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8 Healthy Habits for Your Daily Routine That Can Increase Your Lifespan
August 18, 2020
While you occasionally hear news reports of people living past 100 on bacon and beer diets, such tales are equivalent to placing your life’s savings on one spin of a Vegas roulette wheel. One...
Workout of The Month: At-Home Mat Pilates Routine
May 2, 2020
In honor of National Pilates Day on May 2, Castle Hill Fitness is sharing with us an at-home Mat Pilates routine for this month’s workout of the month. Pilates is the perfect complement to...
How to Get Your Kids Excited to Exercise
April 30, 2020
Clean your room. Eat your broccoli. To a child, the command “get some exercise” sounds a lot like another chore to complete.  Kids instinctively love to get moving and test the limits of their...
Five Tips For Exercising In the Heat
April 28, 2020
Don’t let high temps kill your workout vibes.  Texas is known for its blazing hot summer temperatures. Which can also be dangerous when proper precautions are not taken. While the outdoors may leave you...
Five Best Ways to Invest in Your Health
April 13, 2020
Health might seem like a goal, but it’s actually more like a lifelong journey. After all, it’s not just about achieving health, it’s also about nurturing and maintaining it throughout the years in order...
How to be Fit and Fabulous at Any Age
April 6, 2020
People usually reach the peak of their physical functioning in their 20s and early 30s. After that, things start changing. The rate of the change is individual, and it depends on genetics, lifestyle choices...
Five Ways Exercise Keeps Your Spirits Up During Tough Times
April 3, 2020
As the nation suffers through another week of COVID-19 social distancing, you probably noticed a lot of changes. A simple trip to the grocery now entails plastic gloves and copious amounts of hand sanitizer....
How Long Should a Good Workout Last?
March 20, 2020
Do you have to spend hours on a treadmill to get an effective workout? If not, how long do you need to move to get the results you want in the gym? Is it...
15 Fun and Free Ways to Improve Your Fitness
February 5, 2020
Does your “new year, new you” resolution involve getting into the best shape of your life? Perhaps you’ve found yourself waffling well before Punxsutawney Phil pops up with his weather prediction. Why not make...
Per(fit) Couples
February 1, 2020
With the couch, a snack and your favorite TV show at your fingertips, the thought of a night in  with you and your partner may make going to the weight room sound like more...
New to Austin: The Atomic Outpost
February 1, 2020
How many times have you waited all day to get your workout in only to get caught in traffic or stuck at work? Now you’re late, or even worse you’ve missed the class you’ve...
How Exercise Helps Depression For Older Adults
January 8, 2020
Depression is one of the most common mental health challenges we face today, and it can affect anyone, no matter their age. It’s not a sign of weakness or a character flaw – it’s...
Eight Objects Around the House That Double as Fitness Equipment
December 4, 2019
Sometimes you can’t always make it to the gym, or perhaps you’re saving money and only taking part in free exercise. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get a great workout in like you...
Celebrating Movement
December 1, 2019
It’s a steamy mid-September morning in southwest Austin. The sun rises over the trees near the outdoor track at Baranoff Elementary School as grinning first-graders kick up dust with their heels, running the eighth-mile...
The Link Between Exercise and Good Oral Health
November 8, 2019
Your smile tells the world, “I’m happy to see you!” It speaks volumes about your overall well-being. When researchers discovered the link between periodontal disease, gingivitis and other health woes, given advice included a...
Seven Benefits of Adding a Fitness Room to the Workplace
October 28, 2019
If you’ve been considering adding a fitness facility to your workplace, what are you waiting for? Work exercise programs make healthy habits convenient for employees. Employers reap the rewards of less stressed, more productive...
Creative Ways to Sneak Fitness Into Your Busy Day
September 30, 2019
Maybe you have to run from job number one to job number two, then dart off to soccer practice to pick up the children. Perhaps you travel for work and spend time dealing with...
Finding the Right Fabric For You(r Workout)
July 15, 2019
We all work out differently. Whether we are wearing clothes for running long distances or finding the stretchiest leggings to twist our bodies into a pretzel, there are different types of fabrics that are...
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