Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

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.

We…

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…

12 Days of Fitness

12th December 2014

12 Days of Fitness
Lyrics by Sharon K. Rekieta, PhD
Fitness and Wellness Director for Lake Austin Spa Resort
Set to the tune of "The 12 Days of Christmas"

On the first day of fitness, my wish for health will be
A year of activity

On the second day of fitness, my wish for health will be
Workouts that I love
And a year of activity

On the third day of fitness, my wish for health will be
Gentle forward bends
Workouts that I love
And a year of activity

On the fourth day of fitness, my wish…