The Weekly Burn: For the Mind

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!)

We know this time of year can bring a lot of stress with it, so this week we’re sharing with you the best of what we’ve read about the mental side of health. We can also help you with six situations that shouldn’t be stressful, but are.

For the Mind

The Atlantic - Fitness and Fashion

Good news for our gear-addicted friends (Team DailyBurn included!). A study finds that clothing actually can influence our behavior and how we think and act. Anything to justify another pair of yoga pants! (The Atlantic)




Steph Nieman - Music

Music helps your workout, but do you know why? Here’s the scoop along with some tunes that will motivate you and make you want to move. (Steph Nieman)
Photo: James & Christine Photography




Kath Eats - Intuitive Eating

You rebel, you! Using a rebellious approach towards eating can help you embrace intuitive eating. (Kath Eats)





Greatist - Therapy

Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. But sometimes you need actual therapy, not just exercise. Learn about the common types of therapy and what to expect. (Greatist)




POPSUGAR Fitness - Work Out in Bed

When getting out of bed is the biggest hurdle to working out, try this workout you can do right from your bed! (POPSUGAR Fitness)





Desert Runners

Runners accomplishing crazy feats always inspires us, so we’re psyched to watch this film that follows four ultra runners as they run four deserts in one year. Our readers can use the code “dailyburn” to get 10% off. (Desert Runners)




Active Times - Air Travel and PerformanceWe’re all for a good active vacation, but it can have a significant impact on your athletic performance. Follow these pro tips for your best performance on race day. (Active Times)