Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

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Thinking About a Resolution?

2nd January 2015

Fitness Friday

As 2015 begins, many view the New Year as an ideal opportunity to make a resolution—so we enthusiastically embark on our programs to lose weight, start exercising, or stop smoking.  After a few weeks, some are making progress and steadily moving towards achieving their goals while many more, despite their best intentions, are giving up and literally abandoning their resolve.

When explaining their failure, some blamed outside forces, “There were tasty temptations all…

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…

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…