Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

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Summer officially arrives this weekend and typically brings warmer temperatures to most parts of the country.

If you find yourself thinking about curtailing your outdoor activities, follow these suggestions for a safe season of fun.

Stay Hydrated:  If you will be outside in the heat for any length of time, your body will need additional fluids.  Carry a water bottle so you can sip from it frequently—a common guideline is to consume four to six ounces every 15-minutes. If you are…

Pain Passes
Fatigue Fades
Achievement Lasts Forever

--Dr. Rock (Sharon Rekieta, PhD)

Sharon’s Seven Secrets for Running Success

“Anybody can be a runner.  We were meant to move.  We were meant to run.  It’s the easiest sport.”
--Bill Rodgers

Secret 1: Start: Every mile, 5K and marathon starts with a step.  Depending on your fitness level and exercise history, the start of your journey towards becoming a runner could be a few steps down your driveway or a few intervals of…

National Running Day
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Fun facts about running:

  • There are more than 75 million runners in the United States
  • Over one billion pairs of running shoes are sold worldwide each year
  • You can “run on air.”  At regular points in the running cycle, both feet are off the ground.
  • The Bay to Breakers Race in San Francisco is the largest run in the US with over 100,000 participants
  • While running, the feet strike the ground with a force of about three to four…