Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

Cardio boosts flu shotFitness Friday with Sharon Rekieta

For those of us who like to stay active, it’s important that we stay healthy throughout the flu season. There is nothing worse than feeling under the weather and being sidelined and unable to participate in our favorite recreational pursuits.

So we take precautions such as washing our hands frequently, sleeping well, eating a balanced diet, and getting a flu vaccine. Since we take such care with our hygiene, sleep and diet, it makes sense to also…

Grow Your Own Garlic

17th September 2014

Garlic is a staple in most kitchens and a must have ingredient in every world cuisine. Fall is the best time to plant it in the south, so now is the perfect time to start. Here is everything you need to know about growing your own garlic!


Workout to the Beat

12th September 2014

FitBeat - Fitness Friday Written by: Sharon Rekieta

Has this happened to you--a lively tune starts playing and almost involuntarily your feet start tapping, your fingers start snapping and before you know it, you are rockin’ and rollin’.  When we hear music, our body wants to move and we want to synchronize our movement to the beat—and that might mean we will pick up the pace, finish the race or dance to one more song on the playlist.

For those who already use music to accompany activity, you will not be…