The Checkup: The Case for Drinking Ice-Cold Water (Hint: Your Waistline Will Thank You)

And more healthy reads for your morning!

• The argument for filling your work water cup up with ice cubes? Sipping on cold water forces your body to work harder to warm it up once you swallow. Your body working harder means you’re burning more calories (by literally doing nothing), and those calories add up — to nearly 500 more calories burned per week, to be exact. [Women’s Health]

• Whoa: Flywheel just announced that it’s gearing up for some serious expansion — and they might be moving on to more than just cycling and barre classes. [Well + Good]

• “Don’t be ashamed of your snooze habit, EMBRACE it.” — Science. [Byrdie]

• And speaking of your snooze habit, want to sleep better? A new study found that listening to music set at tempos between 60 and 80 beats per minute before bed could be just the trick. [Reader’s Digest]

Tocos: The new wonder drug — that you can put into your coffee instead of cream (#winning) — for your skin. [Bon Appetit]

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