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Workout of the Month
September 1, 2019
Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy is a multisport training center that combines expert coaching with cutting-edge facilities. AASA features an outdoor 50-meter pool, a 5,500 sq. ft. indoor training space, 11 Wahoo Kickrs and...
Fit Finds: Trail Running Shoes
September 1, 2019
There are many different factors to consider when buying a pair of trail running shoes. Some road shoes and trail shoes can be used on either surface, but it depends on the conditions of...
Building Confidence with Body Building
September 1, 2019
On a shelf in the corner of Melanie Daly’s office sits a yellow, lumpy blob, that I later learned was a visual representation of one pound of fat that Daly uses to show her...
Thursday Night Social Ride
August 31, 2019
After a hard day’s work, Nik Hubbert loads up his bike, loads up his cooler, says goodbye to his dog and heads down to Festival Beach Park in Austin. Hubbert is one of many...
Wellness FAQ: Ear Health
August 31, 2019
Austin Fit was all ears as we listened to Dr. Emmy Wu of Capital Otolaryngology inform us about the best way to take care of our sound-sensitive organs. What has the biggest effect on...
Take a Hike
August 31, 2019
Lost keys, stuck in traffic, late for work, forgot passwords, 40 new emails to respond to, etc. With constant bombardment of technology, deadlines and expectations, life admittedly gets a bit overwhelming. Once more intense...
Micro-What?
August 31, 2019
Needles? For your face? Yes, that is correct…and the outcome can be well worth it. As many of us grew up with the familiar phrase “beauty is pain,” we typically attribute those small discomforts...
All Eyes on Muny
August 31, 2019
Lions is an 18-hole golf course that spans 141 acres just west of downtown along Lake Austin Boulevard. Those who golf at Lions say they appreciate its setting, atmosphere and nearly 100-year history. The...
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Stretch & Strength Guide
August 31, 2019
Stretching and strengthening. To make or maintain your fitness goals requires both of these elements. Do you tend to do one more than the other? Not sure where to start? Use this guide on...
A Master of the Outdoors
August 31, 2019
If you picture a classic, chilled surfer dude mixed with some southern, West Texas charm, you have successfully captured the spirit of Ben Masters. A born and bred Texan, it’s easy to pick up...
Adopt-A-Creek
August 31, 2019
As summer begins to come to a close and fall creeps around the corner, you may be trying to soak in your last days in the sun and enjoy your favorite outdoor spots while...
Women Wakeboarders of Austin
August 31, 2019
Three or four women stand on the dock…or rest on benches nearby, boards in hand, waiting for three or four more to swing by at 19, 20 mph, ropes in hands, knees bent as...
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Austin Treehouses
August 31, 2019
It’s safe to say every kid’s dream is to have a treehouse of their own — a place where they can climb between the branches, play among the treetops and let their imaginations run...
Our Sneaky, Sugary Addiction
August 31, 2019
After some time in the health and wellness community, we have picked up on the ingredients to stay away from: a.k.a. the ones that are hard to pronounce, are big red flags and trigger...
Jalapeño Orange Salad Recipe
August 31, 2019
Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small red onion, diced 1 garlic clove, minced 1 jalapeño, seeds removed, minced 1 teaspoon Red pepper flakes Juice of one orange 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined...
In the Water Year-Round
July 31, 2019
It’s the last Sunday in June, and the North Austin Aquatic League’s CHAMPS Swim Meet is buzzing at the Micki Krebsbach Swimming Pool in Round Rock. Competing for the Westover Wild Orcas, 11-year-old Kate...
Workout of the Month
July 31, 2019
This month, we got an inside look at KNOCKOUT’s signature kickboxing class. Put these moves into action on your own heavy bag or at your next KNOCKOUT class. Knockout 512.520.4050 knockoutaustin.com 1211 W 6th...
Keeping Austin Flexible
July 31, 2019
Stretching has been a form of recovery since the beginning of time. Some of our introductions to stretching may have included our first grade ballet instructor strictly scolding us to plié lower, or maybe...
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