Health & Fitness

Kick the Blues


It’s the most wonderful time of the year, or at least that’s what we’re led to believe. For some people it is the time to dream of white Christmases, while others feel blue. A holiday season that places emphasis on shopping, togetherness, and overall wellbeing, can also serves as a reminder of personal misfortune in finances, romantic loneliness, and poor ... Read More »

Quit smoking with the Great American Smokeout


I know what you’re thinking, who smokes anymore, right? But the truth is, tobacco use is still the leading preventable cause of disease and death in the United States, and data suggests substantially higher rates of use among the LGBT community. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 30,000 LGBT people die each year of tobacco-related diseases. 30,000 LGBT people?! ... Read More »

7 Ways to Still Fit Your Skinny Jeans by New Years

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There’s just no fighting the time of year when we all get shameless with our eating. And who really wants to resist all those holiday indulgences? Peppermint lattes, gingerbread martinis, candied apple brandy stuffing?! And let’s not forget the outrageous Turducken – turkey stuffed with duck, then stuffed with chicken. It’s no wonder that by the New Year your waistline ... Read More »

Erotic Energy in Us All: Body Electric


Everyone has body image issues, self-doubt, and the innate ability to criticize themselves to the point where one can cripple themselves in life, and in the bedroom. Body Electric started out as a school of massage that combined eroticism with spirituality, but has grown into a workshop that tackles inner issues in all of our lives. Using exercises and techniques ... Read More »

Qi Clay Sauna: Spa, sauna and so much more


Qi is frequently translated as “natural energy”, “life force”, or “energy flow”, and Qi is the underlying principle of Qi Clay Sauna located off Buford Highway in a distinctly Asian community north of 285 (Yes I mean OPT). However, don’t let its location deter you from enjoying this private men’s spa and sauna because it is so much more than ... Read More »

Sleep Your Way to the Top: ABC’s of ZZZ’s


“I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” Hipsters might chirp, “YOLO.” You know YOLO, that oh-so twee acronym meaning, “You Only Live Once.” (Don’t worry. I felt like a dunce too when someone explained it to me a while back.) These are slogans of our modern lives. Yet fully one-third of our lives are spent sleeping. It seems to me that the ... Read More »

Let Your Troubles Flöt Away

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Stress: it’s something that everyone faces at some point. Finding ways to relax and relieve stress are important for a person’s well-being. One of Midtown’s newest businesses is offering a particularly relaxing way to achieve a state of total relaxation: through float therapy. Flöt Spa, which opened in November 2013, centers its spa treatment around float therapy. The concept involves ... Read More »

Carmella: The Personal Transformer

Carmella Gravity Fitness Trainer Atlanta

Getting into shape can be hard work. It’s not something that happens overnight. It requires a level of commitment that can overwhelm those who aren’t serious about rebuilding their bodies. Carmella Collins knows her stuff when it comes to working out. As a bodybuilder, she’s garnered national attention for her abilities, including competing nationally and getting her Pro Card from ... Read More »

Kick Your Rear Into Gear


You want a hot body? You better work, bitch! While we all thank Britney for providing us with our workout motivation, you might be wondering where, exactly, you can get that hot body. Fortunately, there are plenty of options in Midtown alone for getting in those workouts. Here are some of the hottest spots in our community. Gravity Fitness 2201 ... Read More »

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