The Weekly Burn: Awake from Hibernation

The Weekly Burn

We spend a lot of time scouring the web 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!)

While the calendar officially says spring, the weather outside of DailyBurn HQ does not. Nonetheless, we have spring cleaning on the brain for our sluggish winter bodies as we transition into warmer weather. 

Awake from Hibernation 

Oiselle - Back StretchesAfter a long winter’s rest with too much time in front of the computer, our backs are awfully tight. This sequence will improve strength and mobility. (Oiselle)




Self - Spring Cleaning WorkoutIt’s OK if the polar vortex threw a wrench in your fitness routine this winter. Consider these “spring cleaning” tips for your workouts. (Self)




The Salt - Google Nutrition ToolWho says you can’t compare apples and oranges? A new nutrition tool from Google lets you pit foods against each other to see how their calories and macros stack up. (The Salt)




Wall Street Journal - running and heart diseaseIf you run long distances, you can eat whatever you want, right? Not so fast. Recent studies show that no matter how much you run, a poor diet may still cause heart risks. (Wall Street Journal)  




Cauliflower Cakes - My San Francisco KitchenWe love rooting for the underdog — especially when it involves vegetables like these white superfoods that prove “eating the rainbow” isn’t the only way to get your nutrients in. (FitBottomed EatsPhoto: My San Francisco Kitchen



California Avocado Commission Blog - The ScoopOur friends at the California Avocado Commission have started a new blog, The Scoop. We’re psyched for an entire site dedicated to our favorite healthy fat. (The Scoop)




CrossFit Yoga Poses

Since we gave you five great beginner-friendly CrossFit workouts, it’s only fair to give you six great post-WOD yoga poses. (Athleta