The Weekly Burn: For the Gearhead

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 love our gear nearly as much as we love our workouts, so we couldn’t stop reading about fitness accessories and electronics this week — and more! 

For the Gearhead

Single Serving Beauty Products for Your Gym BagIf you’re like us, getting ready at the gym throws your routine off just a bit. Make packing easier by stashing these single-serving beauty products into your bag. That way you won’t forget any post-workout essentials. (SelfPhoto: Macadamia Natural Oil




HeadphonesListen up! Next time you forget your headphones at home, think twice about borrowing a set. They’re a breeding ground for bacteria. (Wall Street Journal)





Yoga Cult - NY MagWhen was the last time you cleaned your yoga mat? Experts say you should be doing it once a week, but if you’ve never disinfected it even once, it’s still possible to get the grime out and return to your om in no time. (Well + Good)





Well Blog - Exercise MotivationHere at DailyBurn HQ, we’re lucky enough to have a culture that encourages fitness in the office. If your employer isn’t as flexible, here are ways you can still sneak exercise into your workday. (Run SoulCycle)




NBC News - Tracking DevicesAre you a night owl frustrated that your fitness tracker just doesn’t understand your life? One writer posits that a simple change in these devices that would allow users to choose when their day starts and ends would make the data much more useful. (Forbes)     




Vitamins - Endurance Running - SelfMost runners will have to take a break from the sport at some point, whether due to life, injuries or the weather. Getting back into it won’t be easy, but it will be worth it. These tips will help you love the run you’re with again. (Running With Ollie)