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Better and Worse Halloween Candy

Better and Worse Halloween Candy

halloween bucketHalloween is just around the corner and that spells candy galore! Even if you don't go trick-or-treating, the reality is that most of us won't have the discipline — or desire — to abstain from guilty pleasures. But not all candy is created equal!

 

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Burning Off the Candy Calories!!!

Burning Off the Candy Calories!!!

thumb burn caloriesThose bags of Halloween treats don't have to taunt you; sweat off a few fun-size indulgences on your next workout. Check out just how many of your favorite fun-size candies you're burning off at your next workout!.....

 

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Tips to Transition into Fall Workouts

Tips to Transition into Fall Workouts

fall into fitnessDays get shorter, temperatures dip, and the leaves fall from the trees. Fall brings many changes, but that doesn't mean your workouts have to suffer. Instead of letting these autumnal changes bring upon excuses for exercising, look for the opportunity in each of them to renew and revamp your workout routine.

 

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Slow Cooker Quinoa, Chicken and Kale Soup

Slow Cooker Quinoa, Chicken and Kale Soup

Quinoa slow cooker recipeWith temperatures beginning to drop here in central Texas, a bowl of hearty soup can really hit the spot. This slow cooker recipe for chicken, kale, and quinoa is out of this world and incredibly healthy…  You won’t believe how easy!!!...

 

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Hops and Grain Bike Affair 4

Hops and Grain Bike Affair 4 Saturday 10-10-2015

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Austin Fitness Rentals will be attending the upcoming Hops and Grain Bike Affair 4 to showcase Goji Play available as an addition to your equipment rental!!! We will have the games up and running on various bikes... Come by and try them out!!!

 

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Back To School Fitness

Back To School Fitness

family exerciseIt’s back-to-school season, and busy parents everywhere are running around, preparing to manage new routines. What are you doing to improve your health and the quality (and quantity) of your life? 

 

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Traditional Fajitas

Traditional Fajitas

fajitas-food-lab-platterLabor Day is here!  For many this means back yard parties and grilling food with friends. A great way to feed several people with minimal effort is to grill up some fajitas!  Here are some tips to serving up killer traditional fajitas… 

 

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Workout of the Future

Workout of the Future!?

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The balance it takes to stay up on one of these might be quite a workout for one's core... 

 

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The Buzz About Rowing - Here are the Basics

The Buzz About Rowing - Here are the Basics

guy rower blur hardwoodIf you take the time to learn rowing technique, it’s one of the best exercises you can do for cardio. The low-to-the-ground, long machine engages your legs, back, core and arms, delivering an intense full-body cardio experience... 

 

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How To Hydrate Before, During, and After a Workout

How to Hydrate Before, During, and After a Workout

dude water on headProper hydration is vital to your athletic performance and health. To perform your best, learn how to drink enough before, during and after your workouts... 

 

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Workout Tips for Beginners!

Workout Tips For Beginners!

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Here are a few helpful tips to those just beginning a workout routine... 

 

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The Patriot Cocktail

The Patriot Cocktail

patriot jacopo falleni 580Celebrate this 4th of July with The Patriot. When you honor America today, I hope you’ll party responsibly and raise a glass to all the freedoms and opportunities that make America the greatest country in the world. I also hope you’ll keep your hot foods hot, cold foods cold, wear sunscreen and stay hydrated. 

 

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Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

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This dazzling grilled dish will wow your friends and family at your July 4th or any cookout this summer...   It's lean and healthy, You can do all the hard work ahead of time, and most of all...  It looks MUCH harder to prepare than it actually is! 

 

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Cycling for Health and Fitness

Cycling for Health and Fitness!!!

blade outdoorCycling is low-impact exercise that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Regular cycling has many physical and mental health benefits. It is one of the best ways to reduce your risk of health problems such as stroke, heart attack, some cancers, depression, diabetes, obesity and arthritis...

 

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How Water Can Help You Lose Weight

How WATER Can Help You Lose Weight!

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This video begins to explain how staying properly hydrated can improve your metabolism helping to encourage weight loss and sustain a healthy body! 

 

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Grilled Yucatan Chicken Skewers

Grilled Yucatan Chicken Skewers

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Summer time is officially here and that means time to grill!  When I think of grilling…  The first thing that comes to mind is a big steak, or burgers and the like. Here is a light healthy, but savory dish That is made for entertaining guests of just grilling them up for a main dish in a meal.

