Fitness Articles

June 10, 2021
“I know what to do; I am just not doing it.” Have you ever heard yourself say this? I know I have. This past winter, I went on a snowboarding trip with some friends....
June 9, 2021
While the pandemic has given us all a reality check, it has put a strain on the overall workout and practice routine of fighters and boxers. We know that many focus on boxing as...
June 4, 2021
Aspiring to reach your goals is something that we all hope to achieve, yet we don’t always know how to accomplish them. Sometimes we go as far as mentally limiting ourselves instead of facing...
June 1, 2021
In early April, 20 adventurous trail runners headed west to Big Bend for Trail Roots’ first Runcation of 2021. Just after the 2019 trip, the world closed down due to the COVID-19 pandemic and,...
June 1, 2021
Is it ironic, coincidental, interesting or only destiny that I reunited with Master Coach and Elite Spartan racer, Yancy Culp, and completed my first DEKA STRONG experience for this month’s Kick Mo’s Butt workout...
June 1, 2021
While many train for local 5Ks, marathons, triathlons and more, some prefer to take their fitness up a notch, or even to another part of the world. This month, learn how one group turned...
June 1, 2021
For most, the green of a golf course is a place for skill, conversation and healthy competition. However, for the group of friends that play for “The Meridian Cup” every year, taking a trip...
June 1, 2021
Hello AFM readers! This month, we journeyed over to a small kickboxing gym located off of Airport Boulevard: Rise Kickbox. First and foremost, Rise Kickbox is a welcoming environment for all fitness levels, and...
June 1, 2021
A lot goes into what it takes to become a world champion wake surfer, not just once, but five times over. This month, we speak with local wakesurfing athlete Ashley Kidd, on all things...
June 1, 2021
In the fitness world, there’s a subjectively thin line between what is lauded as a healthy relationship with health and fitness and what would be considered a dangerous obsession. And I don’t use the...
May 24, 2021
Hot summer months signal the arrival of a favorite Texas season: pool season! One of the best pastimes for counteracting sizzling temperatures, a cool pool is perfect for all manner of activities, from lounging...
May 1, 2021
I had made it almost 25 years of playing organized soccer with nary a knee injury. Then, at 28 years old, during an adult beginner’s league indoor soccer game, I heard every soccer player’s...
May 1, 2021
The drive to MYLO Obstacle Fitness was peaceful, exciting and somewhat daunting. You see, it had been a few years (2017) since I was actively training on obstacles and was not sure exactly how...
April 21, 2021
Do you suffer from joint pain and arthritis? You are not alone! According to the CDC, more than 54 million Americans experience some form of joint pain caused by arthritis, with osteoarthritis being the most common form....
April 14, 2021
The four little words that make trainers sigh: “I just want to tone.” Most often uttered in that initial consultation, and followed by, “I don’t want to get bulky.”  Well, I’m here to let...
April 9, 2021
There are not many things in this world more natural than seeing your dog run. If you’re a marathoner looking to finish an IronMan or just a casual runner looking to stay fit, your...
April 2, 2021
When it comes to simple ways to be healthy, walking still reigns supreme. Why? Walking is an easy way to start and maintain a physically active lifestyle. It doesn’t require special abilities, “appropriate attire,”...
April 1, 2021
Continuing our quest to explore open and available training facilities in the Austin area, this month, we ventured over to Hudson Bend for a unique training experience for our April KMB feature. We like...
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