August 2017 Articles

Austin’s Golden Girls: Christie Tracy and Carolyn Defoore
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...
Grilled Quail with Sauteed Spinach
August 1, 2017
Want to take your grill game to the next level? Try this quail recipe from one of Austin's favorite restaurants.
AFM Hacks: Produce Picking
August 1, 2017
Produce sections are filled with treasures this time of year: bins piled high with juicy peaches, crates of berries, and massive melons. Rummaging around to find the freshest, most flavorful fruits and veggies often...
New to Austin: August 2017
August 1, 2017
The Halal Guys 2915 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705 What started as a humble New York City food cart nearly 27 years ago has grown into a favored American franchise. And finally, Austinites can...
Keeping Up in the Kitchen
August 1, 2017
The old adage says to never trust a skinny chef, and by our measure, we think your best bet is a fit chef.
Work Hard, Play Hard
August 1, 2017
What does a balanced life actually look like?
Beat the Heat
August 1, 2017
The local swimming holes aren’t the only places to cool down this summer.
2017 AFM FITTEST Winners
August 1, 2017
The AFM FITTEST is an annual competition comprised of ten tests measuring strength, agility, power, coordination, and endurance. Every year, there are hundreds of competitors vying to be the best, but when the dust...
Get into Gear
August 1, 2017
For Outdoors Vuori Trail Short $68 • Doing anything active, or even relatively inactive, outdoors in Central Texas in August is pretty much guaranteed to leave you a sweaty mess. As Vuori’s website...
The 100-Mile Remodel
August 1, 2017
An endurance athlete likens her home remodel to the Western States 100.
Bittersweet Breakthroughs
August 1, 2017
  Tim Krauss Dominating Type 1 Diabetes  “We didn’t think you would make it,” she said.  In that moment, Tim Krauss didn’t even know who she was. It turns out, she was a nurse...
Medical FAQ: Don’t Let it Go to Your Head
August 1, 2017
Did a headache blow your mind? Have you postponed a list of things to do because a migraine decided to strike? AFM looked to Austin Precision Pain Consultants and Austin Migraine Relief to learn...
FML Workout: Kickass Kettlebell Flow
August 1, 2017
  Part 1 Complete 3 rounds with 45 seconds of rest in between. Kettlebell Shinbox Extension to Halo  10 reps (5 each side)   The Set-Up: Start in a seated position. Bend both knees...
6 Mistakes You’re Probably Making in Cycling Class
August 1, 2017
1. Not enough resistance Resistance is your friend! The flywheel on a spin bike typically weighs around 40 lbs, so you can imagine once you get enough speed going, the momentum without resistance is...
Fitness Party Tricks
August 1, 2017
Sometimes you go out to the bars, and leave feeling like your world turned upside-down. Or maybe you get so wild that you need a friend (or two) to lean on. These acro yogis...
Discover: Summer Skewers
August 1, 2017
Add a twist to your summer grilling technique.
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