AFM Articles

June 1, 2011
No doubt the latest and greatest fitness gear is evolving to make our workouts as efficient and effective as possible. In this month’s issue, we’re highlighting some of our favorites — more than 30...
June 1, 2011
Starting your week off with healthy meals will set you up for a week full of good choices. So tonight, try out this recipe for nontraditional (but delicious!) penne from meatlessmonday.com. Pea and Avocado...
June 1, 2011
The spice of the peppers and chili powder is a nice twist on this classic American recipe. If hatch chilies are in season, try using them for extra flavor.
June 1, 2011
The Professional Development Center at the University of Texas at Austin has announced that it will add a Personal Trainer program to its list of offerings. Beginning July 30th on the UT campus, the...
June 1, 2011
Shelly Grabe still remembers the day her youngest son lied for the first time. While most parents would have reprimanded the behavior, she couldn’t have been happier.
June 1, 2011
Since April 2009 I’ve had the privilege of working with AFM on the KMB feature. My vision for it has been multi-layered: network within the Austin fitness community, have the chance to meet and...
June 1, 2011
Choices we make at the grocery store have a big impact on our health. The same choices also impact the environment– it’s easy to forget how unnecessary is the plastic wrap, box and individual...
June 1, 2011
When it comes to food, simple seems to be best. The USDA certainly seems to think so– they’ve ditched the complicated food pyramid for a simpler, cleaner image to represent how much and what...
June 1, 2011
This group-savings fad is great and everything, but signing up for 20 different “daily deals” makes for a lot of junk email every morning. For that reason, I give you this week’s best health...
June 1, 2011
With so many events occurring in an Austin Summer, you may have missed it, but last Saturday, Austin played host to a stop on the Senior Games Torch Relay. The relay is an eight-city...
June 1, 2011
Frequenters of the trail around Lady Bird Lake will notice changes near the Four Seasons Hotel this weekend. The limestone buildings just east of the hotel, built in 1987 and home to the Austin...
June 1, 2011
These days we’re no doubt spoiled for choice. Whether browsing the grocery aisle, scouring a new restaurant menu or selecting a personalized service, all kinds of factors influence the selections we make. But regardless...
June 1, 2011
The Junior Varsity Triathlon, part of the 1379 Tri Series for kids, is in its second year and is great for kids of all abilities, as well as their supporting families! This year’s race...
June 1, 2011
For the last six months I’ve been using my RecoveryPump every day as part of my training and recovery regime. RecoveryPump is a compression recovery tool for athletes, but it also has been used...
June 1, 2011
Join Monica Brant (you may know her as Mo, the incredible woman from our monthly Kick Mo’s Butt feature) and other fitness and nutrition experts at this year’s Body Alive Fitness Weekend! This three-day...
June 1, 2011
I’m thinking about buying a Penny Farthing. It’s a turn-of-the-century high-wheeler, one of those late 1800s bikes with a giant wheel in the front and a tiny one in the back. I’ve realized this...
June 1, 2011
I was contacted through Austin Fit Magazine about a new skin lubricant product. I was asked what I used, and I told them I had used Body Glide for years. I was then introduced...
May 2, 2011
with Anne Wilfong, RD, LDTry this grilled halibut accompanied with fresh summer vegetables as a quick and healthy weeknight dinner.
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