October 2016 Articles

Natural Rhythms
October 1, 2016
Do you ever have those days where it feels like you’re productive and in the flow, and other days where it’s all you can do to make it through the day without falling asleep?...
Discover: Sara Hensley
October 1, 2016
Oftentimes, we enjoy certain pleasures without any consideration for the people who made it possible. The workers who clear Lady Bird Lake of any branches broken off in a storm. The volunteers who pick...
Weathering the Storm
October 1, 2016
I recently watched the documentary Touch the Wall that chronicled the meteoric rise of Missy Franklin to the 2012 London Olympics. At those games, she dove her way into America's hearts with five gold medals, a...
Anytime, Anywhere
October 1, 2016
Do each exercise one at a time until each has been completed four times. Uphill Lunge with Glute Kickback [1] Start with a split lunge. [2] Back leg should almost touch the floor. [3]...
Medical FAQ
October 1, 2016
While we’re out having fun, our liver is working overtime to make sure our body recovers once we’re done acting a fool. As sweet as that is of our largest organ, what are you...
Healthy Helpings
October 1, 2016
In one National Institutes of Health-funded study, individuals who prayed daily were shown to be 40 percent less likely to have high blood pressure than those who did so infrequently. The research also examined...
Hurts So Good
October 1, 2016
From kinesio-taping to more recently cupping, Olympians test the waters of new therapy designed to give them that competitive edge. So, when our most decorated swimmer, Michael Phelps, sports the hickey-mark calling card of...
The Art of Lounging
October 1, 2016
Jammock $125 Jammock.com Turn your Jeep Wrangler into the ultimate hangout. This hammock buckles onto the roof of your Jeep, providing a quick, water-resistant, and comfortable way to relax or catch some rays.  Poler Napsack $136...
2016 Fall Shoe Review
October 1, 2016
Change is inevitable, as the adage goes. Sometimes it’s incremental, and at other times, it’s a torrent. This season it’s somewhere between the two, though significant in its scope. Familiarity with automation and customization...
MINDBODY Acquires Healcode
October 1, 2016
photo courtesy of getapp.com The leading provider of cloud-based business management software to the wellness services industry adds locally-owned Healcode to its list of services.  If you’ve signed up for a yoga, pilates, spin,...
Get a Grip
October 1, 2016
When I scrambled up my first rock face on the Barton Creek Greenbelt, I was instantly hooked (literally and figuratively). Coming from a meager athletic background, I always felt awkward trying out new sports....
Interview with a Psychic Medium
October 1, 2016
Alyssa Malehorn is a spiritual teacher, soul guide, psychic medium (claircognizance, clairaudience, clairvoyance) and divine transmitter of healing energies for the purpose of illuminating and demystifying the path to enlightenment. Her mission is to...
Recipes Ready for Autumn
October 1, 2016
Butternut Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Sundried Tomatoes and Basil (Serves 4) What You Need  3 cups medium shells, cooked 2 small butternut squash ½  pound chicken breast, ground 1 cup chicken broth 2 tablespoon...
Coloring Outside the Lines
October 1, 2016
  Gretchen Goswitz & Devyn Bernal Carrie Moss inserts film into her camera and stabilizes it on a tripod, ready for another day of shooting Polaroid portraits. Yet working out of a yurt and...
Gains and Losses
October 1, 2016
Transformations are a dime a dozen in the health and fitness industry. When we think about these dramatic changes, images of “before and after” beach body pictures and The Biggest Loser episodes typically come...
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A Proper pH
October 1, 2016
Our bodies are genetically wired to live, to sustain life and to work toward balance. We are the ones who make the decision to work with or against our own bodies through our lifestyle...
Keep in Mind
October 1, 2016
Quantity over quality isn’t a phrase you hear often, but in the meditation realm, it’s just one of the many mantras.  Meditation is an accessible practice for nearly everyone; when all you need is...
Brrr… It’s Cold in Hof!
October 1, 2016
He climbed Mount Everest in nothing more than shorts, ran a full marathon in an African desert without water, and set the world record for the longest ice bath—clocking in at nearly two hours...
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