The Weekly Burn: Healthy Outlets for Stress

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!)

We’re always looking for healthy ways to deal with stress (which usually involve exercise!), so we love any confirmation that breaking a sweat is the best way to combat tension. 

Healthy Outlets for Stress

StressIf you’re wondering why men retreat to video games and women gather with their friends when they’re stressed, blame it on science. As it turns out, your gender has a biological effect on how you handle stress. (Women’s HealthPhoto: Pond5




Vitamins - Endurance Running - SelfThrough the agony and ecstasy of marathon training, one writer discovered how therapeutic running can really be. (Well Blog)





Meatloaf - Perry SantanachoteNot all protein is created equal. A new study links plant- and fish-based protein to lower levels of inflammation compared to meat-based protein. (Prevention)





March Madness Bodyweight BracketCan sleep science help you pick a perfect March Madness bracket? One sleep specialist thinks he’s got it down. (Huffington Post) Follow along with our #bodyweightbracket.





Reasons You Should Give Om a Chance - Rate Your BurnSaying “om” in a yoga class can be downright intimidating. Here are 10 reasons it’s worth stepping outside your comfort zone. (Rate Your Burn)