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Feeling Comfortable in Your Own Skin

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.

Protecting and Serving

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.

Athlete Spotlight: David Fuentes

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.

Fit Kids

Whether it’s soccer or scootering, we love seeing Austin kids outside and playing this summer.

Student Athlete Spotlight

At Austin Fit, we strive to know all the athletes in our community. We chatted with standout athletes and students, Jaelene Etkie and Trey Johnson, at Texas School for the Deaf about what playing sports means to them.

Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee

Thirteen-year-old boxer Caleb Suniga has a quite an impressive athletic resume. Some of his feats include three-time Texas Silver Gloves champion, Red River Invitational champion, Junior Olympic Region/State champion, and four-time Texas champion While those are nothing short of impressive, he has a bigger goal on his mind—represent the U.S. at the 2024 Olympic games.

Hoops and Hope

How Imani McGee-Stafford is using her voice, her story, and her platform to help children.

From Football to Frosting

Texas Football alumni and NFL veterans, Brian Orakpo and Michael Griffin have surprisingly sweet plans for life after football. They continue to work together as a team not on the field, but making cupcakes and running their new business here in Austin.

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