Category: "AFM" Articles

Blue algae in different forms.
November 1, 2021
Algae has been consumed by humans for centuries both as food and medicine. However, popularity for this nutritious ingredient has increased in the past few years, trending alongside a growing use of herbal supplements...
A person dancing in front of the sunset.
November 1, 2021
Five years ago, I began suggesting to my colleagues that, within the next several years, conversations around the topic of mental wellness would begin to be as “socially acceptable” as the ones about physical...
Avocado Soup
November 1, 2021
Chilled Avocado Soup with Chipotle Seared Corn and Shrimp Yield: 8 servings INGREDIENTS Soup: 3 cups low sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 cups diced peeled avocado (about 2) 1 medium tomatillo – boiled to...
A tool used for sound baths.
November 1, 2021
On our Zoom call, Vanush Von Love advised that I should lay down and get a pillow to rest my head on and a pillow to place right below my knees. Getting comfortable is...
A close up of food from Wilder Wood.
November 1, 2021
Although in recent years the gluten-free diet has become a sort of fad for weight loss and healthy eating, for many people, gluten can be extremely dangerous for the body. Celiac disease is the...
An assortment of West African food.
November 1, 2021
For Lawrence Eguakun, it all started with potluck dinners at the high-tech company he worked for, where he would bring West African rice, vegetables and other dishes for his co-workers to enjoy. Out of...
Spinach wrapped up.
November 1, 2021
Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble vitamin and part of the B complex family. B6 plays an active role in metabolizing protein, carbohydrates and fat, as well as the creation of neurotransmitters and red blood...
Jason pushing two giant weights and their stands.
November 1, 2021
Greetings AFM! We are putting the spotlight on another local gem to share in our quest to capture the many offerings Austin holds for you to get your sweat on. This month’s tour brought...
A woman smiling while eating.
November 1, 2021
I’m sure many of you could agree that diets always seem to overpromise and under-deliver. Plus, all the rules that accompany these diet plans can cause a lot of stress and frustration. If you’ve...
Cody, Monica and Daisa squatting.
November 1, 2021
It’s been over 10 years since I was first invited to work alongside Austin Fit Magazine with the “Kick Mo’s Butt” feature, which ran for a three-year-straight adventure. A little fun fact is my...
November 1, 2021
Burnout levels have been high for many lately. During the pandemic, work has been part of this cause, whether it’s the monotony of working from home, a lack of in-person social engagement with team...
Healthy and unhealthy food and alcohol.
November 1, 2021
The fall and winter holidays mark a time of changing weather, sparkling decorations, family time and feasts. However, people struggling with self-image and a positive relationship with food may find the family gatherings a...
November 1, 2021
Cake, ice cream, candy, chips, and fried food – you can feel the regret creeping in. “Why did I eat all of that?” “I feel terrible now.” All these negative thoughts in turn for...
AFM
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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Brighton skateboarding.
October 1, 2021
Brighton Zeuner is just like any other 17-year-old girl, minus the fact that she’s also a professional skateboarder. Some notable accolades (just to mention a few, and trust us, there’s more): She was the...
Someone putting oil on someone's back for a massage.
October 1, 2021
Manual therapies are considered some of the oldest wellness practices — the use of one’s hands as the medical or wellness tool dates back to as early as 400 B.C. in Europe. By definition,...
Graphic of a kava root drink.
October 1, 2021
With all the stressors that come with living in this busy world, it can be hard to find time just to relax. Whether it be a glass of wine, a CBD product or a...
A person kayaking.
October 1, 2021
An old man observed the boy throwing starfish back into the ocean.  “What are you doing?” he asked. “I’m saving these starfish,” answered the boy without stopping. Surprised, the old man said, “But there...
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