Calling it Keto

The Keto diet is all the rage right now, with articles littering your news feed calling it the 'new miracle’ fat burner on one end, or the 'Keto flu’ on the other. Here at Austin Massage Company we know proper education is key to wellness, so, let's cut through the hype and get to the [...]

By | 2018-04-20T21:34:49+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Boston Knowledge

With the Boston Marathon coming up here are five fun facts about the race from ESPN! The Boston Marathon is iconic for a reason—it's both the oldest (dating back to 1897) and the fastest (median time of 3:44) marathon in the country. Women were officially excluded from the race until 1972. Kathrine Switzer, the first [...]

By | 2018-04-13T12:34:22+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

What Is Ashiatsu?!

Ya know you have seen the name, but ya still have no clue what Ashi Massage is... Let us tell you: Ashiatsu massage therapists keep on their toes. At Austin Massage Company we mean that literally. In Japanese ashiatsu broken down means ashi = “foot” and astu = “pressure”, this name fits the message description [...]

By | 2018-03-23T23:06:05+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|


It's that time of year again - no, not allergies or SXSW, we are talking about the Driveway Series baby! This weekly cycling crit out at the Driveway Race Track has become something of an Austin staple every Thursday night from March until October. Andrew Willis, the founder and director, has been putting on the [...]

By | 2018-03-15T12:54:06+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Out And About|

What’s The Difference??

  At the Austin Massage Company a question we are often asked is “what is the difference between a spa and sports massage?”  So, this week’s blog is dedicated to looking at three of the biggest factors that separate a clinical sports massage from a trip to the local spa.   A clinical sports massage [...]

By | 2018-03-09T13:12:34+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Mix Tape Friday

  It's the first Friday of the month and we are rocking it out! Going back to our mix tape days with some awesome 90's jams. Join us, won't you??   Smash Mouth – All Star Brandy feat Monica – The Boy Is Mine Pearl Jam – Alive Fugees – Ready Or Not Dr Dre [...]

By | 2018-03-02T13:32:42+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

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|