Category: "Workouts" Articles

How to Capitalize on Your Time in the Water
May 6, 2022
It’s about to get really HOT out there! There’s no time like the present to submerge yourself in some refreshing H2O. And while you’re at it, you can burn calories and tone up all...
Workout of the Month: With Orangetheory
May 1, 2022
WHAT IS THE ORANGETHEORY WORKOUT? WHAT CAN PEOPLE EXPECT WHEN THEY COME TO CLASS? The Orangetheory workout is a 1-hour, heart rate-based, full-body workout for all fitness levels. It is an affordable small group...
Free Spring Workouts with Castle Hill Fitness and Waterloo Greenway
April 5, 2022
As beautiful Spring weather makes its way back to Austin, Castle Hill Fitness is heading back to Waterloo Greenway for another season of free fitness in the park!  The local gym is once more...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
KMB: Shape Method
October 1, 2021
For me, Kick Mo’s Butt shoots always start off with a good pre-workout. That way, when I arrive at these workout/photoshoots, I am ready to go — both physically and mentally. Which is the...
Speed Bags for a Knockout of a Workout 
September 14, 2021
The speed bag isn’t just a cool prop for boxers to use! These small, swinging punching bags that are suspended from the ceiling offer effective and creative cardiovascular and strength benefits that can be...
An Effective Home Workout Routine for Beginners
July 25, 2021
If you’re new to working out at home, this full-body workout for beginners is a great way to start building strength in all the major muscle groups. You’ll work your arms, abs, legs and...
Kick Mo’s Butt at CrossFit Renew
July 1, 2021
As I traveled to CrossFit Renew, I was curious and excited about this KMB session. It had been a minute since I did a CF workout, and I was excited to put myself to...
Ambassador’s Corner: Athletic Outcomes Recap
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...
Kick Mo’s Butt is Back!
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...
November ’20 Workout of the Month: Castle Hill Fitness
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...
Workout of the Month with Austin Rowing Club
October 1, 2020
Rowing is a complex sport and requires full-body engagement. Additionally, the precision, balance and rhythm needed to move a boat well necessitates a high level of mental focus. Rowing forces athletes to train their...
Workout of the Month: Runner’s Strength Training Workout
July 1, 2020
Integrate this strength training workout into your routine to help your body pre- and post-run, designed specifically for runners. Warm Up Drills: 1. Side Shuffle 2. Karaoke (grapevine) 3. Forward Arm Rotation with A...
Seven Benefits of Working Out With a Partner
June 10, 2020
Did life under the government shutdown leave you feeling unbearably lonely? Maybe you gained the dreaded “quarantine 15,” and you want to tone up now that swimsuit season has arrived. Why not kill two...
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