May 2021 Articles

Wellness FAQ: Skin Cancer
May 1, 2021
Whether you regularly see a dermatologist or not, checking your skin regularly for any signs of sun damage and taking precautions is a crucial part of living somewhere with ample months of sun exposure....
Tissue Issues
May 1, 2021
I had made it almost 25 years of playing organized soccer with nary a knee injury. Then, at 28 years old, during an adult beginner’s league indoor soccer game, I heard every soccer player’s...
Contrast Hydrotherapy and Your Brain
May 1, 2021
Ever leave a wellness center with a sense of clarity? Maybe you had a question or concern that’s been racking your brain, and it seemingly worked itself out. You’re calm yet vigilant, focused and...
The Great Gua Sha
May 1, 2021
Last year was one of extraordinary changes. Our health and way of life are now the subject of intense scrutiny to not only our healthcare professionals but also to our families, friends and total...
17th Annual Swimsuit Edition
May 1, 2021
Ashley Kidd – 5x World Champion Wake Surfer Wearing: Light Blue Two Piece Custom Suit: IYO Swimwear Wearing: Sayulita Triangle Top in Copperhead Snake – Soleil Swim + Isla bottoms in Copperhead Snake –...
Running Injury-Free
May 1, 2021
For many, the thought of lounging by the beach or a pool is a motivator to get ready for the summer season. Since running is one of the most popular ways Austinites shed fat,...
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The Evolution of the Swimsuit
May 1, 2021
Creating a swimwear-themed magazine issue would be incomplete without diving into the rich history and evolution of the swimsuit itself. Between the industrial and material innovations and the rise and fall of trends, both...
KMB: MYLO Obstacle Fitness
May 1, 2021
The drive to MYLO Obstacle Fitness was peaceful, exciting and somewhat daunting. You see, it had been a few years (2017) since I was actively training on obstacles and was not sure exactly how...
8 Lake Activities to Try This Summer
May 1, 2021
While we can’t quite escape the Texas heat, we can take a dip and cool off during a lake day. It can be an ideal way to not only relax and unwind but also...
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How to Alleviate Bloating
May 1, 2021
A bit of bloating is a normal and healthy part of digestion, but when the bloat becomes uncomfortable, it may raise cause for concern. This is especially so when accompanied by other undesirable symptoms...
Experiencing Texas Beaches: Padre Island National Seashore
May 1, 2021
As the sun descended slowly, a fusion of pink, yellow and blue silently settled itself over the waves, the dunes and everything on the coast of Texas. This fleeting hue, combined with the cool...
Dew You: Nutrition for Optimal Skin Health
May 1, 2021
Many often forget that the skin is the body’s largest organ, with the average person having roughly 300 million skin cells. Just like the gut, the skin has a microbiome that hosts five trillion...
The Dangers of Ordering the Salad
May 1, 2021
Spring has sprung — and summer is upon us! The beautiful weather and long, sunny days have us craving light, bright and refreshing foods. Done right, the combination of sweet summer fruits and crisp...
What’s in My Natural Beach Bag
May 1, 2021
If you’re heading to a lake or beach for Memorial Day weekend, you’ll likely be bringing a beach bag or backpack along with you. I love packing a beach bag with healthy essentials —...
Metabolism, Calories, Burn Fat…Oh My!
May 1, 2021
If you are reading this and thinking to yourself, ‘Here we go, another calorie-burning article with “fads,” “diets” and “hoopla,”’ I wouldn’t blame you for it. It seems like there is a constant pressure...
Protect Your Pet This Summer
May 1, 2021
With summer on the way, thousands of residents flock to Town Lake to run, walk paddle or hang out with their furry friends. Seeing cute pups, beautiful trails and others in the community is...
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