Category Archives: Best Fitness

By Laura J. Downey Alex and I love checking out workout classes around the city so we can share our finds with fellow readers. Recently, we visited Cycle Elan for its 45-minute After Work Corporate Grind Ride. What we really enjoyed … Continue reading

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The rowing revolution is taking over Atlanta. Opening in November, CITY ROW is a boutique fitness studio that delivers a highintensity, yet low-impact, full-body burn through a combination of water rowing and strength training. A single stroke on one of its 20 WaterRowers utilizes 85% of … Continue reading

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More than the average gym, Noble Clay is a fitness facility with a mission. Owners Ben and Laura Davis want every Atlanta resident to have access to affordable personalized fitness coaching. This is why they offer tiered membership prices based on an applicant’s income level … Continue reading

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At The Refinery, fitness fuses with technology. Inside the new gym and training facility, members can utilize the groundbreaking BIOCIRCUIT™ system. Interconnected to six strength and two cardio machines, this digital program directs users through a custom 30-minute workout based on their profile and goals. The smart system will even adjust the machine to the right position … Continue reading

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Inside a soothing industrial setting featuring a rotating gallery of local art, the new Bring It OM studio invites yogis of all levels to find their flow. Energetic power yoga classes are offered here, along with gentle, restorative teachings. All classes are … Continue reading

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Midtown, Sandy Springs, and Vinings are now home to HotBox infrared sauna studios. The popular LA-based brand invites guests to become Glow Getters™ and experience the wellness and recovery benefits of spending 45 minutes in one of its luxurious sauna suites that include a vitamin C rain shower. In the future, the company plans to partner with nonprofits … Continue reading

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Atlanta Best Media editors Alex McCray and Laura J. Downey share their experience at the 50th anniversary of the Peachtree Road Race and a stellar staycation at W – Atlanta Buckhead. By Alex McCray Ask anyone in Atlanta and they … Continue reading

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By Dawn Clements and Miguel J. Ortiz, CPT We are a society of sitters, texters, and commuters who pack our days with activities. This is why some of the most popular and requested classes at gyms and spas now are … Continue reading

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Whether you’re preparing for the AJC Peachtree Road Race or just want to stay injury-free while enjoying your routine runs, Atlanta-based orthopedic surgeon and chief of the Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network, Vonda Wright, M.D., offers these training tips. Get the … Continue reading

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Q: How can I build my glutes while also reducing cellulite? A: You must attack your glutes every three to six days with weight training. Perform exercises that are going to isolate and break down the muscle so that it … Continue reading

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