December 2013: The Metrics Of Fitness

This December, check out the Fit Numbers Issue as you map, plan and perform for better health! Featured articles include a chat with the creators behind MapMyRun, Airrosti therapy, the paleo diet and brain safety!

 
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From The December 2013 Issue

December 1, 2020
30 Minute DB Workout Our Paragon Quickie is a 30-minute program that requires just a few pairs of dumbbells. Enjoy!  B-stance DB RDL 3 x 8-15 per leg Rest as needed between legs  ...
December 4, 2013
The Good After starting the season 1-2, The Longhorns rebounded in dramatic fashion and nearly won the Big 12 conference title. The Red River Rivalry game versus Oklahoma was a game we can hang...
December 4, 2013
From hard-core running products to high-tech skiing items, here are some of the coolest gifts to satisfy any fitness wish list.
December 4, 2013
Bright and early last Saturday morning—7 a.m., to be exact—runners lined up to begin a half- or full marathon out at the Circuit of The Americas as part of the HITS Endurance Running Festival. ...
December 4, 2013
Try these party pleasers at your next holiday gathering.
December 4, 2013
Yep, you read that title right. It is NOT a misprint. I am about to get my “jelly boobs” and, honestly, I am excited to be at this part of my journey. I guess...
December 4, 2013
Excuses – we’ve all got them when it comes to making healthier food choices. Any of these ring true for you?   1. Because it’s a holiday We applaud Joey for the creative repurposing of...
December 4, 2013
Keeping Fitness Fun
December 4, 2013
When you mention “CSA” in conversation, some people may laugh and recite a few lines from the quirky comedy “Portlandia”; others might launch into a discussion of the merits of organic vegetables. Perhaps your...
December 4, 2013
The Saint Louise House empowers homeless women and children.
December 4, 2013
“I don’t want to hear about creativity and finding other ways to move. Running is my life. It embodies everything I love. I’ve tried cycling and swimming. Nothing makes me feel as good as...
December 4, 2013
Stylish tips for staying warm and protected in the colder temperatures.
December 4, 2013
Give yourself the gift of staying fit over the holidays.
December 4, 2013
Austin Fit Magazine's advertisers are here to help you find that certain something for family and friends to make the season merry and bright. Take a look at this collection for more gift ideas—who...
December 4, 2013
What is Airrosti–or Applied Integration for the Rapid Recovery of Soft Tissue Injuries–Therapy?
December 4, 2013
  The Central Texas Rhythm recently hosted the Dallas Diesel at the Marble Falls Middle School.  By the end of the match-up, the Diesel returned home with a very sunny disposition and a 138-112...
December 4, 2013
Prevent concussions by learning more about them.
December 4, 2013
Olympian Kathleen Hersey discusses how visualizing swimming goals leads to success.
December 4, 2013
Beetnik’s founder and executive chef, David Perkins, hosted a Meet-Up for the Austin Paleo community.  This 800+ person Meet-Up group is very active and Beetnik has been hosting monthly Meet-Up’s of 20-25  Paleoistas to...
December 4, 2013
  From the time my alarm goes off to the time I have to be TV ready, I have two hours to wake up, shower, drive to work, have breakfast, do my hair and...
December 4, 2013
David Fuentes and Tia Martinez destroy course records at Run for the Water.
December 4, 2013
Our imagination has a vibration and it has ability to change the course of action around us. So, thinking positive is mandatory to have a happy life. However, many of us tend to think...
December 4, 2013
This month, MapMyFitness ambassador Brittany Durbin takes us on a hike through the Barton Creek greenbelt.
December 4, 2013
How the MapMyFitness app is helping millions get fit.
December 4, 2013
For the holidays, experiment with smoky shadows and lush lashes.
December 4, 2013
Fun (and scary) stats on one of the most vital organs in the body.
December 4, 2013
Using a seasonal approach to measurement.
December 4, 2013
This month we explore the Paleo diet: what it is, why people choose to eat this way, and whether or not it is possible to be a Paleo athlete.
December 4, 2013
In this column, “The Art of Fit,” we will be looking at different ways the worlds of fitness and arts intersect. And as often as possible, we’ll be trying some fun projects! I’ve heard...
December 4, 2013
UT's FIT offers assessments to all.
December 4, 2013
Step 1: To get started using the app, open the app from your home screen. If you haven't registered with us, you can create an account by clicking on either "Sign up manually" or...
December 4, 2013
Who says your run is the right distance? And what all is involved in certifying a race course?
December 4, 2013
Creating the new triple threat as technology makes its way into the sports arena.
December 4, 2013
Herb Dyer, vice president and chief operating officer at University Medical Center Brackenridge, doesn't know the meaning of the word "excuse".
December 4, 2013
Why finding your proper fit is so important.
December 4, 2013
It's been two weeks since Austin Fit Magazine Winner Lorraine Townsend completed the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot, and the accomplishment is still sinking in every day. As her coach and mentor through the month...
December 4, 2013
How to make the best of this addictive and crazy discipline of cycling.
December 4, 2013
Whip Up Nourishing Facial Masks Made in Your Own Kitchen
December 4, 2013
Young athletes who are pursuing their passions and following their athletic dreams.
December 4, 2013
I made a challenge at the beginning of November to those runners who are doing the Austin Fit Magazine Distance Challenge. Pass me! (The post is “AFMDC: Take My Challenge.”) I confess:  I was...
December 4, 2013
Looking at the metrics of fitness.
December 4, 2013
Distinguishing between emotional need and physical hunger.
December 4, 2013
“There is no time to leave important words unsaid.” I recently came across this anonymous motivational quote, and it struck a chord within me, particularly as we as we enter the season of thanks...
December 4, 2013
Last July, I was convinced a litany of knee surgeries had come to an end. My knee was as good as a knee with arthrofibrosis can be. Then, out of nowhere, a setback bushwhacked...
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