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The Week’s Top Stories: July 18–24


(Photo: We Heart It)
(Photo: We Heart It)

Playing catch-up? Here are the week’s must-read Well+Good stories you may have missed.

ANYWHERE

13 things you really want to know before your first (or next) bikini wax
One thing’s for sure, it can’t hurt to show up at your bikini wax appointment with some know-how.

A sweaty appointment with New York City’s fitness physician
Dr. Jordan Metzl says working out is a “drug” that doctors need to prescribe. And he’s leading by example—and by teaching jam-packed fitness classes.

6 ways to make ice cubes with serious cool factor
These ice cube recipes are freaking adorable, the answer to preparing smoothies in a snap, and taste darn good in summer cocktails.

NEW YORK CITY

A celebrity chef, a physician, and a pharmacist walk into a (juice) bar…
And together they’ve formed Organic Pharmer, which is shaking up the scene with nutritionally-balanced and seriously delicious food and juices.

3 ways to make your home a spiritual space
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Your new CrossFit trainer? Just the fittest woman on the planet
CrossFit Union Square, opening in late August, has tapped Icelandic athlete Annie Thorisdottir—called the planet’s fittest woman—to lead its training program.