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December 6, 2022
If there’s one thing Austin has no shortage of, it’s great food. So much of Austin’s culture revolves around sharing meals around the city with friends and family. With the uptick in takeout availability...
December 3, 2022
How will you be different in a year? You get to choose.  One way to influence your future is to set a goal because, in any goal, there’s always a desire for a different...
December 2, 2022
This year, let Austin’s unique food scene take care of Christmas dinner for you so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your loved ones. AFM has created this...
December 1, 2022
Do you ever find yourself going for a second helping of a meal and later realizing you ate too much food? Overeating can feel miserable for several reasons — it's uncomfortable, it can drain...
December 1, 2022
New Year’s Eve marks the finish line of this year and the new beginnings we all so greatly desire. A new year is the starting line of new hopes and dreams — all things...
December 1, 2022
Jess Estrada is a Jill of all trades when it comes to fitness.  Growing up, Estrada was always involved in some kind of sport — gymnastics, basketball, soccer, track. But it wasn’t until college...
December 1, 2022
Everybody loves a good massage, right?  Massage therapy, in Texas, is a service that uses either an automatic device or manual labor to manipulate soft tissue for the purpose of massaging the body. From...
December 1, 2022
As temperatures continue to drop, many people will begin to prepare for the holiday season — unearthing their vintage Christmas decorations, hanging up the colorful iridescent string lights and most importantly, hauling in the...
December 1, 2022
Gardening in Austin sometimes feels like it can only be a spring, summer and fall activity — you plant in the spring, grow in the summer and harvest in the fall. But an Austin...
December 1, 2022
There are wins and losses that mark each year, and we recognize not all end-of-the-year reflections are celebratory — a business lost, a loved one passed or a passion project failed. But we get...
December 1, 2022
Temperatures drop, nights lengthen and mashed potatoes become a dinner staple — welcome to winter.  As the weather changes, so does your appetite. The winter appetite can be caused by a combination of many...
December 1, 2022
This month’s featured pets include four rescued kittens from Kuwait City, presented by Austin Pets Alive! Last spring, Burhan Girgin got an urgent call: four kittens were trapped in a manhole near his apartment...
December 1, 2022
You’ve probably heard the saying, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” That holds true for physical therapy. If you have “tight muscles,” you should stretch, right? That’s generally true, but what...
December 1, 2022
According to a 2020 Planet Fitness survey conducted, 91% of Americans made fitness-related New Year’s resolutions. In preparation for 2023, you may be thinking of doing the same. Since the pandemic, gyms have opened...
December 1, 2022
“Hit your body’s reset button. Decrease pain, move better & feel better”: This header from the StretchLab’s home page characterizes my experience here. I couldn’t have said it better myself.  StretchLab appears to be...
December 1, 2022
Nuun Sport Hydration Tablets | $7.49 Drop a single Nuun tablet into your on-the-go bottle of water and reap the benefits of optimized electrolytes with low sugar. Nuun tablets are certified vegan, gluten-free, kosher...
December 1, 2022
With the holidays coming, I’m often asked about how to maintain boundaries with family members. The truth is, there are many ways to support yourself in upholding boundaries, leading to a successful holiday season!...
December 1, 2022
Wellness is a word we often hear, especially when it comes to “self-care,” but what exactly does it mean? In short, wellness means to literally be well and to stay well.  There are many...
December 1, 2022
The hardest part of establishing a workout routine is finding the time to hit the gym. While consistency is key to a productive routine, the time you choose to work out each day may...
December 1, 2022
In this day and age, convenience is everything — even with fitness. And online training is just the way to do that. According to a report by The Business Research Company, the global online...
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