Happy New Year!

I admit it. I got emotionally involved with one of the stories in this month’s Health & Fitness issue. I got too close. I was a nervous mess before the photo shoot, with butterflies doing a number, my head swimming. Athletes. Dedication, finesse, strength, success.

January 2017 Around Town

Creative Med Spa is on a mission to provide innovative skin care that enhances your natural beauty with minimally invasive procedures that create maximum results. Dentist and CEO, Dr. Anitha Reddy, DMD expanded her family dental practice with a true artistic vision; to bring the beauty of cosmetic dentistry full circle and complete a picture of a true facial masterpiece.…

Luxurious, powerful and stealthy

Since Nissan introduced their Maxima to start off the 80s, this pioneer of the “four-door sports car” has never ceased to excite the auto industry with its revered combination of power, road-gripping handling, and eye-popping body designs. Now with five trims delivered from Nissan’s Smyrna, Tennessee plant—S, SV, SL, SR and Platinum—the 2017 Maxima Midnight Edition of the SR looks…

Skin 360

Located in Roswell and Lake Oconee, men and women from all over the country find themselves seeking out medical and cosmetic services provided by the Aesthetic Specialty Centre (ASC). Founded by Dr. Marc E. Yune, a renowned plastic surgeon, and double board certified in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, head…

Looking Back

Personal fitness continues to play an important role in most of our lives, thanks to the numerous workout options, technological innovations, high-tech sports gear, and, let's be truthful, social media. All this spinning, running, lifting, climbing and stretching takes a toll on the body with symptoms ranging from aching joints to limited ranges of motion, back pain, hip issues and…

10 under $10

Winter is a stressful season. With gift shopping behind us, wanting to self-indulge is understandable but budgeting finances can be tricky. To satiate those feel-good needs, here are a 10 of my favorite skin healing and enhancing products under $10. Enjoy!

6 Apps to Stay Fit and Keep You Healthy

Find more than 3,800 yoga and meditation classes for all levels, taught by world renowned instructors for a $18 per month subscription.

Pilates, Please

Looking for a new workout routine for 2017? Sick of running? Not coordinated enough for Zumba? Why not try Pilates? Vernette Channel, who manages and coordinates the Pilates Program at Life Time Fitness, sat down with Johns Creek Lifestyle to give an expert’s view on what Pilates is and why anyone can do it.

Fitness to Last a Lifetime

Born and raised in Alpharetta, as an only child, I grew up as “Mommy’s girl and Daddy’s boy.” With a passion for all things sporty while still enjoying the newest trends with my gals, I’ve always recognized that fitness would hold a special place in my life. But, I never recognized how much I’d rely on my own two feet…

Blues Be Gone

Following the fun and festivities of the holiday season, mild depression or mental distress is common as many people find it difficult to get back into their normal daily lives. This is commonly referred to as holiday blues or post-holiday syndrome. It’s not unusual for a person suffering from the blues to behave erratically for the first few weeks after…