Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

Thinking About a Resolution?

2nd January 2015

Fitness Friday

As 2015 begins, many view the New Year as an ideal opportunity to make a resolution—so we enthusiastically embark on our programs to lose weight, start exercising, or stop smoking.  After a few weeks, some are making progress and steadily moving towards achieving their goals while many more, despite their best intentions, are giving up and literally abandoning their resolve.

When explaining their failure, some blamed outside forces, “There were tasty temptations all…

Holiday Reflections

26th December 2014

Fitness Friday

Even though the holidays are a joyful time full of celebrations, they can also be stressful.  Engaging in physical activity is great and one way to relieve some of that stress, see some of our daily fitness activities here.

As another option, taking part in a passive activity has its calming benefits.  We did that here at Lake Austin Spa Resort by offering a relaxing cruise on lovely Lake Austin giving our guests some time to hit the pause button, unwind and refresh.


TRX Suspension Trainer

19th December 2014

Fitness Friday

TRX Suspension Trainer

Total body resistance training

Lightweight, portable, efficient, effective and appropriate for anyone at every fitness level!

When some hear that the Navy SEALs developed the TRX training program, they expect to see the few, the strong, the expert performing the workout—and they would be correct.  Those in the elite ranks of the military, police men and women, firefighters, professional athletes, Olympians and hard-core fitness enthusiasts are all…