February 2015: The Family & Fitness Issue

The February 2015 Issue is all about family, commitments and fitness. For the cover story hear from Hudson Street, Angels closing pitcher, on finishing what you started. Then, check out articles highlighting the compression wear trend, an inspiring couple who prevailed through the unthinkable and the women with a fit postpartum life.

 
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From The February 2015 Issue

February 1, 2015
Once you see how shoulders are put together, it becomes pretty obvious that they have some serious design flaws. Let’s take a look. A joint can be defined as any place where two bones...
February 1, 2015
Studios and stores for fitness-minded folks
February 1, 2015
After five years of writing for AFM, contributor Anne Wilfong has decided to focus on her expanding nutrition counseling practice, Sparkman Nutrition. In her honor, we’re featuring one of her favorite columns, which first...
February 1, 2015
Take on the challenge of this technical trail 40 minutes from Austin.
February 1, 2015
There is no time like the swimming off-season to learn how to do a freestyle flip turn.  Do you touch turn when you swim laps but notice the people flip turning are blowing you...
February 1, 2015
There’s a saying that it takes just as much energy to be negative as it does to be positive. And it just so happens that being positive and having an upbeat outlook on life...
February 1, 2015
Q&A with personal trainer and co-owner of Austin Simply Fit, Krista Bergeron
February 1, 2015
Understanding how you best give and take advice is the first step to improving performance.
February 1, 2015
It can be easy enough to take the doctor’s word that your blood tests are normal, but what does that really mean? Are your blood sugars right on the dividing line between normal and...
February 1, 2015
Taking a step back to assess your training and racing regimen can put you a step ahead of this season’s competition.
February 1, 2015
In our quest for ultimate health and vitality, it is inevitable that we’ll encounter behavioral roadblocks that threaten to sabotage our end goal. Old patterns and negative behaviors are bound to surface as we...
February 1, 2015
A stressful lifestyle has a way of catching up to you. I know that better than ever now.
February 1, 2015
It can be hard to let go of the world when your head hits the pillow at night. Even more so if you take one more scroll through your social media feeds or read...
February 1, 2015
After already traveling down one of the worst roads possible together, this couple continues to stand by each other’s side.
February 1, 2015
Holding on and finishing what you started is a way of life for Angels closing pitcher, Huston Street
February 1, 2015
We decided to filter through the hype of compression wear claims—from improved power and performance to quicker recovery times. Here’s what we found.
February 1, 2015
These women didn’t let their pregnant bellies get in the way of their workouts.
February 1, 2015
This month, Diane Vives is at Of the Lion Fitness in North Austin with Head Boot Camp Trainer Courtney Carlisle, who is demonstrating the movements. This series of exercises is designed to focus on...
February 1, 2015
Sliced up in a breakfast taco, mashed up and spread on toast, or tossed in a salad. No matter how you serve it, there’s no getting around it: avocadoes are awesome. A recent study...
February 1, 2015
Stick to that New Year’s resolution you set in January. These gyms are here to help energize and motivate you to strive for, attain, and become the best version of yourself you can be.
February 1, 2015
Q: What’s the best way to cut and de-seed a pomegranate?  A: For as nutritious as pomegranate seeds are for you (purported health benefits range from decreased joint inflammation to cancer cell prevention), they...
February 1, 2015
Yields: 6 Servings What You Need  1/2 bunch Swiss chard (or substitute with spinach)  1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves of garlic 1 medium onion, minced  1 jalapeño, chopped and minced 1/2 cup strong...
February 1, 2015
Headphones that don't fall out
February 1, 2015
The days were cold. The course, extremely muddy. The obstacles, more than plenty. But the cyclocross racers—well, they were born ready.
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