Hillary-Anne Crosby and Lauren Connolly are heading to Chicago next month, but it isn’t your average trip. The two friends are departing from Austin and covering the 1,425-mile route on their bicycles. The tour will involve stopping at various cities along the way, meeting up with female cyclists at local bike shops and interviewing [...]
There have been a few new spin studios to open in town the past few months, and while I haven’t had a chance to test-pedal all of them, I simply fell in love with the few classes I tried at RIDE! The conveniently located downtown studio has an intimate feeling, but dayglo-ish lights keep [...]
After noticing a bit of winter weight gain that wasn’t going away with my regular workouts and ‘seventy percent’ healthy eating, I wanted to look into some local companies that offer solutions. I researched a few of the bigger, better known local meal plans. Loving the convenience of the locations and what’s in (or [...]
The LIVESTRONG Austin Marathon and Half Marathon will be held this Sunday, February 17, which means that the journeys of the race’s six ambassadors will soon be complete. These individuals were selected to share their personal stories and to trace the experience of preparing for a long-distance race through their unique lens. Each ambassador [...]
The city of Austin will wake early on Sunday, February 17, 2013 to one of the most inspirational events of the year. The LIVESTRONG Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, and Paramount Break-A-Leg 5k events will span the entire weekend and culminate Sunday with races for charity, health, and life.
Over 20,000 participants representing all 50 [...]
I have been wanting to try Dancers Shape for a long time now. I have a friend who is such a fan that she has actually been blogging for the fitness studio as she preps for her wedding so I figured I should try a few classes to kick off my own New Year’s [...]
(Photo Credit: Anne Norman)
Warm smiles and an encouraging “Go play!” greeted me at the door to Ballet Austin‘s annual GetFit! event. Hundreds of visitors, old and young, roamed the halls and popped into studios to take part in a completely free day of fitness and healthy living promotion.
My GetFit! experience started [...]
It’s a new year and everywhere you go, you see the motto, “New Year, New You.” Gyms are full of swarms of people waiting in line for machines at this time of the year. You, however, don’t have to limit yourself to these boring, repetitive machines. [...]
I’ve been really looking forward to trying the new CYC Fitness Studio and finally found some time pre-holiday to slip in and check out my first class, which was complimentary! I’ve said it ever since I first moved here a year a half ago- someone needed to open a great spin only studio. Great work CYC, the rides are just as intense as all the uber-popular and trendy NYC spin studios that are now launching in hot spots all over the country. [...]
(Photo Credit: The Austin-American Statesman)
On Sunday, January 13, 2013, the 18th Annual 3M Half Marathon will be held and proceeds will go to Communities in Schools of Central Texas. It is one of the city’s largest distance road racing events and is expected to sell out for the third consecutive year. Austin’s [...]