January 2011: Gym Guide Issue

This New Year we’re taking a look at things outside the gym: starting with Monica Brant. Prepare for the year ahead with guides to sticking to fitness and to finding the perfect personal trainer. Plus, check out the Best Of Austin’s health and wellness businesses, based on your votes!

 
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From The January 2011 Issue

June 29, 2011
Whether you are working off the holiday bulge, maintaining a solid nutritional routine, or just trying to improve your current eating habits, the chances are at some point you have regretted a moment of...
June 29, 2011
How on earth did this happen to me again? Just this summer I was cruising along, feeling fit and enjoying all that the Austin outdoors have to offer. I was riding my bike regularly...
June 29, 2011
MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN STEW WITH WHOLE WHEAT COUSCOUS Serves 4 Soups and stews are a great option when it comes to quick and healthy weeknight meals.  This one is quick to make, loaded with protein,...
June 29, 2011
Typically every December I like to wind down from the busy year and start to relax into the holidays. This December I booked a workshop in New York, making it my last big job...
June 29, 2011
You worked hard all week and a break is finally in sight. But don’t let a single sitting of pancakes derail your discipline. This weekend, make yourself a better brunch.SPINACH AND LEEK FRITTATA Serves...
June 29, 2011
With the new year upon us and resolution advice everywhere, it’s the perfect time to get ready for your most successful athletic season yet. If you’re a competitive athlete, you may be in your...
June 29, 2011
Think you’re ready for the toughest event on the planet? Tough Mudder is not your average lame-ass mud run or spirit crushing ‘endurance’ road race. It’s Ironman meets Burning Man, and it is coming...
June 29, 2011
This simple, elegant salad can serve four as an appetizer or a two as a lunch portion. The warm goat cheese is a wonderful complement to the baby romaine greens and tangy vinaigrette.
June 29, 2011
Here we give you an intimate look at some of the city’s best personal trainers… Find one that’s right for you…
June 29, 2011
If you’re trying to revamp your fitness routine, a new gym, workout program or yoga group could be the best way to accomplish your goals. And, luckily for you, finding new ways to stay...
June 29, 2011
Congratulations to our favorite pet food company for being the only pet food to add its samples to the gift baskets at the Golden Globes! Nulo, which we featured in our December issue, sells...
June 29, 2011
Whether it’s those darn holiday pies that tip the scale a little further than we’d like, or the inspirational reminder of warm, fuzzy family movies that define the holiday season — whatever it is,...
June 29, 2011
SHRIMP AND BROCCOLINI STIR-FRY Serves 2 Does the word “fry” conjure up a terrifying image of fast-food french fries, or perhaps a guttural, nostalgic (and probably guilt-twinged) longing for chicken-fried steak? Well, not all...
June 29, 2011
Most of us know fiber is good in some vague way. However, when it comes to upping the fiber content of our diets, the thoughts of bran, prunes, and Metamucil leave us procrastinating (and...
June 29, 2011
Online registration is now open for the Ready. Set. Red! Cross City Challenge. The inaugural event will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2011 in downtown Austin. Teams of two people...
June 29, 2011
If you feel guilty with each bite of mashed potatoes you take, if you’ve ever found yourself wishing whole wheat potatoes existed or if you simply avoid the starchy non-vegetable altogether, you might want...
June 29, 2011
Did you gain weight over the holidays? Blame the friends you spent time with, not the food you ate. Okay, maybe you can blame a few pounds on the food you ate. But a...
June 29, 2011
Even though we’re technically a couple of months into winter, Central Texas is really just now getting to the “cold” part of its so-called winter. While the temperatures usually aren’t unbearable, it’s probablycold or...
June 29, 2011
Consider the environmental impact of your active lifestyle. At first, it may not seem like much: 2 hours at the gym means a few towels, several containers of water or sports drink, time on...
June 29, 2011
You worked hard all week and a break is finally in sight. But don’t let a single sitting of pancakes derail your discipline. This weekend, make yourself a better brunch. ALPINE MUESLI Serves 8...
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