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What seems to work for me is a simple green smoothie with some protein in it. Toss in a handful of kale or spinach, frozen pineapple, frozen banana, a teaspoon of honey, some almond mil and a scoop of protein powder. When I want extra protein, I add in a Premier Protein vanilla shake instead of the almond milk and scoop of protein powder.
Shashi Charles, blogger at “RunninSrilankan”
Hit the Books, Then the Gym
Want to take your passion for fitness to the next level? Share your enthusiasm – and your moves – with others as a group fitness instructor! Kennesaw State University’s College of Continuing and Professional Education offers a certification program that blends classroom and hands-on training in a fitness facility. You’ll learn basic human anatomy, physiology, kinesiology and nutrition, as well as how to plan and prep classes for students at different levels, keep people motivated and more.
Summer camp doesn’t always mean cabins and canoeing – with Cardio Kool Kids, summer camp is focused on fitness. During the week of July 13, kids ages 5 to 12 can try fun workouts like kickboxing, hip hop dancing, strength training and more. Each camp session also includes nutritional education so the kids have a well-rounded understanding of what it takes to live a healthy lifestyle. The cost is $150 per child, and camp classes are held at Georgia All Stars Gymnastics in Woodstock or Dance It Off in Sandy Springs.
Alongside a host of fashion retailers such as Anthropologie, Q Clothiers, Lily Rain, Rye 51 and more, Ponce City Market will also welcome a fitness studio. CorePower Yoga, whose Buckhead studio opened last month, will open its second Georgia studio this summer. Try a power yoga, hot yoga or restorative yoga class at any level in their 6,500 square-foot space.
Details: 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. Ne, poncecitymarket.com, corepoweryoga.com