Category: "Fitness" Articles

May 23, 2023
When you have that motivation to train and are determined to hit your fitness goals, you feel like you are unstoppable. However, if you ever find yourself in this mindset, it is important to...
May 21, 2023
Sports are a double-edged sword; while they promote overall well-being, athletes often find themselves suffering from short- and long-term injuries because of them.  According to a study, athletes commonly suffer from lower back pain...
May 15, 2023
Humans are social creatures, and it doesn’t end when it comes to fitness. Working with a personal trainer in a small group of fellow exercisers has continually grown to be a popular way to...
May 5, 2023
Have you been interested in learning how to box and experiencing a boxing fitness class? Have you heard about all of the incredible benefits (physical, mental and emotional) and the hype of boxing fitness?  Are you bored...
May 1, 2023
High risk, high reward. And, of course, no shoes or foot coverings — just your feet. Barefoot skiing means more speed to keep the skier on top of the water, more difficulty and a...
May 1, 2023
It’s the end of a long week and you’re fed up with being stuck in your office under the fluorescent lighting. You want to climb outside to cleanse your soul, but the triple-digit temperature...
May 1, 2023
When you’re on a beach vacation, the first sport that might come to your mind to play is sand volleyball. But it’s tricky when there’s no net already set up and you’re worried about...
May 1, 2023
Hello there, Austin Fit Fam! It’s Billy Bosco, your AFM ambassador, local personal trainer and boot camp instructor. Now I’ve been lifting for over eight years, and I’ve never changed my lifting routine… mostly...
April 24, 2023
It may not be high-impact cardio, but many everyday activities count as some form of exercise.  According to Mayo Clinic, adults should get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity per week, which...
April 15, 2023
When our goal becomes “to tough up” our kids, we may unknowingly be negatively affecting their self-esteem. For sensitive children, understanding their self-esteem, self-control and temperament can be a huge factor in the sports...
April 12, 2023
Getting back into a fitness routine is an ever-evolving goal that comes and goes for many; everyone wants to be the hottest, healthiest and happiest version of themselves. You can practically feel the excitement,...
April 9, 2023
If you’re reading this, perhaps your adventurous side has kicked in and you want to try out whitewater rafting. It may seem like a fun and active activity, but there’s a lot more to...
April 6, 2023
Epic bike trips often produce epic lessons. In 2015, I took a cross-country bike trip with my 75-year-old father, Merv, who had early-stage Alzheimer’s. During this time, I learned a lot about adventure and...
April 4, 2023
Listen up, pregnant people: if your doctor tells you to keep your heart rate below 80 beats per minute and to not lift over 20 pounds, you need a new doctor.  Over the last...
April 3, 2023
We’ve talked about the last (being the first part of the running shoe design process), midsole, outsole, and today, we’re closing out the running shoe design series with the upper. Once the last, midsole...
April 1, 2023
Bradyn Lange always knew some kind of bike was in his future, but living in Austin with the picturesque paths and incredible weather helped him realize that mountain bikes would be the path for...
April 1, 2023
Hello, AFM! My name is Shayne Cerebe, and I’m one of the newest AFM ambassadors. As a fitness enthusiast living in Austin, you’re in luck — this city is home to some of the...
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