Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

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Beach and Pool Workout

31st July 2015

Fitness Friday

All of us need down time--time to rest, relax and renew.  So when we have the opportunity to take a vacation, many of us head to the beach or a pool to kick back, bask in the sunshine and enjoy the lazy days of summer by the water.

Do we really need to kick back five days in a row though?  Some of us would be feeling pretty antsy after only a couple of days of no activity.  Yet, we’re not too eager to leave our brief stint in paradise.  Good news—you don’t have to! …

Quick and Easy Roller Remedyfoam roller stretching
Fitness Friday

If we gave some thought to our most common daily moves and positions, we might realize why many of us complain about sore shoulders, stiff necks and tight backs.

We are truly suffering because of our lifestyle: we sit at desks typing on a computer; we commute in our cars holding onto the steering wheel; we relax in an easy chair with the remote in our hand.  We carry groceries and our kids against our chest; we eat hunched over our plate and…

Fitness Friday

Summer officially arrived earlier this week and warmer temperatures are headed to most parts of the country.  Check out the following tips to help you keep your cool.

Stay Hydrated: Water can help us beat the heat, stay cool and feel better—both inside and out!  Staying hydrated requires drinking plenty of water before, during and after your workout.  And if you’re out in the elements for less than an hour, water will most likely be sufficient.  Carry a water bottle…