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Gravel Racing, According to Colin Strickland
May 1, 2022
It takes unique and extraordinary individuals to push a sport so far in one direction that a new niche is uncovered — and that certainly was the case with gravel bike racing. You’ve heard...
How the Summertime Affects Our Hormones
May 1, 2022
Summertime is for ice-cold drinks, ocean water views, fresh fruit and chips, but it’s also a time of change. Due to the cruel Texas summers, many have to change their skincare routines and what...
18th Annual Swimsuit Edition
May 1, 2022
Meet our 2022 swimsuit models! Brooke Parker — Personal Trainer and Fitness Cover Model Makeup: Jena Abbanato @jenaaartistry Hair: Cris Coleman @dolcesalonaustin Wearing: Animal Print Two Piece – Soleil Swim   Jim Nettles —...
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The Search For a Sports Bra
May 1, 2022
Searching for a sports bra that fits comfortably can be difficult, especially if you’re not sure what to look for. Kristi Andrews, managing owner of Austin-based lingerie and swimsuit store Petticoat Fair, shares her...
Healthy Food Trucks in Austin
May 1, 2022
A casual stroll down any popular street will show you that Austin is not only a hub for success but also a hot spot for something else — food trucks. Voted one of the...
DIY Smoothie or Smoothie Bowl
April 30, 2022
I’ve made over 25,000 smoothies in my lifetime and counting.  I used to work in a famous smoothie shop for several years when I was a nutrition student at Ole Miss. Making smoothies is...
How to Create a Personal Growth Ritual
April 27, 2022
Is anyone else ready to shake off these past couple of years and have a fresh start? It’s time to hit the reset button. Think spring cleaning for your mind! This following ritual is...
Creating A Good Golf Routine — On and Off the Course
April 24, 2022
Golf is a family sport and year-round fun for all ages. Getting the entire family outside and active makes it a fun and collaborative activity, too. How can newer or less experienced golfers of...
Building an At-Home Gym With Limited Space
April 21, 2022
If you’re interested in building an at-home gym, good news — you don’t have to clear out your entire garage or break the bank! There are plenty of great options to cover budgets and...
The Difference Between Yoga and Meditation
April 20, 2022
The history of yoga and meditation dates back thousands of years. At first glance, yoga and meditation look the same. However, they have a lot of major differences. While meditation can be a part...
How to Build a Fitness Plan Around Your Goals
April 18, 2022
With so many different fitness plans available, the prospect of selecting the right one can be intimidating. Each program looks completely different, so how are you supposed to know which will actually work?  While...
How to Keep a Proper Fitness Routine in Recovery
April 17, 2022
Recovery from alcohol and drug addiction is a mental AND physical pursuit. The brain and the body are connected, especially when it comes to rewards systems, tolerance, cravings, withdrawal symptoms and other factors that...
Kicking Your Way to a Fun Cardio Workout
April 15, 2022
If you’re looking for a fun and effective cardio workout that’s great for any fitness level, doesn’t require special skills or equipment, gets the heart pumping and torches calories, kickboxing is a great option!...
Structuring Your Strength Workouts
April 12, 2022
Getting to the gym might be the easy part, but what to do now that you’re there? You’ve got a general idea of what your goals are — strength, muscle, energy — but no...
6 Wellness Apps You Need to Have on Your Phone
April 11, 2022
The chaos of daily life can be tough to handle, but thanks to technology, there are mobile applications that can help you manage stress. Whether you are in need of some relaxing meditation, a...
Nutrition Changes for the Long Haul
April 9, 2022
You’ve heard the old trope time and time again from fitness instructors, trainers, coaches and influencers — fitness is 30% exercise and 70% nutrition. Whether your goals are performance- or body composition-based, working out...
How I Created My Own Spiritual Fitness Rituals
April 8, 2022
When we think about staying healthy, we tend to focus automatically on our bodies. We wonder what new or modified workout will help us firm up, trim down or strengthen our hearts. We examine...
Latest Health Trends in Austin
April 6, 2022
Austin, Texas is a well-known hub in the health and wellness space. This is due in part to the city’s careful attention to health statistics as well as many of the wellness industry innovations...
Free Spring Workouts with Castle Hill Fitness and Waterloo Greenway
April 5, 2022
As beautiful Spring weather makes its way back to Austin, Castle Hill Fitness is heading back to Waterloo Greenway for another season of free fitness in the park!  The local gym is once more...
5 Major Acupuncture/Acupressure Points for Headaches
April 4, 2022
Let’s talk about headaches. We have all had one at least once in our lifetime. Although headaches are a product of various causes and situations, there are some major acupuncture points that will help...
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