Post Workout Recipes

Just like the workout this month, the recipes and food options presented are to keep with the same theme. These are to give you great options, save you time, and keep you on track without having to break the bank, or take you off your game plan.


We don’t grow when things are easy. We grow when we have to overcome challenges. This alone is reason enough to exercise. Forget about the crop tops and short shorts. Most of us have moved past the “bikini as my goal” motivation, thank goodness. By all means, rock it if you got it, but also, show off that incredible resting heart…

A New Year’s Change

 Welcome to 2018!    The new year brings with it a yearning for change, new goals and challenges. Here at Cross Timbers Lifestyle, we’ve also opted to try out some new formats as we roll into 2018, so if you think our look is a bit different from last month, you are on to something!  You will still find beautiful imagery…

Flower Mound, Marcus Students Sign Letters of Intent

Students at Flower Mound and Marcus High Schools signed their letters of intent to play collegiate sports on November 8. 

January 2018 Around Town

During December, Cross Timbers YMCA, 2021 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound, received some improvements.


Flower Mound's finest farm fresh food can be found at this award-winning restaurant where carnivores and health-conscious consumers will rejoice alike.

Louisiana-Inspired Look

North Texas’ own Sterling Brook Custom Homes has been creating one-of-a-kind structures around town since early 2009. Builder Wayne Atkins, a Double Oak resident, says the company’s passion and dedication to their craft set them apart from competitors.

New Year, New Fitness Opportunities  Yogi Kids/Fit Family is a unique facility that has something for everyone: ower to gentle yoga and cardio fitness classes like Tummy & Butt and Zumba are offered for adults of all ages, sizes and abilities. For kids, they offer yoga and Zumba, tween yoga and they even have special needs yoga. Child care is provided for morning classes.…

A “Hot,” Efficient Way to Exercise

A new trend in exercising, HOTWORX, touts that you “tone up, detox and torch the calories” through participation in their classes. All this happens within a 30-minute isometric (Pilates or yoga) workout or a 15-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) session with a cycle or row. HOTWORX combines a patent-pending fusion of infrared heat and isometrics, resulting in the ultimate calorie…

Diet by Color

In the plant world, color and hue rule in terms of disease-fighting capability. Each color represents different benefits and the deeper the color, the more benefit there is.