The Weekly Burn: Forever Young

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!)

From Jay-Z and Beyoncé trying veganism for the rapper’s 44th birthday to the link between endurance exercise and life span, this week is all about staying forever young.

Forever Young

Well Blog - Endurance and Life Span

It turns out that moderation is necessary even in exercise. A study shows that those who ran more than 20 miles per week had roughly the same risk of premature death as their more sedentary peers. (The Well Blog)




POPSUGAR Fitness - Beyonce Jay-Z Vegan

Since he won’t be “Young Forever,” rapper Jay-Z and wife Beyonce are giving veganism a try for 22 days, conveniently ending just before Christmas. (POPSUGAR Fitness)




ELLE - Kale Alternatives

If you’re suffering from kale fatigue (it’s a thing!), try one of these 10 alternatives to the dark, leafy green. (ELLE)





New York Daily News - Emotional Eating Bra

We’ve seen a lot of crazy things to help with portion control, but this bra from Microsoft, which tracks stress levels to help users conquer emotional eating, takes the cake. (New York Daily News)




Born Fitness - Planks

You’d be hard-pressed to find a core workout these days that doesn’t include planks — but are they the best option for your abs? (Born Fitness)




Wellfesto - Daughter Working Out

Working out is about much more than looks, and this post from a mother to her daughter is a sweet reminder of that. (Wellfesto)




Huffington Post - Cats CrossFitAnd just for fun… CrossFit cats contemplating kettlebell swings. (Huffington Post)