Jesse O'Brien

Author's details

Name: Jesse O'Brien
Date registered: March 12, 2010


Jesse received his business degree in 2009 in Entrepreneurial Management from Texas Christian University, and after a stint in corporate America, decided to follow his passion of fitness. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a Level 1 CrossFit coach at Westlake CrossFit. His mission is to empower individuals through physical subculture. Favorite public place in Austin – The area by the volleyball courts at Zilker Park. Favorite water venue – Deep Eddy Pool Most impressive fitness feat - Ran the 2009 and 2010 Austin Marathon. The former never training for a marathon

Latest posts

  1. Congruence — February 28, 2013
  2. Carbohydrate Curve — December 6, 2012
  3. Sugar — December 5, 2012
  4. Baby Its Cold Outside — December 3, 2012
  5. Take a Break — December 2, 2012

Most commented posts

  1. How to Optimize Recovery Part 2: Post Workout Nutrition — 4 comments
  2. Atomic Athlete — 3 comments
  3. Tropical Traditions Free Giveaway — 1 comment
  4. How to Optimize Recovery Part 1: Sleep — 1 comment
  5. I Am Linda – I Am ActiveATX — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Jan 25

Choosing Resilience

Choosing Resilience By Elizabeth O’Brien, M.A., LPC As a therapist, I am struck more and more intensely by the importance of personal responsibility. So many clients come in overwhelmed with despair and helplessness. They express deep feelings of having been treated unfairly by the world. One of my jobs is to help them see that …

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Jan 24

Trying New Skills

ActiveATX is all about going out there, breaking outside of your comfort zone and trying new skills, things and sports. The personal growth that you get through the process of learning a new skill and executing an impressive new feat helps open up doors physically and mentally. I have been able to simple acrobatics from a young age, but …

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Jan 23

The LATX Preview

This is the back half of some never before seen footage by Lymbo Media. More clips from “The LATX”, and new slappin’ music for the masses. Look for fresh new videos coming with warm weather. 

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Jan 20

How to Optimize Recovery: Massage

One of the best ways to recover from a grueling workout, an overuse injury or just to relax is to have a deep tissue massage. Jessica Ortiz-Price from Austin Deep talks a little bit about the benefits of having a deep tissue massage and how it aids the recovery process. You may know Austin Deep, as …

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Jan 04


I had some rare time to think and meditate over the holidays. Our family went on its traditional vacation to the coast of Texas, where we rent a house on Mustang Island, a beautiful expanse of beach situated between Corpus Christi and Port Aransas. As I watched our three young adult children work out daily …

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