August 2019: The Inspiration Issue

Get motivated and excited about life with the Inspiration Issue! Read Jae Kim of Chi’Lantro’s inspirational story about the therapeutic side of fitness, learn about the ethically made products pushing for industry change and get wowed by vegan and ultra-marathoner, Robbie Balenger.

 
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From The August 2019 Issue

August 21, 2019
As our favorite festival is just around the corner, it’s time to get to know some of the artists that are going to be featured at Austin City Limits. In a 9-5 lifestyle, it...
August 9, 2019
If you’ve been hitting the gym, but you hit a plateau and you haven’t budged from in weeks, you probably feel frustrated. “What am I doing wrong?” you may think. “I’m putting in the...
August 7, 2019
It’s no secret that people are watching more television. With easy-to-use streaming services, the temptation to sit down with a bowl of popcorn after a long day and flip on your current favorite show...
August 1, 2019
We can all benefit from a little therapy once in a while. Heck, many of us make a culture out of it and use therapy as a means of personal growth. Some of you...
July 31, 2019
It’s the last Sunday in June, and the North Austin Aquatic League’s CHAMPS Swim Meet is buzzing at the Micki Krebsbach Swimming Pool in Round Rock. Competing for the Westover Wild Orcas, 11-year-old Kate...
July 31, 2019
This month, we got an inside look at KNOCKOUT’s signature kickboxing class. Put these moves into action on your own heavy bag or at your next KNOCKOUT class. Knockout 512.520.4050 knockoutaustin.com 1211 W 6th...
July 31, 2019
Stretching has been a form of recovery since the beginning of time. Some of our introductions to stretching may have included our first grade ballet instructor strictly scolding us to plié lower, or maybe...
July 31, 2019
In 1982, Wichita Falls was on the hunt for some grand new way to celebrate their centennial. For many towns, that kind of celebration usually ends up looking a lot like a big block...
July 31, 2019
When we work out, many of us typically have one side of the body that is stronger than the other. That side, your dominant side, is usually the one that is able to go...
July 31, 2019
For 3,175 miles, Austin and Denver-based ultra-marathoner Robbie Balenger proved it’s possible to run an entire transcontinental route while maintaining a vegan diet. “No animals were harmed in the making of this run,” Balenger...
July 31, 2019
Carefully sewn in blue stitching on the bottom corner of a Tew Teg towel are the words “Proudly made in Austin, TX.” No, the tag doesn’t just read “Made in Austin, TX,” but instead,...
July 31, 2019
After living in Austin for even a short amount of time, just a drive down South Lamar or Guadalupe could make you suspect that certain spots around town are cursed. Buildings with some of...
July 31, 2019
Simply hearing the word “needle” or catching a glimpse of one can make many people cringe or even begin to feel faint. For many patients receiving medical care, one of the most common fears...
July 31, 2019
Two words: one drink. No guilt. That’s right, our dreams have come true. To all the La Croix lovers out there, hard seltzer is for you. We’ve all been to parties and gatherings where...
July 31, 2019
Founded in 1992, SilverSneakers  is the nation’s leading community fitness program for older Americans, giving members “unlimited access to more than 14,000 fitness and wellness locations across the country.” The award, according to their...
July 31, 2019
How familiar are you with binge eating disorder? Binge eating disorder (BED) is the most common eating disorder in the United States. While everyone has overeaten at some point, those with BED have recurring...
July 31, 2019
A note from the editor: When Jae Kim opened up about his story with me back in April, I knew right away it was a story worthy of being printed in the magazine. If...
July 31, 2019
Caring for your lashes, nails, hair, skin and teeth are all essential elements of a full-body wellness approach. Do you have a favorite spa, salon or laser studio  in Austin? You do now. Go...
July 31, 2019
Back to school means you’ll be ready to try this healthy, family-friendly recipe that is packed with nutrition and flavor. This is great for those soccer nights when you’re tight on time and need...
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