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January 30, 2023
If our skin is the largest organ and the barrier to outside threats, it is no surprise that not taking care of it will pose consequences for us later down the line. Cosmetically, these...
January 27, 2023
One of the latest innovations in the spa industry is the infusion of Cannabidiol (CBD) into treatments.  Though CBD is an active ingredient in Cannabis, it doesn’t produce a “high” and provides an array...
January 24, 2023
Are you an ectomorph, endomorph or mesomorph? These aren’t alien names but rather the most common body types that shape our structure – including muscle mass and body fat levels. In the 1940s, Dr....
January 21, 2023
There are two competing realities when it comes to technology and mental health. First, the need for quality mental health treatment has exploded in recent years. Even before the pandemic, the U.S. consistently saw...
January 18, 2023
Fitness and nutrition can seem confusing and complicated, in no small part thanks to the abundance of information and misinformation inundating our social media and news feed daily. With the impatience and short attention...
January 15, 2023
Over the years, crystal healing has been gaining popularity as an alternative therapy for anxiety and stress relief. Crystal enthusiasts have considered these gemstones valuable parts of holistic healing, and many people use them...
January 12, 2023
As “natural” and holistic practices have increased in popularity, figuring out how to approach detoxification of the body hasn’t been left out of the equation. In fact, you can naturally detox your liver by...
January 9, 2023
While our society generally understands that being overweight comes with certain health risks, many think that looking “fit” automatically means good health. Unfortunately, this is not the case.  People with a low BMI can...
January 6, 2023
The corporate culture of hyper-productivity is on its way out; for many, it’s been a long time coming. The hybrid work model that dominated during the pandemic might be here to stay. Studies show...
January 6, 2023
When it comes to the fascinating world of designing performance running shoes, we can reduce the design fundamentals to four key elements: last, midsole, outsole and upper. Today, we’ll be covering the last. Ironically,...
January 3, 2023
Counting sheep and catching z’s might seem straightforward if you get enough sleep. For many adults, though, getting a good night’s rest can be tricky; according to the CDC, around 35% of adults in...
January 1, 2023
Hello, AFM family! This month’s featured pet is Moira Rose, brought to you by Austin Pets Alive!  Moira Rose is a gorgeous old soul who loves being surrounded by her people. She will go...
January 1, 2023
When the world was thrown into quarantine during the pandemic, many did what they swore they would never do: they downloaded TikTok. Anyone who used TikTok during the pandemic probably remembers the Chloe Ting...
January 1, 2023
Start to finish: 45 minutes | Servings: 4 Ingredients 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breasts 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided 1 cup...
January 1, 2023
What’s equal to, if not better than, morphine when it comes to pain? Surprisingly, it’s virtual reality. Over the years, the public use of VR has steadily increased. According to Zippia, approximately 57.4 million...
January 1, 2023
What started as a way to stay active during the pandemic has become the new trend in the fitness industry; outdoor fitness might be here to stay. Working out outdoors is not your typical...
January 1, 2023
Though online training has grown since the pandemic, training virtually is undoubtedly different from being in person; different, however, doesn’t mean worse. To help you get the most out of virtual training, I interviewed...
January 1, 2023
When your fitness business is built on cultivating a strong community, what happens when the world is thrown into a completely new orbit, with indoor group classes forced to close? The pandemic was challenging...
January 1, 2023
As we look to the future, some things which once seemed impossible are now becoming possible. While artificial intelligence (AI) has long been characterized in the media as the antagonist, the AI of today...
January 1, 2023
The bustle of a busy restaurant is an experience most of us can envision — with quick-paced waiters and loud conversations that cultivate an inviting ambiance for customers. But what happens when you take...
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