, small movements that burn like hell. While you could hit up a studio in your ‘hood, you can get a Pilates in home workout in your very own

With Venus in Aries, you’re due for a fiery dose of bravery this week

February 02, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC With Imbolc (aka Candlemas), the halfway point between the last solstice and the upcoming equinox, happening on Sunday, February 2, the month kicks off with an invitation to settle into the opportunities this midseason moment presents. Simultaneously, on this cross-quarter day, we’re able

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