Category: "Fitness" Articles

Cap10K Jackie Howard
February 7, 2022
The AFM Team is getting to shine the light on the ‘21-’22 Cap10K race ambassadors. Jackie Howards is one of the race ambassadors for the upcoming 45th anniversary of the race who is excited to...
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Ambassador’s Corner: Rooftop Yoga at The Riley
February 1, 2022
Hey, Austin Fit Magazine readers! This month’s Ambassador’s Corner will highlight Rooftop Yoga at The Riley because it’s just too good to not know about. As a reminder, this Ambassador’s Corner is dedicated to...
Friendship & Fitness: The Perfect Pair
February 1, 2022
Friends are the foundation of life. Everything worth doing in life, you do alongside your friends and exercise is no exception. Running trails is less lonely when catching up with a friend, and doing...
The Imagined Life of Jourdan & Solomon
February 1, 2022
A life fulfilled doesn’t always look the way you imagine it. For some, a life fulfilled looks like a traditional family in a house with a white picket fence. For others, it looks like...
How Running a Marathon Changed My Mindset
February 1, 2022
When you hear the word “marathon,” what comes to mind? Completing one of these races has long been held as an enviable fitness achievement. Some may see it as close to impossible, but as...
KMB: Bat City Circus
February 1, 2022
Happy New Year AFM Readers!  It is a brand-new year — another chance to try new things and stretch our comfort zone while learning new activities, and AFM is just the place to discover...
How to Engage Your Mind and Body as a Senior in Austin
January 26, 2022
Life is too short not to live it to the fullest. No matter your age, it is never too late to pick up a new hobby, build new friendships, follow a dream or discover...
How Work Stress Impacts Your Health and How to Combat It
January 23, 2022
The last year and a half have been… stressful. We have all been expected to rapidly adapt to totally new ways of working, socializing and living. There’s no aspect of our day-to-day lives that...
Reset Challenge at the Y
January 17, 2022
January is widely known as “Resolution Month”. You’ve seen it before! Each year, people are goal-setting and aiming to create better habits like drinking less or exercising more. But how can we get beyond...
Try Fitness Like a Firefighter
January 2, 2022
Firefighters serve as public heroes by fighting fires, saving lives and educating the public on safety. In order to do all of these tasks, firefighters must uphold rigorous requirements, especially physical ones.  Firefighters must...
Athlete Spotlight: Mélissa Peng
January 1, 2022
Dancing is a great way to get moving while enjoying and letting the music flow through your body. For Mélissa Peng, it is something she has always known. From a young age, Peng was...
FAQ: Ask a Trainer
January 1, 2022
Like any industry, trainers live and breathe what we do daily and are often surprised by the questions asked by both the general public and clients. Things that seem like common knowledge are only...
How Three Austin Nurses Stayed Healthy During the Pandemic
January 1, 2022
The first year of the pandemic brought a lot of new, scary experiences. For many, it was just a matter of adapting to social distancing and wearing masks. For others, it was the loss...
KMB: BEAT Fitness ATX
January 1, 2022
If I had not been in fitness competitions years ago (1991-1999) and participated in some effective dance classes during those years to learn movement with music, I would have been incredibly intimidated by BEAT...
How to Reignite Your Inner Athlete without Weights or Running
December 24, 2021
Were you ever on an athletic team in Middle School or High School?  It doesn’t have to be the “main sports” like Basketball, Football, Baseball, or Hockey. It could have been intramural sports.  Those...
Troy Aikman Q&A: The Importance of Mental Wellness
December 20, 2021
Staying fit and healthy was routine for Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman. However, it wasn’t until recently he started diving into the importance of caring for his mental well-being. Aikman, who played 12...
Cap10K Sabrina Nyitrai
December 10, 2021
The AFM Team is getting to shine the light on the ‘21-’22 Cap10K race ambassadors. Sabrina Nyitrai is one of the race ambassadors for the upcoming 45th anniversary of the race who is excited...
Top 6 Running-Related Things
December 10, 2021
Runners have strong opinions, especially when it comes to gear and shoes. At Trail Roots, we love a good survey and asked our group of over 100 active trail runners what their favorites of...
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