Mar 06, 2014
SXSW 2014 is almost upon us and this year, more than ever, there is a buzz about fitness sparked from interest in wearables and the “quantified self”. As a result, there are a lot of cool workouts going on with chances to try new products, score free gear, train with superstars, and sweatwork (sweat + network) with the brains behind the next generation of fitness tech.
Jun 03, 2013
By Kate Abel of Discover Optimal Health
Summer is a great time to enjoy fresh produce, and the warmer months bring a variety of fruits and vegetables that are considered “superfoods” – nutrient-rich foods that provide significant physical and mental health benefits.
These superfoods can help you achieve and maintain your ideal weight, improve your mood, increase your More >
May 24, 2013
This swimming technique tip is brought to you by our friends at the SwimVersity.
It is hard to get a good aerobic or anaerobic workout when you stop and rest every 25 yards! Many swimmers ‘rest’ rather than ‘turn’ at the wall. We have put together this short “how to touch turn” video to help you More >
Jan 28, 2013
By Kate Brodsky of Discover Optimal Health
Nearly all of us experience food cravings at one time or another. Many of us think of cravings as weakness – we try to suppress or ignore them, or we give in to them and then feel guilty. But cravings can provide tremendous insight into your nutrition and health More >
Nov 13, 2012
Do you find yourself struggling to decipher the facts on your nutrition labels? Here is a quick run-down of exactly what those terms are, and what they mean for your health.
Food product packaging often makes claims such as, “reduced fat,” “heart healthy,” and “high in calcium.” However, food companies cannot utilize these terms unless More >
Oct 31, 2012
MyFitList is excited to welcome Kate Brodsky of Discover Optimal Health as a contributing Nutrition Expert. If you’re looking for ways to optimize your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing, Kate has years of health and coaching experience to share with you.
10 Ways to Alleviate Your Seasonal or Indoor Allergies with Food
Allergy symptoms are the result More >
Oct 25, 2012
Nutrition Tip of the Week brought to you by our friends at the Nutrition Hotline 888-587-3625.
Many people think that being and eating healthy means that you have to give up a lot of things. Like, giving up free time for exercise or cutting out favorite foods for something that is better for More >
Oct 24, 2012
This move is designed to work your whole body, making it a great, high intensity addition to your workout routines. You’ll be sweating in less than one minute with the Moving Single Leg Plank from Mauro Pilates. Ready, GO!
For more great Pilates workouts you can do at home, visit Mauro Pilates online at www.MauroPilates.com
Perk alert! MyFitCard holders More >
Oct 22, 2012
Experience the joys of cycling in Austin.
By Chrissie Jarrell and Natalie Yerkovich, photo by Rudy Arocha.
Austin Woman Magazine October 2012
Fall is the perfect time to get outside and ride your bike. Whether you’re running errands around town or sweating through a workout, here are two great ways to experience the joys of cycling in More >
Oct 18, 2012
By Eli Cohen
Product Spotlight: Columbia Sportswear Omni-Freeze ZERO & Mountain Hardwear Cool.Q ZERO
The advancement in technology and innovation on the gear aisle of the fitness industry never ceases to amaze me. In terms of apparel, however, nothing much has changed since Under Armour’s “Cotton is the Enemy” campaign educated us on the benefits of working More >