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Post Marathon Recovery

Ready for the Austin Marathon?? We have prepped you ((a few times)), given you tips for the day of, and let you know we will be at the FINISH LINE  rocking it under the massage tent. So what more do you need to know? Well, post race recovery will soon be on your mind... So here [...]

By | 2018-02-15T14:26:07+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Pick Me Up Snacks

Hungry? Here are some healthy snack ideas that won't make you want to run for the drive through line.     Hazelnut Banana Grahams Dividing evenly, spread  2 crisp wheat graham crackers with 1 tablespoon chocolate-hazelnut spread. Top with 1 sliced small banana. 214 calories | 6 g fiber | 4 g protein | 7 g fat   [...]

By | 2018-02-09T13:38:38+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Taper Madness

  The Austin Marathon is 2 weeks away and as excitement grows so can stress and anxiety leading up to the second you “toe the line” on race day. As a former marathoner I know this feeling all to well, the feeling of “TAPER MADNESS”. We reached out to coach Chris McClung of Rogue Running [...]

By | 2018-02-08T01:23:46+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Should I cancel my massage if I’m sick?

  Short answer: Yes, please. Long Answer: Yes, please. Massage is great. You know this. But it’s not always a great idea. Cold and flu season is in full swing and  it’s important that you know when it may be necessary to cancel your appointment. Why? When you are sick, your body needs rest. It’s [...]

By | 2018-02-06T03:04:27+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Athlete Interview: Steve Timmons

AMC: Share your story with us ST: I was born in Fairfelid, California  on August 11, !973. with dad being in the Military allowed me to move around the world throughout my childhood to places as the Philippines. Because we moved around so much, I was always starting over trying to fit in. As a kid I [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:37:07+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Helping You Stretch For Lower Back Pain

  Back flexion stretch- Lying on the back, pull both knees to the chest while simultaneously flexing the head forward until a comfortable stretch is felt across the mid and low back.   Knee to Chest- Lie on the back with the knees bent and both heels on the floor, then place both hands behind [...]

By | 2018-01-05T17:19:54+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Yoga All Day Every Day

Image of Janice Cotto from B-Free Yoga   We are a city of yogis, so here are some opportunities to jump on the wagon for free!   Monday and Wednesday- Head to the rooftop of Whole Foods Market flagship for Black Swan’s Yoga on the Plaza. Each class begins at 6 p.m. and is accompanied [...]

By | 2017-12-29T12:54:23+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Know Your Therapist – Kathy

1. How do you describe your approach to massage? When I approach massage with someone, I attempt to understand their whole body and lifestyle- how they use and take care of it. First steps in taking care of muscles is diet, exercise, rest, stretching, posture and listening to the body. While treating overly tight muscles, [...]

By | 2017-11-26T15:16:32+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Let’s Get In The Mix

    It's Thursday and we are feeling that some of you might need a little pick-me-up. So, in true 80's style we are kicking it back and rocking out this morning. Here are 5 jams to get you though the morning traffic...   1. Physical. Olivia Newton-John. 2. Eye of the Tiger. Survivor. 3.  Another [...]

By | 2017-11-16T13:57:08+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

A Talk With Andrew Willis

  When it comes to awesome we think of Andrew Willis. Not only does he host our favorite crit racing series, The Driveway, but he is a beast all his own on the bike! He just completed ((AND WON)) the NCOM (No Country for Old Men) 1000. A 1000 mile race starting and finishing in Alpine, [...]

By | 2017-10-26T15:53:45+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Sponsored Athlete|