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3 Buckhead gyms and spas for working out and indulging
In Buckhead, the gym you belong to is as important as your town club; business meetings are held over yoga mats, not place mats; and fashion standards still apply. To prevent any social missteps, here are the hottest places to sweat.
Confessions of a fitness trainer
There’s a lot going on behind an instructor’s smile. Here, four Atlanta fitness professionals reveal their innermost thoughts, pet peeves, and what they really, really wish you would stop doing when you’re in the gym.
The benefits (and drawbacks) of nocturnal weight-lifting
I arrived at Workout Anytime, a gym in a Buckhead strip mall, near Frank Ski's Restaurant and Lounge, at 3:14 this morning. A normal-ish kind of person works out as late as midnight and as early as 5:30 a.m., I figured, having done so a few times myself. But who works out in the vampirish hours between?
Learning to love the Viper
The list of workouts I've tried is long and weird. Here's the thing, though: this particular routine has involved a four-foot long rubber pipe with handgrips called a "viper." I swore I'd never workout with objects that have silly names. But my girlfriend dared me.