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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.”
Fantastic Beasts LGBTQ powerlifting club

Atlanta’s LGBTQ powerlifting club builds bonds by pumping iron. Meet the Fantastic Beasts.

In the gym are people of all shapes and sizes, ranging in age from college students to professionals in their 50s and 60s. The gym-goers gently critique each other’s form and effusively cheer each other on. These are the Fantastic Beasts, Atlanta’s only LGBTQ powerlifting club—and, according to the organizers, possibly the first of its kind in the world.

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.
Waterparks at Warped Tour

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: July 25-31

Expect a cultural heritage weekend at Zoo Atlanta, the last cross-country Warped Tour, and Georgia peaches on pizzas, barbecue, and even in beer at PeachFest.
Fight workout

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.
Avalon yoga

4 free fitness classes in Atlanta

The free King of Pops yoga class held weekly at Historic Fourth Ward Skate Park (7 p.m., Tuesdays) draws hundreds, but you can try plenty of other outdoor classes that won’t cost you anything but sweat.

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