January 2018

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The A-List

At Austin Fit, we pride ourselves on being original, well-researched and above all, fun. We’re excited to announce the addition of The A-List to our monthly issue — a curated list of our team's favorite products and tips based on personal experience or expert advice.

My Technology Enlightenment

Feel like the majority of your time is spent looking at a screen? Perhaps it’s time for a “digital detox.” Sean provides his take, plus some helpful tips for becoming aware of your screen time habits so that you can be more present and productive this year.

New to Austin: January 2018

Studios, shops and entertainment for fitness-minded folks.

Lagree Workout

This HIIT, strength training and Pilates-inspired workout utilizes the Lagree Fitness Megaformer™ to effectively combine strength, endurance, balance, core, mobility and cardiorespiratory training in each and every move. It is intense on the muscles, but low-impact and safe on the joints, spine and connective tissues.

Yoga Detox with Shanti Kelley

We sit down with Shanti Kelly, accredited IAYT Yoga Therapist, to get her expert advice on detox, including recommended diet, practice and intention-setting. To get more of her brilliance, check out her classes at Wanderlust and Practice Yoga Austin.

Discover: Kasita

New Year, New App: Tackling Your 2018 New Year’s Resolutions

The biggest reason we fail at our resolutions is because they aren’t tangible, realistic goals to which we can hold ourselves accountable. It’s time to look at our resolutions from a new perspective! Here are some helpful apps to improve accountability and sustainability when it comes to your resolutions.

Fitness as a Catalyst for a New Way of Life

Two transformational stories of men who used fitness to turn their lives around and are now inspiring others to do the same.

Chasing Rainbows in Central Texas

Interested in trying a new sport this year? Read on for a local outdoor enthusiast’s tips, tricks and resources for fly fishing in Central Texas.

Rise of Boutique Fitness Centers

Specialized studios are becoming more popular, especially in cities like Austin where many patrons value the community and individualized attention. But are they worth the high cost of a monthly membership?

Intermittent Fasting: Should Women Do It?

Touted for improving body composition, longevity and performance, I.F. is all the rage these days. However, before you jump on the fasting bandwagon, consider whether or not the benefits are worth the risks — especially for the females out there!

4 Simple Gut-Healing Recipes

“The most powerful path to our brain—and peace of mind—is through our gut.”

Indian Spiced Cauliflower Recipe

Even when we are determined to start the new year off right, sometimes healthy eating seems daunting in the winter months when our bodies are craving comfort foods. This recipe is full of warming spices and detoxifying ingredients including lemon and turmeric, so you don’t have to sacrifice flavor when choosing a healthy side dish. Add eggs, tempeh or grilled steak for a satisfying meal!

Six Ways Running Makes You Smarter

Everyone is familiar with the benefits of exercise for physiological functioning, health and well-being. But did you know that running can boost your brain power, too?


Do you want to start the new year with the latest detox? Save some time by reading through this expert advice first! Find out if you are approaching your detox with the right mindset and why it’s important to go beyond the physical.

How to Cultivate Presence to Boost Performance

Sometimes we want to check out when an event or long training day gets tough. However, by using these tips to stay in the moment, you can cultivate a better attitude — and even better results!

Austin’s Top Pilates Studio

Voted one of the best Pilates studios for three years running by Austin Fit Magazine, Pure Pilates Austin has been keeping clients sculpted and sweating since 2013.

Boost More than Your Metabolism with Apple Cider Vinegar

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