Monday, December 17, 2018

Stand-up-paddleboarding: The fastest-growing recreational activity

i was worried about the woman in the blue maxi dress, its hem so long she nearly tripped while selecting a stand-up paddleboard at Morgan Falls Overlook Park in Sandy Springs. But then she paddled out onto the glassy Chattahoochee River like a Venetian gondolier.

Test driving 6 Atlanta nutritionists and personal trainers

Our writer checks out three nutritionists to discover why he can't put on weight, while another writer seeks personal trainers to help her figure out why she can't do sit-ups.

12 adult sports leagues in Atlanta

Why let kids have all the fun? Here are some adults-only recreational leagues. Most offer a range of divisions from low-pressure to ultracompetitive, so you can find a team whether you’re fresh off a college roster or just off the sofa.

Aerial dance classes in Atlanta

Check Instagram and you’ll see photos of celebs stretching out on silks—from Khloé and Kourtney to January Jones. Fitness classes have sprung up to capitalize on the art’s growing popularity, with Reebok creating Jukari Fit to Fly, a session that combines suspension training and cardio. Even Hugh Jackman has reportedly said he does trapeze as an alternative to weight training. But there are no celebrities in this class at Sky Gym, and nobody’s getting coddled like a Kardashian.

Q&A: Rich Kenah celebrates 50 years of Atlanta Track Club

Last winter former Olympian Rich Kenah, forty-three, moved here from the Jersey Shore to head up the Atlanta Track Club, which celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this year.

Want to join the Atlanta tennis scene? A quick primer

For proof that tennis is a game of “love,” look no further than Kathy Berthelette, who met her husband, Dan Bradley, when she picked up the game in 1986. Their first date was buying her a decent racket. Now Berthelette is president of the Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association, the self-proclaimed “largest local tennis league in the country.”

Countdown to the Peachtree 10k

Running the July 4 AJC Peachtree Road Race this year? Now’s the time to get in shape. Here are some local running clubs if you need a little extra motivation.

Atlanta Derby Brats: Heck on Wheels

The little girl in roller skates and polka-dotted knee socks looks like a newborn giraffe, stumbling, wobbling, never really finding her footing as she tries to scoot around the track.

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