Tag: "health" Articles

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...
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...
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...
Spice Up Your Life
November 1, 2019
They say variety is the spice of life — and a little spice might be exactly what you need to bring some much needed variety into your diet. A healing diet that supports vibrant...
Protein in Your Diet
November 1, 2019
Protein is one of the building blocks of our bodies. Along with carbohydrates and fats, these three macronutrients are responsible for how the body functions, feels and performs daily. Lacking in any macronutrient can...
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...
Wellness FAQ: Eye Health
October 1, 2019
Q: If my vision is fine, do I need to worry about my eyes? A: Yes. Many eye diseases cause no physical symptoms (no eye pain, pressure, discomfort), especially in their early stages, so...
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...
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...
Wellness FAQ: Ear Health
August 31, 2019
Austin Fit was all ears as we listened to Dr. Emmy Wu of Capital Otolaryngology inform us about the best way to take care of our sound-sensitive organs. What has the biggest effect on...
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...
Binge Eating Disorder
July 31, 2019
How familiar are you with binge eating disorder? Binge eating disorder (BED) is the most common eating disorder in the United States. While everyone has overeaten at some point, those with BED have recurring...
Puttanesca Recipe
July 31, 2019
Back to school means you’ll be ready to try this healthy, family-friendly recipe that is packed with nutrition and flavor. This is great for those soccer nights when you’re tight on time and need...
Depressed, Anxious and Overworked? Movement can help.
July 2, 2019
We all know exercise is good for us, but like eating our vegetables and listening to our mothers, we just don’t always do it. Or perhaps it’s that we don’t have time. At least...
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 Unexpected Side of Sleep: Oral Health
June 30, 2019
You spend hours working out and eating well, but restful sleep is just as important for your health. “A lot of patients are surprised when I ask them about their sleep during an exam....
Genetics and Wellness
June 30, 2019
Understanding the role of genetics in our health has become a central theme in medical research as well as a wellness trend. More people are testing their genetics to better understand their health and...
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