Health & Fitness

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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Busy mom finds perfect workout at Titan Evolution

It’s 5:30 a.m. and Sarah Broussard gets ready for another workout alone in Southwest Austin. She either goes for a run or puts in the latest Bikini Body Guide DVD and gets to work. “It…
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Dr. Massey’s Recovery Tips for Young Athletes

5. Quality Sleep Your body’s muscles need time to repair themselves, and that happens while you sleep, so it’s imperative that you get good, quality sleep. Every hard workout creates micro tears in the muscles…
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Swim, Bike, Run, Fun! at Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy’s Junior Triathlon Training

It’s a Tuesday afternoon at Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy. Dozens of kids stream through the doors; it’s a human hurricane of after-school activity. A growing number of kids huddle near the pool waiting for…
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Hope4Minds Starts Concussion Group in Austin

Hope4Minds, a 501(c)(3) public charity serving children with an acquired brain injury through support and education, has partnered with former UT Cheerleader, Kaitlyn Behnke, to start a Concussion Support Group. Kaitlyn started gymnastics at age three, and she fell in love…
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