Tag: "wellness" Articles

March 1, 2020
The New ‘Mommy Makeover:” HIFEM Technology What if one technology can help diastasis recti and incontinence in a matter of 30 minutes? Betty Cravens, owner of Simple Radiance Medspa, shares how HIFEM (Hi-Intensity Focused...
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...
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...
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...
February 1, 2020
When people are asked at the end of life what mattered the most to them, they often say the quality of the relationships they were able to build — the love they had the...
January 1, 2020
Technology has made health and wellness all the more comprehensible across genres. From virtual doctor appointments to physical wellness products, the accessibility and quality of healthy living has advanced to an all-time high. Looking...
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...
December 1, 2019
Fragrances have been known to have a dramatic effect on people’s moods. To dive deeper, fragrances not only can affect your mood, but your health as well. Enter essential oils, or aromatherapy, which is...
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...
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...
December 1, 2019
The Best of Austin Our readers voted in a variety of categories to voice some of their favorite stores, people, gyms, eateries — all the components of a fit and healthy lifestyle. If your...
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...
October 1, 2019
We throw around terms like optimal wellness, holistic and integrative care, wholeness of body, mind and spirit and human optimization, but what does comprehensive wellness really entail? It is now well-established in the scientific...
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...
September 16, 2019
Whether you’ve lived on your mat for years or are new to the world of yoga, you want to get the most out of your workout. Yoga literally means the union of breath and...
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...
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...
July 1, 2019
What is your job title and description? I am a Certified Genetic Counselor by training and Director of the Texas Oncology Genetic Risk Evaluation and Testing (GREAT) Program. Genetic counselors are healthcare professionals with...
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