September 2011 Articles

You’ve Probably Used Performance Enhancers
September 21, 2011
Ever had a cup of water or Gatorade at a race? Do you start your morning run with a mug of wake-up coffee? Have you required a massive steroid shot during allergy season, just...
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By the Numbers: How Hot is Too Hot?
September 21, 2011
With Austin’s multi-month streak of 100+ degree days, and with marathon training in full swing, you may wonder how hot is too hot to run? Or walk. Or cook an egg. We decided to...
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KMB: Rogue Running
September 21, 2011
This month’s training feature was all about core training and running, which go hand in hand. Any strong runner needs a strong core to carry him through his races and keep the body in...
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What’s Fresh this Fall: Fall Produce
September 21, 2011
As Austin begins to cool off ever so slightly, another change is on it’s way. The produce section of your local HEB or Whole Foods will soon be (if it hasn’t already) featuring new...
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Taking a Break with Marion Jones
September 21, 2011
Contributions by Leah Fisher Nyfeler and Karen Little Marion Jones is taking a break. After playing one season with the Tulsa Shock WNBA basketball team, she is heading into the Fall of 2011 not...
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The Training Log: Critical #Training Tool
September 21, 2011
A commonly overlooked training tool is the training log. It can be one of the cheapest, simplest tools in your training regime—and one of the most effective for long-term improvement. About five years ago,...
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The 2011 Mind & Body Guide
September 21, 2011
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Raising the Barre
September 21, 2011
Ever wondered how ballet dancers have such long, strong, balanced bodies? A unique fitness craze spreading quickly around Austin promises to help the rest of us attain that shape and strength. It’s called barre,...
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2011 Fall Shoe Review
September 21, 2011
by Cregg WeinmannRunning Network Footwear Reviewer Developmental psychologist Jean Piaget theorized that every developmental improvement a child makes is followed by a period of equilibration or reorganizing that continues until a balance is achieved....
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Training with Technology
September 21, 2011
Is it just me, or has technology begun to overrun (no pun intended) our fitness industry? Don’t get me wrong, I love a good long run with my iPod as much as the next...
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Delicious and HEALTHY Tailgating Recipes!
September 21, 2011
Football season is finally upon us, and while I’m excited about the games, there’s another perk of game days that makes my mouth water just thinking about it – the food. Whether it’s wings,...
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It’s Five Races, One Challenge
September 21, 2011
As we bask in the hot running days of summer, it’s just a short time until the promise of cooler weather and the start of the Austin Fit Magazine Distance Challenge. The running series...
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Grilled Romaine Hearts and Sliders
September 21, 2011
Summer may be coming to an end, but there’s still time to please everyone’s taste for dinner. Try serving grilled romaine hearts as a fresh new accompaniment to traditional beef sliders. (with Anne Wilfong,...
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Headphones During Races: Use ’em or Lose ’em?
September 21, 2011
It is the age-old argument that the USATF (USA Track & Field) just can’t seem to make a decision on. Should headphones be illegal during races? Here at AFM we were pondering that exact...
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Girls on the Run Gain More Than Speed
September 21, 2011
Molly Barker, founder of Girls on the Run International (GOTR), was inspired after an evening run. Barker used her experience in four Ironman World Championships, a Master of Social Work degree, and inadequacy from...
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