Category: "AFM" Articles

October 6, 2010
Increasing the price of calorically sweetened beverages—such as soda and sports drinks—is shown to reduce caloric intake and reduce obesity in the long run according to an article published in the newest issue of...
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October 6, 2010
Trying to fit into your Halloween costume? Looking for a spooky way to stay in shape? Want a fright night of fitness you won’t forget? Well, this Friday, October 29th, HEAT Boot Camp will...
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October 6, 2010
  By James Wangemann, AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF The Austin Aztex announced today that the professional soccer club will leave Central Texas for Orlando, Fla. The team said it had accepted an offer from a United Kingdom-led group...
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October 6, 2010
Residents of Austin may be unaware, but our city is the destination of three men on an incredible mission. On September 3, Scott Jenkins, Rusty Tolliver and Rhys Jenkins left Boston, Massachusetts on a...
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October 6, 2010
When Mike Thompson was only 10 years old, he was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, a rare form of blood cancer found in children. Unsure of how to treat an adult form of Leukemia...
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October 6, 2010
4 Local Boxers Who’ve Made Training the Ultimate TitleJesús “El Matador” Chávez, Anissa “The Assassin” Zamarron, Sonya Emery and Richard Lord. If you happen to be a local fighter or just train here competitively, then you’re probably aware of how...
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October 6, 2010
Despite overwhelming turnout on Monday night from the Austin fitness community, the issue of commercial use of parkland still looms large. In fact, Austin Parks and Recreation just posted a survey on their Web...
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October 6, 2010
WHAT DID YOU THINK OF THE WORKOUT? Well, due to my latest contest preparation I arrived at this KMB feature with two intense workouts under my belt and was honestly quite tired. Needless to...
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September 22, 2010
While we often obsess over which running shoes will help us go the distance, it’s easy to overlook the essential garment which lies beneath them — the sock. Here we’ve outlined some of the...
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September 22, 2010
10 simple med ball exercises that work your entire body in less than an hour. If you’re looking for a fool-proof full-body workout with minimal equipment, than the med ball is just what the...
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September 22, 2010
City council will be convening next Monday, Oct. 4th from 6 to 8 p.m. to determine the financial fate of many free boot camps, running groups, SUP classes and yoga demos that take place...
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September 22, 2010
Through Got2Swim 4 Miles, Austin’s first-ever community-sponsored 4-mile swim, founder Alissa Magrum is attempting to raise $10,000 and awareness for local water safety and drowning prevention non-profit Colin’s Hope. Read this fascinating first-person account...
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September 22, 2010
Now that you’ve seen what fitness after 50 can really look like, how do you get there? Here are 10 things to consider when trying to stay fit into your golden years. Read More…
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September 22, 2010
Okay, wait…what is this? You’re probably thinking “something’s different,” aren’t you? Well, you’re right! We’ve redesigned the AFM Web site. First, welcome to the new FITblog, AFM’s new home page. Here you’ll find a frequently...
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September 22, 2010
A spectrum of twelve 12-ouncers, the bulk of which are seemingly “healthy” beverages, but the truth about their sugar content will most likely shock you. Beware, most of these drinks contain very high amounts...
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September 22, 2010
During the past eight years I’ve done about an 80 percent restoration on my 1962 Thunderbird convertible. It’s been a real labor of love. In that same time, I’ve also been restoring something that’s...
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September 22, 2010
Who doesn’t love a refreshing, nutritious smoothie on a hot Austin day? Well, now thanks to your friends here at AFM, you can get two for the price of one! Jamba Juice is extending...
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September 22, 2010
After many months negotiating with city officials, UT and downtown neighborhood associations, the 2010 ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot finally has a new course. The final vote came today and it was overwhelmingly approved, despite...
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