March 2018

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Lost Pines Nursery Benefit Dinner

Asparagus Collard Wraps Recipe

Get your greens in with this low-carb vegetarian wrap! We move into spring in March—when our energy starts to increase and our bodies crave fresh plant foods. Grab these veggies at the farmers market, and get wrapping!

Seven Ways to Beat Burnout

As we slide deeper into 2018, the gusto you had ringing in the new year might be starting to feel more like a distant memory. With lingering cold temps and long nights, burnout can feel imminent this time of year. The good news is there are ways to mitigate before the match is fully lit. Here are some ideas for falling back in love with life and rediscovering the zeal with which you started the year.

How High-Intensity Exercise Makes Me a Better CEO

A Sustainable Loop

Running serves a purpose. In the new year, many set goals to lose weight or complete a marathon. During the year, running can be used to destress or catch up with friends on Lady Bird Lake Trail. There are dozens of reasons to run, but they all come down to the joy that running produces in every aspect of our life. When done right, it is everlasting. And for marriages, business, and running—sustainability is what you want.

Editor's Letter

The A-List for SXSW 2018

At Austin Fit, we pride ourselves on being original, well-researched, and above all, fun. The A-List is a curated list of our team's favorite products and tips based on personal experience or expert advice. This month features a list of our favorite gear for SXSW.

Unique Fitness Flavors

Mix it up and get rid of those same old fruity flavors you use to power your workouts.

Toughest Workouts In Austin

Ask Sam Now

Leadership Through Love

Claire Siegel is the Lead Dietician of Snap Kitchen, the healthy meal delivery service, and Haley Robison is the CEO of Kammok, Austin’s beloved outdoor gear company. Even with their demanding professional careers, these two Austin women also make time for relationships, self-care, travel, and fitness. How do they manage to do it all? We sat down with them to find out.

New to Austin

Studios, shops, and entertainment for fitness-minded folks

Movie Nights at the Community Cinema & Amphitheater with Community First! Village

Making Prostate Health a Part of Your Routine

We sit down with Dr. Koushik Shaw of Austin Urology Institute to discuss the importance of prostate and testicular exams for men of all ages. Dr. Shaw has over 20 years of experience in medicine and completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at Boston University School of Medicine. He also studied under and worked with Dr. Irwin Goldstein, one of the original investigators of Viagra®. Most notably, Dr. Shaw is a member of the first da Vinci Robotic Surgery Program and is recognized as a leader in the urology field among his peers.

Health Benefits of Adopting a Minimalist Mindset

Becoming a minimalist these days is about as trendy as being vegan or ketogenic. We are obsessed with simplifying our lives because we inherently know that the less baggage we have—including material distractions, social networks, and burdensome obligations—the more happy we become.

Events We All Can Enjoy

The 2018 Texas Relays

The 91st edition of the storied competition returns to Austin March 28–31, packed with promise, star power, and the next generation of Olympic competitors.

Lance Armstrong Keeps Strong and Suffers On

How Women Can Eat with Their Inner Seasons

Women HAVE probably have noticed fluctuations in energy, appetite, and cravings throughout the month. This is totally natural and, in fact, tuning into these changes be very useful! So instead of beating yourself up when you’re craving that extra helping of sweet potatoes or dark chocolate, learn how to work with your body by eating according to its different phases—much like you might do during rotating seasons of the year.

How Health Coaches are Helping Solve Lifestyle Disease Epidemic

Some of trendiest careers these days are in health and life coaching fields. Over the past few years, I have seen many friends and influencers claim this title. So, what exactly does their coaching entail? Are there qualifications required to call oneself a health/life coach? Do you need a life coach? I got these answers and more when I interviewed a local health coach, Jennifer Turner as well as the co-founder of the fastest-growing online health education platform, Carey Peters.

Part 1: Natural Cure for Allergies

Looking for natural remedies to help you get through allergy season? Here’s part one in a two-part series that explains how to put the Benadryl away for good!

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