May 2015: The Explore Issue

The May 2015 Explore Issue is full of articles to plan that next outdoor adventure. Inside, you’ll find a list of must-take day trips, destinations for your bucket list and loads of tips to making the most out of the summer months in Texas.

 
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From The May 2015 Issue

May 1, 2015
1. MONTEREY COUNTY, CALIFORNIA Spanning Carmel, Monterey, and Big Sur, Monterey County occupies a particularly golden portion of central California. Travelers can blend in with the masses of smiling, sun-kissed locals by actively basking...
May 1, 2015
Q. I keep hearing about a new sport called “speedriding.” What is it and where can I try it out? Speedriding is another one of those hybrid sports that combines one crazy activity with...
May 1, 2015
Spun Ice Cream   1912 E. Seventh St., Suite C; spunicecream.com Frozen yogurt may be your favorite go-to treat, but a new ice cream shop is about to up your status quo, fro-yo game....
May 1, 2015
This cross-training circuit strategy will have you leading the pack on May 30.
May 1, 2015
Flashback: It’s June 7, 2014 at Circuit of the Americas, the inaugural X Games Austin weekend. The perfect story is playing out–the venue is larger than life, the field is stacked with the best...
May 1, 2015
Boy am I glad I live in Texas. Having endured brutally frigid northern temps in my youth, I can no longer imagine the unhappy challenge of wading through three-feet deep piles of snow to...
May 1, 2015
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”  Marcel Proust  1. MARBLE FALLS Brian fitzsimmons This town may not be at the top of your travel list...
May 1, 2015
How could a sports injury like an ankle sprain, a meniscus tear, or even a broken bone actually be good for you? It seems counter-intuitive, I know. And the answer might surprise you.  Before...
May 1, 2015
Every pregnancy story is different. But, because of the end reward, each story is beautiful in its own way. While moms-to-be may disagree, there is no formula to having a perfect pregnancy. There are,...
May 1, 2015
You are what you eat, and that can either negatively or positively affect babies in the womb. A research team from the Federal University of São Paulo found that babies receiving poor nutrition in...
May 1, 2015
Eagle Creek Organizers $18-$38 / shop.eaglecreek.com The Pack-It Specter™ bag line makes packing and organizing your everyday essentials easy. These super-durable, water-resistant bags are made of the same translucent fabric used in the construction of...
May 1, 2015
There’s no better natural indicator of how fast time flies than to take a quick glance out the window at your growing garden. Those tiny seedlings sprout up so fast! It was just in...
May 1, 2015
Welcome to May in Austin! Whether you are new to the area or anticipating your twentieth summer in the city, the height of summer in Central Texas can be hard to combat when training...
May 1, 2015
Six years ago, 28-year-old Patti Kelly Niewolny woke up to hit her usual 4-mile run.  The date was Aug. 21, and Austin’s scorching heat that summer forced her to complete her workouts inside rather...
May 1, 2015
Tips to perfect your swim kick (and become a stronger swimmer).
May 1, 2015
When talking about the water in our local lakes and rivers, there’s one discussion topic that doesn’t get near enough attention as it deserves.
May 1, 2015
What You Need  3 teaspoons olive oil, divided ½ medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup cooked veggies, finely diced 1 ½ cups cooked brown rice (or other grain)  ¾ cup breadcrumbs,...
May 1, 2015
There’s no turning back now. My official race debut is set.
May 1, 2015
Explore Austin’s Backyard Paradise
May 1, 2015
Impressive looks don’t always determine who finishes first. Impressive looks don’t always determine who finishes first.
May 1, 2015
According to an article published in JAMA Internal Medicine, eating apples is correlated to taking less prescription medications. The authors of the article compared daily apple eaters with non-daily apple eaters. From the total...
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