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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...
Strength Training at Home 101
September 20, 2022
Through the chaos of the last couple of years, more people than ever are finding the value in having a home gym. So many are working from home, and with family and other commitments,...
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,...
The Role of Creativity in Fitness
August 1, 2022
Often, creativity is assumed to be something only for painters, artists or musicians. However, it’s also for the biker, soccer player, dancer, archer, weightlifter and climber — all of whom press on to a...
Austin’s Annual Free Day of Yoga Returns
July 3, 2022
After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Austin’s official Free Day of Yoga is returning! This citywide event is a 20-year tradition that is celebrated on Labor Day, where studios open their doors...
Balancing Summer Fun and Training
May 18, 2022
Summer in Austin is upon us, and that means it’s time to have some fun in the sun with our friends and family. From patio spaces with amazing food and drinks to breweries chock...
Ditching the “Get Fit Quick” Schemes
May 14, 2022
It’s that time of the year when people start to frantically search for the latest diet or weight-loss program. Our feeds are dominated by tag lines and ads: “Beach body blast.” “Lean and tone...
Building an At-Home Gym With Limited Space
April 21, 2022
If you’re interested in building an at-home gym, good news — you don’t have to clear out your entire garage or break the bank! There are plenty of great options to cover budgets and...
How I Created My Own Spiritual Fitness Rituals
April 8, 2022
When we think about staying healthy, we tend to focus automatically on our bodies. We wonder what new or modified workout will help us firm up, trim down or strengthen our hearts. We examine...
Free Spring Workouts with Castle Hill Fitness and Waterloo Greenway
April 5, 2022
As beautiful Spring weather makes its way back to Austin, Castle Hill Fitness is heading back to Waterloo Greenway for another season of free fitness in the park!  The local gym is once more...
The Story Behind Texas Garage Gym Builders
April 1, 2022
Businesses crumbled, suffered severe setbacks or were forced to shut down when the pandemic swept across the world. Nothing was left untouched at the hands of the unknown. But Texas Garage Gym Builders is...
How to Keep Your Dog Fit By Season
March 1, 2022
While Central Texas is blessed with having little inclement weather, each season still poses challenges to keeping your dog healthy and active. A tired dog is a happy dog and making sure your furry...
Best Workouts to Do With Your Dogs
March 1, 2022
Why exercise alone when you can work out with your furry best friend? It’s the perfect opportunity to get your workout in while spending time with your pup! Working out with your pet is...
Find Your ‘Why’
February 21, 2022
When families and individuals thrive, our community grows stronger – and never has the need for strong community been greater than right now. When you get involved with the YMCA of Austin you get...
Bridging the Gap Between Women and Strength Training
February 9, 2022
Even before the world of social media influencers and #fitspo, women have been inundated with bad fitness advice and given the message that working out is about how we look — that how we...
You Don’t Have to Compromise Your Physical Power as You Age
February 1, 2022
Recover stamina, energy and physical endurance for both men and women with bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.  It’s natural for women and men to experience changes in your physical body as you age. What you...
How Troy Aikman’s Dreams Became a Reality
February 1, 2022
From a young age, Troy Aikman remembered only ever wanting to be a professional athlete. Now, after 12 years of playing football for the Dallas Cowboys and 21 years of being an NFL sportscaster,...
Friendship & Fitness: The Perfect Pair
February 1, 2022
Friends are the foundation of life. Everything worth doing in life, you do alongside your friends and exercise is no exception. Running trails is less lonely when catching up with a friend, and doing...
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