September 2016 Articles

Forty Years of the CAP10K
September 1, 2016
In 1978, a single step across the starting line began the journey Austinites will proudly celebrate on April 23. In that span of time, the Austin American-Statesman has planned and produced the beloved Cap10K–and 2017’s...
Dry Needling vs. Acupuncture
September 1, 2016
The technique of dry needling (DN) dates back to the 1940s but has only gained mainstream acceptance in the physiotherapy and pain medicine world in the last couple of decades. DN is the use...
A Fitness Hack for Every Lifestyle
September 1, 2016
Most fitness fanatics in Austin know that making the right food choices is what sets you apart from the pack. It can also be one big challenge. When you're running from the gym to...
Foods That Feed the Gut
September 1, 2016
It’s a mistake to believe that our gut acts merely as a path for food to travel through the body. Today, we know that the digestive tract and its vast network of trillions of...
Discover: Ashley Cheng
September 1, 2016
Sitting across from her, you would never know that Ashley Cheng is in the middle of new ice cream flavors to taste-test, a yoga teaching program to design and carry out, on top running...
Worst Training Advice Ever
September 1, 2016
On Jan. 1, 2011, I attempted to start my year off with a 10-day Master Cleanse. That's right—10 days of drinking nothing but a questionable concoction of water, lemon juice, maple syrup, and cayenne...
What’s the Deal with Running Coaches?
September 1, 2016
Running, unlike other popular sports, has been around for thousands of years. While our early ancestors weren’t exactly chasing soccer balls or swinging tennis rackets, they were most definitely running. The instinct is basically...
Posture is Key for Speed
September 1, 2016
When you see someone who moves very athletically, and you observe them getting ready to jump, sprint or perform even a speed squat it’s evident they work with an efficient posture. They have fluid...
Medical FAQ
September 1, 2016
We think you’re great just the way you are. But if you’re curious about going under the knife for a cosmetic surgery, we want you to feel comfortable with that, too! That’s why we...
Mystery Food Ingredients Revealed
September 1, 2016
With the unfortunate prevalence of food technology, more and more mystery ingredients pop up in our everyday munchies. Foods that were once simplistic in nature are now loaded with stuff we can’t even pronounce....
Smoothie Superfoods
September 1, 2016
These days, it seems like you can fit the entire food pyramid into one tasty smoothie. What a time to be alive! In a city where you can find a refreshing smoothie in almost...
Like a Box of Chocolates
September 1, 2016
Chocolate has a unique way of communicating. It can say, “I love you” or “I’m sorry” or “thank you.” We celebrate Halloween, Valentine’s Day, and birthdays with chocolates. And when we have rough days,...
Butcher Breakdown
September 1, 2016
The meat market can be an intimidating place. Although many omnivores would love to take time to chat with their local butcher about different cuts, shoppers tend to stay in their comfort zone. And...
Tea Party
September 1, 2016
When you propose a meetup with someone–whether it’s an interview, first date, or catching up with an old friend–what do you suggest? It’s typically narrowed down to coffee or alcohol. Coffee shops have the ambience...
North African Shakshuka
September 1, 2016
What You Need 3 jalapeños, finely chopped 1 small yellow onion, chopped 8 clove garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 tablespoon paprika 1 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes, save the juice 5 eggs...
Healthy Helpings
September 1, 2016
Recenlty, a breakthrough in dementia research suggests doctors may soon be able to test for Alzheimer’s using sniff tests, by identifying odors like smoke, coffee, and raspberry. In two studies, participants ages 60 and...
Furnishings of the Future
September 1, 2016
Salt Self Defense Gun www.saltsupply.com Regardless of your views on gun control, the Salt Self Defense Gun offers non-lethal protection we can all support. Operating off of a proprietary pneumatic CO2 cartridge system, this...
Practice Patterns
September 1, 2016
Celebrate National Yoga Month with fun and stylish yoga mats you’ll bend over backwards for. Manduka’s The Manduka Pro  www.manduka.com With a lifetime guarantee, this mat will keep you active for years. Favored by...
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