Jazz Up Your Fitness with Dance

Jazz Up Your Fitness with Dance

Many of us took ballet lessons as kids or watched our children don sparkly stage outfits for their own dance recitals. For some reason, though, as the years pass, very few young women and men continue with dance. And some never even start, despite dreams of twirling across the floor.… Read more...
Stroke: Warning Signs and Treatment

Stroke: Warning Signs and Treatment

The number one cause of adult disability in the United States is a surprisingly subtle event that can happen quietly and at any time – a stroke. In addition to incapacitating millions of Americans, stroke is also the fourth leading cause of death in the country. And if you live… Read more...
Atlanta’s Top Chef Richard Blais Talks about his new show Cook Your Ass Off

Atlanta’s Top Chef Richard Blais Talks about his new show Cook Your Ass Off

    When you've opened several restaurants, braved the reality TV circuit (and survived), written a book and are raising a family, you're bound to know a thing or two about balancing your time. And if you're Chef Richard Blais, you take everything in stride. "I'm still trying to figure… Read more...
Understand Menopause Changes, Symptoms and Treatments

Understand Menopause Changes, Symptoms and Treatments

Some women welcome it. Some women are wary of it. Everyone's talking about it because all women go through it: menopause. This biological change is every bit as natural as puberty, yet menopause is often misunderstood and involves more symptoms and treatment options than you can make sense of. But… Read more...
Fun Atlanta Events for Spring and Summer 2014

Fun Atlanta Events for Spring and Summer 2014

RUN/WALKS March 8 Dental Dash at Dawn 5K www.dddfoundation.org This 5K will take place at Historic Fourth Ward Park and benefits the Dentistry for the Developmentally Disabled Foundation, Inc. This is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier event.   March 9 Shamrock 'N Roll Race www.jlatlanta.org Kick up your kilt on… Read more...
Follow Your Heart and Meet Other Atlanta Singles

Follow Your Heart and Meet Other Atlanta Singles

With a population nearing six million, Atlanta is a city with many fish in the sea. However, turning an ocean of singles into a barrel of potential relationships might seem like an impossible task. To narrow the options down, first find out what you love to do. Then go out… Read more...
A Talk with Atlanta’s Philanthropist Bernie Marcus

A Talk with Atlanta’s Philanthropist Bernie Marcus

Bernie Marcus is a man with many titles – pharmacist, visionary, entrepreneur – but these days, it is the role of philanthropist that describes him best. His generous monetary donations have funded a number of projects and organizations including the Georgia Aquarium, Autism Speaks, The Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center… Read more...
Heart Healthy Ways to Improve Your Diet

Heart Healthy Ways to Improve Your Diet

Eating healthy and taking care of your heart are hot topics these days. Pick up any health magazine, and odds are, you'll come across plenty of tips for keeping your ticker in top shape. There is a lot of information out there and rightfully so – according to the American… Read more...
Sandi Porter

Local Trainer Sandi Porter Inspires Others to Get Healthy

Losing weight and being healthy was more than just a personal goal for Sandi Porter. "After I lost weight 12 years ago, I knew I wanted to help others," she says. So Porter decided to parlay her love of everything fitness and health-related into a career as a trainer, though… Read more...
Atlanta Bloggers Weigh in on Fitness and Health Trends for 2014

Atlanta Bloggers Weigh in on Fitness and Health Trends for 2014

We reached out to 10 of the city's top fitness and health bloggers to find out what's hot for the new year. Each of them weighed in on the current trends they use to stay healthy and active. These women are not only bloggers, but also distance runners, mothers, vegans,… Read more...