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The Best Local Wellness Brands of 2022
December 1, 2022
Wellness is a word we often hear, especially when it comes to “self-care,” but what exactly does it mean? In short, wellness means to literally be well and to stay well.  There are many...
3 Tips for Detoxing Your Feet
September 21, 2022
Recovery is just as important as training when preparing for a race or another demanding physical activity. Waste products can build up in your muscles when you exercise, and proper recovery is crucial to...
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...
6 Wellness Apps You Need to Have on Your Phone
April 11, 2022
The chaos of daily life can be tough to handle, but thanks to technology, there are mobile applications that can help you manage stress. Whether you are in need of some relaxing meditation, a...
Better Workout Prep and Recovery with MOBO
March 7, 2022
MOBO is the revolutionary myofascial release tool that’s taken the Austin fitness community by storm. Created by local physical therapist, Christie Powell, MOBO combines and improves upon every other myofascial release tool available. That...
The Deal with Fiber
February 2, 2022
What is all the talk about Fiber? Where does fiber come from? What does it do for you? With technical and complex dietary information available, sometimes we just need to know the basics. Where...
Mitochondria: The Powerhouse of Anti-Aging
January 6, 2022
Almost everyone educated in the American public school system remembers the iconic phrase: “the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.” While this is typically used as a punchline or meme about useless information...
Recognizing the Plight of Essential Workers
January 1, 2022
“I can tell you that I have calls that I’m never going to forget. Faces that will always stick with me, and patients that have been on my mind for years. This is one...
Maintaining Wellness in a Pandemic
January 1, 2022
The pandemic has certainly created some challenges and obstacles to maintaining a healthy lifestyle for many people. With social distancing measures in place beginning in 2020, our schedules and sense of normalcy were disrupted,...
6 Tips for Medical Professionals to Avoid Burnout
January 1, 2022
Burnout affects everyone, no matter what job you have. However, medical professionals have more intense professional lives. You have to balance constant emergency cases, unhappy patients and potential bad outcomes. The long hours and...
How Three Austin Nurses Stayed Healthy During the Pandemic
January 1, 2022
The first year of the pandemic brought a lot of new, scary experiences. For many, it was just a matter of adapting to social distancing and wearing masks. For others, it was the loss...
How an Active Lifestyle Supports an Integrative Approach to Diabetes Care
January 1, 2022
Learn why your diabetes care plan should include more than monitoring insulin levels.  Diabetes doesn’t have to be a diagnosis to hide behind. With a personalized and integrative approach to diabetes care, a lifestyle...
Troy Aikman Q&A: The Importance of Mental Wellness
December 20, 2021
Staying fit and healthy was routine for Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman. However, it wasn’t until recently he started diving into the importance of caring for his mental well-being. Aikman, who played 12...
Be Sure to Include Yourself During This Season of Giving
December 15, 2021
Courtesy of YMCA of Austin Self-care is important to practice all year long. But it can be especially beneficial during the hectic holiday season.  The end of year is a popular time for people...
You’ve Been Diagnosed with Wrist Arthritis, Now What?
December 13, 2021
Perhaps you’ve had trouble opening jars lately, gripping a tennis racket, holding on to a broom or a cup while taking a sip of water. Does your wrist throb, swell, or feel tender and...
How To Prepare And Keep Your Dog Healthy For Running
December 8, 2021
There are not many things in this world more natural than seeing your dog run. If you’re a marathoner looking to finish an IRONMAN or just a casual runner looking to stay fit, your...
Meet MOBO: The 7-in-one Tool that Improves Functional Fitness
December 3, 2021
MOBO is the revolutionary mobility tool that packs a big punch in a small package. This easy-to-use, travel friendly tool was created to be the solution to improving your body’s performance. To understand why...
Everything You Need to Know About InBody Scans
December 1, 2021
Understanding your body is crucial to maintaining your health. The InBody Scan, which uses bioelectrical impedance to measure our muscle and fat mass, is one of the ways we can get a better understanding...
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