December 2021 Articles

Does Eating Fresh Really Matter?
December 21, 2021
You should always choose the fresh option – here’s why!  Calling all salad lovers. You’ve thrown one of those dinky $4.99 salads in your cart only to look at it the next day and...
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Simple Ways to Eat Clean: Your Easy Guide to Eating Clean and Sticking with it.
December 21, 2021
Let’s be honest, eating clean can be confusing and intimidating. At the end of a long day, the last thing you want to do is spend energy cooking a fresh meal. Following recipes requires...
Be Sure to Include Yourself During This Season of Giving
December 15, 2021
Courtesy of YMCA of Austin Self-care is important to practice all year long. But it can be especially beneficial during the hectic holiday season.  The end of year is a popular time for people...
You’ve Been Diagnosed with Wrist Arthritis, Now What?
December 13, 2021
Perhaps you’ve had trouble opening jars lately, gripping a tennis racket, holding on to a broom or a cup while taking a sip of water. Does your wrist throb, swell, or feel tender and...
DIY Trends That Help Indoor Cats Stay Active
December 8, 2021
Cats are naturally athletic and curious creatures. Although all fur babies need to stay active, kitties may require extra attention when they live indoors. Whether your kitty is the type to play with anything...
How To Prepare And Keep Your Dog Healthy For Running
December 8, 2021
There are not many things in this world more natural than seeing your dog run. If you’re a marathoner looking to finish an IRONMAN or just a casual runner looking to stay fit, your...
Winter Skin Care, Even When It’s Not Cold
December 7, 2021
One of the perks of Texas living is that winters here are normally milder than elsewhere. Colder days will come eventually, and even mild temperature changes can take a toll on your skin. The...
What is Chrono-Nutrition?
December 3, 2021
What is Chrono-Nutrition? Let’s start with our biological clock and circadian rhythms. Our internal biological clock has very distinct, specific nutritional needs throughout a 24-hour cycle. Our daily clock runs on circadian rhythms that...
How to Break Bad Habits
December 3, 2021
“Make each day your masterpiece.” John Wooden Helping people make healthy, consistent habits is a huge part of our mission at MANTRA Labs. As the saying goes – you are what you repeatedly do,...
Meet MOBO: The 7-in-one Tool that Improves Functional Fitness
December 3, 2021
MOBO is the revolutionary mobility tool that packs a big punch in a small package. This easy-to-use, travel friendly tool was created to be the solution to improving your body’s performance. To understand why...
Everything You Need to Know About InBody Scans
December 1, 2021
Understanding your body is crucial to maintaining your health. The InBody Scan, which uses bioelectrical impedance to measure our muscle and fat mass, is one of the ways we can get a better understanding...
Best Of 2021
December 1, 2021
With another year under our belt, we look back on the valleys and mountaintops. From the Texas Snowpocalypse to the continual ebb and flow of pandemic restrictions, we’ve been through the dark and back....
Q&A with Troy Woolfolk: What It’s Like Being a Vegan Athlete
December 1, 2021
Sugarland native, Troy Woolfolk is not only a former cornerback for the University of Michigan, but currently pursues a vegan diet post-college while maintaining his fitness regimen and competitive spirit.  After moving to Austin,...
KMB: Tailored Health & Fitness
December 1, 2021
For many years, a common issue I see and hear is that someone’s glutes feel dead, are unresponsive to growth and/or are in pain. In my opinion, the glutes were never properly introduced to...
Go-to Local Spots for a Night Out in Austin
December 1, 2021
Growing up in the Austin nightlife scene gave me a deep appreciation for the kind of spots that make you feel at home. In an ever changing Austin skyline, it’s imperative you find your...
Top 10 Austin-Based Wellness Products
December 1, 2021
From encapsulated organs to dairy-free ice cream, Austin offers many different products to aid in your wellness journey. As a booming city in the packaged-goods world of consumers, it contains its own assortment of...
All About Float Tanks
December 1, 2021
At first glance, it may seem daunting to step into what looks like a mini spaceship with a foot of water in it. However, once you are inside and floating on the water, you...
Ambassador’s Corner: Lifespring Chiropractic Recap
December 1, 2021
Greetings AFM! We are putting the spotlight on another local gem to share in our quest to capture the many offerings Austin holds. This month’s tour brought us to Lifespring Chiropractic, where you can...
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