September 2013 Articles

September 15, 2013
Frog Dog Productions in association with The Shang Bang Gang presents: STEPPING OUT by Richard Harris Directed by Danny Herman This good-natured comedy from Richard Harris chronicles several months in the life of a...
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It's Rec League Soccer Time!
September 3, 2013
  I moved back to Austin after a two-year stint in Steamboat Springs, Colorado with my wife and two dogs.  While in Colorado, I was active in the coed soccer league and really enjoyed...
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AFM Book Review: The FastDiet
September 3, 2013
For a while now, I have been hearing about the benefits that calorie-restricted diets and fasting can have on health—particularly in regard to extending life span and reducing the risk of cancer, diabetes, and...
Keeping It All in Perspective
September 3, 2013
Pro athletes occasionally cite heightened nerves as an asset in competition, identifying experiences of manageable, naturally occurring anxiety under pressure as they play. Persistent and excessive anxiety, however, can have withering effects on any...
Stop Comparing Yourself to Others
September 3, 2013
It’s easy to get caught up with how you look. We’ve all been there, looking in the mirror to check out our lines, curves, and muscles (those that are just now showing or those...
Great Music Can Also Give You the Tinnitus Blues
September 3, 2013
If you’re a music fan and a fitness enthusiast, there are a few things you should consider about tinnitus and your hearing health.
Open Water Swimming
September 3, 2013
Marathon swimmer and record holder Lynne Cox has been a pioneer in conquering some of the coldest, most dangerous waters in the world, including the Bering Strait and, perhaps most impressively, the freezing waters...
How to be a Good Friend to the Injured Athletes in Your Life
September 3, 2013
This blog is for all the friends and families of injured athletes. Less than a week after my last injury, a good friend invited my best friend and me for a drink. My left...
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Fit Finds: Say Aaaaah
September 3, 2013
Promote a happy, healthy body by giving yourself the spa treatment at home. Here are some Fit Finds selections that will help you make the mind/body connection in a positively pleasant fashion. Numi Organic...
Fitness Versus Inertia
September 3, 2013
Motion (or its lack thereof) was something that engaged both Galileo and Sir Isaac Newton and, in this age of obesity, is a topic that goes beyond the celestial to touch on our bodies…and,...
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Route:  McKinney Falls State Park Hike
September 3, 2013
Austin is the gateway to the Texas Hill Country. Only ten miles southeast of downtown lies McKinney Falls State Park, the perfect Hill Country escape. Follow the lead of local MapMyFitness ambassador Mason Wheeless,...
Kenton Sippio-Cook: Local Boxer with World Class Aspirations
September 3, 2013
Austin boxer Kenton Sippio-Cook is fighting in San Antonio this Monday, September 2. If you can’t make it to the fights, no problem—they’ll be on Fox Sports 1. Set your DVRs now, because you...
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Healthy Recipes and Cooking – Fish As Your Main Dish
September 3, 2013
Following a healthy lifestyle is easier than you think
Reincarnation, Reclamation, or Reinvention? Ricky Williams Embraces Change
September 3, 2013
Who is Ricky Williams? If your first introduction to Williams came this August, then you know him as the new running back coach at the University of the Incarnate Word, the fourth largest private...
Fall 2013 Makeup Trends
September 3, 2013
The makeup looks on the runway for Fall 2013 were much more wearable than in years past, and that makes them easier for you to replicate at home and wear on a daily basis....
Beating Breast Cancer Through Cycling
September 3, 2013
In 2011, my employer introduced me to the Texas Mamma Jamma bike ride and I completed 45 miles for that year’s event. The ride supports local breast cancer services, and I met several cancer...
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Round Rock Rhythm Represents at Pro Basketball Showcase
September 3, 2013
On August 25 and 26, 70-plus players, along with agents, coaches, scouts, and fans, converged on Dallas to be a part of the Pro Basketball Showcase. The event was a showcase for players looking for...
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Single-day tickets for FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX on sale Sept. 3
September 3, 2013
Circuit of The Americas today announced single-day ticket options for the upcoming 2013 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX, Nov. 15-17. Individual tickets for Friday’s practice sessions, Saturday’s knock-out qualifying rounds, and Sunday’s Grand...
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