February 2018

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Magical Weekend at Austin Yoga Retreat

Ask Sam Now: February 2018

Welcome to Sam’s hot sauna! Home of straight talk without the B.S. Open and frank advice on matters ranging from practical to taboo. Topics of discussion include fitness, nutrition, and sex—so ask Sam now!

Acro Yoga

This acro yoga inspired workout requires loads of trust and partner communication, including openness to your partner’s feedback. Doing a workout where you and your partner are each other’s gym equipment adds a new element of balance and awareness to your routine, not to mention the most important element—fun! To begin your journey with acro yoga, or sharpen your existing skills, visit Lache Movement Co. for weekly (beginner-friendly) classes.

Unwind and Relax at Modern Acupuncture™

modern acupuncture™ is open at two Austin locations! Come in now and experience the healing, relaxing benefits of acupuncture in a luxurious, spa-like environment.

New to Austin: February 2018

Studios, shops, and entertainment for fitness-minded folks

Accutane: Love or Hate it?

Have you battled acne your whole life? Or has acne begun showing up now that you’ve reached your late 20s or early 30s? We know that acne can take a serious toll on overall quality of life, especially when it comes to your self-esteem. We sat down with Brianna Kay, MPAS, PA-C, Certified Physician Assistant of Westlake Dermatology to get the low-down on all things Accutane and why, for some people, it’s the godsend of all acne medications.

Recovery Through Movement and Mindfulness

Alex maintains a healthy mind, body, and system through a disciplined movement practice. Read about her tips and the modalities she’s found most helpful in her personal recovery.

Fuel Your Life with Love

These two entrepreneurial couples use their love for each other and for their passions to thrive in their relationships and businesses.

Eight Ways Men and Women Respond Differently to Exercise

There’s no question that men and women are different—including their exercise preferences and training styles. Is it nurture or nature that causes the discrepancy between genders when it comes to fitness? Dr. Lauryn digs into the science to find out.

The Tutor House

We are all allotted 24 hours each day. No one gets more. No one gets less. And yet some people seem to take each hour and squeeze the most they can out of it. Brett Tutor is that guy.

The Way The Cookie Crumbles

There aren’t many things better than indulging in a freshly baked cookie. 'Tis the season of basking in the things we love—including all things sweet and sugary. Prepare your sweet tooth And your taste buds, because this month, we’re sharing the best cookies in Austin.

Why Sleep is the Missing Piece of Your Fitness Puzzle

If you’re like most health-minded folks, you’re probably following some sort of routine to get in shape and burn off that winter layer. You’re hitting the gym, eating healthy, and maybe even laying off the booze for a few weeks. Kudos! But, if you’re putting all of your focus on nutrition and exercise, you could be missing a big piece of the fat loss, hormone- balancing, and muscle-building puzzle—sleep.

How to Cater Your Fitness Routine to Your Personality

We dig into two approaches a strength coach can take when working with clients—and why both come down to adherence. Whether you're a trainer or trainee, find out which of the strategies is best for your disposition in order to get desired results.

Nails and Brows

We sought out some of the hottest salons in Austin to get some makeover treatment. See the beautiful work of some local nail and brow artists—and learn why these experts do what they do!

Is Avocado Toast the Perfect Meal?

You’ve likely heard about the avocado toast craze, but why has this simple meal turned into a cult-like movement? Find out why nutrition science proves that it’s more than just an Instagram-worthy trend.

Race Day Shoes

We Tried to Keep Pace with Skechers Performance Athlete, David Fuentes, to find out what to consider wearing when we lace up on race day.

The A List: February 2018

The A-List is a curated list of our team’s favorite products and tips based on personal experience and expert advice.

Kale and Quinoa Salad with Grilled Steak

Loving Yourself Without Punishing Yourself

Loving one’s body is an important aspect of a healthy life, but it can be a slippery slope if you’re seeking perfection. In honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (The last week of February), we took a deep dive with Dr. Allison Chase, Regional Clinical Director of the Eating Recovery Center, on eating disorders and self-love.

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