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November 4, 2011
We’ve talked about them, you’ve heard about them and you’ve mostly likely seen them: QR codes. So what exactly are these latest and greatest codes of the future? QR stands for Quick Response, which...
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November 4, 2011
Stress can negatively affect us in many ways including our sleep patterns, health and well-being, and even our life span – so naturally we want to reduce stress in any ways possible. Nutrition is...
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November 4, 2011
I recently purchased a book, Hungry Girl Supermarket Survival: Aisle by Aisle, HG Style, and I’ve got to tell you,  it’s awesome! Now I’m not normally one to rant and rave about some product,...
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November 4, 2011
EDITOR’S NOTE: With our three-part series on food, we are including a Recipe Redux, where we take a traditional recipe and re-do it to include healthy ingredients. With the holidays coming, we’re kicking off...
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November 4, 2011
It’s amazing how much stuff you can accumulate.  I just got through moving, and the stuff in the garage was some of the last to get packed up and organized; a fair amount of...
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November 4, 2011
If you work at Whole Foods, there’s no excuse to not attain peak health. In 2009, the company added a new core value: “Promoting the health of our stakeholders through healthy eating education.” In...
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November 4, 2011
If you are going to dedicate an issue to food, few are more qualified or more interesting than the man on our cover. We had the distinct pleasure of chatting with John Mackey, Founder...
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November 4, 2011
Results for the first two races have been posted! Here’s who’s leading the pack after the IBM Classic 10K and Run for the Water. The RacesThe five races in the 2011-2012 Austin Fit Magazine...
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November 4, 2011
As the new year approaches, many are planning new work out regiments, new diets and researching local gyms to join. While these options are great and often work, they aren’t always the most affordable....
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November 4, 2011
by Tiffany Harelik When you think of street food, sometimes a questioning eyebrow is raised. Is it clean? Safe? Healthy? Sushi?…. In a trailer? The answer here in Austin is: yes. Since I started...
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October 4, 2011
Austin Fit Magazine is all about health and fitness; this month, we really want to take a hard look at the medical side of the equation and the enormous role it plays in our...
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October 4, 2011
Everyone knows that Austin is a sport-loving town, especially when September comes around and the city turns burnt orange during home-game Saturdays.  This weekend, folks will be heading to the areas around the stadium...
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October 4, 2011
Chia seed, flax seed and wheat germ add fiber and protein to this toasted granola recipe. Try pairing the granola with Greek yogurt and fresh berries to complete your breakfast.(with Anne Wilfong, RD, LD)...
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October 4, 2011
Barbara Walters has a special this Friday, October 28, on “20/20”  called “Behind the Scenes with Barbara Walters and the Superrich,” and there’s an Austin link: John Paul and Eloise DeJoria. You may be...
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October 4, 2011
Warming up for the 2010 Pumpkinhead Regatta on Lady Bird Lake, Dr. Karen Swenson—in the bow position of her two-person boat—looked away. The person in the bow position of Matt Knifton’s boat had also...
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October 4, 2011
Yes, this weekend is Halloween but no, “Pumpkinhead” does not refer to a character from some B-grade horror movie.  It’s the nickname for the 27th annual Head of the Colorado Regatta, hosted by the...
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October 4, 2011
Breast Cancer affects all of us. We all know someone that has battled breast cancer, and hopefully we all know someone who has beaten it. As you probably know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness...
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October 4, 2011
Mark your calendars Austinites, Team RadioShack Riders Chris Horner, Jason McCartney and Ben King will be making an appearance at Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop October 15 at 2:00 p.m. The meet & greet is...
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October 4, 2011
The first race in the 2011 Austin Fit Magazine Distance Challenge Series (DCS), the IBM Uptown Classic, is just around the corner on October 2. Many folks will toe the start line of that flat, fast...
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October 4, 2011
NOCC Spreads the Word on Early Warning Signs Often referred to as the “silent killer” because symptoms don’t appear until the disease is in an advanced stage, ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths...
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