Browsing: March 2015

Nutrition
Raising the Bar

These locally made energy bars are finding tasty ways to keep Austin weird. The Austin Fit staff tore off the wrappers and put them to the test.

Nutrition
Mahi Mahi Vera Cruz

What You Need ¼ cup olive oil 4 filets of mahi mahi, 6 ounces each 1 yellow onion, sliced thin ½ cup green olives, pitted and…

Wellness
The Three Most Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Things

“What’s in the Water” is a series of three articles on water quality in the rivers and lakes of the Austin area where people like to swim. Part I (the following article) explains the most dangerous amoeba and bacterium you might encounter and provides tips on how to deal with them.

Wellness
Put Some Tape On It

Is Kinesiotaping therapy all help or all hype? Our writer-by-night and doctor-by-day examined 48 studies to find out.

Wellness
Red Wine and Weight Loss

We’ve all heard the rumor about red wine and its connection to promoting heart health, but can a glass of red wine actually help you lose…

Lifestyle
Sustainability in the City

Take a glance at some of Austin’s up-and-coming trendsetters who are all too eager to lead this city toward an eco-friendly future.

Fitness
Prepping Your Strength

The body learns behavior patterns throughout our lives. Early in life, we discover we have mobility in and around our joints and we explore movement to…