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How Chefs Stay Active & Fight Bad Habits
November 1, 2022
Just as fitness can help an everyday person combat bad habits, so it can help the traditional restaurant chef. Whether it be alcoholism or bad diets, many chefs often turn to bad habits like...
DIY Rowing Machine
October 30, 2022
Rowing machines are a great way to get in some cardio from the comfort of your home. The only downside is that at-home rowing machines can be expensive, and cheaper ones often lack build...
KMB: FIT4MOM
October 1, 2022
Are you like me — always trying to fit 25 items in your day when, realistically, you can only do five? Well, this happens for me when I head to Austin. Previously, I lived...
The Science Behind Motivation
October 1, 2022
I’ve practiced nearly 2,000 hours of Pilates since 2012, and I started teaching in 2014. Becoming a teacher trained my eyes and ears in a new way. Observing a wide range of clients’ moods,...
Ambassador’s Corner: SoLa CrossFit
October 1, 2022
Hello AFM! This month, our showcase of Austin’s mecca of fitness brought us to SoLa CrossFit, where you have a home for group fitness, personal training, and nutrition and recovery. This CrossFit gym encourages...
The Best Indoor Fitness Activities to Do in Austin
September 28, 2022
If you’re looking for a way to get your workout in but don’t want to brave the Texas heat, then this article is for you! Austin is home to some great indoor fitness activities...
Ways to Help Your Alternative Pet Exercise
September 6, 2022
Not only is the nutritional aspect important for all pets, but learning how your alternative pet needs exercise is just as important. Some of them do take a fair amount of work, but your...
Our Guide to Horseback Riding in Austin
September 1, 2022
Equine exercise is a great way to get both your mind and body active. A person of any age is a great candidate to start the ever-so-exciting horse riding experience, whether you’re 6 or...
How to Get Kids Interested in Fitness
August 9, 2022
Did you know that lifestyles learned in childhood have a much higher likelihood of remaining with that person well into adulthood? If play, sports, fitness, physical activity and healthy eating are a family’s priorities,...
KMB: Raw Power Gym
August 1, 2022
During my 21st Arnold Sports Festival appearance earlier this year, I ran into a former friend, co-founder and gym owner, Seneca Sarnella.   As a two-time Texas’ Strongest Man champion and highly-decorated strength athlete, Seneca...
Planet Fitness’ Summer Program Encourages Teens to Start Their Wellness Journey
August 1, 2022
Staying motivated throughout the summer months is difficult. Fortunately, for teens across the country, Planet Fitness is continuing their High School Summer Pass, which allows teens aged 14 to 19 to work out for...
Ambassador’s Corner: Orangetheory at South Lamar
August 1, 2022
Hello, AFM! Today, I’ll be covering my workout at Orangetheory. Despite running two marathons in my life, I still don’t enjoy cardio more than lifting heavy things. Knowing the emphasis Orangetheory places on cardio,...
Behind the Marching Bands of Austin ISD
August 1, 2022
Marching bands make football games sound like football games. They create the pre-game pageantry and hype, and they power their school’s players, fans, cheerleaders and drill teams with pop songs, fight songs and “let’s...
Do I Need an Online Personal Trainer?
July 9, 2022
I’m sure you’ve heard of personal training, and you might have even tried a few sessions at your local gym, but have you considered working with a trainer online? There are many benefits to...
How to Stay Safe While Exercising Outdoors as a Woman
July 1, 2022
The beauty of Austin’s many parks certainly beckons us to take our exercise outside, soak up the warm weather and enjoy all our city has to offer. But before heading out for an outdoor...
KMB: Rō Fitness
July 1, 2022
As I drove to Rō Fitness, I had the cute little kids’ song from 1912 (yes, 1912!!) playing in my head. Remember? “Row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream… merrily, merrily, merrily,...
How I Trained for the Spartan Race
July 1, 2022
Running a Spartan Race sounds intimidating, but does it take an actual “Spartan”?  I’ve always wanted to attempt the race since I first heard of it in 2010. During high school, I pushed it...
Everything to Know About Overuse Injuries
July 1, 2022
While you may think overuse injuries are more of a concern for the elite athlete who’s putting in hours of training to reach their maximal potential, the average person is actually at the highest...
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