Category: "Wellness" Articles

February 1, 2024
The American Heart Association is turning 100 this year. In celebration, the nonprofit is taking on cardiac arrest—the fifth leading cause of death in the United States—in a big way. As part of the...
February 1, 2024
Cardiovascular disease encompasses a group of conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels. These conditions can impact various aspects of the cardiovascular system, leading to symptoms that can be both subtle and severe....
February 1, 2024
Two types of people walk into a chiropractic office: somebody who wants to get out of pain as quickly as possible and somebody who wants to improve their health and quality of life. One...
January 19, 2024
In the journey for maximizing health and well-being, sunlight’s invigorating energy and life-giving properties have been revered for eons. But what if there was a way to access the extensive benefits of sunlight while...
January 1, 2024
Hello Austin Fit Fam! AFM influencer Nikki Zahka (@Fitwithnikk_) again, and this time, I am so excited to highlight a local CBD gem founded and thriving right here in Austin by three sisters, two...
January 1, 2024
Injuries are just part of the game. Some can nudge you out of commission for a week or two. Others can send you crawling into surgery, followed by months of rehab. Still others can...
January 1, 2024
Introduction In the ever-evolving landscape of fitness and athletics, the pursuit of optimal performance has led to a continuous exploration of recovery methods. Over the years, athletes and fitness enthusiasts have experimented with various...
December 1, 2023
Cold exposure, also known as cold therapy or cryotherapy, is the practice of exposing the body to low temperatures for a short period of time. Cold exposure can be done in various ways, such...
December 1, 2023
December is here. This time between Thanksgiving and Christmas is usually equated with happiness. A special time of the year when we can see and celebrate with our family and friends. However, for some...
October 1, 2023
In the quest for wellness and recovery, many of us are stepping outside the boundaries of conventional methods to explore alternative avenues that promise rejuvenation and revitalization. Amidst this shift, non-mainstream wellness recovery methods...
September 1, 2023
Why do so many of us feel such a connection to the cause? The American Cancer Society estimates, in the US, 41% of men and 39% of women will develop cancer during their lifetime....
September 1, 2023
Since this is the Giving Back Issue, I thought it fitting to touch on ways we can give back to ourselves. Giving back to yourself is not selfish or indulgent. It is a way...
August 4, 2023
Look – I know we’re in a sweltering heat wave summer, I know it’s hot at literally all hours of the day, and I know when you pair the outdoors with a summer pregnancy...
August 1, 2023
As an exercise physiologist in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at UT Austin, one of my research objectives centers on designing interventions to improve glucose control in individuals living with type 2...
August 1, 2023
A 2023 study co-authored by Paul von Hippel, a professor at the University of Texas’ LBJ School of Public Affairs, investigated the impact of state laws and policies on physical education and physical activity...
August 1, 2023
Deciding where to go to school affects multiple aspects of your life, not just your future career. It can also impact your health. Young adulthood is the perfect time to develop self-care habits that...
July 1, 2023
Red light therapy, also known as low-level laser therapy or photobiomodulation, is a non-invasive treatment that uses red and near-infrared light to stimulate healing and reduce inflammation in the body. This therapy has been...
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