May 2022 Articles

Meet Special Olympics Tennis Player Meagan Flynn
May 1, 2022
Special Olympics has a place in many people’s hearts, regardless of what career they may have. Such is the case for Meagan Flynn; she works at Home Goods in Austin from Monday to Thursday,...
The Starter Pack to Keeping Your Summer Light
May 1, 2022
When it comes to keeping your summer healthy and light, it is of the utmost importance you do so both inside and out. The last thing any Austinite wants is to feel the effects...
Pet of the Month: APA’s Parvo Puppy ICU
May 1, 2022
Since 2008, Austin Pets Alive! has been treating parvovirus, saving nearly 8,000 lives. This is all thanks to APA’s efforts with Parvo Puppy ICU, which was created because over 90% of puppies that contract...
Ambassador’s Corner: East Austin Athletic Club
May 1, 2022
Whether you’ve been in Austin for a month, a year or are an OG Austinite, you know that East Austin has become a hot spot for amazing restaurants, coffee shops and some of the...
Learning to Play Disc Golf in Austin
May 1, 2022
Disc golf has grown to be a popular sport to the point where communities are referring to today as the golden era of disc golf. The sport can be as simple as throwing a...
Workout of the Month: With Orangetheory
May 1, 2022
WHAT IS THE ORANGETHEORY WORKOUT? WHAT CAN PEOPLE EXPECT WHEN THEY COME TO CLASS? The Orangetheory workout is a 1-hour, heart rate-based, full-body workout for all fitness levels. It is an affordable small group...
A Q&A with Pro-Wakeboarder JB O’Neill
May 1, 2022
When it comes to tricks, JB O’Neill has plenty of them. As a professional wakeboarder, O’Neill is on the water most days in the summer, having fun and trying new techniques.    Born and...
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Highlighting the UT Rowing Team
May 1, 2022
It is 6 a.m. near Lady Bird Lake, and the faint smell of sunscreen slowly fills the air. The University of Texas Rowing team is no stranger to an early morning workout, especially during...
KMB: Laché Movement Co.
May 1, 2022
“Parkour!” refers to a memorable scene from the American TV series “The Office” in which the character Michael Scott performs a clumsy roll over a couch and excitedly screams, “Parkour!” Does anyone else have...
7 Sneaky Ways to Stay Hydrated This Summer
May 1, 2022
If you’re sick and tired of cold weather, look no further — summer is finally here! Changing temperatures means you can dehydrate more quickly. Letting yourself get too thirsty can have adverse health effects....
Is DIY Sunscreen a Bright Idea?
May 1, 2022
Summer is here and with it comes sand hiding in between your toes, freshly squeezed lemonade and beach time trends. One trend that has made its way into the limelight is DIY sunscreen. Now...
How Your Nutritional Needs Can Change With Warmer Weather
May 1, 2022
Things have started heating up. If you’ve had enough of winter, summer’s heatwaves are starting to erase the chill from your bones. Should your diet change with the seasons? Many people find that their...
Make Peace With Your Body This Summer
May 1, 2022
Although it might not be talked about a lot, many people struggle with body image — especially in the summer. With diet culture telling you how to get a bikini body paired with the...
Recipe of the Month: Thai Steak and Watermelon Salad
May 1, 2022
This fresh and bright salad is a favorite for summer! The depth of flavor from the sweet watermelon to the spicy sambal oelek to the tart lime. It’s just so good! Plus, having a...
Gravel Racing, According to Colin Strickland
May 1, 2022
It takes unique and extraordinary individuals to push a sport so far in one direction that a new niche is uncovered — and that certainly was the case with gravel bike racing. You’ve heard...
How the Summertime Affects Our Hormones
May 1, 2022
Summertime is for ice-cold drinks, ocean water views, fresh fruit and chips, but it’s also a time of change. Due to the cruel Texas summers, many have to change their skincare routines and what...
18th Annual Swimsuit Edition
May 1, 2022
Meet our 2022 swimsuit models! Brooke Parker — Personal Trainer and Fitness Cover Model Makeup: Jena Abbanato @jenaaartistry Hair: Cris Coleman @dolcesalonaustin Wearing: Animal Print Two Piece – Soleil Swim   Jim Nettles —...
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The Search For a Sports Bra
May 1, 2022
Searching for a sports bra that fits comfortably can be difficult, especially if you’re not sure what to look for. Kristi Andrews, managing owner of Austin-based lingerie and swimsuit store Petticoat Fair, shares her...
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