February 2017 Articles

February Deals and Specials
February 13, 2017
February 2017 AFM Magazine Deals and Specials! An alphabetical listing of people and places offering specials and deals just for AFM readers this month. Now you can check them out online and in the magazine. A​...
The Most Common Cause of Running Injury
February 1, 2017
Find out if you have it and what you can do about it. Have you ever been sidelined by a running injury and unable to get in the precious miles that keep you fit...
Be Finish Line Photo-Ready
February 1, 2017
Don't be caught in the flash of the finish line without your hair looking its best. Plus, it'll make you run faster.
Peace Box
February 1, 2017
The mobile meditation center that’s turning Austin’s yoga scene on its head.   It’s official: the next evolution of Austin’s convenience-based and on-the-go lifestyle has arrived—except this time, there isn’t a good or consumable...
The Right Cardio for Your Goals
February 1, 2017
SHOT ON LOCATION AT WILD HEART YOGA It seems like there’s a new gym offering some type of cardio workout opening up on every corner of Austin these days. And why shouldn’t there be?...
Soar Through Your Pregnancy
February 1, 2017
The nine-month journey of pregnancy creates an unforgettable experience. The physical changes to a woman’s body coupled with new hormones can offer a sense of calm, and sometimes a side of discomfort. While many...
You Can Do an IRONMAN
February 1, 2017
If a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride, and a marathon 26.2-mile run sounds like a race meant only for top tier athletes, you're wrong. As grueling as it may be, you can definitely...
FML Workout Fartlek
February 1, 2017
Make no mistake about it, this training regiment is no laughing matter. There’s no way around it: Fartlek’s name isn’t doing it any favors. Swedish for “speed play,” fartlek is designed to keep your...
Let's Talk About Sex
February 1, 2017
In an intimate interview with sex therapist Claudia Thompson, Austinites can learn when and how to address common issues that occur between partners.  How long do you tend to take care of your patients?...
General Tso's Chicken and Waffles
February 1, 2017
This Valentine’s Day, make a dish that says, “We go together like chicken and waffles.”
Healthy Helpings
February 1, 2017
We asked three couples in the fitness industry: What is your advice for maintaining a healthy relationship?  Cami + Michael Kirschner Co-owners, The Barre Code Austin 2017 marks 10 years of marriage for us! Beyond...
Success is Just a Thought Away
February 1, 2017
A sports psychologist explains how powerful your words are.  Many years ago, as a full-time professor teaching sports psychology, I found that one of the most effective demonstrations of the connection between self-talk and...
Run This Town
February 1, 2017
Our top 10 shoe picks of the season. Whether you're a brand new runner buying your first serious shoe or a veteran who's looking for a post-marathon pick-me-up, this list will help you find...
Dynamic Duos
February 1, 2017
Atomic Athlete Jake Saenz & Tod Moore I close my eyes and exhale, buying a final moment of solitude before walking into the coach’s office at Atomic Athlete. I rehearse my talking points in...
How to Coach Your Kids
February 1, 2017
Have you ever…wait, scratch that. How often do you look in the mirror and criticize your appearance? We all do it. Now, the real question: How many times have you looked in the mirror...
Profound in Prosthetics
February 1, 2017
From losing a leg to becoming a legend—Brian Frasure races to the top. Few can fathom racing against the highest echelon of athletes in the world. And even fewer can fathom doing so as...
New to Austin: February 2017
February 1, 2017
Studios and stores for fitness-minded folks. Flywheel Sports 220 Amy Donovan Plaza, Suite 128, Austin, TX 78758 The future of cycling has officially come to town. Flywheel Sports, the indoor fitness company that is...
Perfect Pairings
February 1, 2017
Finding the right flavor pairing is the perfect way to eat or drink your vegetables without tasting them. You can add cups of kale to a smoothie and barely taste the leafy green veggie—the...
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