 

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How NOT to use a rower

How NOT to use a Rower!

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This workout is sure NOT to deliver results....?!? 

 

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Cinco De Mayo history

 cinco de mayo American traditionTo many, Cinco De Mayo is just a good excuse to have a margarita and some Mexican cuisine....  Some think it's Mexico's Independence Day....  Others think it's just a made up Holiday by American alcohol companies to sell more product...  All are kind-a right! Here's a brief history of the Holiday and how it has become one of the largest growing Holidays on the calendar....

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Simple Margarita recipe (no processed ingredients)

Simple Margarita recipe (no processed ingredients)

Margarita Key Lime recipeOnly 3 ingredients and nothing fake, neon green, or full of sugary chemicals in sight. They're tart and sweet enough, but not too sweet, and go down incredibly easy. I use freshly squeezed lime juice and recommend doing so. Agave is sold in nearly all grocery stores and big box retailers, although I've used honey in a pinch.... 

 

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Simple Healthy Guacamole

Simple HEALTHY Guacamole

Delicious healthy guacamole recipe

It's May... Spring - Fiesta - Cinco De Mayo!....   Avacados are incredibly healthy for you and you can make an awesome guacamole without using any fattening sour cream, or other ingredients that just aren't necessary for an extremely FRESH guac with outstanding FLAVOR!!!  This is simple, easy, and a staple for any southwestern summer get together.

 

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Community IMPACT article

AUSTIN FITNESS RENTALS featured in Community Impact newspaper  

Community-Impact-LogoAustin Fitness Rentals was featured in the March Community Impact Newspaper. Owner Kyle May touches on AFR plan to expand nationwide...

 

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April Fool's Workout

April's Featured Workout!

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This workout is sure to deliver results....?!? 

 

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Lululemon Athletica fitness container

Lululemon Athletica Inc. and fitness guru, David Garza, to bring a unique experience to Austin! 

Lululemon Fitness Event

Lululemon Athletica Inc. has collaborated with a triathlete, master cycle instructor and fitness guru, David Garza, to bring a unique experience to Austin!  They have created a pop-up storefront and fitness area at the Midway Food Truck Park on Loop 360 using repurposed shipping containers.

 

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Mark spin bike Dilema

The Great Spin Bike Dilema

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Our equipment expert, Mark, servicing spin bikes for a deadline....   Will he make it?!? 

 

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Spark Up the Romance with a Couples Workout!

Spark Up the Romance with a Couples Workout!

FitCoupleAs we all know, February is the month for boxes of chocolates and rich romantic dinners. Grab your partner and prepare for that Valentine's candy, or work off that rich Italian Valentine's Day dinner. The more you exercise, the more confidence you have, the better you feel...  the sexier you feel!  

 

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15 Minute Treadmill Workout

15 Minute Treadmill Workout

tread asleepTired of monotonously walking/running along on your treadmill?  Try this workout to beat the boredom!  Interval cardio workouts have become all the rage over the past few years. Not only can this type of training deliver great results, but changing up your pace and exertion helps to make for a much more interesting and focused workout. 

 

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Man Dances on Treadmill - January Viral Video

Man Dances on Treadmill - January Viral Video

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Man dancing on Treadmill at the gym video. nuff said... 

 

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Delicious & Healthy Italian Vegetable Soup Recipe

Delicious & Healthy Italian Vegetable Soup Recipe

thumb italian-veg-soupThis easy to make recipe for Italian Vegatable Soup is sooo Good you won't believe it's healthy. 

 

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Top 10 TV Shows To Make Workouts Fly By

Top 10 TV Shows To Make Workouts Fly By

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Contrary to what we would all like to think, most of us don’t look forward to spending time on workout equipment for one reason or another. Whether you’re at the gym or in your living room, chances are you have access to a TV. Battle boredom and resist the urge to cut your sweat session short by watching these recommended shows. They’re the ones that inspire us, entertain us, or at the very least distract us from the task at hand.

 

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What We're Listening to This month

What We're Listening to This month

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With so much entertainment at our fingertips, we have an endless amount of opportunity to audibly tailor our workout experience. Music playlists during a workout can offer a great deal of inspiration! Here is a list of suggested music to get you moving….  Some obvious, some obscure.   

 

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