December 4: Your healthy news briefing

how_to_crack_open_coconutWhat has the Well+Good staff’s attention? Join us for our morning news debrief and learn what we’re reading and what’s buzzing in the wellness world. (Besides our articles, of course.)

Drinking ice coffee in the winter does not make me a serial killer
In fact, it makes me healthier.

Equinox announces its own activewear collection called Move

The Senate has voted to defund Planned Parenthood
50 of the 54 Republican voters are men, which may explain why spending $2.5 million on a Super Bowl commercial, however, was totes cool.

The Public Space Party isn’t going to let anyone get in the way of a bike lane
“We use theatrical direct action to highlight issues of sustainable urbanism, cycling, and public space.”

The history of the coconut
This ‘cocovore’ has been coo-coo for coconuts waaaaaay before GwyPal.

Great news: You’re now legally allowed to take a billion dollar corporation to court
The Supreme Court says suing a company that mislabels organic products is a-okay.

A new dating app, called Sweatt, debuted for fitness folks
Bro can’t even lift. SWIPE LEFT.

Why By Chloe is 2015’s most surprising restaurant success story
Who knew kale could be this cool?

Liking faux inspirational quotes—like, “Be yourself. Everybody else is already taken.”—is correlated with low intelligence
If I hear that stupid quote one more time, I’m gonna…

The Washington Post just crawled out from under its rock and asked, “What’s behind the boutique fitness trend?”
There’s this thing called SoulCycle, where you ride a bike really fast, and it’s fun and expensive.

An astronaut is going to run the London Marathon in space
This is—wait for it—OUT OF THIS WORLD!

People are spending big bucks to build spas in their homes
And you thought having a yoga corner in your apartment was luxurious….

There’s a crisis in locker rooms around the country and designers are taking note
“Each day, thousands upon thousands of men in locker rooms nationwide struggle to put on their underwear while still covered chastely in shower towels, like horrible breathless arthropods molting into something tender-skinned.”

I hope you’re brushing up on your Celine Dion lyrics
Office singing is the newest way to build camaraderie.

Compiled and written by Sarah Sarway

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