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7 Youth Sports Groups and Activities Unique to Austin
August 12, 2022
Austin is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States for a good reason. Aside from the vibrant art scene, Austin has many family-friendly athletic activities for children to enjoy. Here are seven...
Summer Sunset Series | Free Yoga + Live Music + Refreshments
August 11, 2022
FREE YOGA All are welcome to join our yoga flow! We cater to all levels of yoga experience   FREE LIVE MUSIC Enjoy a live musician or DJ.   FREE REFRESHMENTS Cool drinks are...
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After-School Programs To Keep Kids Happy and Healthy
August 11, 2022
With school just around the corner, it’s time to start looking into some after-school activities to keep your kids healthy and active. Whether you’re looking for a fun, new adventure for your kid, or...
Pumped Up Strength Class, UT Austin
August 11, 2022
Pumped Up Strength is a new approach to resistance training. Utilizing combination movement patterns in a targeted, rhythmic progression, its superpower is the dynamic integration of upper and lower body movements set to fun...
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How to Get Kids Interested in Fitness
August 9, 2022
Did you know that lifestyles learned in childhood have a much higher likelihood of remaining with that person well into adulthood? If play, sports, fitness, physical activity and healthy eating are a family’s priorities,...
Smoothies For Kids in Austin
August 8, 2022
Does the brutally hot Austin summer have you desperately searching for a cool and satisfying, yet healthy, treat for your kids? Smoothies are a great way to beat the heat and get some fruits,...
Pre- and Post-Workout Nutrition and Hydration for Adolescents
August 6, 2022
The heat of summer is still in full swing, but school is about to start, which means the fall sports activities are getting back to practice. I love fall — being back in the...
Kids Have Migraines, Too
August 5, 2022
Migraines are something that no child or young adult should have to deal with alongside the already treacherous growing pains. According to the American Migraine Foundation, one in 10 children lives with migraine. A...
Where to Find Local Activewear and Outdoor Gear for Kids
August 4, 2022
Finding quality activewear nearby is one thing, but finding it for kids is an entirely new hassle. Here is a list of the best local places to find your kids climbing shoes, fishing shirts,...
5 Tips to Motivate Your Child to Try a Sport
August 3, 2022
Athletics is crucial to a child’s growth. It helps them develop healthy habits, encourages social interaction and boosts self-esteem. Many studies have shown that kids who play sports are less prone to physical and...
An Animal-Themed Workout For Kids
August 1, 2022
Encouraging kids to stay active through the hot summer months might sound as much fun to them as summer school, but what if they were prowling through the jungle instead? Jumping into a pond?...
This Social Circus Helps Austin Youth Rise to Their Potential
August 1, 2022
For the past 17 years, Callie Brown has struggled with anxiety. On top of that, she was diagnosed with autism early this year, making it sometimes a challenge for her to do daily activities....
Recipe of the Month: Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl
August 1, 2022
Servings 6  298 calories, 39.4 carbohydrates, 8.5 fat, 19.9 protein  Ingredients:  18 oz sweet potatoes, cut into small pieces  24 egg whites  6 tbsp almond butter  3 cups of fresh or frozen blueberries  1...
KMB: Raw Power Gym
August 1, 2022
During my 21st Arnold Sports Festival appearance earlier this year, I ran into a former friend, co-founder and gym owner, Seneca Sarnella.   As a two-time Texas’ Strongest Man champion and highly-decorated strength athlete, Seneca...
Featured Pet: Marla
August 1, 2022
Meet Marla, this month’s featured pet from Austin Pets Alive!  Marla was the most recent Austin FC honorary mascot and is hoping to be united with her new family! She is three years old...
A Young Climbers’ Journey to Become Youth National Champion
August 1, 2022
Climbing up the 15-meter-wall, the boy was neck and neck with his opponent. Grabbing onto each red hold and propelling himself up, the young climber raced to the finish line. Reaching the top, the...
Planet Fitness’ Summer Program Encourages Teens to Start Their Wellness Journey
August 1, 2022
Staying motivated throughout the summer months is difficult. Fortunately, for teens across the country, Planet Fitness is continuing their High School Summer Pass, which allows teens aged 14 to 19 to work out for...
Are Plant-Based Diets Safe For Your Kid?
August 1, 2022
Diets are becoming an increasingly popular trend, not only in Austin but across the country. However, are these diets safe to follow on a regular basis, especially for children? Many think diets like veganism...
Meet the Austin Fencers Club
August 1, 2022
In the gymnasium of the Red River Church, foils and epees are clashing with each other in a bout of fencing. They start off with a salute, blade raised in front of them before...
How G10 Academy Helps Student-Athletes Become Legends
August 1, 2022
Although Houston and Dallas lead the numbers in Texas NFL player production, Austin is catching up as they’ve produced around 70 players since 1952. These players include Indianapolis Colts’ tight end Kylen Granson and...
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