Category: "Fitness" Articles

February 1, 2021
Hello AFM, and welcome back to the Ambassador’s Corner.   We are coming to you with another review highlighting a couple of Austin’s best and brightest health and wellness professionals and continuing our aim to...
February 1, 2021
It’s that time of the year again — love is in the air and everyone is rushing to find the perfect date spot to celebrate Valentine’s Day with their significant other. Since things are...
February 1, 2021
As I was handed a small, festively wrapped box from under the Christmas tree, I was immediately curious as to what it could be. When I unwrapped the little box, I was intrigued by...
February 1, 2021
Zack Blakeney and Julia Rene are the fit couple that is taking Instagram by storm. Their killer physiques and informative coaching styles have gained them both followers and recognition in the Austin fitness community,...
January 1, 2021
Hello AFM! My name is Jason. I’m a corporate ops trainer, educator/coach, inspiration junkie, uncle and learning enthusiast, and my favorite thing about Austin is the multitude of training and recovery options that are...
January 1, 2021
It’s that time of year again — when most people have made resolutions to live a healthier life, work off the indulgences of the holidays and get back into shape. Of course, by April,...
January 1, 2021
Behind his exterior of muscles and a big smile, Austin local David Garza is just as compassionate at heart as he lets on.  As one of Austin’s most motivated fitness instructors, Garza gladly admits...
January 1, 2021
I believe it is safe to say that 2020 was a remarkable year of unpredictability — politically, personally and professionally — for all of us.  When the lockdown began, my husband and I decided...
January 1, 2021
When the alarm clock sounds beside you at five o’clock in the morning, it can be almost impossible to roll out of the warm blankets swaddling you, put on your athletic gear and hit...
December 21, 2020
At ROI, we utilize a wide variety of equipment and technology, specifically designed to augment and accelerate the achievement of our clients’ goals. Each piece of state-of-the-art equipment has been hand-selected by our expert...
December 5, 2020
Each Saturday (pre-COVID-19), our entire Trail Roots community would meet at 7 a.m. to go trail running. Now, during the pandemic, we have adjusted to help keep our runners comfortable and safe by meeting...
November 1, 2020
Many athletes will race with the goal to break their personal records and compete to get the gold. However, there is a significant number of athletes who compete and/or engage in fitness, not just...
November 1, 2020
Looking to lift more than turkey drumsticks this Thanksgiving? Castle Hill Fitness trainer, Tony George, has created a full-body strength workout with minimal equipment that can be done at the gym or easily completed...
November 1, 2020
In the morning on a couple of Sundays a month, a group of Austinite runners gather along one of the many trails in the area — not to run or make their new PR,...
November 1, 2020
As the extreme heat starts to fade here in Central Texas and we find sweet relief in the more mild weather, it’s become an ideal time to grab your clubs and hit the golf...
November 1, 2020
Over the years, I’ve noticed that the times when I am the happiest and feel the most fulfilled is when I am doing something meaningful for someone else. I hear the saying, “You have...
October 15, 2020
THE WARM UP Warm ups are crucial for preventing chronic injuries. They reset length-tension relationships between muscles and mobilize hormones and energy supplies like adrenaline, carbohydrates and fats so that you’re not running on...
October 15, 2020
Nearly one-half (49.1 percent) of American adults tried to lose weight within the last 12 months.  According to a study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 56.4% of those adults were women....
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