November 2013 Articles

Jimmy Feigen, Nathan Adrian Compete For “Fastest Man in Texas”
November 5, 2013
There’s a showdown happening at high noon this Saturday in San Antonio, and you won’t want to miss it. Swimmer and Olympic gold medalist Josh Davis is hosting the second biennial Texas Shootout—a 50-yard...
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Beyond the Bruising
November 5, 2013
Have you seen those perfectly round “hickeys” on celebrities’ bodies? There’s Gwyneth on the red carpet, Jen at her movie premier, Posh Spice at Heathrow. But, more and more, there’s also the guy in...
ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot Winner: Overcoming a Week of Obstacles and Challenges
November 5, 2013
When athletes get derailed in their training, the first thing I do as their coach is ask why. Invariably, this leads to my “reasons versus excuses” conversations. It’s perfectly normal and acceptable to miss...
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Are You  Supplementing Your Gain?
November 5, 2013
Chris Tsai is comfortable living life on the edge. After all, he spent his teenage years as a competitive BMX racer. “Now I get that rush from lifting weights to the max,” Tsai said.Tsai,...
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These Kids Can Cook!
November 5, 2013
It was with great pleasure that I served as a judge for the Austin Whole Foods Market’s inaugural Kids’ Cooking Challenge. Meeting these talented young chefs, all of whom showed great creativity in their...
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November 5, 2013
From the time my alarm goes off, to the time I have to be TV ready, I have two hours to wake up, shower, drive to work, have breakfast, do my hair and makeup...
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Effects of Yo-Yo Dieting
November 5, 2013
If you’ve heard them once, you’ve heard them a millions times: “Dieting decreases your metabolism” and “I can’t lose weight because I have been dieting my whole life and I gain back more than...
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Trial and Error with Nutrition
November 5, 2013
Having been a competitive athlete for the past 20 years, trial and error has been one of the mainstays of my success. As a new business student at Acton MBA in Entrepreneurship here in...
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Cozying Up After Dinner
November 5, 2013
Holidays mean get-togethers with family and friends and, whether you’re continuing dinner discussions or simply ending the evening with a hot toddy, AFM has some suggestions for that nighttime nip. We’d like to thank...
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F1 Daily Report—Getting Real at the American Grand Prix
November 5, 2013
It was another foggy start to the day, and this time around there was mugginess to contend with in the form of 92 percent humidity. That meant the track was slippery; garages adjusted (the...
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F1 Daily Report—Practice Makes Perfect
November 5, 2013
While the morning may have started out with somewhat temperatures, by 2 p.m. spectators had shed any coats and jackets and the banks of Turn 1 looked like a great place for sunbathing.  Fog,...
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Off the Grid: The COTA Grid Girls Get to Work
November 5, 2013
Like the drivers on the track at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, the COTA Grid Girls are in it to win it. Leading up to the first anniversary of the Formula One...
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Route:  Taking the Trail at Brushy Creek
November 5, 2013
This month, MapMyFitness ambassador Sabine Medrano takes us on a run through Brushy Creek Regional Trail; to access the route in detail, go to http://ow.ly/pXLdx “Brushy Creek Regional Trail is one of my favorite...
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In Depth Diet and Nutrition Trends, Part II: Eating a Raw Vegan Diet
November 5, 2013
The landscape of the diet world is constantly changing, with new research and new fads popping up what seems like daily. Since I’m frequently asked about this topic, I decided that it would be...
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What’s That? What’s it Do?
November 5, 2013
Hello again, AFM readers!  One of my favorite things about fitness is that it is constantly evolving as new research, tools, and training methods are introduced.  With so many options out there and with...
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A Chat with Alexander Rossi
November 5, 2013
Alexander Rossi, age 21, is making a name for himself in Formula One. He is currently the reserve driver for Caterham F1 Team and the only American to hold an F1A Super License. The...
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Cyclocross: An Introduction
November 5, 2013
If you don’t know about Cyclocross (CX) by now, you will certainly find out by the end of the 2015 season when the national championship will be right here in our backyard at Zilker...
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AFMDC: Take My Challenge!
November 5, 2013
I want you to pass me at this year’s remaining AFMDC races! It’s been years since I took on the Distance Challenge; the last time I did it, there were eight races, several of...
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