Fitness Articles

May 1, 2020
Easy ways to increase strength to decrease low back pain. Did you know that statistics show 8 out of every 10 people will experience an episode of low back pain (LBP) in their lifetime?...
May 1, 2020
How local gyms and studios are navigating business during COVID-19. No one anticipated what the world would become only three months into the new decade. As COVID-19 has already dramatically changed so many futures...
April 30, 2020
Clean your room. Eat your broccoli. To a child, the command “get some exercise” sounds a lot like another chore to complete.  Kids instinctively love to get moving and test the limits of their...
April 28, 2020
Don’t let high temps kill your workout vibes.  Texas is known for its blazing hot summer temperatures. Which can also be dangerous when proper precautions are not taken. While the outdoors may leave you...
April 9, 2020
As the clock reaches 8 a.m., basketball practice begins. Students from the University of Texas rack their balls and gather around their coach. Geoff Rich, assistant professor of practice in the department of Kinesiology...
April 6, 2020
Austin Fit and Camp Gladiator are teaming up to encourage folks to keep moving even while we’re social distancing! CG is offering a 6-week Choose to Move Challenge and Austin Fit is offering our...
April 3, 2020
As the nation suffers through another week of COVID-19 social distancing, you probably noticed a lot of changes. A simple trip to the grocery now entails plastic gloves and copious amounts of hand sanitizer....
March 25, 2020
Austin fitness businesses aren’t shut down — they’ve just simply moved online. As social distancing due to the increasing spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused many Austin fitness businesses to close their...
March 20, 2020
Do you have to spend hours on a treadmill to get an effective workout? If not, how long do you need to move to get the results you want in the gym? Is it...
March 1, 2020
As the first days of spring bring mild temperatures and more colorful landscapes, it’s an inviting time to take your exercise outdoors. Whether you’re looking for a high-intensity workout to reach new goals or...
March 1, 2020
Posture is a vital component of your overall health. Aligned posture creates harmony and balance in all aspects of being — physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. When your bones and joints are stacked properly...
March 1, 2020
Enjoying sports and an active lifestyle motivates us to stay healthy and prevent injuries, if possible. Knee injuries such as injuring the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) can be devastating to many athletes and fitness...
February 15, 2020
Are you a diehard gym rat? Maybe you merely enjoy pumping iron or taking a class a few times per week. The way you behave when you’re at the facility determines how others can...
February 5, 2020
Does your “new year, new you” resolution involve getting into the best shape of your life? Perhaps you’ve found yourself waffling well before Punxsutawney Phil pops up with his weather prediction. Why not make...
February 1, 2020
How many times have you waited all day to get your workout in only to get caught in traffic or stuck at work? Now you’re late, or even worse you’ve missed the class you’ve...
February 1, 2020
Everyday we ask a lot of our feet and ankles without realizing it. Whether you are standing and walking frequently with your work and home life, or you are training for the Austin Marathon,...
February 1, 2020
A Q&A with Race Director, Jeff Simecek For more than four decades, the Statesman Cap10K has been a much loved annual event in Austin. What began in 1978 with 3,400 participants has grown into...
February 1, 2020
MOD Fitness owner, Marnie Duncan and Director of Training, Brittany Shimansky put together six moves with a mini band that you can take on the road with you anywhere while traveling for work or...
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