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 Games 5K in Albuquerque. We caught up with him to hear more about his training and what he’s hoping to accomplish.
Losing weight for the objective health benefits, like avoiding diseases and striving to be healthy parents, are the impetus for weight-loss transformations. But for some, the journey isn’t complete until they literally feel comfortable in their own skin, even if it means surgically removing layers of it.
At Austin Fit, we strive to know all the athletes among us in our community. David Fuentes is an elite distance runner and a member of the USATF Mountain Running Team. He was a part of of the team that won gold at the 2016 World Championships, and is currently training for the World Championships in Andorra taking place on September 16. We caught up with him to hear more about what mountain running training looks like in our wonderful city of Austin.
People have been coming to Austin for over 10,000 years because the vast natural resources, fresh water, and distinct geology provide a unique spot for people to gather. While we can (and sometimes do) go on for days about the wonders of Austin’s treasured landscape, there is another treasure in the central Texas park scene, the Park Rangers who protect and preserve this cherished green space.