June 2015 Articles

6 Simple Keys to Sports Recovery
June 1, 2015
“You’ve got to rest as hard as you train.” Being a professional athlete is all about tearing down your body and then rebuilding it all over again. While most of the population doesn’t have...
The Hype of Hydrotherapy
June 1, 2015
A Q&A with AquaTonic Float Spa owner Jen Wylie
June 1, 2015
“Water, water everywhere.” You may not remember this notable quote from your literature class in school, but it comes from the much-acclaimed 1797 poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge....
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Probiotics and Performance
June 1, 2015
If you are active and involved in the fitness community, you’ve probably been informed at some time or another that you need to take certain supplements in order to perform better. BCAA’s, whey protein,...
Chorizo-Stuffed Baked Zucchini
June 1, 2015
What You Need  1/4 cup olive oil 2 zucchinis, ends removed and cut into quarters  1/2 cup cooked brown rice 1/2 cup chorizo or soyrizo, crumbled 2 teaspoons dried oregano Salt, to taste Black...
Putting Austin Rowing on the Map
June 1, 2015
It’s 6:30 a.m. and I’m strapping my feet into the shoes of a razor-thin boat, tightening the oarlocks, and setting my phone to give me digital readouts of the arduous session ahead. On either...
Discover! — Blue Hole Regional Park
June 1, 2015
Allow the weight of the world to wash away with a dip in the cool, emerald green water at this natural, spring-fed oasis
Fit Finds: Shake It Up!
June 1, 2015
BlenderBottle ProStak   $14+ / blenderbottle.com What we thought about it: This is an all-in-one kind of bottle. It’s durable and can help organize your supplements, snacks, pills, and liquids. Comes with a wire whisk and different...
Fitness Helps All
June 1, 2015
Every year, smoking causes 443,000 deaths in the U.S. According to researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center, maintaining a higher level of cardiorespiratory fitness can effectively help reduce the risk of...
Water Under The Bridge
June 1, 2015
Meet a group of intrepid kayak polo players known as the one and only Austin Aquabats
The Workout Doesn’t Matter
June 1, 2015
A new study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology found that athletes experience similar post-workout benefits whether adhering to an exercise training regimen or physical activity recommendations. Researchers from the Technical University of...
A Drink A Day Keeps the Doctor Nearby
June 1, 2015
According to the World Health Organization, excessive daily alcohol drinking is the most common cause of cirrhosis (or liver damage and/or failure) worldwide. Approximately 6 percent of global deaths are caused by alcohol, the...
FAQ – June 2015
June 1, 2015
What’s the deal with fat bikes? Why are they suddenly so popular?  Similar to the constant state of flux seen in the tech gadget industry—smaller laptops, but larger phones—the same trend seems to be...
The Skinny on Travel
June 1, 2015
Tips to stay fit and swimsuit-ready no matter where your trip takes you
Less Time, More Strength
June 1, 2015
Build single leg power with this high intensity, complex training set
Gear Call Out: Jarvis Boards
June 1, 2015
Local artisan and outdoorsman Tony Smith goes against the grain with his wood paddleboards
What’s Good About Going Organic?
June 1, 2015
Growing up, I remember my parents being total health nuts. My dad often experimented with making his own protein bars to take to 5 a.m. gym workouts while my mom took the time to...
What's in the Water Part IV
June 1, 2015
A look at 8 local bodies of water where you can get your feet wet this summer
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