June 2020: Win The Day!

Get inspired to keep that fitness routine going with tips on gym safety and at-home workout ideas. Find lists of the best free, virtual workouts, see how gyms are utilizing space to create a safe environment during COVID-19 and learn how hydration affects so much of your daily processes (and even a story on pet hydration!).

 
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From The June 2020 Issue

June 30, 2020
Work on your green thumb with these easy houseplants to care for.    Filling your home or apartment with more houseplants has several benefits besides a level up on decor. Not only do houseplants...
June 24, 2020
How to keep you and others healthy while at the gym.    On June 3, Texas updated guidelines that lay out the standards of safety and sanitization for gyms and fitness facilities as they...
June 15, 2020
Bewilderment. Confusion. And perhaps most of all, fear. All of these feelings can overwhelm a cancer patient, especially during a pandemic. Social distancing measures can also bring a certain kind of lonely fear.  Asking...
June 10, 2020
Did life under the government shutdown leave you feeling unbearably lonely? Maybe you gained the dreaded “quarantine 15,” and you want to tone up now that swimsuit season has arrived. Why not kill two...
June 8, 2020
If you live in the United States, you might not spend much time worrying about nutritional deficiencies. After all, food is plentiful — you can snag a meal on nearly any street corner. However,...
June 5, 2020
Gyms in Texas may be reopening, but many of us may still be staying home. If you’ve exhausted your ideas of home workouts, for you who are Amazon Prime members, you are in luck...
June 2, 2020
Taking a hike at Green Belt and chilling in the water at Sculpture Falls. Hosting a picnic with your friends and your pup at Zilker Park. Kayaking down Lady Bird lake or taking a...
June 2, 2020
During this time of the coronavirus pandemic, we have noticed many people needing extra support, whether it’s because their kids are driving them nuts, or because they have higher-than-usual anxiety due to the stress...
June 1, 2020
Just like washing your hands, make sure you’re cleaning your fruits and veggies, too. If there is anything good that has come out of coronavirus, it is that we have all been reminded of...
June 1, 2020
Virtual racing spikes amidst social distancing guidelines. University of Texas freshman, Elena Regalado, laced up her running shoes and made sure her AirPods were charged before leaving for the annual Longhorn Run in Austin....
June 1, 2020
Focusing on fitness while neglecting nutrition is a formula for lackluster results and a painstaking road to success. This rings true whether you are training for a marathon, looking to hit a deadlift PR...
June 1, 2020
Mike Tyson, the former heavyweight boxing champion, once said, “Everybody has a plan ‘till they get punched in the mouth.” Well, guess what?  You, me and everyone we know have been punched in the...
June 1, 2020
Try these two plant-based recipes from Engine 2 Plant-Strong for a tasty and healthy summer meal. Plant-Strong Harvest Salad Makes 4 Servings INGREDIENTS:  1 cup Unsweetened soy/nut/oatmilk 1 teaspoon Cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon Smoked...
June 1, 2020
How two Austin athletes’ plans changed after the rescheduling of the 2020 Olympic Games. In late March, following the guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO) regarding holding events amid the pandemic, the International...
June 1, 2020
Whether you have access to large equipment or just a set of dumbbells, Crossfit Central is sharing with our readers a crossfit style workout that can be done at the gym or easily modified...
June 1, 2020
Austinite Rip Esselstyn shares the importance of a whole-food, plant-based diet and how it can boost immunity during COVID-19. AFM: How can plant-based nutrition, such as that of the Engine 2 diet, boost immunity...
June 1, 2020
For some, red light therapy (also known as photobiomodulation  or low-level light therapy) can sound like a dream come true. With benefits allegedly ranging from a cure for muscle soreness to slowing the signs...
June 1, 2020
Like many of you, I’ve spent over two months doing my best to quarantine, shelter-at-home and stay in our small family “bubble” as our son refers to our social limits. I’ve tried to stay...
June 1, 2020
One of the most unique aspects of the Austin community is our ability to adapt and take any situation in stride. When COVID-19 took away our gyms, we resorted to at-home fitness and spent...
June 1, 2020
With all the attention on a dog’s food bowl, Nulo Pet Food is separating itself from the crowd and having some fun with the water bowl. Nulo Hydrate is the first nationally-marketed liquid water...
June 1, 2020
Austinites are getting creative to get the most out of their workouts while gyms have been closed. Since many ATX gyms and studios closed their doors in the middle of March due to COVID-19,...
June 1, 2020
Over the last few months, the conversation and news of COVID-19 have taken over our lives and forced Austinites to stay indoors, limiting social interaction to that of digital means. However, in the wake...
June 1, 2020
Track hydration to maintain consistent energy level, output.
June 1, 2020
Everyone is familiar with the benefits of exercise for physiological functioning, health and well-being. But did you know that running can boost your brain power, too?
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