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Ballet barre workouts gain popularity
November 19, 2010
Barres are becoming more and more popular across the country as a tool for exercise. Not the drinking kind of bars, but the ballet barre, which is now being used for workout classes that claim to create a more toned and trim physique.
Detox diet gains popularity; experts question side effects
November 12, 2010
Beyonce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Megan Fox and Anne Hathaway are among the slew of stars said to have done a detoxifying cleanse in the past either to drop weight quickly or to detoxify the body — or both.
Laughter may be best medicine
November 5, 2010
Meeting with others for the pure goal of laughter does the mind and body good. This doesn’t necessarily mean going to a stand-up comedy show or watching “Friends” DVDs, it’s as simple as sitting underneath a tree by Barton Springs with a group of people and laughing — something known as laughter yoga.
Binging not only way to experience Halloween spirits
October 29, 2010
Many have experienced the morning after a big night out — nauseous and parched, unable to get out of bed but finding it hard to sleep because your head hurts.
Teach abroad; ease into real world
August 12, 2010
As senior year begins for approximately 13,000 UT students, some may be feeling the stress of their upcoming graduation and inevitable transition into the “real world.” Many wonder, What will I do in this job market with my major?
Book examines past relationships
August 9, 2010
Though its title may evoke thoughts of lost love, don’t expect any romantic narratives in “Elegies for the Brokenhearted,” the story of a woman’s life told through the elegies of five people who have died during her lifetime, from a minor summer friend to her neglectful mother.
Actor-turned-restaurateur Joe Reynolds leaves Hollywood for Texas
June 13, 2010
Actor-turned-restaurateur Joe Reynolds has opened M Two, a restaurant, bar and lounge in the space formerly known as Saba Blue Water Cafe.
Greenbelt shines for summer fun
June 12, 2010
The oppressive summertime heat makes hiking a sweaty adventure most years, and without water, the plant life of the Barton Creek Greenbelt’s banks are not quite as scenic.
Delphic album has futuristic feel
June 6, 2010
Six months after its U.K. release, Delphic’s debut album Acolyte has finally hit US shelves.
Austinites stand, paddle their way around town
June 5, 2010
Amid the rowers and kayakers spotted while cruising past Lady Bird Lake, a growing number of active Austinites can be seen standing on surfboards with paddles.