Category: "Profiles" Articles

March 1, 2018
Running serves a purpose. In the new year, many set goals to lose weight or complete a marathon. During the year, running can be used to destress or catch up with friends on Lady...
March 1, 2018
It’s the morning of my interview and photo shoot with Lance Armstrong. It feels reminiscent of a race morning complete with a Vitamix-blended combo of calm, nerves, fear, confidence, excitement, and trepidation. I’ve trained,...
March 1, 2018
Claire Siegel is the Lead Dietician of Snap Kitchen, the healthy meal delivery service, and Haley Robison is the CEO of Kammok, Austin’s beloved outdoor gear company. Even with their demanding professional careers, these...
February 1, 2018
We are all allotted 24 hours each day. No one gets more. No one gets less. And yet some people seem to take each hour and squeeze the most they can out of it....
February 1, 2018
These two entrepreneurial couples use their love for each other and for their passions to thrive in their relationships and businesses.
January 1, 2018
Two transformational stories of men who used fitness to turn their lives around and are now inspiring others to do the same.
December 3, 2017
My gratitude and excitement for this opportunity to serve as the new Austin Fit Magazine Editor has grown over the past month as I worked on this issue with the AFM team and contributors....
December 1, 2017
Bruce and Ronda Prothro inspire us to continue to pursue our passions, stay active, and prioritize relationships and community at every age. They have found a challenging yet sustainable way to maintain these priorities...
December 1, 2017
This Olympic weightlifting athlete is making gains on a vegan diet and intermittent fasting protocol. He’s a renowned coach here in Austin—so meet the man himself at CrossFit South Lamar, where he focuses on...
November 1, 2017
Eight companies in Austin are enhancing the way we eat, exercise, and connect through unbridled innovation.
October 1, 2017
From the luscious green Hill Country to the rugged deserts of the southwest, Texas is as diversified of a state as they come. For one creative couple, tent camping in Texas comes naturally and...
September 1, 2017
What started as a surprisingly balmy morning in Austin has quickly turned into another summer scorcher. Tyler Haney and I sit on the steps adjacent to Outdoor Voices’ flagship store, her dog Bowie in...
September 1, 2017
“My story is a success story more than anything,” says Sergeant Omar “Crispy” Avila, a recipient of the Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, and numerous other awards with valor. Omar Avila was sitting in...
September 1, 2017
At 5-foot flat and barely breaking 100 pounds, Kacy Catanzaro isn’t exactly who you imagine when you hear the nickname “Mighty Kacy.” But mighty she is. A gifted athlete and Division 1 NCAA gymnast,...
September 1, 2017
The former CrossFit Games competitor and coach at CrossFit Jääkarhu said she’s been conditioned to "be prepared for the unknown,” ever since she found the sport of fitness in 2009. Little did she realize,...
September 1, 2017
Even the fittest folks struggle with body image. Here’s how they manage the love–hate relationship.
September 1, 2017
As trainer Ryon Talbot works with Lin Hughes, the two sound more like coffee buddies than coach and client. Celebrating her 1,000th training session this month, Hughes, a 70-year-old retired attorney, says working with...
August 15, 2017
“I just love the feeling of adrenaline,” gushes Carolyn Defoore. “That 30 seconds to one minute before the race starts when the officials are going over last minute instructions and you’re standing toe-to-toe with...
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