February 2022 Articles

How Troy Aikman’s Dreams Became a Reality
February 1, 2022
From a young age, Troy Aikman remembered only ever wanting to be a professional athlete. Now, after 12 years of playing football for the Dallas Cowboys and 21 years of being an NFL sportscaster,...
7 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day
February 1, 2022
With Texas’ snowmageddon canceling Valentine’s Day plans last year, many are looking for the perfect dinner spot at which to celebrate to make up for both this and last year combined. At Austin Fit,...
8 Healthy Meals for a Romantic, Home-Cooked Valentine’s Day Dinner
February 1, 2022
With many formerly walk-in restaurants demanding reservations due to reduced seating arrangements, going out for Valentine’s Day is trickier than ever this year. Why not spend the night in, avoiding traffic and crowds, and...
Ambassador’s Corner: Rooftop Yoga at The Riley
February 1, 2022
Hey, Austin Fit Magazine readers! This month’s Ambassador’s Corner will highlight Rooftop Yoga at The Riley because it’s just too good to not know about. As a reminder, this Ambassador’s Corner is dedicated to...
Friendship & Fitness: The Perfect Pair
February 1, 2022
Friends are the foundation of life. Everything worth doing in life, you do alongside your friends and exercise is no exception. Running trails is less lonely when catching up with a friend, and doing...
5 Ways to Improve Memory and Brain Function
February 1, 2022
From the moment we are born, the surrounding world pumps us with constant information. Our brains absorb this information and use it to understand the world around us. We, then, keep our experiences in...
A Breakdown on Birth Control
February 1, 2022
Whether it’s used for protecting yourself during intercourse, avoiding the risk of pregnancy or dealing with hormones, there are a variety of types of birth control, each with a purpose. The two main types...
Imagination, According to 9 Austinites
February 1, 2022
At every moment, we are changing – intentionally or not. We may be changing jobs, relationships, habits or hobbies. Sometimes circumstances change, and so do we.  In March 2020, billions of people responded to...
The Imagined Life of Jourdan & Solomon
February 1, 2022
A life fulfilled doesn’t always look the way you imagine it. For some, a life fulfilled looks like a traditional family in a house with a white picket fence. For others, it looks like...
How Running a Marathon Changed My Mindset
February 1, 2022
When you hear the word “marathon,” what comes to mind? Completing one of these races has long been held as an enviable fitness achievement. Some may see it as close to impossible, but as...
An Exploration of the Thinkery
February 1, 2022
Thinkery, originally Austin Children’s Museum, is an answer to parents’ pleas about “educational fun.” This play-based interactive museum located in Austin’s Mueller neighborhood will keep your kids entertained for hours while also teaching them...
Everything You Need to Know About CBD
February 1, 2022
It’s a new year, which means a blank slate to reset intentions and plan for a better tomorrow. But I’m a big believer that tomorrow starts today, and there is no better time than...
How to Supercharge Your Connection
February 1, 2022
A strong, fulfilling sense of connection with others helps us be happier and healthier. Research shows that life satisfaction improves and we live longer when we are connected to others in meaningful ways.  However,...
How Ginkgo Biloba Could Be Your Cure For Memory Loss
February 1, 2022
Health gurus are constantly looking for different foods that help your mind, but they fail to see that the key to improved cognition doesn’t merely lie in leafy greens, berries and fish. Rather, the...
6 Foods to Beat the Creativity Blues
February 1, 2022
Whether it be from a tired mind, busy schedule, multitasking or simply a lack of new ideas,  lapses in creativity are all too common. Getting a good night’s sleep or taking a nice long...
KMB: Bat City Circus
February 1, 2022
Happy New Year AFM Readers!  It is a brand-new year — another chance to try new things and stretch our comfort zone while learning new activities, and AFM is just the place to discover...
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