September 2010 Articles

Sock it to ‘em!
September 22, 2010
While we often obsess over which running shoes will help us go the distance, it’s easy to overlook the essential garment which lies beneath them — the sock. Here we’ve outlined some of the...
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Take Your Medicine
September 22, 2010
10 simple med ball exercises that work your entire body in less than an hour. If you’re looking for a fool-proof full-body workout with minimal equipment, than the med ball is just what the...
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Ready to pay to use Austin’s parks?
September 22, 2010
City council will be convening next Monday, Oct. 4th from 6 to 8 p.m. to determine the financial fate of many free boot camps, running groups, SUP classes and yoga demos that take place...
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Got2Swim 4 Miles for Colin’s Hope
September 22, 2010
Through Got2Swim 4 Miles, Austin’s first-ever community-sponsored 4-mile swim, founder Alissa Magrum is attempting to raise $10,000 and awareness for local water safety and drowning prevention non-profit Colin’s Hope. Read this fascinating first-person account...
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Fitness After 50
September 22, 2010
Now that you’ve seen what fitness after 50 can really look like, how do you get there? Here are 10 things to consider when trying to stay fit into your golden years. Read More…
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New & Improved AFM Web Site
September 22, 2010
Okay, wait…what is this? You’re probably thinking “something’s different,” aren’t you? Well, you’re right! We’ve redesigned the AFM Web site. First, welcome to the new FITblog, AFM’s new home page. Here you’ll find a frequently...
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Sugar Shocker!
September 22, 2010
A spectrum of twelve 12-ouncers, the bulk of which are seemingly “healthy” beverages, but the truth about their sugar content will most likely shock you. Beware, most of these drinks contain very high amounts...
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The 80/20 Rule
September 22, 2010
During the past eight years I’ve done about an 80 percent restoration on my 1962 Thunderbird convertible. It’s been a real labor of love. In that same time, I’ve also been restoring something that’s...
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Jamba Juice FREE Smoothie (YUM!)
September 22, 2010
Who doesn’t love a refreshing, nutritious smoothie on a hot Austin day? Well, now thanks to your friends here at AFM, you can get two for the price of one! Jamba Juice is extending...
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New ThunderCloud Turkey Trot Course Approved
September 22, 2010
After many months negotiating with city officials, UT and downtown neighborhood associations, the 2010 ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot finally has a new course. The final vote came today and it was overwhelmingly approved, despite...
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Swimming in the Fountain of Youth
September 22, 2010
Breathe in, breathe out. Focus on the stroke. Right…left. Right…left. Stay steady and keep pushing. Get ready to flip. Now turn. Day in and day out, for no less than an hour at a...
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Recipe: Panko Crusted Herb Pork Tenderloin
September 22, 2010
Dress up pork tenderloin with fresh herbs and a panko crust for a quick and simple weeknight dinner. Serve with sautéed asparagus and fresh salad to complete the meal. Read More…
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KMB: Core Therapy and Pilates
September 22, 2010
In an endless search to find the best workouts in town, Monica Brant-Peckham has agreed to be our “guinea pig” and take them on full force. Every month we’ll feature a new trainer and...
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Get Your Flu Shot…Or Else ;)
September 22, 2010
Get ahead of the cold and flu season by getting your shot starting Tuesday, October 12th. The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department has scheduled seasonal flu vaccine clinics, both walk-in and drive-thru....
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