Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

By: Robin Jones, Spa Director

One of the fun aspects of being a Spa Director is researching new products and developing new treatments. I look at diversity and uniqueness when I am investigating product companies to find the best suited to our present offerings. Our refreshed menu features seven new treatments which draw inspiration from the Earth as well as from ancient and modern therapeutic techniques. Wooden hammers, Plant Stem Cell Serum and 58 hydrotherapy jets are just a few of…

February 1 is Go Red for Women Friday!

To raise awareness that cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women and to inspire women to take charge of their heart health, the American Heart Association created this social initiative in 2004.  The founders chose the very vibrant and attention-getting red as the representative color of power, energy and passion—characteristics needed for those involved in supporting this worthy cause.

Cardiovascular disease such as heart attacks…

Finding the Energy to Exercise

18th January 2013

One of the most common reasons for being inactive or for not exercising is “lack of energy.” 

Would you like to exercise but you just cannot summon the energy?  The remedy is to get moving! Exercise increases your energy levels and decreases feelings of fatigue.  It may seem counterintuitive because most people view exercise as a way to expend energy.  However, the return can be greater then the effort.  

Investigators measured the amount of physical activity of numerous…