Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

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“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 taking a few steps down your driveway or jogging a few intervals during your walk.

“If you run, you are a runner.  It doesn’t matter how fast or how far.  It doesn’t matter if today is…

Brush on BlockWe all know that the sun has damaging effects on the skin. Exposure can cause serious risks for skin cancer and can minimize the production of collagen, causing wrinkles and sun spots. There are many options for sunscreen out today. What's the best sunscreen out there? The dermatologist says "the best one is the one you will use."
We like Susan Posnick's Brush on Block (call 512-372-7249 to order). It has UVA and UVB protection (a must for complete coverage), goes on easy and stays all…

In Honor of National Running Day

Why do I run? 

  • Because I can
  • Because I can run solo, with my dog or with my running group buddies.
  • Because it’s cheaper than therapy
  • Because I really enjoy working up a serious sweat
  • Because I want to send that cupcake packing
  • Because I love to feel the after-effects
  • Because there are no techniques to learn, moves to master or equipment to buy
  • Because it’s my personal time to think, train, create and unwind. 

Although I might…