WE TRIED IT, TAKE 2

THE SIMPLY BUCKHEAD TEAM TESTS OUT ANOTHER TRIO OF UNIQUE HEALTH SERVICES

IV hydration therapy

Photos: Sara Hanna

A few years ago, several members of the Simply Buckhead team visited area spas to try out some of the latest services being offered. We recently sent two regular contributors, plus our publisher, back out there to test three unusual treatments you may not have heard much about […]

ACCELERATING FITNESS

Put the pedal to the metal with these five in-car exercises

Turn your commute into a workout with these in-car exercises from certified trainer Brandon Butler.

STORY: Nicole Letts
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

According to a 2019 study by safe driving resource Educated Driver, metro Atlantans will spend an average of 10.45 days of their lives commuting this year alone. Beyond the obvious health ramifications of that much […]

NORMALIZING ANXIETY

Why it’s okay to feel uneasy and what you can do when it strikes

NORMALIZING ANXIETY

STORY: Nicole Letts

According to the World Health Organization, one out of 13 people suffers from anxiety. We’re so riddled with it that the mere word has become commonplace.

ASHLYN AYRES ELLINGTON
Photo: Haley Hunt Davis

Ashlyn Ayres Ellington, a clinical social worker and therapist at […]

FLEXING MOMMY MUSCLES

Helping women stay fit during pregnancy, not just after

STORY: Nicole Letts

Katie Scharf is the happily married, proud mom of two boys. Beyond these important roles, Scharf also holds a few other titles. She’s a certified perinatal fitness trainer, a certified personal trainer and a women’s strength specialist. She’s also the owner and lead trainer behind Strength in Moms, an in-home personal training company servicing Brookhaven, Sandy […]

A PROTEIN POWDER PRIMER

Get schooled on these popular health supplements

STORY: Nicole Letts

JAMIE BODNER

Protein powder is a pantry staple for many athletes. Its benefits include aiding weight loss, assisting with tissue repair and encouraging muscle building. However, not all protein powders are created equal. In fact, a 2018 study by the Clean Label Project found that out of 134 […]

IT’S LIKE A SAUNA IN HERE

TREAT YOUR BODY TO A DESIGNER DETOX AT BUCKHEAD’S NEW INFRARED SAUNA STUDIO

Infrared saunas are good because “your core heats up gradually, and you’re not breathing air,” says Perspire Sauna Studio co-owner Danielle Smith

STORY: Amelia Pavlik
Hillway Photography

Imagine private infrared saunas where you can binge on Netflix while detoxing your body. Thanks to the new Perspire Sauna Studio in Buckhead, your sauna experience is […]

CREATIVITY IN BLOOM

Travis Ann Bull brings life to her elegant botanical arrangements

STORY: Amy Meadows

Travis Ann Bull knows that inspiration can strike anywhere and at any time when she’s beginning a project. For instance, when the owner of Travis Ann Botanicals visited a new client’s home to start work on a customized composition, the first thing that caught her eye was an outdoor rustic bench. “I immediately told my […]

STRETCH YOUR LIMITS

WHY YOU NEED TO ADD STRETCHING SESSIONS TO YOUR WORKOUT MIX

Motion Stretch Studio offers clients 30- to 60-minute myofascial stretching sessions with licensed professionals.

STORY: Amelia Pavlik
PHOTO: Jay Boatwright

Running, spinning, yoga—these are just a few of the workouts that might be part of your weekly routine. But have you ever thought about adding a good stretch with a licensed professional to the mix? “A […]

HOLIDAY HEALTH HACKS

Savor the season with 9 tips to keep you on the road to wellness

STORY: Amelia Pavlik

‘Tis the season when soirees serving up boozy eggnog replace cycling classes, and we tell ourselves that sugar cookies are just as calorie-friendly as kale. To help you get through the holidays without undoing all of the good you’ve accomplished over the last 10 months, here are 9 tips from area wellness pros.

 

POST-SURGERY SWEAT

ADVICE FOR EXERCISING AFTER A BREAST CANCER-RELATED PROCEDURE

STORY: Amelia Pavlik

Terri Robertson Elder

Almost 7,500: According to the American Cancer Society, that’s the estimated number of breast cancer cases that will be diagnosed in Georgia in 2018.

A fair number of these women will face breast cancer-related surgery, and the aches and emotional exhaustion that follow. These challenges […]