Category: "Fitness" Articles

Free Weekly Workouts at Waterloo this Fall Presented by Ascension Seton!
September 23, 2022
Presented in partnership with Castle Hill Fitness, Esquina Tango, and Aging is Cool This fall, take part in a variety of body-moving, mind-rejuvenating health and wellness classes at Waterloo Park! Classes will take place...
Strength Training at Home 101
September 20, 2022
Through the chaos of the last couple of years, more people than ever are finding the value in having a home gym. So many are working from home, and with family and other commitments,...
Why You Should Be Thinking Long Term
September 15, 2022
Why is it that so many people rush to get in shape as soon as it gets warm outside?  Human beings are great at thinking in the short term. After all, when we lived...
Ways to Help Your Alternative Pet Exercise
September 6, 2022
Not only is the nutritional aspect important for all pets, but learning how your alternative pet needs exercise is just as important. Some of them do take a fair amount of work, but your...
5 Pet-Friendly Exercise Facilities in Austin
September 1, 2022
Even though owning a pet provides many health benefits, and having them as an active animal companion can be just the motivator you need, it can still be tough to find a place in...
The Strongest Animals on Earth
September 1, 2022
You’ve heard of the gorilla being the “king of the jungle,” but is that title well-earned? When it comes to the animal kingdom, just which ones are strongest? That may depend on how you...
KMB: Wade’s Waves
September 1, 2022
Is the phrase “lake rat” still viable in today’s lake language? I don’t have too many “lake” friends anymore and am not sure what the modern terms are for people who live and breathe...
Ambassador’s Corner: Dharma Yoga
September 1, 2022
When’s the last time you took a moment (or two) to slow down? I used to practice yoga regularly throughout college because I enjoyed learning new skills and taking a break from the hustle...
Fitness and Nutrition Tips For Those With Thyroid Problems
August 24, 2022
For those with thyroid issues, everything from menstrual cycles to hair texture can be affected While fitness and nutrition are vital in alleviating symptoms, there are unbeknownst secrets about them (i.e. fitness could possibly...
Stay Active With Austin’s Free and Donation-Based Workouts
August 19, 2022
Staying active and healthy at an affordable price may not always be the easiest thing. With rising fitness class prices and costly gym studio memberships, it can be hard to find an affordable and...
Celebrate Austin’s Free Day of Yoga at Waterloo Park
August 18, 2022
Free Day of Yoga is making its grand return in Austin, and it’s bigger than ever!  The 20-year organization, now under new ownership of local gym and spa Castle Hill Fitness, brings together local...
How to Get Kids Excited about Golf
August 15, 2022
If you love the game of golf, you probably often dream about the day your children can join you on the course. And if you’re not a golfer, you may be thinking about whether...
7 Youth Sports Groups and Activities Unique to Austin
August 12, 2022
Austin is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States for a good reason. Aside from the vibrant art scene, Austin has many family-friendly athletic activities for children to enjoy. Here are seven...
After-School Programs To Keep Kids Happy and Healthy
August 11, 2022
With school just around the corner, it’s time to start looking into some after-school activities to keep your kids healthy and active. Whether you’re looking for a fun, new adventure for your kid, or...
How to Get Kids Interested in Fitness
August 9, 2022
Did you know that lifestyles learned in childhood have a much higher likelihood of remaining with that person well into adulthood? If play, sports, fitness, physical activity and healthy eating are a family’s priorities,...
5 Tips to Motivate Your Child to Try a Sport
August 3, 2022
Athletics is crucial to a child’s growth. It helps them develop healthy habits, encourages social interaction and boosts self-esteem. Many studies have shown that kids who play sports are less prone to physical and...
An Animal-Themed Workout For Kids
August 1, 2022
Encouraging kids to stay active through the hot summer months might sound as much fun to them as summer school, but what if they were prowling through the jungle instead? Jumping into a pond?...
This Social Circus Helps Austin Youth Rise to Their Potential
August 1, 2022
For the past 17 years, Callie Brown has struggled with anxiety. On top of that, she was diagnosed with autism early this year, making it sometimes a challenge for her to do daily activities....
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