Browsing: March 2018

AFM
Lost Pines Nursery Benefit Dinner

Last week, the Austin Fit team attended the Lost Pines Nursery Benefit Dinner at the enthralling Barr Mansion. Christian Dake, co-owner of the nursery, walked…

Prevention
Making Prostate Health a Part of Your Routine

We sit down with Dr. Koushik Shaw of Austin Urology Institute to discuss the importance of prostate and testicular exams for men of all ages. Dr. Shaw has over 20 years of experience in medicine and completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at Boston University School of Medicine. He also studied under and worked with Dr. Irwin Goldstein, one of the original investigators of Viagra®. Most notably, Dr. Shaw is a member of the first da Vinci Robotic Surgery Program and is recognized as a leader in the urology field among his peers.

Healthy Living
Editor's Letter

Most of us have heard the quote from the motivational speaker John Rohn stating that we are the average of the five people we spend the…

Guide
Ask Sam Now

Sam, I run road races for fun and would like to try trail racing this spring. Do I really need to buy trail shoes? Dear Hittin’-the-Trails,…

Fitness
The 2018 Texas Relays

The 91st edition of the storied competition returns to Austin March 28–31, packed with promise, star power, and the next generation of Olympic competitors.

Nutrition
Asparagus Collard Wraps Recipe

Get your greens in with this low-carb vegetarian wrap! We move into spring in March—when our energy starts to increase and our bodies crave fresh plant foods. Grab these veggies at the farmers market, and get wrapping!

Fitness
Toughest Workouts In Austin

Downtown Blackout at Pure Austin This is an intense military exercises mixed with calisthenics, plyometrics/explosive exercises, running drills, sprints and more advanced technical movements. Boost your…

Healthy Living
How Women Can Eat with Their Inner Seasons

Women HAVE probably have noticed fluctuations in energy, appetite, and cravings throughout the month. This is totally natural and, in fact, tuning into these changes be very useful! So instead of beating yourself up when you’re craving that extra helping of sweet potatoes or dark chocolate, learn how to work with your body by eating according to its different phases—much like you might do during rotating seasons of the year.

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