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Baked Goat Cheese Salad
June 29, 2011
This simple, elegant salad can serve four as an appetizer or a two as a lunch portion. The warm goat cheese is a wonderful complement to the baby romaine greens and tangy vinaigrette.
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Tough Mudder (Comment for a FREE Entry!)
June 29, 2011
Think you’re ready for the toughest event on the planet? Tough Mudder is not your average lame-ass mud run or spirit crushing ‘endurance’ road race. It’s Ironman meets Burning Man, and it is coming...
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6 Steps for Your Most Successful Athletic Year
June 29, 2011
With the new year upon us and resolution advice everywhere, it’s the perfect time to get ready for your most successful athletic season yet. If you’re a competitive athlete, you may be in your...
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A Better Brunch: Spinach and Leek Frittata
June 29, 2011
You worked hard all week and a break is finally in sight. But don’t let a single sitting of pancakes derail your discipline. This weekend, make yourself a better brunch.SPINACH AND LEEK FRITTATA Serves...
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KMB: Relentless Boot Camp
June 29, 2011
Typically every December I like to wind down from the busy year and start to relax into the holidays. This December I booked a workshop in New York, making it my last big job...
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Quick and Healthy: A Weeknight Meal
June 29, 2011
MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN STEW WITH WHOLE WHEAT COUSCOUS Serves 4 Soups and stews are a great option when it comes to quick and healthy weeknight meals.  This one is quick to make, loaded with protein,...
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Hitting Rock Bottom
June 29, 2011
How on earth did this happen to me again? Just this summer I was cruising along, feeling fit and enjoying all that the Austin outdoors have to offer. I was riding my bike regularly...
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June 1, 2011
When it comes to your post-workout recovery, you may have more in common with your 5-year-old nephew than you thought. Because what kindergarteners have known for ages, research now proves: chocolate milk not only...
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6th Annual Austin’s 10 Fittest Contest
June 1, 2011
We’re back with the 6th Annual Austin’s 10 Fittest Contest! Nominate who you think exemplifies the best in health and fitness in Austin – we’ll feature the top picks in the August 2011 issue...
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Gear Up!
June 1, 2011
No doubt the latest and greatest fitness gear is evolving to make our workouts as efficient and effective as possible. In this month’s issue, we’re highlighting some of our favorites — more than 30...
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Meatless Monday: Pea and Avocado Penne
June 1, 2011
Starting your week off with healthy meals will set you up for a week full of good choices. So tonight, try out this recipe for nontraditional (but delicious!) penne from meatlessmonday.com. Pea and Avocado...
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Stuffed Poblano Peppers
June 1, 2011
The spice of the peppers and chili powder is a nice twist on this classic American recipe. If hatch chilies are in season, try using them for extra flavor.
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UT Austin to Offer New Personal Trainer Certificate Program
June 1, 2011
The Professional Development Center at the University of Texas at Austin has announced that it will add a Personal Trainer program to its list of offerings. Beginning July 30th on the UT campus, the...
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The Mystery of Autism
June 1, 2011
Shelly Grabe still remembers the day her youngest son lied for the first time. While most parents would have reprimanded the behavior, she couldn’t have been happier.
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KMB: HEAT Personal Training
June 1, 2011
Since April 2009 I’ve had the privilege of working with AFM on the KMB feature. My vision for it has been multi-layered: network within the Austin fitness community, have the chance to meet and...
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America’s First Zero-Packaging Grocery Store to Come to Austin
June 1, 2011
Choices we make at the grocery store have a big impact on our health. The same choices also impact the environment– it’s easy to forget how unnecessary is the plastic wrap, box and individual...
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USDA’s Food Pyramid Gets A Makeover
June 1, 2011
When it comes to food, simple seems to be best. The USDA certainly seems to think so– they’ve ditched the complicated food pyramid for a simpler, cleaner image to represent how much and what...
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The Week’s Best Fitness Deals!
June 1, 2011
This group-savings fad is great and everything, but signing up for 20 different “daily deals” makes for a lot of junk email every morning. For that reason, I give you this week’s best health...
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AFM and the National Senior Games Association!
June 1, 2011
With so many events occurring in an Austin Summer, you may have missed it, but last Saturday, Austin played host to a stop on the Senior Games Torch Relay. The relay is an eight-city...
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Lady Bird Lake Boathouse: Bulldozed
June 1, 2011
Frequenters of the trail around Lady Bird Lake will notice changes near the Four Seasons Hotel this weekend. The limestone buildings just east of the hotel, built in 1987 and home to the Austin...
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