Cara Kagan

Cara Kagan is a freelance health and fitness writer who has contributed to many national women’s magazines, including Self, Shape, Fitness, Glamour, Real Simple, and Harper’s Bazaar. She also has served as a consultant to fitness companies such as Basis and Equinox. Cara co-authored Planning Your Future Face (Viking/Penguin) with New York City dermatologist Dr. Dennis Gross and now maintains a monthly health, beauty and fashion blog, Notorious NYCK at

Which Fitness Tracker Is Right for You?

If you want to sleep longer, eat better, and increase your activity, the newest crop of wrist-worn fitness trackers may be for you. Part pedometer, part sleep accelerometer, and part calorie counter, these devices collect data–like skin temperature and body movement–and then sync with… read more >

Healthy Holiday Gift Guide for Him

Looking for health-minded gifts for the guys on your list? From stocking stuffers to splurges, these picks are sure to satisfy the runner, the biker, the adventurer, the workaholic, the cook, and any guy you want to feel special this holiday season. PupLight What… read more >

Healthy Holiday Gift Guide for Her

Rich food, late nights, guests who never leave–it’s amazing any of us survives the holidays in one piece! So we’ve curated a collection of health-focused gifts to help the women you know ring in the New Year feeling (and looking) their best. Yoga Class… read more >