20 Years of Austin Fit Magazine
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1997: Austin Fit Magazine debuts as Austin’s first local health and fitness publication
2002: The Swimsuit Issue is published—the longest recurring issue.
2007: The first year of the Fittest Dogs Issue
2012: AFM creates its own event for the first time: “AFM FITTEST”
2014: The Fit Crawl takes place for the first time.
2015: Whole Lotta Yoga makes its debut, becoming the first co-partner event for Austin Fit Magazine. The event is produced twice a year with Onnit and Whole Foods Market, and benefits Flatwater Foundation.
2016: Over 13,000 readers respond to the “Best of” survey.
In the last 15 years, Austin Fit Magazine has gone from reaching 18,000 to over 180,000 readers.
Austin Fit Magazine is older than Austin City Limits Music Festival
Whole Foods is the largest distributor of AFM, with over 3,500 copies each month.
Central Market is also a large distributor, receiving 1,000 copies each month.
22,000 COPIES ARE PRINTED EACH MONTH
In just 10 years, Austin Fit has grown from just under 50 distribution sites to now 650+
This is issue #231 to be printed.
AFM has also published custom magazine and guides for triathlons, races, and CrossFit competitions.
30,000 social media followers