Category: "Healthy Living" Articles

Better Than a Stairmaster
July 1, 2015
For most of my life, climbing stairs was something to do only if the elevator was broken. But after deciding to participate in the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb at Austin’s Frost...
Kicking Asana
July 1, 2015
When one thinks of yoga, the first thoughts that come to mind are usually ones of meditation, stretching, and relaxation. The practice itself is defined as the union of mind, body, and breath.  Competition...
New to Austin June 2015
June 1, 2015
Studios and stores for fitness-minded folks
FAQ – June 2015
June 1, 2015
What’s the deal with fat bikes? Why are they suddenly so popular?  Similar to the constant state of flux seen in the tech gadget industry—smaller laptops, but larger phones—the same trend seems to be...
Fit Finds: Shake It Up!
June 1, 2015
BlenderBottle ProStak   $14+ / blenderbottle.com What we thought about it: This is an all-in-one kind of bottle. It’s durable and can help organize your supplements, snacks, pills, and liquids. Comes with a wire whisk and different...
Discover! — Blue Hole Regional Park
June 1, 2015
Allow the weight of the world to wash away with a dip in the cool, emerald green water at this natural, spring-fed oasis
Discover! Mayfield Park
May 1, 2015
Explore Austin’s Backyard Paradise
Too Hot To Trot: Choosing Between the Treadmill and the Track
May 1, 2015
Welcome to May in Austin! Whether you are new to the area or anticipating your twentieth summer in the city, the height of summer in Central Texas can be hard to combat when training...
FAQ – May 2015
May 1, 2015
Q. I keep hearing about a new sport called “speedriding.” What is it and where can I try it out? Speedriding is another one of those hybrid sports that combines one crazy activity with...
New to Austin: May 2015
May 1, 2015
Spun Ice Cream   1912 E. Seventh St., Suite C; spunicecream.com Frozen yogurt may be your favorite go-to treat, but a new ice cream shop is about to up your status quo, fro-yo game....
Six Tips to a Healthier Dog
April 1, 2015
Much is changing about our city, but a few things will never change about living here. Like, for example, how it’s in your best interest to be in possession of a yoga mat, a...
FAQ April 2015
April 1, 2015
Guidance for working out Life’s conundrums
My Life as a Diabetic Figure Competitor
March 1, 2015
My diagnosis couldn’t stop me from dreaming. I wanted to be in top shape. I wanted to be the one stepping on that stage.
How to Build a Raised Garden Bed
March 1, 2015
Greet the upcoming spring season by exercising your green thumb.
FAQ – February 2015
February 1, 2015
Q: What’s the best way to cut and de-seed a pomegranate?  A: For as nutritious as pomegranate seeds are for you (purported health benefits range from decreased joint inflammation to cancer cell prevention), they...
January 2015: What’s In Your Fridge?
January 1, 2015
Q: What are a few things you have stocked in your fridge at all times? A: I always have fresh squeezed green juice that I make from all sorts of weird combinations of veggies,...
New to Austin: January 2015
January 1, 2015
Pure Pilates Austin  11011 Domain Drive; purepilatesaustin.com Pure Pilates Austin, a pilates studio, has opened in the Domain. Owners Allison Slapnicka and Cameron Drummond decided to start their second location after seeing the success...
Creating School Community Through Fitness
October 1, 2014
During the hot days of late summer, Austin pulses with the excitement of a new school year. Bright yellow school buses punctuate regular traffic routes, and children flood back into classrooms sporting new school...
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