Category: "Fitness" Articles

5 Ways to Run Safely Outdoors in the Summer
May 24, 2022
Summer is right around the corner, which means we can look forward to warmer and hotter weather, longer days, family vacations and, of course, continuing our outdoor running workouts. Even though running outside poses more...
Balancing Summer Fun and Training
May 18, 2022
Summer in Austin is upon us, and that means it’s time to have some fun in the sun with our friends and family. From patio spaces with amazing food and drinks to breweries chock...
Ditching the “Get Fit Quick” Schemes
May 14, 2022
It’s that time of the year when people start to frantically search for the latest diet or weight-loss program. Our feeds are dominated by tag lines and ads: “Beach body blast.” “Lean and tone...
Summer Sweat Sessions and Smoothies
May 12, 2022
During the warm summer months of Austin, there are so many fun activities you’ll want to take part in. Between picnicking at Zilker Park, watching over one million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from under...
Top Austin Summer Spots for Active Living
May 8, 2022
Every year, I forget how hot Texas summers are. I’m quickly humbled as I melt the second I step outside. But I wasn’t raised to be a quitter and if you’re in Texas, neither...
How to Capitalize on Your Time in the Water
May 6, 2022
It’s about to get really HOT out there! There’s no time like the present to submerge yourself in some refreshing H2O. And while you’re at it, you can burn calories and tone up all...
Stay Cool on the Course This Summer
May 5, 2022
It may seem counterintuitive to hit the links during a Texas summer when the sun is scorching, but the summer season can actually be a great time to be out on the golf course....
Ambassador’s Corner: East Austin Athletic Club
May 1, 2022
Whether you’ve been in Austin for a month, a year or are an OG Austinite, you know that East Austin has become a hot spot for amazing restaurants, coffee shops and some of the...
Learning to Play Disc Golf in Austin
May 1, 2022
Disc golf has grown to be a popular sport to the point where communities are referring to today as the golden era of disc golf. The sport can be as simple as throwing a...
Workout of the Month: With Orangetheory
May 1, 2022
WHAT IS THE ORANGETHEORY WORKOUT? WHAT CAN PEOPLE EXPECT WHEN THEY COME TO CLASS? The Orangetheory workout is a 1-hour, heart rate-based, full-body workout for all fitness levels. It is an affordable small group...
KMB: Laché Movement Co.
May 1, 2022
“Parkour!” refers to a memorable scene from the American TV series “The Office” in which the character Michael Scott performs a clumsy roll over a couch and excitedly screams, “Parkour!” Does anyone else have...
Gravel Racing, According to Colin Strickland
May 1, 2022
It takes unique and extraordinary individuals to push a sport so far in one direction that a new niche is uncovered — and that certainly was the case with gravel bike racing. You’ve heard...
The Search For a Sports Bra
May 1, 2022
Searching for a sports bra that fits comfortably can be difficult, especially if you’re not sure what to look for. Kristi Andrews, managing owner of Austin-based lingerie and swimsuit store Petticoat Fair, shares her...
Creating A Good Golf Routine — On and Off the Course
April 24, 2022
Golf is a family sport and year-round fun for all ages. Getting the entire family outside and active makes it a fun and collaborative activity, too. How can newer or less experienced golfers of...
Building an At-Home Gym With Limited Space
April 21, 2022
If you’re interested in building an at-home gym, good news — you don’t have to clear out your entire garage or break the bank! There are plenty of great options to cover budgets and...
The Difference Between Yoga and Meditation
April 20, 2022
The history of yoga and meditation dates back thousands of years. At first glance, yoga and meditation look the same. However, they have a lot of major differences. While meditation can be a part...
How to Build a Fitness Plan Around Your Goals
April 18, 2022
With so many different fitness plans available, the prospect of selecting the right one can be intimidating. Each program looks completely different, so how are you supposed to know which will actually work?  While...
How to Keep a Proper Fitness Routine in Recovery
April 17, 2022
Recovery from alcohol and drug addiction is a mental AND physical pursuit. The brain and the body are connected, especially when it comes to rewards systems, tolerance, cravings, withdrawal symptoms and other factors that...
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