Chelsea Piers debuts a new barre and yoga studio

Chelsea Piers new barre and yoga studio has a boutique fitness feel. You may think of Chelsea Piers’ expansive fitness facility as a destination for competitive athletes. But with a brand-new, mind-body studio that will be home to its first barre classes, and yoga, the west side gym is courting a boutique-studio-loving crowd. The studio, ...

The stand-up paddleboard that will fit in your studio apartment

From the Hudson to the Hamptons, stand-up paddleboarding just keeps getting more popular. (And why not? It’s super fun, easy to learn, and works your core like crazy.) And the newest board to hit the market comes with a twist: when you’re ready to hit the water, you roll it out and blow it up. ...

How to NOT Get Scammed By Food Labels (WE’RE HIRING!)

Food marketers are clever. In the quest for the almighty dollar, companies continually find new ways to make you feel like buying their product is the best possible choice.  For a while, it was all about bigger, better, greasier, more delicious. But as our country became bigger and bigger, the topic of conversation turned to ...

Sweaty Betty comes stateside with a Soho boutique

Soon Sweaty Betty will be outfitting a whole lot more boutique-fitness-loving New Yorkers   The UK’s premier fitness fashion brand is coming to America. Sweaty Betty is a household name across the fitness pond. But here the super chic fitness fashion brand is largely unknown. That’s why they’re planting their flag on Mercer Street, on ...

Deepak Chopra on the power of Ayurveda for perfect health

Photo: Sheknows.com Via Intentblog.com Does Ayurvedic medicine really work, and if so, how? In this episode of “Ask Deepak” on The Chopra Well, Deepak Chopra is joined by Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar, an renowned Ayurvedic doctor, to explore Ayurveda as a science of health, wellness, and wholeness. How can Ayurvedic practices be used to create balance ...

How to NOT Get Scammed By Food Labels (PLUS: WE’RE HIRING!)

Food marketers are clever. In the quest for the almighty dollar, companies continually find new ways to make you feel like buying their product is the best possible choice.  For a while, it was all about bigger, better, greasier, more delicious. But as our country became bigger and bigger, the topic of conversation turned to ...

Event: Start living a miraculous life

On Wednesday, July 24, New York Times bestselling author Gabrielle Bernstein and Well+Good team up for a transformational live lecture and QA in New York City. Summer is the time to boldly commit to your most radical dreams. In her talk, Gabrielle will offer up soulful methods for igniting joy and peace in every area ...

The real reason you hate Mondays

Photo: Getty Images/Huffingtonpost.com Via HuffingtonPost.com When Monday morning rolls around are you ready to hit the ground running or would you rather turn over in bed and fall back asleep? Yep, we thought so. But turns out it’s less a uniquely torturous aspect of Mondays causing that fatigue and more likely because we have the ...

The One Thing Holding You Back

Nerds tend to be on the smarter side of average. We spend hours analyzing, comparing, calculating, and digging deeper into many of the choices we make every day.  It’s what makes us nerds! And a lot of the time,  it’s a good thing: we get to make decisions with all sorts of information, leaving us ...

New York fitness studios celebrate Gay Pride Weekend with workouts

Flywheel instructors John Wellmann and Ryan Makely dress for Pride Weekend. (BYO feather boa.)   A cluster of the city’s top fitness studios are hosting Pride-themed classes starting today in support of the Gay Pride Weekend in New York City. And with the Supreme Court rulings against DOMA and Prop 8 this morning, there are ...