CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!

STEP OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE WITH #WEDOHARDSTUFF

Jesse Itzler (in white T-shirt) leads a group walk during a fitness retreat earlier this year.

Two thousand and seventeen reps of burpees, sit-ups, pushups, dips and squats to ring in 2017—that’s how it all started.

“I really wanted to do something to celebrate the new year in January, so I settled on doing 2,017 reps of the five […]

SUPPORT YOURSELF

THESE FOUR SPORTS BRAS TAKE THE JIGGLE OUT OF YOUR WORKOUTS

Jiggling is good when it comes to Jell-O, but not when it comes to your breasts during a workout. We turned to a few of Buckhead’s activewear aces to scope out sports bra options that will provide the support you need during sweat sessions ranging from hiking to high-intensity interval training. Read on to learn their picks.

WHAT’S SUP!

5 TIPS TO STAND-UP PADDLEBOARD LIKE A PRO

Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) has become a trendy way to explore nature while getting a little workout in. But like most sports, there’s more to it than meets the eye. Before you head out on your first SUP adventure, read on to find out the five things every paddleboard newbie needs to know.

1. Seek calm waters.

“Choppy water conditions are difficult […]

STICK IT TO PAIN

SORE OR INJURED MUSCLES? CONSIDER DRY NEEDLING THERAPY

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The thought of tiny needles being stuck into your skin in the name of helping muscles feel better might make you cringe, but a technique called dry needling might be just what your body […]

MID-DAY SWEAT

FOUR LUNCH BREAK FRIENDLY WORKOUTS

If early morning or evening workouts aren’t your cup of green tea, the good news is that Buckhead is home to several lunch-hour options. Here are four classes for getting your fit on in the middle of the day.

CP Bootcamp F.I.T. at Club Pilates

The Details: This 50-minute full body workout is offered at noon […]

STRIKE A POSE

4 yoga moves to get you summer sport ready

Dust off those golf clubs and hiking boots, y’all. It’s that time of year when the warm weather ushers our workouts outside.

But before you take your first swing or hit the trail, check out these four yoga poses, contributed by several Buckhead instructors, that will help you build the strength and flexibility needed to avoid injury while enjoying […]

ALLERGY AHA!

Arm yourself for spring with these five smart strategies…

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Once the blanket of yellow pollen descends on Atlanta, we all know that the sniffles, watery eyes and headaches will soon follow. Yes, folks, it’s springtime in our fair city, which means that allergy season is in full swing. We’ve asked some of Buckhead’s finest doctors who […]

#GOALS

FIVE FIT AND WELL MUST-TRIES FOR THE NEW YEAR

From cupping treatments to meditation classes with wireless headphones, there are always plenty of new fitness and wellness trends to try in our Buckhead ’hood. To simplify your search, we’ve done the heavy lifting and pulled together a list of five must-tries. Read on to decide which should be added to your 2017 bucket list.

CUPPING ICEBOX – CRYOTHERAPY

GOAL GETTER

SET GOALS YOU CAN MAKE REALITIES IN THE NEW YEAR

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From adopting a gluten-free diet to working out five days a week, it’s that time of year to start thinking about what you’ll do differently come Jan. 1. But how do you go about creating—and commanding— your wellness goals for the new year?

“Wellness is something we often take for granted, especially if we’re under 40,” says […]

HEALTH FOR HER

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Dr. Lillian Schapiro is making her mark on Atlanta, one woman at a time

Delivering more than 2,000 babies over 20 years of practicing medicine in Atlanta means that Dr. Lillian Schapiro is forever seeing the fruits of her own—and others’—labor.

“One of my favorite things about Atlanta is summer swim league, which my three daughters have participated in over the years,” says Schapiro, who attended Yale […]