March 2015: The Sustainability Issue

The Sustainability in the City cover story for March 2015 takes you inside the eco-friendly businesses in Austin. Articles also discuss the rumor of red wine and weight loss, the trend of KT tape and how one police officer who runs triathlons on his down time.

 
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From The March 2015 Issue

March 1, 2015
My diagnosis couldn’t stop me from dreaming. I wanted to be in top shape. I wanted to be the one stepping on that stage.
March 1, 2015
With over 900 log steps throughout, this hike is a natural stair master.
March 1, 2015
The body learns behavior patterns throughout our lives. Early in life, we discover we have mobility in and around our joints and we explore movement to earn the stability needed to become stronger. We...
March 1, 2015
Guidance for working out Life’s conundrums
March 1, 2015
Is Kinesiotaping therapy all help or all hype? Our writer-by-night and doctor-by-day examined 48 studies to find out.
March 1, 2015
What You Need  ¼ cup olive oil 4 filets of mahi mahi, 6 ounces each 1 yellow onion, sliced thin ½ cup green olives, pitted and cut in half 4 cloves garlic, minced 3...
March 1, 2015
For Cyc Fitness instructor Rachel Grosz, keeping the beat is just half of the fun.
March 1, 2015
Now there’s even more reason to grab some friends and get outside for a walk. According to research from the University of East Anglia in the UK, people who regularly walk in groups have...
March 1, 2015
Training for triathlons and serving his country and community go hand-in-hand for this Austin police officer.
March 1, 2015
Injuries are never positive and pleasant, but as triathletes, we often have some better options to deal with them than athletes who only compete in one discipline. From my experience, rarely is complete rest...
March 1, 2015
This manual form of therapy aims to smooth out your muscle pains
March 1, 2015
The risk of mental illness and neurodegenerative disease increases as people age. A new study conducted by UCLA researchers found that meditation appears to help preserve the brain’s gray matter, the tissue that contains...
March 1, 2015
As a physical therapist, I’m not alone among rehabilitation specialists in feeling that yoga can be both tremendously beneficial to some but frighteningly dangerous for others. I’ll recommend yoga in a heartbeat to many...
March 1, 2015
We’re always on the look out for hot, new things to accompany us to the gym. Workout-wise, that is. Our gear tester found a few pieces of equipment that grabbed his attention.
March 1, 2015
Studios and stores for fitness-minded folks
March 1, 2015
It is more important than ever to have a basic awareness of your own health, and to have an understanding of the lab tests your doctor performs as part of a routine physical.
March 1, 2015
Experiencing a new country and culture was best done on two feet—with locals using dramatic hand gestures, encouraging me to run harder.
March 1, 2015
Q&A with Lifestyle Blogger, Camille Styles of CamilleStyles.com
March 1, 2015
Take a glance at some of Austin’s up-and-coming trendsetters who are all too eager to lead this city toward an eco-friendly future.
March 1, 2015
We’ve all heard the rumor about red wine and its connection to promoting heart health, but can a glass of red wine actually help you lose weight? A recent study co-authored by an Oregon...
March 1, 2015
“What’s in the Water” is a series of three articles on water quality in the rivers and lakes of the Austin area where people like to swim. Part I (the following article) explains the...
March 1, 2015
These locally made energy bars are finding tasty ways to keep Austin weird. The Austin Fit staff tore off the wrappers and put them to the test.
March 1, 2015
Diving Into CRIT Racing at the Driveway Series
March 1, 2015
Greet the upcoming spring season by exercising your green thumb.
March 1, 2015
From humble beginnings to attracting worldwide attention, the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival has been calling Austin home for 28 years.
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