Category: "Fitness" Articles

Meet MOBO: The 7-in-one Tool that Improves Functional Fitness
December 3, 2021
MOBO is the revolutionary mobility tool that packs a big punch in a small package. This easy-to-use, travel friendly tool was created to be the solution to improving your body’s performance. To understand why...
12 Days of Fitmas: 2021
December 2, 2021
Ho! Ho! Ho! The holidays have arrived! The time of joy and lights also brings fun events and deals that all Austinites can enjoy. Take a trip through AFM’s 12 Days of Fitmas to...
KMB: Tailored Health & Fitness
December 1, 2021
For many years, a common issue I see and hear is that someone’s glutes feel dead, are unresponsive to growth and/or are in pain. In my opinion, the glutes were never properly introduced to...
Ambassador’s Corner: Lifespring Chiropractic Recap
December 1, 2021
Greetings AFM! We are putting the spotlight on another local gem to share in our quest to capture the many offerings Austin holds. This month’s tour brought us to Lifespring Chiropractic, where you can...
Workout of the Month: TLS ATX
December 1, 2021
With over 14 years of experience doing what we do, TLS ATX offers whole body fitness at its finest. Our full-body, high intensity, low impact workouts are professionally designed to get results. Our strength...
Pandemic Fitness Trends That Are Here to Stay
December 1, 2021
At the start of 2021, we were hopeful for a year that would feel more “normal” so we could move forward from the impact 2020 had on the fitness industry. What started with an...
Race Ambassador for Cap10K
November 16, 2021
The Austin community’s favorite race, the Statesmans Capitol 10K, is continuously preparing for its race in April 2022. The AFM Team got to speak with another Cap10K race ambassador, Mark Holocomb, for the upcoming...
Ashtanga Mysore Yoga – What It Is, and Getting Started
November 10, 2021
The Ashtanga Yoga program at Castle Hill Fitness is back! But what is the Ashtanga Yoga system, and what distinguishes it from other yoga styles? In this article, Ashtanga Mysore instructor at Castle Hill...
Cap10K Race Ambassador
November 2, 2021
Austin’s famous Cap10K race is coming back after COVID and bad weather that has postponed the race in previous years. The race will be celebrating its 45th anniversary of bringing together the Austin community...
The Science behind Contrast Hydrotherapy
November 1, 2021
Contrast therapy has many benefits for recovery and the body in general. But did you know that it has been scientifically proven to boost your mood and decrease the symptoms of depression? I’m going...
What Are Sound Baths and How Do They Work?
November 1, 2021
On our Zoom call, Vanush Von Love advised that I should lay down and get a pillow to rest my head on and a pillow to place right below my knees. Getting comfortable is...
Ambassador’s Corner: Dane’s Body Shop Recap
November 1, 2021
Greetings AFM! We are putting the spotlight on another local gem to share in our quest to capture the many offerings Austin holds for you to get your sweat on. This month’s tour brought...
KMB: HEAT Bootcamp
November 1, 2021
It’s been over 10 years since I was first invited to work alongside Austin Fit Magazine with the “Kick Mo’s Butt” feature, which ran for a three-year-straight adventure. A little fun fact is my...
The Benefits of Regular Exercise on Productivity
October 18, 2021
Over the last few decades, our day-to-day lives have become increasingly complicated with more distractions than ever before. This problem is now compounded by a lack of separation between work and home. We live...
Find the Best Workout Tech for You
October 15, 2021
From benches to barbells to treadmills, home gyms can be effective yet costly. The equipment and space that’s needed for a fully functional home gym are just not feasible for many people. In the...
A Pilates Primer: The Workout for Everyone
October 7, 2021
Pilates has soared in popularity the past couple of decades, but its origins actually date further back. Nearly 100 years ago, a gymnast, bodybuilder, boxer, self-defense instructor, and circus performer named Joseph Pilates developed...
Q&A on Teacher Training
October 2, 2021
Teachers and owners shared their thoughts on what makes a great teacher and the qualities you need for developing a new career or side gig as a yoga, Pilates, or barre instructor. Read the...
6 Yoga Poses to Boost Immunity
October 1, 2021
We all come to yoga for similar benefits. We strive for a freedom from daily stress, an ease for emotions, strength in our bodies, a release of physical tension, a boost in optimal health....
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