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July 11, 2011
How do you remain inspired during your training regime? As people, we’re easy to inspire, but difficult to keep motivated. Inspiration can come in many forms: tragedy, triumph, or through our exposure to the...
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July 11, 2011
Austin is no stranger to superhero athletes. There are people walking among us with stories that inspire, sometimes having cheated death to reach the upper echelons of their sports. Runner Gilbert Tuhabonye survived genocide...
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July 11, 2011
MP3 players serve many purposes in our lives. They drown out the crazies on public transportation, keep our road rage in check during rush hour, ensure that we’re entertained on long flights, and help...
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July 11, 2011
by Caroline Fabacher Riddled with trails, lakes, gyms, studios, courts and parks, Austin is a veritable playground when it comes to healthy living. In spite of this, there are some mornings when there is...
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July 11, 2011
This simple but satisfying vegetable tostada combines summer favorites such as chayote squash with ripe avocado and red bell peppers.(with Anne Wilfong, RD, LD)WHAT YOU NEED4 8-inch wheat tortillas1 tablespoon olive oil1/2 red onion,...
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June 29, 2011
Congratulations to our favorite pet food company for being the only pet food to add its samples to the gift baskets at the Golden Globes! Nulo, which we featured in our December issue, sells...
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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. ALPINE MUESLI Serves 8...
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June 29, 2011
Consider the environmental impact of your active lifestyle. At first, it may not seem like much: 2 hours at the gym means a few towels, several containers of water or sports drink, time on...
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June 29, 2011
Even though we’re technically a couple of months into winter, Central Texas is really just now getting to the “cold” part of its so-called winter. While the temperatures usually aren’t unbearable, it’s probablycold or...
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June 29, 2011
Did you gain weight over the holidays? Blame the friends you spent time with, not the food you ate. Okay, maybe you can blame a few pounds on the food you ate. But a...
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June 29, 2011
If you feel guilty with each bite of mashed potatoes you take, if you’ve ever found yourself wishing whole wheat potatoes existed or if you simply avoid the starchy non-vegetable altogether, you might want...
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June 29, 2011
Online registration is now open for the Ready. Set. Red! Cross City Challenge. The inaugural event will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2011 in downtown Austin. Teams of two people...
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June 29, 2011
Most of us know fiber is good in some vague way. However, when it comes to upping the fiber content of our diets, the thoughts of bran, prunes, and Metamucil leave us procrastinating (and...
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June 29, 2011
SHRIMP AND BROCCOLINI STIR-FRY Serves 2 Does the word “fry” conjure up a terrifying image of fast-food french fries, or perhaps a guttural, nostalgic (and probably guilt-twinged) longing for chicken-fried steak? Well, not all...
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June 29, 2011
Whether it’s those darn holiday pies that tip the scale a little further than we’d like, or the inspirational reminder of warm, fuzzy family movies that define the holiday season — whatever it is,...
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June 29, 2011
Whether you are working off the holiday bulge, maintaining a solid nutritional routine, or just trying to improve your current eating habits, the chances are at some point you have regretted a moment of...
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June 29, 2011
If you’re trying to revamp your fitness routine, a new gym, workout program or yoga group could be the best way to accomplish your goals. And, luckily for you, finding new ways to stay...
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June 29, 2011
Here we give you an intimate look at some of the city’s best personal trainers… Find one that’s right for you…
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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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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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