October 2013 Articles

Route:  A Go-to South Austin Classic
October 3, 2013
Austin has a habit of cultivating thriving communities centered on obscure interests. No matter if its claw hammer banjo, stand-up comedy, or South Asian calligraphy, chances are someone in Austin is really into it...
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October 3, 2013
Hi,Being a creative writer, I am ambitious to write on anything that creates an interest in me. Recently, I have learnt about Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy, which is a kind of anti-aging procedure that is...
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Could Gluten Be Your Problem?
October 3, 2013
For the last several years, gluten has increasingly become a hot topic among the health and wellness industry. Gluten-free products now line entire aisles at the grocery store and, as of August this year,...
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Jay Leno and Hot Cars
October 3, 2013
When I was nine months pregnant with our third child, my husband won a sales contest. The reward was the use of a 1992 Torch Red T-top Corvette (six speed, manual) for a month,...
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The Stopwatch has the Last Laugh
October 3, 2013
When you walk between the garages and the club lounges at Circuit of The Americas, you can practically cut the testosterone in the air with a knife. The pit crews are male; the owners...
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Looking Good, Going Fast
October 3, 2013
To perform.  To endure.  To get to the finish line, official or unofficial, feeling like you absolutely crushed it and looked great while doing it.  Style is more than what you ride:  It’s how...
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Austin — Seasonal Allergy Capital
October 3, 2013
Austin is most famous for being the live music capital of the world but another lesser-known Austin quirk lies in the fact that it is also one of the nation’s seasonal allergy capitals. While...
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October 3, 2013
Serve this slightly spicy salmon with a fresh green such as bok choy to complete a simply delicious meal. NutritionCalories: 340Protein: 30 gFat: 19 gCarbohydrates: 10 gSodium: 480 mg What You Need1 tablespoon honey½...
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Send Us Your Recipes!
October 3, 2013
How do you fuel your fit lifestyle? We at Austin Fit Magazine want to know. November is our food issue, and we want to feature YOUR healthy recipes on our site. Choose from one...
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CASA Superhero Run
October 3, 2013
It’s October, and kids are brainstorming about costumes for Halloween. There are the inevitable requests to be Batman, Wonder Woman, or Superman himself. Superheroes are popular for a reason: They provide an ideal for...
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GENaustin’s We Are Girls Conference
October 3, 2013
GENaustin – the Girls Empowerment Network of Austin – is proud to present our annual, statewide “We Are Girls” Conference, which helps girls grades 5-12 – and the adults who care about them –...
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Hair Color and Style
October 3, 2013
With Halloween right around the corner, why not embrace a new sense of style with your hair?  Sometimes we forget or don’t have much time to focus on a costume, and a mask can...
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Decoding Annie Parker: Using film to educate about BRCA
October 3, 2013
Breast cancer touches many of us…and I’m not talking about the pink awareness campaign. I’m talking about a loved one going through the issues of discovery, diagnosis, and treatment; families pondering whether or not...
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In Depth Diet and Nutrition Trends, Part I:  Choosing Veganism
October 3, 2013
The landscape of the diet world is constantly changing, with new research and new fads popping up daily. As a registered dietician (R.D.), I am frequently asked about this topic, and so I decided...
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Keeping Balance in the Water
October 3, 2013
I know it is a cop-out but I keep telling my triathletes, “If you could just race with a front-mounted snorkel, 80 percent of our issues would be solved!”  Unfortunately, they aren’t race legal....
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Olympian Whitney Hedgepeth of Longhorn Aquatics Named U.S. Masters Swimming Coach of the Year
October 3, 2013
Ask any masters swimmer from Longhorn Aquatics to name the single best aspect of our program, and the first thing they will tell you is how lucky we are to be coached by Whitney...
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October 3, 2013
Tips To Help You Choose The Freshest Produce – This post will offer helpful tips when choosing fruits – we’ve all seen thumping and smelling at the market but how do you really know...
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2013-2014 Austin Distance Challenge
October 3, 2013
The Austin Fit Magazine Distance Challenge is one of the longest on-going running series in Texas, working on 15-plus years of combining distances of 10K to the marathon. There have been countless modifications since...
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