Category: "Lifestyle" Articles

Balancing Summer Fun and Training
May 18, 2022
Summer in Austin is upon us, and that means it’s time to have some fun in the sun with our friends and family. From patio spaces with amazing food and drinks to breweries chock...
The Best Accessory for Summer? Your Smile.
May 17, 2022
With summer coming up, it’s natural to be thinking ahead about what we’ll wear to the beach, grilling with friends and other places where it’s sunny and hot. But with those thoughts often comes...
Experiencing Summer During Recovery
May 11, 2022
Summer is here, and it’s only a matter of time until we’re slathering on the sunscreen and packing our suitcases and coolers; but what will be packing them with? If the first (or any)...
Why More Young Men Are Getting into Gardening
May 9, 2022
More men are returning to their roots — so to speak — digging into the soil to coax forth the beauty and benefits of nature. This was happening in Austin, though, long before the...
Top Austin Summer Spots for Active Living
May 8, 2022
Every year, I forget how hot Texas summers are. I’m quickly humbled as I melt the second I step outside. But I wasn’t raised to be a quitter and if you’re in Texas, neither...
Meet Special Olympics Tennis Player Meagan Flynn
May 1, 2022
Special Olympics has a place in many people’s hearts, regardless of what career they may have. Such is the case for Meagan Flynn; she works at Home Goods in Austin from Monday to Thursday,...
The Starter Pack to Keeping Your Summer Light
May 1, 2022
When it comes to keeping your summer healthy and light, it is of the utmost importance you do so both inside and out. The last thing any Austinite wants is to feel the effects...
Highlighting the UT Rowing Team
May 1, 2022
It is 6 a.m. near Lady Bird Lake, and the faint smell of sunscreen slowly fills the air. The University of Texas Rowing team is no stranger to an early morning workout, especially during...
How to Create a Personal Growth Ritual
April 27, 2022
Is anyone else ready to shake off these past couple of years and have a fresh start? It’s time to hit the reset button. Think spring cleaning for your mind! This following ritual is...
Building an At-Home Gym With Limited Space
April 21, 2022
If you’re interested in building an at-home gym, good news — you don’t have to clear out your entire garage or break the bank! There are plenty of great options to cover budgets and...
Latest Health Trends in Austin
April 6, 2022
Austin, Texas is a well-known hub in the health and wellness space. This is due in part to the city’s careful attention to health statistics as well as many of the wellness industry innovations...
How PT Josh Nitzberg Made His Texas Iron PT Gym
April 1, 2022
Blue lights shine off of a dumbbell rack, painting its cobalt hues onto the surrounding black walls. Next to the dumbbell rack is other equipment you’d find at a gym — a deadlift platform...
What I Learned While Traveling Cross-Country in a DIY Van
April 1, 2022
Last year, I built a van and traveled across the country for seven months by myself.  When people hear about van life today, it’s usually through the lens of a fairy-tale series of Instagram...
The Story Behind Texas Garage Gym Builders
April 1, 2022
Businesses crumbled, suffered severe setbacks or were forced to shut down when the pandemic swept across the world. Nothing was left untouched at the hands of the unknown. But Texas Garage Gym Builders is...
A Conversation with Payson McElveen
April 1, 2022
Payson McElveen dipped the back tire of his modified bike into the northernmost coastal waters of Iceland in September of 2021. McElveen traversed the interior of Iceland to reach the southern coast in 19...
A Curated Workout Playlist From Austinites
April 1, 2022
In a city as active as Austin, you can never venture too far without seeing someone jogging or walking their dog while wearing earbuds. But what are they listening to? Here, we’ll be following...
Meet the Builder Behind this Backyard Rock Climbing Wall
April 1, 2022
Six years ago, Damir Okanovic knew nothing about rock climbing much less anything about what it takes to build a rock climbing wall. But by the end of 2020, he had built a climbing...
Why A Lack of Motivation Isn’t the Issue
March 25, 2022
You are looking for motivation but can’t find it. Habits you wanted to implement haven’t been sticking. You blame yourself, say you aren’t motivated and beat yourself up over it. Some people are more...
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