January 2021 Articles

Rejuvenate Your Skin in 2021
January 1, 2021
Your skin health isn’t just skin-deep. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), your skin is considered an outer reflection of your entire inner physical, mental and spiritual health.  This internal-external mirror reflects through the skin...
Getting Your Physical Before Getting Physical
January 1, 2021
It is often said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. The New Year serves as a unique time to embark on a journey to transform both mind and body...
Ambassador’s Corner: Athletic Outcomes Recap
January 1, 2021
Hello AFM! My name is Jason. I’m a corporate ops trainer, educator/coach, inspiration junkie, uncle and learning enthusiast, and my favorite thing about Austin is the multitude of training and recovery options that are...
Your January Movement Assessment
January 1, 2021
It’s that time of year again — when most people have made resolutions to live a healthier life, work off the indulgences of the holidays and get back into shape. Of course, by April,...
Athlete Spotlight: David Garza
January 1, 2021
Behind his exterior of muscles and a big smile, Austin local David Garza is just as compassionate at heart as he lets on.  As one of Austin’s most motivated fitness instructors, Garza gladly admits...
Kick Mo’s Butt is Back!
January 1, 2021
I believe it is safe to say that 2020 was a remarkable year of unpredictability — politically, personally and professionally — for all of us.  When the lockdown began, my husband and I decided...
Accountability Partners: The Key to Fitness in 2021
January 1, 2021
When the alarm clock sounds beside you at five o’clock in the morning, it can be almost impossible to roll out of the warm blankets swaddling you, put on your athletic gear and hit...
5 Tips to Take Care of Your Mental Health
January 1, 2021
Happy New Year, Austin Fit readers! If you are like everyone else right now, you are very much looking forward to a fresh start in the New Year. We’ve got this, Austin!  By now,...
What is in Coach Kati’s Fridge?
January 1, 2021
Healthy habits don’t always come easy, especially when it comes to food. Having a plan and easily accessible items on hand can make choice changes easier and provide a greater chance for true habits...
Got Milk Options?
January 1, 2021
It wasn’t until the ‘90s that milk became something capable of being trendy. San Francisco advertising firm, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, managed to turn one of the most common items at the grocery store...
Fighting for a Second Chance
January 1, 2021
Mixed martial arts is a brutal sport. The combination of fighting styles and the one-on-one setup make it perhaps the ultimate test of primal instinct, tactical skill and ability to take a hit. In...
Tomatillo Verde Enchilada Sauce
January 1, 2021
Yield: 64oz  Ingredients: 1 ½ cup onions (1” dice) 1 ½ cup Roma tomatoes (1” dice) 4pc jalapeno pepper (can reduce or deseed to affect spice level) 4pc serrano pepper (can reduce or deseed...
Breaking SAD
January 1, 2021
America is known for not being the most health conscious country. The acronym for the Standard American Diet is SAD, which is spot-on after delving into the details. The SAD diet consists of highly...
From Tribulation to Triumph: The Inspiring Story of Thomas Jung
January 1, 2021
Every January, like clockwork, my feed gets flooded with flashy ads whose headlines are all trying to say the same thing: Get inspired for the new year! Get inspired with this new supplement! Get...
Microplastics and BPA: What You Need to Know
January 1, 2021
We’ve all done it — left a plastic bottle of water in the car or out in the sun for an extended period of time and still consumed it. Almost everyone has heard, at...
The Difference Between Inspiration and Motivation
January 1, 2021
Sometimes, the magic works. You get an idea that excites you, invigorates you and makes you feel alive. Other times, you stare at life as if it’s a blank page, and you have a...
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