October 2013 Articles

October 3, 2013
During our photo shoot with fashion designer Ross Bennett, AFM had the opportunity to peek inside the messenger bag this avid cyclist carries with him in his travels around town.  As you might expect,...
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October 3, 2013
Famed motivational speaker and author Zig Ziglar told a story of a 40-year-old woman who had attended one of his events and desired to become a nurse.  She determined that, on the basis of...
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October 3, 2013
Whether it’s a zombie apocalypse or just the end of the world as we know it, you’ll need the right gear to survive.  AFM has pulled together a few items with the assistance of...
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October 3, 2013
Mauro PilatesAlex: There’s nothing negative about this place. From the moment you walk in to this ultra clean, brand new studio in Westlake to being greeted with owner Liana Mauro’s lovely smile, you’ll enjoy...
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October 3, 2013
If you’ve met me or seen my website, this won’t be a shock… I am NOT a woman.  I am a former professional athlete, football-playing man’s man.  So why I am writing about menopause?...
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October 3, 2013
Last Saturday, October 19, more than 5,000 walkers joined the American Heart Association for their annual Heart Walk event in downtown Austin. The goal? To have fun, get inspired, and support a meaningful cause....
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October 3, 2013
If you, or a loved one, have been diagnosed with breast cancer, a breast cancer helpline can provide support, information and resources to help you through a challenging time. Breast cancer develops as the...
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October 3, 2013
Last month, I went on a search to train one lucky Austin Fit Magazine reader for the upcoming ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot. My goal was to find a “normal” person, or someone who was...
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October 3, 2013
Awesome, amazing, spectacular, incredible, the best ever, PR (personal record): Demonstrative superlatives infiltrate our vocabulary, thoughts, Facebook status updates, and Tweets.  Doesn’t it seem like the onslaught of exaggerated happiness leaves little room in...
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October 3, 2013
This blog was inspired by taco salad. (Kidding.) Transitioning from my sweet, single life in Austin, Texas, to living with a man for the first time ever, has been quite the adventure (for many...
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October 3, 2013
Jackie: “This must be love, ‘cause I’m shaking!” That was the first thing I saw scrawled on the “autograph wall” when I walked into Pink Gloves Boxing – and it turned out to be...
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October 3, 2013
The motto: “Don’t just see the world, change it.” The organization: Austin-based nonprofit Goodwill Globetrotting. I recently had the opportunity to join founders Joe Morgan and Rebecca Charles along with four other volunteers on...
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October 3, 2013
When old race-day T-shirts just won’t cut it, enter V23 Athletics apparel. Touting a motto of “strength and energy,” this local company’s name is fueled by the periodic element vanadium, which possesses properties that...
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October 3, 2013
If you’ve gone to see the movie Rush, you’ve seen a bygone world of fast cars, macho drivers, and the women who watch (and love them). But the current world of motorsport is more...
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October 3, 2013
For some, Halloween is just not complete without a good scare, and local nonprofit Scare for a Cure has managed to combine a frighteningly good time with a worth-while cause and youth education. Austinites...
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October 3, 2013
I was 12 years old when my mother died from cancer, and her death made me very aware of my diet and how I could prevent disease. I read many books and articles about...
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October 3, 2013
Triathletes and swimmers who plan to take on chilly water experience a special rite of passage: wetsuit shopping. Some may admire the sleek, superhero look of a wetsuit and welcome the extra buoyancy and...
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October 3, 2013
I signed up for an Austin Fit marathon training group way back in 2001.  I needed some guidance and accountability as I attempted my first official “go” at a full marathon.  I was ridiculously...
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