Category: "AFM" Articles

August 3, 2021
We all know that being happy makes us feel good and that stress makes us feel bad. And we even know that chronic stress can lead to all kinds of health complications. However, most...
August 1, 2021
Growing up, my grandmother, whom we lovingly called Shana, would fly down from Chicago and spend the summers at our house. She loved torturing herself in the Texas heat. With her TV tray, foldable...
August 1, 2021
Global life expectancy currently averages just over 72 years, which is much shorter than many people would prefer. However, most adults could easily alter their life expectancy by modifying their diet. By swapping processed...
August 1, 2021
This Ambassador’s Corner recaps a training experience you don’t want to miss — especially if you’re seeking a workout that is sure to kick your power and endurance gains into hyperdrive. This blaster of...
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August 1, 2021
There’s a lot that goes into longevity, even outside of overall health. There’s also love, fulfillment, activity and change. To help any age better understand life from a different perspective, AFM interviewed several Austin...
August 1, 2021
Osteoporosis is a scary word. It can feel daunting and intimidating, especially as it is a silent disease, and one that typically comes with age. And it can feel a little intimidating when you’re...
August 1, 2021
Blenders & Bowls was founded back in 2010 by two best friends, Erin and Kara. After moving from Hawaii to Austin, they had their hearts set on turning a food craving into what is...
August 1, 2021
Let’s face it — aging can be no fun. Aching joints and longer injury recovery time are just two symptoms of aging that can make it harder to stay physically active. The gym can...
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August 1, 2021
When Vicki Parsons was in her early 20s, she noticed that she was not leading a very healthy lifestyle and started looking for a change. She thought to herself, “I need to do something....
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July 27, 2021
You might have heard the term ‘Manual Lymphatic Drainage’ mentioned a time or two, and the buzz around this intriguing form of bodywork. Manual Lymphatic Drainage can reduce inflammation, help skin clarity, aid in...
July 25, 2021
If you’re new to working out at home, this full-body workout for beginners is a great way to start building strength in all the major muscle groups. You’ll work your arms, abs, legs and...
July 21, 2021
What is the first image that comes to mind when you think of the term wellness? Maybe you picture a woman with long silver hair, dressed in linen taking a leisurely walk on the...
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July 20, 2021
If you don’t post your workout to social media, did it even happen? Jokes aside, two things Austinites love are getting fit and technology, so posting your workout on Instagram is a no-brainer in...
July 15, 2021
Not even the darkest room can cancel out the light, nor can closed lips in a theater be quiet enough. It’s an overwhelming sensitivity to everything and each minuscule experience magnifies the pain. It’s...
July 1, 2021
If you’ve ever pulled out the paper slip in a birth control box, unfolded the massive paper and thought, “Wow, those are a lot of side effects,” you’re not alone. Hormonal birth control is...
July 1, 2021
If you’ve been curious about this wellness modality, you’ve come to the right place. Cupping is a great modality for both chronic pain and anxiety. No matter what kind of cup you choose to...
July 1, 2021
When many of us start on those first shaky steps into the world of fitness, we typically have purely aesthetic goals in mind. We want to lose weight, have firmer bodies and look better...
July 1, 2021
The human obsession with diets and nutrition can be tracked all the way back to the 1500s: How food affects the body, how to have a healthier physique and how to train for strength...
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