February 2022: The Imagination Issue

The month of not only love but a recharge of new ideas, innovations, inspirations and everything in between! For this month’s Imagination Issue, we’re reminding you why dreams are important. You’ll hear about some innovative businesses, inspiring Austinites and, of course, Valentine’s Day — the celebration of love in all forms.

 
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From The February 2022 Issue

February 21, 2022
When families and individuals thrive, our community grows stronger – and never has the need for strong community been greater than right now. When you get involved with the YMCA of Austin you get...
February 16, 2022
The AFM Team is getting to shine the light on the ‘21-’22 Cap10K race ambassadors. Nina Jenzen is one of the race ambassadors for the upcoming 45th anniversary of the race who is excited...
February 10, 2022
The AFM Team is getting to shine the light on the ‘21-’22 Cap10K race ambassadors. Scott Cochran is one of the race ambassadors for the upcoming 45th anniversary of the race who is excited...
February 7, 2022
The AFM Team is getting to shine the light on the ‘21-’22 Cap10K race ambassadors. Jackie Howards is one of the race ambassadors for the upcoming 45th anniversary of the race who is excited to...
February 3, 2022
Are you training to run a marathon in 2022? Maybe you’re looking to stick to a yoga routine or achieve a personal record for your bench press. You probably haven’t spent a ton of...
February 3, 2022
We recently sat down with Dr. Wasik Ashraf, a New York State orthopedic surgeon, to talk about surgical trends he’s seen in the past year that will gain even more traction in 2022. Here...
February 2, 2022
What is all the talk about Fiber? Where does fiber come from? What does it do for you? With technical and complex dietary information available, sometimes we just need to know the basics. Where...
February 1, 2022
Recover stamina, energy and physical endurance for both men and women with bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.  It’s natural for women and men to experience changes in your physical body as you age. What you...
February 1, 2022
From a young age, Troy Aikman remembered only ever wanting to be a professional athlete. Now, after 12 years of playing football for the Dallas Cowboys and 21 years of being an NFL sportscaster,...
February 1, 2022
With many formerly walk-in restaurants demanding reservations due to reduced seating arrangements, going out for Valentine’s Day is trickier than ever this year. Why not spend the night in, avoiding traffic and crowds, and...
February 1, 2022
With Texas’ snowmageddon canceling Valentine’s Day plans last year, many are looking for the perfect dinner spot at which to celebrate to make up for both this and last year combined. At Austin Fit,...
February 1, 2022
Hey, Austin Fit Magazine readers! This month’s Ambassador’s Corner will highlight Rooftop Yoga at The Riley because it’s just too good to not know about. As a reminder, this Ambassador’s Corner is dedicated to...
February 1, 2022
Friends are the foundation of life. Everything worth doing in life, you do alongside your friends and exercise is no exception. Running trails is less lonely when catching up with a friend, and doing...
February 1, 2022
From the moment we are born, the surrounding world pumps us with constant information. Our brains absorb this information and use it to understand the world around us. We, then, keep our experiences in...
February 1, 2022
Whether it’s used for protecting yourself during intercourse, avoiding the risk of pregnancy or dealing with hormones, there are a variety of types of birth control, each with a purpose. The two main types...
February 1, 2022
At every moment, we are changing – intentionally or not. We may be changing jobs, relationships, habits or hobbies. Sometimes circumstances change, and so do we.  In March 2020, billions of people responded to...
February 1, 2022
A life fulfilled doesn’t always look the way you imagine it. For some, a life fulfilled looks like a traditional family in a house with a white picket fence. For others, it looks like...
February 1, 2022
When you hear the word “marathon,” what comes to mind? Completing one of these races has long been held as an enviable fitness achievement. Some may see it as close to impossible, but as...
February 1, 2022
Thinkery, originally Austin Children’s Museum, is an answer to parents’ pleas about “educational fun.” This play-based interactive museum located in Austin’s Mueller neighborhood will keep your kids entertained for hours while also teaching them...
February 1, 2022
It’s a new year, which means a blank slate to reset intentions and plan for a better tomorrow. But I’m a big believer that tomorrow starts today, and there is no better time than...
February 1, 2022
A strong, fulfilling sense of connection with others helps us be happier and healthier. Research shows that life satisfaction improves and we live longer when we are connected to others in meaningful ways.  However,...
February 1, 2022
Health gurus are constantly looking for different foods that help your mind, but they fail to see that the key to improved cognition doesn’t merely lie in leafy greens, berries and fish. Rather, the...
February 1, 2022
Happy New Year AFM Readers!  It is a brand-new year — another chance to try new things and stretch our comfort zone while learning new activities, and AFM is just the place to discover...
February 1, 2022
Whether it be from a tired mind, busy schedule, multitasking or simply a lack of new ideas,  lapses in creativity are all too common. Getting a good night’s sleep or taking a nice long...
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