April 2015 Articles

What's in the Water Part II: Myth Busting Scary Animals and Plants
April 1, 2015
In the March issue of Austin Fit, we discussed the worst water-borne infections people could catch from swimming in local lakes. We also explained how rare they are and gave tips on how to...
Cross Training for Quicker Legs
April 1, 2015
Challenge your lateral strength and leg stability to streamline your running.
Coconut Oil vs. Olive Oil
April 1, 2015
Dr. Oz recently proclaimed coconut oil—specifically virgin coconut oil—as having “superpowers” and health enthusiasts everywhere are touting it as the healthiest new oil to use in cooking. But what about olive oil, the staple...
Cedar Bark Park
April 1, 2015
Call your canine friends and tell them to jump in the car. You’re headed on an adventure to a place—a paradise—where dogs can roam free.
Orthorexia: The New Eating Disorder?
April 1, 2015
Adopting a healthy diet is one thing. Obsessing over it is another.
Sink or Swim
April 1, 2015
Early age instruction can set you (and your child) up for aquatic success.
How to Healthfully Feed a Hungry Family
April 1, 2015
Three meal-prep strategies to bring back dinner (and save your sanity).
April 1, 2015
In our line of work, nothing is more important than the quality of our content and the best measure of that is how our readers respond each month. We welcome your feedback and take...
Crit Racing: Part II All About That Base
April 1, 2015
It’s been one month since I kicked off my cycling training plan to prepare for this year’s Crit, or Criterium, races at the Driveway Series and I just have one question: What in the...
Austin's Fittest Dogs
April 1, 2015
These pups put their paws in the ring and beat out a field of more than 100 dogs to be named the fittest in the city.
Partner Pilates
April 1, 2015
Double your fitness by doubling up the fun.
Part III: Blood Lab – Reading a Blood Test
April 1, 2015
You’re in-charge of your body. Help your health by learning how to read a blood test.
2015 Spring Shoe Review
April 1, 2015
The only constant in the sporting goods industry is that it’s not static. While new brands continue to appear, their chances of success have not been great. That said, the odds of success have...
Call Your Own Fouls
April 1, 2015
“You got next,” Richard Rafferty tells me. I’m standing in his driveway with five other men, about to start the next round in a pickup basketball game that’s been going on since 2001—the year...
New to Austin: April 2015
April 1, 2015
Studios and stores for fitness-minded folks
Reaching for Home
April 1, 2015
Your excuse to not roll out your yoga mat just got a whole lot harder to pull off.
Orange Glazed Tempeh Triangles
April 1, 2015
What You Need  8 ounces of organic tempeh 1 cup freshly squeezed, organic orange juice 2 teaspoons organic tamari or shoyu 1 1⁄2 teaspoons mirin 2 teaspoons agave nectar 1⁄2 teaspoon ground coriander 1...
Dig. Plant. Repeat.
April 1, 2015
You’ve made your bed. Now it’s time to sow in it.
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