Health & Fitness

Off and Running: Austin dad pens children’s book about running

Austin’s very own founder of the Runified Podcast, Matt Sorenson, has set off to reach a new goal beyond running. After welcoming children into their family, Sorenson and his wife wanted to share their hard-earned…
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‘Tis the Season to Jumpstart Your Health

IT’S NOT A TRICK, IT’S A LIFESTYLE With the start of the holiday season, many will start to question and re-evaluate their commitment to their health goals. After all, we are human and the warm…
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No quit in this mom

A steady dose of Orangetheory and diet leads to better health Dana Kretchmar had high cholesterol levels, wasn’t sleeping well, and suffered from bouts of depression. The 44-year-old mother of two was taking regular kickboxing…
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Together, we rise up

Creating a positive experience for your athlete With school in full swing, not only is your athlete busy with practices and games, parents also are part of the juggling act. Countless practices, camps, games in…
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Fun, sweat and cheers: A family that works out together stays together

There’s nothing like a little friendly competition to take your workouts to the next level. But a family competition between father and daughter can really get the heart pumping. Just ask Brendan Greenwood and his…
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Train with purpose with Outright Fitness

Choosing to get better takes commitment and discipline. Whether you want your athlete to get to the next level, or you want to be ready for your next competition, or you simply want lose weight…
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Transformation Challenge

Orangetheory contest winners lose pounds, gain confidence The weight keeps coming off as transformations continue at Orangetheory Fitness. Two local parents won the club’s Transformation Challenge by losing a combined 64 pounds over eight weeks….
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Screen time and athletes: What should a parent do?

Screen time and athletes is a nagging issue that parents have to deal with today. Too much screen time for kids isn’t life-threatening, but the effects of digital media abuse can add up over the…
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Hundreds Turn Out for Circle C Turkey Trot

Hundreds of families, neighbors and friends participated in the annual Circle C Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning. Organizers estimate the turnout was close to the record 800 or so who turned out last year. Marshall…
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