Tag: "fitness" Articles

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...
The Imagined Life of Jourdan & Solomon
February 1, 2022
A life fulfilled doesn’t always look the way you imagine it. For some, a life fulfilled looks like a traditional family in a house with a white picket fence. For others, it looks like...
Try Fitness Like a Firefighter
January 2, 2022
Firefighters serve as public heroes by fighting fires, saving lives and educating the public on safety. In order to do all of these tasks, firefighters must uphold rigorous requirements, especially physical ones.  Firefighters must...
How Three Austin Nurses Stayed Healthy During the Pandemic
January 1, 2022
The first year of the pandemic brought a lot of new, scary experiences. For many, it was just a matter of adapting to social distancing and wearing masks. For others, it was the loss...
How to Reignite Your Inner Athlete without Weights or Running
December 24, 2021
Were you ever on an athletic team in Middle School or High School?  It doesn’t have to be the “main sports” like Basketball, Football, Baseball, or Hockey. It could have been intramural sports.  Those...
Cap10K Sabrina Nyitrai
December 10, 2021
The AFM Team is getting to shine the light on the ‘21-’22 Cap10K race ambassadors. Sabrina Nyitrai is one of the race ambassadors for the upcoming 45th anniversary of the race who is excited...
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