Tag: "health" Articles

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...
Houseplants for Your Health
April 12, 2020
5 resilient plants that will make your air easier to breathe.
How to Keep a Healthy Lifestyle and Routine While Working from Home
April 8, 2020
Many Americans now find themselves welcomed to the wonderful world of telecommuting — even if they didn’t request the perk. That’s OK. Working from home offers a ton of advantages, not the least of...
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....
Raising a Fit Family
April 2, 2020
After the birth of their first child, Christophe and Patricia Ponsart ran a triathlon together. Then they did it again after their second kiddo, and yet again with their third. The tradition checked a...
An AFM Guide to SXSW 2020
March 1, 2020
SXSW 2020 is just around the corner. Whether you’re a local basking in the fun or you’re an out-of-towner looking to take advantage of all Austin has to offer, you’ll need some down time...
Why Sleep is the Missing Piece of Your Fitness Puzzle
March 1, 2020
If you’re like most health-minded folks, you’re probably following some sort of routine to get in shape and burn off that winter layer. You’re hitting the gym, eating healthy, and maybe even laying off...
How to Have Good Gym Etiquette
February 15, 2020
Are you a diehard gym rat? Maybe you merely enjoy pumping iron or taking a class a few times per week. The way you behave when you’re at the facility determines how others can...
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...
You Can’t Rush Love
February 1, 2020
There’s something about finding a special someone who brings so much joy, love and happiness into our lives. It could be the excitement and uncertainty of meeting someone new that makes it so exhilarating,...
Wellness FAQ: Feeling Your Best
February 1, 2020
Jana Gavin is a licensed pharmacist and co-founder of IVitamin, a female-founded IV therapy clinic and spa that offers a varied menu of IV drips, boosters and aesthetics to keep the Austin community operating...
The Trick to Speeding Up Your Metabolism
February 1, 2020
And you don’t even have to set foot in a gym.
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...
Seven Ways Stress Manifests in the Body
December 1, 2019
Stress takes a toll on your quality of life. It can cause emotional and mental difficulties such as anxiety. Also, chronic stress causes physiological changes that can result in ongoing health woes. What are...
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...
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