Category: "Workouts" Articles

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...
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...
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...
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
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
June 5, 2020
Gyms in Texas may be reopening, but many of us may still be staying home. If you’ve exhausted your ideas of home workouts, for you who are Amazon Prime members, you are in luck...
June 1, 2020
Whether you have access to large equipment or just a set of dumbbells, Crossfit Central is sharing with our readers a crossfit style workout that can be done at the gym or easily modified...
June 1, 2020
Austinites are getting creative to get the most out of their workouts while gyms have been closed. Since many ATX gyms and studios closed their doors in the middle of March due to COVID-19,...
May 6, 2020
“Should” — has any word in the English language inspired more anxiety and guilt? You know you should work out, but your couch sings a sweet siren song. How can you stay motivated when...
May 2, 2020
In honor of National Pilates Day on May 2, Castle Hill Fitness is sharing with us an at-home Mat Pilates routine for this month’s workout of the month. Pilates is the perfect complement to...
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?...
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...
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...
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