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Three great 24-hour gyms in Atlanta
Have an erratic schedule or just like sweating it out at night? These gyms are always open.
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.
Is indoor rowing the next fitness craze? Try it at Buckhead’s Total Row.
There’s a new hot workout in town: indoor rowing. Find this oft-neglected gym machine at Total Row in Buckhead where owner Elliott Smith explains why this should be your next go-to workout.
Warm up your workout with gear recommended by Atlanta trainers
As the temperatures drop, so can your motivation for working out. Three top Atlanta trainers share winter-workout essentials that keep them warm, stylish, and eager to hit the gym.
3 quick workouts to fit in before, during, or after work in Atlanta
Get in a quick Atlanta workout with 9Round, which mixes kickboxing with strength and core stations, Plate Sculpt, which uses a Power Plate to activate the body’s natural reflexes, and F45 Training’s combination of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and traditional circuits.
MADabolic at Studioplex aims to torch fat for an athletic physique
MADabolic, a Charlotte-based athletic fitness studio, opened its first Atlanta location at Studioplex in July. Classes are based on the MAD formula, which stands for three different types of intervals—momentum-based, anaerobic speed, and durability drills.
Boxing, running, dead lifts—diabetes doesn’t hold this Atlanta personal trainer back
Jonathan Kolowich is the kind of fitness trainer whose Instagram videos make you say, “Wait, whaaaaaat?” We’re talking about moves like Turkish get-ups with a heavy barbell or plyometric push-ups that jump from benches to the floor and back. These kinds of physical feats take practice, strength, and stamina, but Kolowich has to think about, monitor, and manage his blood sugar.
Test Drive: With Ki-Hara Resistance Stretching, the trainer becomes the weight machine
It is very difficult to carry on a conversation while Estelle Harford digs her toes into the side of my thigh, using them like fingers to knead the tight muscles there, so I mostly just listen as she tells me about the workout I’m about to do: Ki-Hara Resistance Stretching.
4 popular Atlanta workouts to start your new year
Free fitness groups, calorie-crushing classes, and high-intensity yoga to burn off those December desserts.
3 Atlanta workouts that (literally) pack a punch
Want a workout that literally packs a punch? Channel your frustration from that long commute, annoying coworker, or impossible workload into these high-intensity boxing and kickboxing workouts.