Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

Trainer’s Tip: Toning

24th August 2012

Remember that toning the core is a three-step process. For the best results, you have to eat a healthy diet most of the time, perform plenty of fat-burning cardio throughout the week and do some form of resistance training that specifically targets the muscles in the abdomen area.

Will you see results if you only follow one or two of the steps? Yes, but it will take much longer to see results. Put the three-part plan in place and you'll be rockin' a six-pack or a most marvelous midsection soon!

Can the way you answer a question determine if you stick with your diet?

According to the results of recent research, yes it can!

When faced with temptation, 80% of those who declined by saying, "I don't eat that" were able to resist tasty treats compared to only 10% who declined by saying, "I can't eat that."

Some might wonder how the simple substitution of one word ("don't" versus "can't") could make such a huge difference in the effectiveness of the refusal. The author of the study,…

TRX Suspension Training

10th August 2012

This workout initially developed by the Navy SEALs entered the fitness realm and has now arrived at Lake Austin Spa Resort! TRX® Suspension Training® is a performance tool that uses your bodyweight to increase strength, power, endurance, mobility, durability, balance, flexibility, and core stability. There are hundreds of exercises that can be instantly adjusted for anyoneto achieve any training goal.

It is interesting that when some learn that the workout was developed by the Navy…