The Weekly Burn: All Olympics, All The Time

The Weekly Burn

We spend a lot of time scouring the Internet to stay up on the hottest health and fitness trends, and each week, we’ll be sharing with you the best of what we read. (It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it!)

Here at DailyBurn HQ, we’ve got a serious case of Olympic fever. We’ve even been getting in on the action with Olympic-inspired moves like these. Here are just a few of our favorite highlights from Sochi this week.

All Olympics, All the Time

Ted Ligety - NY TimesAmerican skier Ted Ligety’s form is so unique, it’s almost its own kind of skiing. Watch his run from just about every vantage point. (The New York TimesAnd catch up with Ted Ligety here to learn about his fitness routine.




Gretchen Bleiler - SelfThese Olympians’ playlists are on heavy rotation in our earbuds. Next stop: Rio 2016! (Self)





Alex Bilodeau Alex Bilodeau - ABC NewsWe challenge you to read this story about two-time Olympic gold medalist Alex Bilodeau and his brother Frederic and not tear up. (ABC News) Photo:





Curling - Mashable - Pond 5Just what is curling? Also known as “chess on ice,” this unique sport is not as simple as you’d think. This infographic breaks it down. (Mashable) Photo: Pond5





NBC Sports - 12 New Olympic SportsDid you know there are 12 new sports at the Winter Games? Our favorite debut is women’s ski jumping — it’s about time! (NBC Olympics)





Kaitlyn_Farrington - ShapeAmerican Kaitlyn Farrington won gold in the women’s halfpipe this week. What kind of mental strategy does it take to go for the glory? (Hint: it involves deleting Facebook — yikes!) (Shape)