February 2011 Articles

A Better Brunch: Saturday Sausage and Pepper Strata
February 2, 2011
You worked hard all week and a break is finally in sight. But don’t let a single sitting of pancakes derail your discipline. This weekend, make yourself a better brunch. SATURDAY SAUSAGE AND PEPPER...
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Not Looking for Adventure
February 2, 2011
As I’ve mentioned many times before, my wife and I try to keep our fitness lives separate. It just seems to work for us. I’ve never seen her do Pilates and I oblige her...
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First Annual COLDorado Classic!
February 2, 2011
Okay, so you love races. You’ve run several marathons, maybe done a tri, and I bet you’ve pedaled for one charity or another. But have you ever raced atop a paddle board? If that...
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TV’s New Approach to Weight Loss
February 2, 2011
A&E’s new show Heavy, which airs on Mondays at 9 p.m., is an hour long docudrama that chronicles the six month journey of morbidly obese participants who have made the decision to save their...
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Want to run faster? Relax.
February 2, 2011
Are you not getting the times you want in your races? Relax. That’s the idea of an active.com article that says “A relaxed mind produces a relaxed body—an efficient body, a fast body.” Think...
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Quick and Healthy: A Weeknight Meal
February 2, 2011
WHOLE-WHEAT PIZZA WITH BROCCOLI FLORETS, ARUGULA, AND WHITE BEANS Serves 6 The closer your meal is to “ready-to-eat” before you get it home from the grocery store is usually a bad sign. It’s bound...
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Quick and Healthy: A Weeknight Meal
February 2, 2011
ROASTED CORN CHOWDER Serves 6 Ah, soup. It’s easy, it’s versatile, and it’s filling. But so often it ends up being thoroughly “blah”, and you default to ordering something cheese-loaded or fat-injected, just so...
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Lose Your Love Handles
February 2, 2011
In spite of the technical mumbo jumbo that’s involved with naming parts of the human body — or maybe because of it —we’ve all come up with paltry pet names for our most hated...
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Cuban Chicken
February 2, 2011
You can prepare this recipe on the grill or roast it in the oven; either way you’ll have spicy chicken sure to please everyone at the party.
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A Healthy Spin on Super Bowl Food
February 2, 2011
It’s almost time for the Super Bowl! Time to load up on Velveeta, sour cream and butter! Stop shuddering– we all know the realities of the game day menu, even if we don’t like...
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Training Pain: Easing the Aches
February 2, 2011
It’s training season, and with a slew of marathons, triathlons, and adventure races looming large, there is more than one of us out there feeling the hurt. “No pain, no gain,” might be enough...
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A Better Brunch: Thai Toast With Ginger Orange Syrup
February 2, 2011
THAI TOAST WITH GINGER ORANGE SYRUP Serves 4 You worked hard all week and a break is finally in sight. But don’t let a single sitting of pancakes derail your discipline. This weekend, make...
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A Better Brunch: Sweet Potato Pancakes
February 2, 2011
You worked hard all week and a break is finally in sight. But don’t let a single sitting of pancakes derail your discipline. Wait…what? I can have my pancakes and eat them too? This...
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Clean That Cubicle!
February 2, 2011
You can just go right ahead and make 20 bucks licking the office toilet seat on a dare, because odds are you’re going to get sick from somewhere else – your cubicle. In fact,...
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Exercising Early: A Better Burn
February 2, 2011
The alarm goes off. Before you open your eyes you know it is still dark outside. Something, whether it be force of habit, a drive to get fit, or for the pure joy of...
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10 of Austin’s Fittest Couples
February 2, 2011
Fitness and love are definitely a potent potion; just ask any of the 10 couples we’re featuring this month. Whether hitting it off at the gym, falling in love with fitness together or prioritizing...
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10 Fitness Myths Debunked
February 2, 2011
Do abs for a flat stomach, but not too many or you’ll lose all your flexibility! Never eat before a workout, but don’t eat after either…especially if you exercise at night! If you’re like...
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Maintaining Your Energy
February 2, 2011
Whether it’s a new baby, a new job or a new semester, life often demands you to be alert (or just awake) more than you might like. And for most people, a lack of...
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