SO YOU THINK YOU CAN TEACH?

4 FITNESS PROFESSIONALS SHARE THEIR TIPS FOR SUCCESS

I could teach this! It’s a thought that has gone through many a mind while sweating it out on the spin-class bike or pulsing at a barre class. But what does it take to teach your favorite fitness classes or personal train like a pro? We spoke with four of the area’s fittest on how they got their gigs at Buckhead and Brookhaven’s hottest studios and their […]

SO FLY

Buckhead’s first-ever spin studio, Flywheel Sports, opened in 2012 and was a mega hit from the get-go.

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Because of its success with the Buckhead set, it expanded outposts to Midtown and Alpharetta. This spring, the inaugural Atlanta hotspot, which now also offers body-sculpting barre classes, moves to a brand-new locale within The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. Here, we speak with Flywheel’s Co-Founder and Creative Director […]

WELLNESS WITHIN

Simply Buckhead’s publisher, Joanne Hayes, takes us on a journey to a more holistic lifestyle.

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I consider myself healthy. I exercise and eat well, but with age, I’ve started to face my fair share of health issues: genetic high cholesterol, early osteoarthritis and a hip replacement (resulting from congenital hip dysplasia), not to mention post-menopausal sleep deficit. Eighteen months ago, I started researching holistic options […]

A HEALTHY START

Put a nutritious foot forward with these 10 basic principles of Ayurveda.

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Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old holistic science and lifestyle tradition rooted in India. Ancient though it may be, it has many valuable health principles that can still be applied to modern-day Buckhead living. A big part of the science is focused on […]

BODY MOVIN’

Three new Buckhead fitness studios shape you up despite the holidays.

Tis the season to gain weight, what with all the holiday gatherings and second helpings of your favorite dishes. But experts at Buckhead’s newest fitness studios say it doesn’t have to be so! End the year on a healthy foot with visits to these boutique spots that keep you looking and feeling fabulous into the New Year.

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CAMP WELLNESS

FIVE ACTIVITY-CENTERED CAMPING SPOTS WITHIN TWO HOURS FROM BUCKHEAD

Red Top Mountain State Park in Acworth
DRIVE TIME: 34 MINUTES • GO FOR: WATER ACTIVITIES

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Want to break free of land-locked ATL? Head to this pretty camping site that sits on Lake Allatoona. Choose from boating (rent one from nearby marinas or bring your own), water skiing, kayaking and swimming off a sand beach (a seasonal pursuit).


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If the shoe fits …

WALK THIS WAY TO THE PERFECT PAIR OF RUNNING SHOES.

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Ever pick out sneakers and think they are the bomb in the store, and then regret the purchase later on? That is the story of this writer’s life. It’s a challenge to select a pair if you don’t know the criteria for getting just the right fit. I am forever changed by my recent custom shoe fit […]

Survive and thrive

Buckhead trainers give their top tips for getting obstacle race–ready.

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Shimmying up walls or under barbed wire. Getting covered head to toe in mud. High-fiving fellow racers as they cross the finish line. Behold, just a few of the experiences in store when you take on an obstacle course race (OCR). But if you’re training for your first OCR, where do you begin? We’ve asked a few […]

A fore-ward swing

Simply Buckhead’s publisher returns to perfecting her golf game.

The author working on her golf swing with GolfTEC Atlanta’s patented swing analysis technology.

The author working on her golf swing with GolfTEC Atlanta’s patented swing analysis technology.

It’s long been on my bucket list to get back into golf, a sport I fell in love with in my 30s. But with an über-busy schedule, devoting […]

Core and more!

Spin, kick and row your way to a bikini body with these core-centric workouts.

Beach season is upon us, so focus on building a strong core while toning your entire body. These workouts don’t have to involve monotonous bench presses or bicep curls; you can tone your back, arms, legs and core at the same time by fusing cardio with strengthening exercises. The biggest perk? You’ll have fun while doing it with these workouts filled […]