Category: "Apparel" Articles

What's In Your Bag?
February 1, 2015
Q&A with personal trainer and co-owner of Austin Simply Fit, Krista Bergeron
The Skinny on Compression Wear
February 1, 2015
We decided to filter through the hype of compression wear claims—from improved power and performance to quicker recovery times. Here’s what we found.
Never Miss a Beat
February 1, 2015
Headphones that don't fall out
Watch Out for These Watches
January 1, 2015
*You can find these watches at local stores like Luke's Locker. 1. TomTom Runner Cardio GPS Watch $269 Multisport version for running, cycling, and swimming 2. Suunto Ambit3 Peak $500 For the adventurer 3. Polar...
Fit Finds: Austin’s Blue Genie Art Bazaar Keeps Holidays Merry
December 1, 2014
The Blue Genie Art Bazaar, now in its 14th year, is a fixture of the Austin holiday shopping season. Open from Nov. 28 to Dec. 24 at the Marchesa Hall & Theatre, the Bazaar...
Get Geared Up: Equipment for seasons and situations
November 1, 2014
While fall doesn’t necessarily mean it’s time to bust out the winter wear, temperatures can dip enough in Central Texas to require some bundling. Layering provides the best option for working out—as you warm...
Fit Finds: Workout Bling
October 1, 2014
(Above) Owner Sarah Wilson is a nationally-ranked endurance athlete based in Miami who designs and creates handmade athletic jewelry for men and women. You can even “build your own” by combining any of the...
2014 Shoe Review
September 1, 2014
Fall 2014 continues to demonstrate the topsy-turvy nature of the running shoe world: merging categories, an ever-increasing smorgasbord of features, plus new brands and models. But three things are unchanged: foot shape, foot motion,...
Cross Country Essentials
August 1, 2014
Cross country season starts up and parents everywhere wonder, “Just what should my kid be carrying to that meet?” Steve Sisson, former University of Texas distance coach and three-time All American when he ran...
FitFinds: One Workout Shoe to Rule Them All
July 1, 2014
You’re looking for a shoe that will cover all the activities in your boot camp workout or circuit training. John Schrup with Texas Running Company gives his favorite options for all-purpose workout shoes.
New Fitness Shops
July 1, 2014
Everything you need for the trail, road, or gym.
Taking the Stink Out of Shoes
June 1, 2014
Summer means sweat mixed with dirt. Austin shoe expert Christopher Gunderson provides advice on how to best (and safely) clean running shoes.
2014 Swimsuit Issue
June 1, 2014
Summer in Austin—for those who can take the heat, it’s a great time to enjoy the outdoors, whether getting out and getting sun or staying close to the pool. AFM has pulled together some...
2014 SMSC Winners
June 1, 2014
Styled by Ericka Rodriguez  |   Makeup by Lauren Lumsden, Rae Cosmetics  |  Hair by Amy Salas & Chassie Anders, Rae Cosmetics Left to Right: (Marcus Molner) Hurley $60  |  tylersaustin.com (Corina Frankie) DIJA SWIMWEAR ...
Summer Stylin’ for the X Games
May 1, 2014
Beat the heat with smart fabric and breathable combinations
Fit Finds: Sandals
April 1, 2014
Longer days, higher temperatures beg for life without socks.
You Are Your Brand
January 1, 2014
What you wear reveals your own personality--and can provide confidence.
The Sports Bra
December 4, 2013
Why finding your proper fit is so important.
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