Category: "Fitness" Articles

October 1, 2022
How many times have you gone to the gym just to check the box?  You know you need to get it done, you know the routine is in place, you understand the benefits and...
October 1, 2022
I’ve practiced nearly 2,000 hours of Pilates since 2012, and I started teaching in 2014. Becoming a teacher trained my eyes and ears in a new way. Observing a wide range of clients’ moods,...
October 1, 2022
Strength training is a pretty straightforward modality — you lift challenging weights while focusing on progressive overload over time to make your body stronger. There is a science to programming and there are a...
October 1, 2022
Hello AFM! This month, our showcase of Austin’s mecca of fitness brought us to SoLa CrossFit, where you have a home for group fitness, personal training, and nutrition and recovery. This CrossFit gym encourages...
October 1, 2022
Yes, I really did run a full marathon without any training. I bet you’re thinking I had a pretty compelling reason to do this… right? Wrong. I’m just your local personal trainer who thought...
October 1, 2022
What feels almost as good as crossing the finish line? Having a great photo of yourself to document your accomplishment! Scott Flathouse has become one of the most well-known sports photographers in the Austin...
September 30, 2022
One of the most common questions golfers ask one another is, “What’s your handicap?”  To the newcomer, this can produce a puzzled expression. Understanding handicaps, how they are calculated and how they are used...
September 28, 2022
If you’re looking for a way to get your workout in but don’t want to brave the Texas heat, then this article is for you! Austin is home to some great indoor fitness activities...
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...
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,...
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...
September 9, 2022
When it’s not 110 degrees outside, Austin has some of the best bouldering and sport climbing spots for rock climbing enthusiasts. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced, these hidden gems provide great climbing for...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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