START IT AND STICK TO IT!

How to begin a wellness routine that lasts

STORY: Karina Antenucci

TYLER POTTS

TYLER POTTS

It can be overwhelming to start working out and eating better if you haven’t ever really done it, or it’s been a while. Many people start a new routine in a new year and then drop it around four to eight weeks later, says […]

SWEAT TECH

Products that support your workouts with cutting-edge materials and functionality

House Fly

Flywheel Home Bike

STORY: Karina Antenucci

House Fly

Now you can get your favorite spin classes in the comfort of your own home with a Flywheel Home Bike ($1,699, or $121 per month for 24 months). Ride anytime with the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi-enabled at-home exercise bike, which streams live classes as well as offers an on-demand […]

A SPEEDY RECOVERY

If you’ve overdone it and are feeling post-workout aches and pains, and an ice pack isn’t cutting it, consider cryotherapy.

STORY: Jill Becker

In this technique, the body is exposed to extremely cold temperatures for short bursts of time, which helps reduce inflammation, ease joint pain and muscle soreness, and increase blood flow. “Fitness enthusiasts, including many pro athletes, use it because it speeds up recovery times, allowing […]

A HOME GYM GUIDE

Local fitness gurus offer their recommendations for equipment you can use at home

STORY: Nicole Letts

Megan Armstrong
Personal trainer

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: Gliding Discs, available on Amazon, $12

TARGET MUSCLES: Core, legs, obliques and upper body

HOW TO USE: There are varying exercises you can do with the discs, but the goal is to move slow and controlled to keep tension on the muscles; […]

PARK IT OUTSIDE

Reap the benefits of the great outdoors while working on your fitness

The East Palisades Trail is just one of the scenic area spots where you can get your walk or run on.

The East Palisades Trail is just one of the scenic area spots where you can get your walk or run on. PHOTO: Scott Reeves

STORY: Karina Antenucci

Fresh air and exercise are a solid […]

GET FIT!

OUR GUIDE TO MAKING GOOD HEALTH YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION

A new year brings a welcome clean slate, an opportunity to start fresh and try something new. The goal of getting fit and living a healthier lifestyle is at the top of the resolutions list for many people, which is one of the reasons gym memberships spike in January. This year, we wanted to help make your […]

OPTIMIZE YOUR FITNESS

Get the most out of your workout routine by following these best practices

Kim Schaper kimschaper.com

Kim Schaper
kimschaper.com

STORY: Karina Antenucci

Your New Year’s goal may include getting stronger and more fit, but did you know that you could be sabotaging those efforts by not following some best practices before, during and after your workout? Brookhaven resident and women’s wellness expert Kim Schaper, […]

REVITALIZE YOUR WORKOUT

Freshen up a stale fitness routine by trying a new class this year

STORY: Karina Antenucci

Bored with your same-old exercise routine? Spice things up with one of these fun area classes.

Kickin’ It

Who doesn’t have a little aggression to work out after a stressful day? Punch and kick it out of your system while burning up to 900 calories an hour […]

SHAY BENTLEY GRIFFIN

CASTING DIRECTOR MENTORS A STATE INDUSTRY

WHAT MAKES ATLANTA A GOOD FIT FOR FILM? We knew we had something more to offer, what most other states wouldn’t have in the same depth, and that was the fact we had a great crew base here in Georgia. We had an experienced talent pool. We had a community that understood the value of the things we […]

MATT PHILLIBEN

STUNTMAN DOES HIS OWN ACTING

WHAT MAKES ATLANTA A GOOD FIT FOR FILM? The thing about Atlanta is you’ve got so many different elements and filming locations. You’ve got the country. You’ve got the woods. You’ve got three downtowns essentially. You’ve got the suburbs south and north of the city. You go farther north, and you’ve got the mountains. You’ve got the lakes. So […]