July 2011: Inspiration & Motivation Issue

It’s mid-summer and that can mean your fitness routine is feeling a little tiresome. Luckily, this July we’ve packed in some major inpso to the Inspiration Issue! Read inspiring and heartwarming stories from athletes all around Texas, how one triathlete stays motivated and a list of seven great cocktails to relax and beat the heat!

 
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From The July 2011 Issue

July 11, 2011
We were sad to hear that we made a mistake in the July issue, but are grateful (as always) for our diligent readers who let us know in a timely fashion. Page 33 of...
July 11, 2011
Jawbone, the wireless gadget maker known for its headsets and more recently its speakers, is moving into a new area: health. On Wednesday, the company announced UP, a bracelet that connects to a mobile app to...
July 11, 2011
After my last KMB feature shoot at Austin Peak Fitness, I have a newfound appreciation for TRX training. Up to now, I’ve only had a few sessions with TRX and I’m only familiar with...
July 11, 2011
by Kelsey MenzelEditorial Assistant Everything in moderation, right? Well, it’s summer, so how about moderation in moderation. If you’re inclined to indulge, you may as well do it right.Whiskey Peach Cocktail:This fresh peach drink...
July 11, 2011
by Kelsey MenzelEditorial AssistantThese inspiring fitness stories come from nine incredible Texas athletes. Are you Ready for a Boost of Motivation? To most people, a spinal cord injury would be a life-ruining experience. But...
July 11, 2011
In our quest for the good life, leisure activity represents an important goal for many Americans. The very word leisure is defined as “easy,” “slow” and “laid-back.” Unfortunately, increased opportunities for leisure and poor nutrition...
July 11, 2011
How do you remain inspired during your training regime? As people, we’re easy to inspire, but difficult to keep motivated. Inspiration can come in many forms: tragedy, triumph, or through our exposure to the...
July 11, 2011
Austin is no stranger to superhero athletes. There are people walking among us with stories that inspire, sometimes having cheated death to reach the upper echelons of their sports. Runner Gilbert Tuhabonye survived genocide...
July 11, 2011
MP3 players serve many purposes in our lives. They drown out the crazies on public transportation, keep our road rage in check during rush hour, ensure that we’re entertained on long flights, and help...
July 11, 2011
by Caroline Fabacher Riddled with trails, lakes, gyms, studios, courts and parks, Austin is a veritable playground when it comes to healthy living. In spite of this, there are some mornings when there is...
July 11, 2011
This simple but satisfying vegetable tostada combines summer favorites such as chayote squash with ripe avocado and red bell peppers.(with Anne Wilfong, RD, LD)WHAT YOU NEED4 8-inch wheat tortillas1 tablespoon olive oil1/2 red onion,...
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