Finding Inspiration with Atlanta Personal Trainer Brian Johnston

Finding Inspiration with Atlanta Personal Trainer Brian Johnston

What made you want to get into the world of health and fitness?
Here is something most people don’t know about me, because I’ve never publicly shared in great detail my personal story: Growing up I wasn’t an obese kid, but I was heavy enough to be poked, prodded and… Read more...
The Biggest Loser’s Local Atlanta Trainer Dolvett Quince

The Biggest Loser’s Local Atlanta Trainer Dolvett Quince

On NBC’s “The Biggest Loser’s” Thanksgiving special, the show’s newest trainer Dolvett Quince was asked what it felt like to be a part of something as amazing as transforming people’s lives. Since Quince has helped countless people lose weight during his career as a personal trainer, his answer was simple… Read more...
Fun Atlanta exercise programs and classes

Fun Atlanta exercise programs and classes

Jessica Shops Pick of the Month Enough of boring treadmills. Time to change up your workout routine for the new year and change up both the fun and fitness factors. If you’re looking for an intense, body-changing option, you must try the TRX Suspension and RIP Training Classes at Witzlib… Read more...
Improving Your Digestive Health

Improving Your Digestive Health

Chances are, you’ve experienced digestive issues at some point in your life. From common problems like gas and bloating to more serious conditions like ulcers and gallstones. These ailments can run the gamut from being uncomfortable to downright painful. The good news is you can alleviate (and often eliminate) these… Read more...
Best Cause: Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation–Atlanta Chapter

Best Cause: Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation–Atlanta Chapter

Imagine a chronic disease that spans all age groups and can develop at any time in your life. It can cause fever, abdominal pain, persistent diarrhea, and sometimes bleeding. This is a daily reality for 1.4 million Americans who live with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), with that number split evenly… Read more...
Best Fun: January 2012

Best Fun: January 2012

Traditional beachside vacations conjure images of playing in the surf, strolling on the hot sand and basking in the sun. While this can be a fun and relaxing way to spend a summer day, the peaceful tranquility of a beachside stroll during the crisp fall weather isn’t out of the… Read more...
CJ Senter - The Workout Kid

CJ Senter - The Workout Kid

Keeping active is as important for adults as it is for kids, and getting into the habit of working out early is one of the most important steps toward taking a stand against obesity. For 10-year-old CJ Senter, staying active is not just part of his everyday life - it’s… Read more...

My Give Back Story: Rebuilding Tuscaloosa

April 27, 2011 will be remembered for a long, long time as the day the devastating tornado outbreak hit the southeast. One of the hardest hit cities was Tuscaloosa, Alabama, home of The University of Alabama. Not even a year before this fateful day, I had moved from my apartment… Read more...
Best Bites: January 2012

Best Bites: January 2012

This sweet, yet slightly tangy dish is a fun and unique way to prepare chicken. With easy to find ingredients and a short prep and cook time, you can get this meal on your table in about 20 minutes. For those days when you don’t have a lot of time… Read more...
Best Self Atlanta’s Top 100 Fabulous Finds

Best Self Atlanta’s Top 100 Fabulous Finds

Thank you to the Best Self community for your input and support- we love hearing from you and getting your suggestions for what’s fabulous around Atlanta. 1. Armpocket For runners looking to hit the trail and take along their valuables, the Armpocket is the answer. This water resistant light-weight pouch… Read more...