June 2012 Articles

KMB: Recovering Mo’s Butt at CryoStudios
June 25, 2012
Along with my new intense track program, my coach has laid out an equally intense recovery program that includes many ice baths per week. Ice baths are great but do take up quite a...
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“Skinny” Women Banned from Gym?
June 21, 2012
I had to do a double-take when I saw the article title “Gym Bans Skinny People” on Yahoo’s homepage yesterday (read it here).  Upon further investigation, I came to find that the “gym” is...
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Walk Jog or Run for a Cause!
June 20, 2012
ATTENTION AUSTINITES! Adecco is partnering with LifeWorks again this year to help raise money to support our mission of helping youth. Unlike last year, this year is a competition between Austin and 4 other...
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Keeping Austin Weird with Unusual Dog Sports
June 18, 2012
We live in a city that proudly sports the motto “Keep Austin Weird” and loves its dogs. Beautiful weather brings dogs and their people outside for a variety of activities in the spring and...
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Trail Runners Take on the Dark Side with Capt’n Karl’s Race Series
June 13, 2012
Many runners in Austin start out on the crushed granite of the Roy and Ann Butler Hike and Bike trail around Lady Bird Lake. It’s a wonderful pathway, well maintained and clearly marked, consisting...
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Catch the Wake: Bringing the Sport of Wakeboarding to the Masses
June 12, 2012
Wakeboarding gives fun thrills and full body workout
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June 7, 2012
NEXT Swimwear is proud to announce it has teamed up with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) to declare June 10th NEXT National SUP Day. Surfing’s new sister sport, Stand Up Paddling, is an emerging...
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Jeran Hooten—Competing for 55 Years and Counting
June 6, 2012
Not just a waterski competitor, Jeran Hooten lives the dream. He and his wife, Janet, and their family, all ski. More, they help out as officials at regional competitions. On a recent weekend, Hooten...
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Surprise! Triathletes Should Incorporate Cross-Training
June 4, 2012
Cross-training increasing triathlete performance
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Efficiency Makes all the Difference
June 4, 2012
When we hit “pause” three months ago, our runner was just landing…hopefully with feet right below the hips, with the hips right below the shoulders, and shoulders right below the head. The foot/leg about...
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A Strong Core Can Improve Your Cycling
June 4, 2012
Bycling shops do a lot of fit work with a wide range of athletes. Each athlete that comes in is different, with his or her own unique style of riding, goals, experiences, and even...
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KMB: Recovering Mo’s Butt at CryoStudios
June 4, 2012
EDITOR’S NOTE: This month, with Monica Brant, we focused on recovery. Instead of a “workout” we have a “method” to share—in this case, a different take on the conventional recovery method of ice bath....
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Bringing the Sport of Wakeboarding to the Masses
June 4, 2012
School is out, warmer temperatures are here, and many Austinites will agree that the best way to stay cool and active for the next three months is to hit the water. There is no...
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By Any Name, Wakeboard Champ Tom Fooshee is Still 'King'
June 4, 2012
Texas wakeboarder uses cable system to create a whole new game.
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Keeping Austin Weird with Unusual Dog Sports
June 4, 2012
Austin has some interesting, unique ways to keep pets healthy
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The Zen of Open Water Swimming
June 4, 2012
I grew up as a competitive swimmer and I’m still playing around with the sport I love so much as I approach my 40s. Except now, I’ve opened my playing field to include open...
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Managing the Texas Heat
June 4, 2012
Conquer the hot summer and exercise outside.
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Greek Chicken Skewers
June 4, 2012
Try these simple and delicious skewers for dinner.
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