Tag: "workout" Articles

Workout of the Month: With Orangetheory
May 1, 2022
WHAT IS THE ORANGETHEORY WORKOUT? WHAT CAN PEOPLE EXPECT WHEN THEY COME TO CLASS? The Orangetheory workout is a 1-hour, heart rate-based, full-body workout for all fitness levels. It is an affordable small group...
Kicking Your Way to a Fun Cardio Workout
April 15, 2022
If you’re looking for a fun and effective cardio workout that’s great for any fitness level, doesn’t require special skills or equipment, gets the heart pumping and torches calories, kickboxing is a great option!...
A Curated Workout Playlist From Austinites
April 1, 2022
In a city as active as Austin, you can never venture too far without seeing someone jogging or walking their dog while wearing earbuds. But what are they listening to? Here, we’ll be following...
Ambassador’s Corner: Squatch Frontier Fitness
April 1, 2022
Hello there, AFM readers! My name is Billy Bosco, and I’m obsessed with fitness. I do happen to be a personal trainer and boot camp instructor, so it is my job to love this...
The Meaning of a Y Membership!
March 21, 2022
We are proud to offer flexible membership options for every person and family designed to help you live your safest and healthiest life. Find motivation, support, and community connections at the Y. In addition...
Ambassador’s Corner: Forge Strength
March 1, 2022
Welcome back AFM! We are spotlighting another local outfit to share with all of you in our quest to showcase Austin’s mecca of fitness and the many outlets for you to get your sweat...
Reset Challenge at the Y
January 17, 2022
January is widely known as “Resolution Month”. You’ve seen it before! Each year, people are goal-setting and aiming to create better habits like drinking less or exercising more. But how can we get beyond...
Try Fitness Like a Firefighter
January 2, 2022
Firefighters serve as public heroes by fighting fires, saving lives and educating the public on safety. In order to do all of these tasks, firefighters must uphold rigorous requirements, especially physical ones.  Firefighters must...
How to Reignite Your Inner Athlete without Weights or Running
December 24, 2021
Were you ever on an athletic team in Middle School or High School?  It doesn’t have to be the “main sports” like Basketball, Football, Baseball, or Hockey. It could have been intramural sports.  Those...
Ambassador’s Corner: Dane’s Body Shop Recap
November 1, 2021
Greetings AFM! We are putting the spotlight on another local gem to share in our quest to capture the many offerings Austin holds for you to get your sweat on. This month’s tour brought...
The Benefits of Regular Exercise on Productivity
October 18, 2021
Over the last few decades, our day-to-day lives have become increasingly complicated with more distractions than ever before. This problem is now compounded by a lack of separation between work and home. We live...
7 Reasons Rest Days Are so Important for Your Mental Health
October 8, 2021
You’ve been killing it in the gym all week, and it’s finally Friday. Tomorrow is your day to rest and recoup, but you’d be lying if you said you thought you needed it. Rather...
How to Get Creative and Engage New Muscles
October 1, 2021
Maybe you’re a dedicated gym rat who never misses leg day, or maybe you’re a newbie just now finding your momentum. No matter where you are in your fitness journey, you might need to...
Speed Bags for a Knockout of a Workout 
September 14, 2021
The speed bag isn’t just a cool prop for boxers to use! These small, swinging punching bags that are suspended from the ceiling offer effective and creative cardiovascular and strength benefits that can be...
Kick Mo’s Butt at CrossFit Renew
July 1, 2021
As I traveled to CrossFit Renew, I was curious and excited about this KMB session. It had been a minute since I did a CF workout, and I was excited to put myself to...
The Why of Your Workouts: Working Out For You
July 1, 2021
When many of us start on those first shaky steps into the world of fitness, we typically have purely aesthetic goals in mind. We want to lose weight, have firmer bodies and look better...
KMB: Rogue American
April 1, 2021
Continuing our quest to explore open and available training facilities in the Austin area, this month, we ventured over to Hudson Bend for a unique training experience for our April KMB feature. We like...
Programming 101: The Formula for a Great Workout
April 1, 2021
If the last year has taught us anything, it’s how important fitness is to our overall health and wellness. For more reasons than just physical, moving our bodies does wonders for our mental and...
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