Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

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The Gift of an Hour

4th November 2013

Time Change = the Gift of an Hour

We turned our clocks back one hour last weekend and while knowing that most do not like the switch due to losing the after-work daylight, I personally feel that it is nice to be aligned with Mother Nature and the true timetable of the sun.  And, there is a recently discovered physiological advantage--most people sleep better once we return to the standard time--so look forward to the beginning of more restful slumber Saturday.

But now to the true…

Halloween - Tricks or Treats?

28th October 2013

In just a few days, we’ll be celebrating Halloween—one of the biggest candy holidays of the year.  Are you wondering if it is possible to indulge a little bit without doing a lot of damage?  Absolutely!  Just follow these simple hints.

Purchase bags of fun-size or mini candy bars or 100-calorie snack packs of cookies or chips.  If the portion size is already decided for you, it’s easier to maintain control of how many calories you are consuming. 

Purchase treats that take time to…

ABC for Fitness Results

4th October 2013

Scale won’t budge?  Pants still snug?
The answer is A-B-C!

So, you're working out all the time, you're not getting the results you expected, and you're wondering what's going wrong?

The answer might be as simple as A-B-C or Advance Beyond Comfort.

Consistent exercisers experience many physical and psychological benefits and most people claim that this promise of positive results inspired them to begin a fitness regime.  Looking forward to deltoid definition, a shrinking waistline and…