Tammy Stokes

Atlantans Who Feel Good, Look Good & Do Good

Tammy Stokes Tammy has spent over 20 years in the fitness industry developing a unique, dynamic method of shaping attitudes, designing bodies and changing lives. Her background includes spokeswoman for a leading international sportswear company, author, educator, director of fitness for a multi-million dollar agency, lifestyle and fitness consultant, and… Read more...
Detoxing

The Pros and Cons of Detoxing Methods

Detoxing, cleansing, fasting: it seems like everybody’s doing it. Although the term “detox” is most commonly associated with substance abuse, it is also linked to weight loss or dieting. In its most basic form, it means the elimination of negative elements that affect the body such as chemicals, additives in… Read more...
Lee Haney

Mr. Olympia Lee Haney Gives Back to His Community

Lee Haney's training and nutritional philosophy is simple. "Train to stimulate, not to annihilate," says the former American International Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (IFBB) bodybuilder and eight-time Mr. Olympia. "You are what you eat and the company you keep. Both of these health proverbs help keep my body and… Read more...
The “New” Healthcare: Consumer Choices

The “New” Healthcare: Consumer Choices

How does it feel to be an empowered consumer? Now that you've read our article, The "New" Healthcare: Part 1 in our September issue, you're well on your way to being exactly that when it comes to healthcare. You've learned that October 1 is the first day of open enrollment… Read more...
“Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta” star Lori Allen

“Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta” star Lori Allen

"Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta" star Lori Allen finds strength in sharing her story By Flannery Winchester In her own words, Lori Allen is "always the strong girl." In her wedding gown retail store Bridals by Lori, featured on the TLC show, "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta," Allen… Read more...
Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy

Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy

Smile! October is National Dental Hygiene Month. While everyone knows that a great smile can brighten any room, as we age, that beautiful smile can become harder to maintain. The good news is that with healthy habits and some help from your dentist, a youthful, charming smile can be yours… Read more...
Your Atlanta Guide to Breast Cancer Support

Your Atlanta Guide to Breast Cancer Support

The word cancer, in any form, is a scary term. It brings up a lot of questions, concerns and fears to be addressed. What is the prognosis? What are my treatment options? Where do I go from here? For the month of October, we take a look at the most… Read more...
Bra Whisperer Susan Nethero Embarks on a New Venture

Bra Whisperer Susan Nethero Embarks on a New Venture

Known by many as "The Bra Whisperer," Susan Nethero has helped countless women find the bra of their dreams and changed the way they feel about themselves. Giving women a positive body image is something she is passionate about. Whether she was doing a bra fitting at Intimacy, the store… Read more...
Your Questions about The New Healthcare Answered

Your Questions about The New Healthcare Answered

    If you're like most people, you're probably clear about the fact that healthcare laws are changing. Unfortunately, that might be all you're clear about. Don't worry – most people are in the same boat because the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implications are complicated and multifaceted. Read… Read more...
The Chelko Foundation Makes a Difference

The Chelko Foundation Makes a Difference

Body painting. Is it different? Yes. Is it sexy? Sure. Is it about more than that? Absolutely. Over the last few years, The Chelko Foundation has brought body painting events to Atlanta and paired this unique art form with their ultimate mission of ending gender bias. It all began with… Read more...