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Six Tips for Taking Care of Your Back While Doing Olympic Lifts
September 5, 2019
You have plenty of reasons for making Olympic lifts part of your workout routine. As you already know, such a move can seriously tone your muscles. But this particular lift targets a slew of...
Workout of the Month
September 1, 2019
Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy is a multisport training center that combines expert coaching with cutting-edge facilities. AASA features an outdoor 50-meter pool, a 5,500 sq. ft. indoor training space, 11 Wahoo Kickrs and...
Getting Outside Of Your Comfort Zone
September 1, 2019
Getting outside your comfort zone is valuable. It’s a primary way that the mind and brain reset, learn, grow and develop new insights for your life. There are many ways that we intentionally take...
10 Reasons Your Workouts Aren’t Returning Results Anymore
August 9, 2019
If you’ve been hitting the gym, but you hit a plateau and you haven’t budged from in weeks, you probably feel frustrated. “What am I doing wrong?” you may think. “I’m putting in the...
Your Netflix Workout
August 7, 2019
It’s no secret that people are watching more television. With easy-to-use streaming services, the temptation to sit down with a bowl of popcorn after a long day and flip on your current favorite show...
Workout of the Month
July 31, 2019
This month, we got an inside look at KNOCKOUT’s signature kickboxing class. Put these moves into action on your own heavy bag or at your next KNOCKOUT class. Knockout 512.520.4050 knockoutaustin.com 1211 W 6th...
Keeping Austin Flexible
July 31, 2019
Stretching has been a form of recovery since the beginning of time. Some of our introductions to stretching may have included our first grade ballet instructor strictly scolding us to plié lower, or maybe...
The Cost of Growth
July 31, 2019
After living in Austin for even a short amount of time, just a drive down South Lamar or Guadalupe could make you suspect that certain spots around town are cursed. Buildings with some of...
Sweat Escape
July 31, 2019
A note from the editor: When Jae Kim opened up about his story with me back in April, I knew right away it was a story worthy of being printed in the magazine. If...
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...
Workout of the Month
June 30, 2019
Swim Workout at the YMCA According to the Centers for Disease Control, an average person can burn 250 calories by swimming laps for 30 minutes at a moderate pace, and more than 800 calories...
Technology and the Body
June 30, 2019
The NEUBIE, EMSCULPT, Cryoslimming and Fitbit PurePulse. These new technologies aren’t household names…yet. These are some of the newest and most innovative devices that shape how we heal, tone and discover our physical bodies....
Age-Proofing Your Fitness
June 30, 2019
Austin is a fitness-minded city. Most Austinites understand the benefits of working out — weight loss, increased energy, lower blood pressure and functional improvement in the heart and brain. Other benefits include better mood,...
Exercising to Fight Addiction
June 30, 2019
Adam Holt, 34, recently wrapped up two years spent researching the link between fitness and addiction as a grad student at The University of Texas. It’s been a challenging experience, he easily admits, but...
The Skinny on Intermittent Fasting
June 1, 2019
Intermittent fasting is a controversial topic in regards to weight loss. Fasting your body for several hours of the day in order to lose weight… is it safe? Is it sustainable? Although it seems...
Supplement or Snack?
September 1, 2016
Nutritional supplements are no longer marketed exclusively to the elite athlete. New products hit the shelf every day: pills and powders that promise fat loss overnight with before-and-after testimonials to prove it, drink mixes...
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