Category: "AFM" Articles

October 15, 2021
From benches to barbells to treadmills, home gyms can be effective yet costly. The equipment and space that’s needed for a fully functional home gym is just not feasible for many people. In the...
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October 15, 2021
The following is adapted from Healthy Dad Sick Dad.   As an experienced medical doctor and trained practitioner of Jin Shin Jyutsu (the use of light touch over specific areas of the body to...
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October 8, 2021
You’ve been killing it in the gym all week, and it’s finally Friday. Tomorrow is your day to rest and recoup, but you’d be lying if you said you thought you needed it. Rather...
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October 7, 2021
Pilates has soared in popularity the past couple of decades, but its origins actually date further back. Nearly 100 years ago, a gymnast, bodybuilder, boxer, self-defense instructor, and circus performer named Joseph Pilates developed...
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October 3, 2021
Addiction impacts every aspect of life, and one of the first of these lifestyle casualties is usually your job and professional stability. When you have to be somewhere five days a week and be...
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October 2, 2021
Teachers and owners shared their thoughts on what makes a great teacher and the qualities you need for developing a new career or side gig as a yoga, Pilates, or barre instructor. Read the...
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October 2, 2021
Valentina began her journey toward TLS ATX Global in January of 2014. Knowing that she had a vision much larger than herself at the time, Valentina began by opening her first Lagree Fitness Studio...
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October 1, 2021
Learning how to read a food label is one of the best ways to ensure the food you are consuming meets the needs and goals of your body. You may have had nutrition experts...
October 1, 2021
Philip Oubre is a functional medicine doctor in the Austin area who is also an accomplished Ironman triathlete. He recently sat down for an interview with AFM contributing writer and local physical therapist, Jarod...
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September 29, 2021
Living as we do – amongst the concrete, asphalt and heavy traffic – rarely do we think about the things we’re missing out on. We don’t often pause to think about the consequences of...
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September 28, 2021
Are you tired of lifting weights in your basement or staring at your living room wall while you’re on the treadmill? Maybe it’s time to refresh your workouts and get outside. Luckily, Austin is...
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September 27, 2021
The summer sun is in full effect here in Austin, Texas. Those longer days drenched with sunshine are perfect for a dip in Barton Springs Pool, paddleboarding around Ladybird Lake or enjoying a happy...
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September 25, 2021
Spending time outdoors is one of the most well-rounded ways to have fun and be healthy. However, doing activities outdoors can also be some of the most draining for our bodies. Everything from heat...
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September 18, 2021
It’s easy to get stuck in a fitness rut and start to get bored with your gym workouts or classes. Luckily, Austin is an amazing city for taking your fitness outdoors to shake it...
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September 17, 2021
Motherhood is a very rewarding experience; few things give as much joy as seeing your little one curled up in your arms. However, motherhood and childbirth can also be tough going. The days and...
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September 17, 2021
NAD+ IV therapy is showing keys to mitochondrial function, longevity and peak athletic performance, making it top athlete’s new, go-to IV therapy. IV therapy, an intravenous medical treatment where fluids are delivered directly into...
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September 16, 2021
Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) and concussions are the leading cause of death and disability in the United States today. Victims of TBI can suffer permanent damage to their brain that manifests in a variety...
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September 13, 2021
How many times have you found yourself mapping out a plan that helps you reach your fitness goals only to end up hitting a wall and falling off the wagon? We know it can...
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