June 2012: The Outside Issue

The June 2012 Issue is all about the outdoors. Hear from wakeboarding king Tom Fooshee and learn about how to get your whole family into wakeboarding. The summer months are warming up, and each article is about staying fit even in the rising heat — you won’t want to miss out!

 
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From The June 2012 Issue

June 25, 2012
Along with my new intense track program, my coach has laid out an equally intense recovery program that includes many ice baths per week. Ice baths are great but do take up quite a...
June 21, 2012
I had to do a double-take when I saw the article title “Gym Bans Skinny People” on Yahoo’s homepage yesterday (read it here).  Upon further investigation, I came to find that the “gym” is...
June 20, 2012
ATTENTION AUSTINITES! Adecco is partnering with LifeWorks again this year to help raise money to support our mission of helping youth. Unlike last year, this year is a competition between Austin and 4 other...
June 18, 2012
We live in a city that proudly sports the motto “Keep Austin Weird” and loves its dogs. Beautiful weather brings dogs and their people outside for a variety of activities in the spring and...
June 13, 2012
Many runners in Austin start out on the crushed granite of the Roy and Ann Butler Hike and Bike trail around Lady Bird Lake. It’s a wonderful pathway, well maintained and clearly marked, consisting...
June 12, 2012
Wakeboarding gives fun thrills and full body workout
June 7, 2012
NEXT Swimwear is proud to announce it has teamed up with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) to declare June 10th NEXT National SUP Day. Surfing’s new sister sport, Stand Up Paddling, is an emerging...
June 6, 2012
Not just a waterski competitor, Jeran Hooten lives the dream. He and his wife, Janet, and their family, all ski. More, they help out as officials at regional competitions. On a recent weekend, Hooten...
June 4, 2012
Cross-training increasing triathlete performance
June 4, 2012
When we hit “pause” three months ago, our runner was just landing…hopefully with feet right below the hips, with the hips right below the shoulders, and shoulders right below the head. The foot/leg about...
June 4, 2012
Bycling shops do a lot of fit work with a wide range of athletes. Each athlete that comes in is different, with his or her own unique style of riding, goals, experiences, and even...
June 4, 2012
EDITOR’S NOTE: This month, with Monica Brant, we focused on recovery. Instead of a “workout” we have a “method” to share—in this case, a different take on the conventional recovery method of ice bath....
June 4, 2012
School is out, warmer temperatures are here, and many Austinites will agree that the best way to stay cool and active for the next three months is to hit the water. There is no...
June 4, 2012
Texas wakeboarder uses cable system to create a whole new game.
June 4, 2012
Austin has some interesting, unique ways to keep pets healthy
June 4, 2012
I grew up as a competitive swimmer and I’m still playing around with the sport I love so much as I approach my 40s. Except now, I’ve opened my playing field to include open...
June 4, 2012
Conquer the hot summer and exercise outside.
June 4, 2012
Try these simple and delicious skewers for dinner.
June 4, 2012
We chose the “road less traveled” this month to focus on a few weird and unusual sports, as well as our cover topic of wakeboarding. Extreme ironing anyone?   80 Number of people who...
June 4, 2012
Frisbee: the word conjures up images of brightly colored discs casually flying back and forth between a few laughing friends in an open space on a college campus or at a picnic. But Frisbee...
June 4, 2012
Get you little skater off the streets and to the park.
June 4, 2012
Summer workout essentials
June 4, 2012
Austin master water skier shares his knowledge
June 4, 2012
If you’re an Austin Fit Magazine reader, you know Mo. Monica Brant is the author of AFM’s long-running regular feature, “Kick Mo’s Butt!”, a perennial reader favorite. Many recognize Brant’s amazing physique, as she...
June 4, 2012
Reflections of a life on the water
June 4, 2012
Many summer sports such as water skiing, wakeboarding, and competitive stand up paddling (SUP) require the ability to remain steady on an unstable surface created by the ski or board on the water while...
June 4, 2012
Stakerdater, and other adventures of the past
June 4, 2012
Creamy, delicious ice cream with just one ingredient and no ice cream maker needed! How is it possible you may ask? Bananas of course. This simple "ice cream" is sure to satisfy that sweet...
June 4, 2012
How does an inexperienced person learn to play Ultimate Frisbee in Austin? Many people like to learn by putting together their own games, and the web is a great resource. USA Ultimate is the...
June 4, 2012
Capt'n Karl's trail races challenge runners at night
June 4, 2012
Spending time out on the water with the kids.
June 1, 2012
Exit 195 off of I-35 southbound just north of New Braunfels is not unique. There is a three-way stop that requires maneuvering around and between 18-wheelers in order to turn left and cross over...
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