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Biocircuit The Refinery Atlanta

The Refinery, a new boutique gym, uses tech to take circuit training to the next level

Remember Curves, the friendly fitness studio that became a favorite of every 90s mom? A similar kind of personalized circuit training is making a comeback in Atlanta—and it’s hoping to attract moms and gym rats alike.
American Ninja Warrior Atlanta

Think you could be an American Ninja Warrior? Meet 3 Atlantans who competed this season.

“Every time I watched the show, I would think, ‘I can do that!’” Atlantan Mindy Hylton says. “The more I watched it, the more I wanted to prove to myself that I could do it.”
Kyle and Brent Pease

These Atlanta brothers are Ironman athletes, disability advocates, and now, memoir authors

Kyle and Brent Pease are many things: brothers, Ironman triathletes and philanthropic leaders. Now, with the release of Beyond the Finish, they can add "memoir authors" to their list of achievements.
Little Lullabies recording mother's voice for NICU babies at Children's Hospital of Atlanta

In an Atlanta NICU, babies can be soothed by their mothers’ voices—whether mom is there or not

Inside Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the sound of a mother singing the alphabet song backed by an acoustic guitar to her newborn baby plays from a CD player. Little Lullabies, a music therapy program started by music therapist Hannah Ivey, allows parents to comfort their NICU babies, even when obligations keep them away from the hospital.
What a fitness coach wants

8 things Atlanta’s top trainers think while they’re coaching

When you’re in a fitness class, do you ever wonder what the instructor is thinking or marvel at her relentless energy? As a fitness instructor for 12 years, here are some of my innermost thoughts.
Exercise Apps

3 Atlanta-developed apps for a healthier summer

These locally developed apps can help you plan meals, find online workouts, and connect with exercise buddies.

The Atlanta Nap Ministry preaches the liberating power of rest

Tricia Hersey, founder of the Nap Ministry: “How can we resist these toxic systems that want us to be disconnected, that want us to work 80 hours a week, that want us to feel like we’re not worthy unless we’re producing something? This isn’t just about naps.”
Hotworx Atlanta

Who willingly works out inside a 125-degree box? I did.

Maybe I'd lost my mind, given that I’d willingly stepped inside a 125-degree infrared sauna for a 30-minute isometrics class at HOTWORX in Atlanta, led by an instructor on a screen.

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