Tag: "Austin" Articles

Austin’s Culinary Classics
November 10, 2021
Barbecue Franklin’s Barbecue Located in East Austin, Franklin’s Barbecue, owned by dynamic duo Aaron and Stacy Franklin, serves a large number of customers daily with meat options of brisket, ribs, pulled pork, turkey and...
An Ode to the Sounds of Nature
September 1, 2021
Lying horizontally in my chair, I hear the amazing whisper of the trees. I can sense them towering above me, grounded in strength and branching in protection. I imagine the view of sunlight streaming...
Age Like an Austinite: Advice from Five Austin Seniors
August 1, 2021
There’s a lot that goes into longevity, even outside of overall health. There’s also love, fulfillment, activity and change. To help any age better understand life from a different perspective, AFM interviewed several Austin...
The Most Instagrammable Workout Spots In Austin
July 20, 2021
If you don’t post your workout to social media, did it even happen? Jokes aside, two things Austinites love are getting fit and technology, so posting your workout on Instagram is a no-brainer in...
Protect Your Pet This Summer
May 1, 2021
With summer on the way, thousands of residents flock to Town Lake to run, walk paddle or hang out with their furry friends. Seeing cute pups, beautiful trails and others in the community is...
DIY Tib Bar
April 1, 2021
Materials (4) ¾” x 6.5” PVC (2) ¾” x 3 ¼” PVC (3) ¾” x 2” PVC (3) ¾” PVC T Joint (4) ¾” PVC 90deg Joint (1) 1 ½” x 8” PVC (1)...
AFM’s Guide to Recovery Labs in Austin
December 10, 2020
Health clubs are no longer limited to cardio classes, ellipticals and weight rooms. An entirely new market focusing on recovery has opened doors to technology that, for so long, only professional athletes had access...
Hittin’ the Trails with Erik Stanley
September 5, 2020
When COVID-19 hit, I was pretty anxious about having my son at home full time. My wife and I both work full time and our 2.5-year-old son, Wyatt, had previously been going to daycare...
Must-Try Ethically Sourced Hammocks
September 1, 2020
With little to do during COVID times, try swinging your worries away while relaxing in a hammock and soaking in the change of the season. Hammocks are great to have on hand wherever your...
Exploring the Powers of Your Mind
August 31, 2020
Your mind is like a muscle, meaning it’s possible to broaden your mind’s powers in order to improve capacity, ability and skill. Capacity refers to the hardware we need to execute a task and...
Diversity and Inclusion at My Vinyasa Practice
August 27, 2020
In support of the BIPOC community, My Vinyasa Practice partnered with Yoga Pose to offer the Yoga Teacher Scholarship in Support of Black Wellness. As a result, over 7,500 BIPOC were gifted access to...
Staying Motivated with Maurice Moore
August 1, 2020
After landing a role at eight years old in the film The Color Purple, Maurice Moore fell in love with acting. Now, Moore has continued his passion for acting and owns Motivate Pictures and...
How to Ease Back into a Workout Routine After a Break 
July 29, 2020
Maybe you spent time on the out for an injury, or perhaps you experienced a hectic time that knocked you out of your workout groove. Either way—you haven’t hit the gym for a while. ...
What You Need to Know About Blue Zones
July 28, 2020
There have been five locations around the world deemed hot spots, or “Blue Zones”, where people have been known to live the longest. Here’s what you need to know.  In a 2005 National Geographic...
A “Crow-nection”
May 1, 2020
The Austin Crows unite culture, physical achievement and community in the ultimate sport. Texans pride themselves on their reputation of having country roots and resilient grit. Yet, with the exception of phenomenal BBQ, two-stepping...
Raising a Fit Family
April 2, 2020
After the birth of their first child, Christophe and Patricia Ponsart ran a triathlon together. Then they did it again after their second kiddo, and yet again with their third. The tradition checked a...
Running Austin
February 1, 2020
Austin’s annual Ascension Seton Marathon has grown to become the 25th largest race in the United States. Elite runners from all over the world flock to experience the route that takes them by some...
Workout of the Month: Mod Fitness
February 1, 2020
MOD Fitness owner, Marnie Duncan and Director of Training, Brittany Shimansky put together six moves with a mini band that you can take on the road with you anywhere while traveling for work or...
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