Tag: "fitness" Articles

Winter Sport Prep Workout
January 1, 2020
If you’re anything like me, your favorite vacation involves heading to the mountains and hitting the slope. It’s the time of year again and many people are starting to plan their yearly ski trips...
Your Ultimate At-Home Hi-Tech Workout Options
January 1, 2020
There’s no question technology has impacted how we live our day-to-day lives. It’s changed how we interact, absorb information, work and even workout. From live streaming apps to hi-tech at home fitness equipment, incorporating...
Fitness Class or Dance Party?
January 1, 2020
“I wish we had Zumba every morning at 9:30, because that would start my day off great. It’s kind of an attitude of gratitude,” says Zumba enthusiast, Holly Chacona. “Obviously, the look on Jacque’s...
Special Interest Guide: New Year, New You
January 1, 2020
It’s that time again, the time to make resolutions…But don’t let your resolutions die after February, keep them up! Our Self Improvement Guide includes local gyms, medspas, fitness studios and wellness spaces that will...
Tough Chick
January 1, 2020
Melinda Vague is one tough cookie. Growing up, she could always be found outside, being active and playing sports. She went on to play tennis and dance, and as an adult, she quickly found...
Seven Ways to Make Your Weight Routine More Challenging (Without Adding Weights)
January 1, 2020
Whether you want to start the new year fresh or shake up your gym schedule, maybe you need a change in the weight room. Luckily, you can increase the intensity factor with a variety...
Workout Of The Month: E + E Fitness
January 1, 2020
E+ E Fitness is the hottest fitness studio on the east side of Austin for your total body workouts.  The studio offers the best bootcamp and kickboxing classes in Austin for beginners or fitness...
Wrap It Up
January 1, 2020
Sure, it looks cool but what exactly is the purpose of applying tape? There are different types of tape and different uses for athletes.
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...
Nine Tips To Maintain Your Weight Over The Holidays
December 1, 2019
It’s that time of year again — the holidays are here. With them, so are the parties, cocktail hours, cookies and amazing food. After working hard all year — or maybe you started yesterday...
The 2019 Best Of Awards
December 1, 2019
The Best of Austin Our readers voted in a variety of categories to voice some of their favorite stores, people, gyms, eateries — all the components of a fit and healthy lifestyle. If your...
Wellness FAQ: Osteoarthritis
December 1, 2019
Millions of Americans — and undoubtedly many of AFM readers — suffer from the debilitating effects of osteoarthritis. But new research and treatments are helping those with OA get active again. We discussed osteoarthritis...
The Red Truck Heroes
November 1, 2019
Firefighting is a career that’s universally regarded as heroic. They’re real-life superheroes, pictured with red hats instead of red capes. When others run from danger, they are the ones running toward it. It’s a...
Workout of The Month: F45 Training
November 1, 2019
At F45, training sessions encompass a total body format that will improve muscular strength, muscular endurance and cardiovascular endurance. The training sessions are programmed in a high intensity interval training, or HIIT, and circuit...
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...
Workout of the Month: Athletic Outcomes
October 1, 2019
Athletic Outcomes is Austin’s boutique gym providing functional fitness and modern athletic recovery, focusing on personal training and group classes. Owned by Dr. Brittaney and Pat Cook, AO is all about training hard and...
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...
How to Get the Most out of Your Yoga Workout
September 16, 2019
Whether you’ve lived on your mat for years or are new to the world of yoga, you want to get the most out of your workout. Yoga literally means the union of breath and...
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