Category: "People" Articles

Tough Chick
January 1, 2020
Melinda Vague is one tough cookie. Growing up, she could always be found outside, being active and playing sports. She went on to play tennis and dance, and as an adult, she quickly found...
The Power Behind a Hashtag
December 1, 2019
We all have those thoughts of ‘Oh, I wish this wasn’t here, or I wish I had more of this,” says Alma Christensen, describing her personal struggle with body image. “Running with this group...
The 2019 Best Of Awards
December 1, 2019
The Best of Austin Our readers voted in a variety of categories to voice some of their favorite stores, people, gyms, eateries — all the components of a fit and healthy lifestyle. If your...
Athlete Spotlight: Cynthia Salazar
December 1, 2019
Cynthia Salazar never dreamed she would have the opportunity to run an international race. As a local Austinite working full time and owning her own physical training business, at 40 she decided to compete...
Austin Anthem Is Keeping Soccer Weird
December 1, 2019
Austin Anthem is not your typical supporters group. The official fan club for Austin FC, Austin’s Major League Soccer team (which will play its first match in March 2021), Anthem was founded in 2013...
Pedaling Along With Aaron Ross
October 1, 2019
Sporting white pants, vintage Nike shoes, a colorful 70s-esque-style polo and a gold trucker hat that says, “Hey Darlin,” pro BMX rider Aaron Ross’ personality is almost perfectly manifested through his style of clothing....
Training On Tour
October 1, 2019
You wouldn’t typically think that music and physical health go hand in hand, but they do. In order to ensure a successful tour, singer-songwriter duo Andy Baxter and Kyle Jahnke of the indie/folk band...
Sweat Escape
July 31, 2019
A note from the editor: When Jae Kim opened up about his story with me back in April, I knew right away it was a story worthy of being printed in the magazine. If...
A Series of Grand Adventures
June 1, 2019
What day is it and where am I?” I repeat those words a lot, because as an adventure travel journalist, I wake up bleary-eyed and rumpled in a variety of crazy places. On the best nights,...
Mother’s Day Special: Catching up with Brooke Stacey Parker
May 1, 2019
Last year, Brooke Stacey Parker modeled for our annual Swimsuit Issue. She was eight months pregnant with her first baby. Since last May, she has given birth to her son Luke and has a...
Wheels or Wings
March 31, 2019
The Austin River City Rec’ers are more than just a team.
Athlete Spotlight: Run for It
February 28, 2019
Teahna Daniels prepares for her final Texas Relays as a Texas Longhorn athlete.
Personal Trainer Guide
January 31, 2019
Whether it’s a smiley cheerleader-type or a firm disciplinarian that you’re looking for, we’ve got your perfect personal trainer.
Continuing the Tradition
January 31, 2019
The success of The University of Texas’ Track and Field team lies in the hands of a new man, Head Coach, Edrick Floréal.
Athlete Spotlight: Phil Radford
December 31, 2018
Phil Radford is proof you can train at any age. He runs three times a week with the Shoal Creek Striders at 86 years old and has also qualified for the 2019 Senior Olympic...
Aaron Ross and Sanya Richards-Ross
December 31, 2018
Even after retirement from sports, Aaron Ross and Sanya Richards-Ross continue to elevate each other to the top of their games — now as parents and entrepreneurs.
Reintroducing: Cat Osterman
December 31, 2018
After three years in retirement, the left-handed pitching legend is attempting a comeback for the 2020 Olympics.
Austin's Fittest Winners
November 30, 2018
Austin’s Fittest is an annual competition that tests different measures of fitness to determine the most well-rounded athletes in the city.
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