Tag: "Outdoors" Articles

Connecting with Nature and the Outdoors in Addiction Recovery
June 24, 2022
Boy, that Henry Thoreau was really onto something, wasn’t he? His landmark work “Walden” is a love letter to nature, solitude and self-reflection that inspired a whole generation of thinkers, transcendentalists, meditation enthusiasts and,...
Which Outdoor Destination is Best For Your Body and Soul?
June 21, 2022
There’s no season like summer to enjoy spending time in the great outdoors. Whether that means beaches, lakeshores, mountains or forests, there’s much to love about the beauty and vastness of nature, the scents...
Optimizing the Outdoor Experience While on the Golf Course
June 11, 2022
Golf courses serve as an outdoor sanctuary removed from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Being on the course and surrounded by nature allows golfers to take a moment to relax and enjoy...
How to Have the Perfect Greenbelt Day
June 6, 2022
Did you know there are multiple greenbelts in Austin, but the Barton Creek Greenbelt is so beloved that locals commonly refer to it as “the Greenbelt”?  The Barton Creek Greenbelt contains about 12 miles of...
5 Ways to Run Safely Outdoors in the Summer
May 24, 2022
Summer is right around the corner, which means we can look forward to warmer and hotter weather, longer days, family vacations and, of course, continuing our outdoor running workouts. Even though running outside poses more...
The Great Outdoors as a Great Escape: Nature and Mental Health
September 29, 2021
Living as we do – amongst the concrete, asphalt and heavy traffic – rarely do we think about the things we’re missing out on. We don’t often pause to think about the consequences of...
Creative Ways to Workout Outdoors
September 28, 2021
Are you tired of lifting weights in your basement or staring at your living room wall while you’re on the treadmill? Maybe it’s time to refresh your workouts and get outside. Luckily, Austin is...
Stuck in a Rut? Workout Outdoors!
September 18, 2021
It’s easy to get stuck in a fitness rut and start to get bored with your gym workouts or classes. Luckily, Austin is an amazing city for taking your fitness outdoors to shake it...
How Gardening Can Help You Live Longer
September 8, 2021
Want to live to be 100 years old? Get out and garden! Even if you’re not aiming for the centenarian club, gardening can help you live longer and be healthier. Whether you choose flowers,...
Explore Austin Takes Learning Outside
September 1, 2021
With summer coming to an end and school starting back up, it’s time to #OptOutside and enjoy the last few weeks of Austin’s summer before cooler temperatures start to creep back into Texas. Plus,...
50 Ways To Celebrate Earth Day (even while social distancing)
April 22, 2020
“We only have one Earth and we need to take care of her.” HISTORY OF EARTH DAY Celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this year, Earth day began as a day focused on educating people about...
How Gardening Can Boost Your Health
April 10, 2020
Being cooped up for weeks is a surefire recipe for cabin fever. The cure is only a few steps away in your backyard. Now’s the perfect time to catch up with all those chores...
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