2015 AFM Best Of Awards
Our annual survey results are in! And now, we present to you the most popular people and places in Austin’s health and fitness community.
photography by Brian Fitzsimmons
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Best Outdoor Patio
The combination of fresh seafood and specialty cocktails makes this outdoor patio the perfect location to enjoy good company and bask in Austin’s ambience.
2. The Grove
Best Coffee Shop
1. Caffe Medici (tie)
Attention to quality and detail is evident in Caffe Medici’s French pressed coffee and a Cuvee espresso blend. This specialty shop is popular among coffee aficionados and casual caffeine drinkers alike.
1. Mozart’s Coffee Roasters (tie)
Rich coffee and decadent bakery treats at Mozart’s are rivaled only by the shop’s location. The spacious deck offers extraordinary lake views, making it a tranquil and scenic destination.
Best Spa Experience
1. Milk + Honey
For an unforgettable pampering experience, check into Austin’s born and bred Milk + Honey. From the mod design to the organic beauty products, this spa caters to your utmost relaxation and healing needs.
2. Lake Austin Spa
3. Viva Day Spa
Favorite Store for Fitness Apparel and Gear
High-quality athletic apparel and athleisure wear meets functionality and comfort at Lululemon. Whether you’re aiming to get sweaty or get stylish (or both!), the options for workout staples are abundant.
2. Luke’s Locker
Favorite Fitness Apparel Brand
3. Under Armor
“We are outspoken advocates for cycling in all ways, shapes and forms. A few examples are our long standing support of the International Mountain Bicycling Association and the Austin Ridge Riders, our support for Bike Austin and Bike Texas, our founding sponsorship of the Texas High School Mountain League and youth programs like the Ghisallo Foundation. We know our responsibility is greater than just to run a great bike shop, and I think that playing an active role in our community demonstrates our commitment to every cyclist in Austin.” - Bicycle Sport Shop’s founders Laura and Hill Abell, Best Bike Shop
Best Bike Shop
1. Bicycle Sport Shop
Serving Austin’s cycling community since 1983, Bicycle Sport Shop has had ample time to stake its claim as the leader in bike retail and service. The store is run by passionate folks who have a love for cycling that is contagious.
2. Mellow Johnny’s
3. Bicycle World (formerly Jack & Adam’s)