March 2015 Articles

My Life as a Diabetic Figure Competitor
March 1, 2015
My diagnosis couldn’t stop me from dreaming. I wanted to be in top shape. I wanted to be the one stepping on that stage.
River Place Nature Trail
March 1, 2015
With over 900 log steps throughout, this hike is a natural stair master.
Prepping Your Strength
March 1, 2015
The body learns behavior patterns throughout our lives. Early in life, we discover we have mobility in and around our joints and we explore movement to earn the stability needed to become stronger. We...
FAQ – March 2015
March 1, 2015
Guidance for working out Life’s conundrums
Put Some Tape On It
March 1, 2015
Is Kinesiotaping therapy all help or all hype? Our writer-by-night and doctor-by-day examined 48 studies to find out.
Mahi Mahi Vera Cruz
March 1, 2015
What You Need  ¼ cup olive oil 4 filets of mahi mahi, 6 ounces each 1 yellow onion, sliced thin ½ cup green olives, pitted and cut in half 4 cloves garlic, minced 3...
Feeling the Rhythm
March 1, 2015
For Cyc Fitness instructor Rachel Grosz, keeping the beat is just half of the fun.
Stay In Shape By Walking With Friends
March 1, 2015
Now there’s even more reason to grab some friends and get outside for a walk. According to research from the University of East Anglia in the UK, people who regularly walk in groups have...
Fit for Duty
March 1, 2015
Training for triathlons and serving his country and community go hand-in-hand for this Austin police officer.
A Triathlete’s Tips to Tackling Injury and Illness
March 1, 2015
Injuries are never positive and pleasant, but as triathletes, we often have some better options to deal with them than athletes who only compete in one discipline. From my experience, rarely is complete rest...
Q&A on Active Release Technique
March 1, 2015
This manual form of therapy aims to smooth out your muscle pains
Meditation as the Fountain of Youth?
March 1, 2015
The risk of mental illness and neurodegenerative disease increases as people age. A new study conducted by UCLA researchers found that meditation appears to help preserve the brain’s gray matter, the tissue that contains...
The Power of Yoga in Postural Restoration
March 1, 2015
As a physical therapist, I’m not alone among rehabilitation specialists in feeling that yoga can be both tremendously beneficial to some but frighteningly dangerous for others. I’ll recommend yoga in a heartbeat to many...
Rolling, Slamming, and Landmining
March 1, 2015
We’re always on the look out for hot, new things to accompany us to the gym. Workout-wise, that is. Our gear tester found a few pieces of equipment that grabbed his attention.
New to Austin
March 1, 2015
Studios and stores for fitness-minded folks
Part II: Knowing the Basics of a Blood Lab, The Complete Metabolic Panel
March 1, 2015
It is more important than ever to have a basic awareness of your own health, and to have an understanding of the lab tests your doctor performs as part of a routine physical.
Running with the Tribe
March 1, 2015
Experiencing a new country and culture was best done on two feet—with locals using dramatic hand gestures, encouraging me to run harder.
What’s In Your Purse?
March 1, 2015
Q&A with Lifestyle Blogger, Camille Styles of CamilleStyles.com
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