The Weekly Burn: Inspiration and Action

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!)

During this holiday week, we’re thinking about New Year’s celebrations and fitness goals for next year, so we’re loving reads that are both inspirational and actionable.

Inspiration and Action

YogaDork - Elf on the ShelfDid you get an Elf on a Shelf under the tree? Turns out elves make great yogis. (YogaDork)





Kim Allan - 311 miles

We are addicted to stories about runners accomplishing mind-boggling feats, and this woman who ran 311 miles in 86 hours is no different. (The Telegraph)




Well + Good - Healthy New Year's

Celebrating New Year’s in New York? You’re in luck with these healthy ways to ring in the new year! (Well + Good)





Back Exercises - Sweet Life Ericka

If you’ve ever been injured from working out, you know how frustrating it can be. These eight exercises may help reduce lower back pain. (Sweet Life Ericka)




Why You Should Run a Marathon - Thought CatalogIn case you’ve been thinking about running a marathon, here are 26.2 reasons why you should do it. (Thought Catalog)




Huffington Post - Neglected Muscles

Whether you’re a runner or cyclist, there are inevitably muscles you ignore. These exercises can help you target those muscles. (Huffington Post)