New Year’s Day has just recently passed, so this is the time of year when we all turn to those resolutions. The most popular one is to get fit. Whether you made it your priority resolution or just want to be more serious about your health, Atlanta offers a great variety of places to help you stay fit. When your travels bring you to the Atlanta area, here are some of the best places to stay fit during your stay.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa Level Spa Suites
3434 Peachtree Road N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30326
When visiting Atlanta, The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead leaves no room for excuses to not stay fit. Not only has it just renovated its indoor pool and fitness center, it also has an entire floor dedicated to your well-being – The Spa Level. All spa rooms and spa suites on this floor are filled with amenities to enhance your fitness. Each room has everything you need for Pilates, yoga or meditation after you finish your workouts at the pool or gym. Other amenities include an air purifier, sound machine, Tempur-Pedic bedding and Molton Brown bath products.
1320 Monroe Drive N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30306
Piedmont Park is the perfect place for many activities in Atlanta. It is an amazing place to take your dog for a walk, play ball with your kids or go for a jog. The park’s location is extremely convenient to most visitors in the greater Atlanta region. Also, many great places to grab a snack or meal are close by. Take a picnic basket filled with healthy food and make this your fitness adventure for the day.
857 Collier Road N.W. #15
Atlanta, GA 30318
New to the region is Orangetheory Fitness. Currently there are multiple locations popping up in the Atlanta region. This popular fitness pick offers guest passes so you can experience the “orange effect” firsthand. Orangetheory Fitness gets results by using the science of your own heart’s rate. Interval training is nothing new, but this studio has it down to a science, an “orange science”. The three components of an “Orange Workout” consist of treadmill training, indoor rowing and weight training blocks. Orangetherapy is all about energy; not just the energy needed to complete the workout, but the increased energy the workouts will give you in the rest of your life.
Rowe Fitness Solutions
236 Racetrack Road
McDonough, GA 30252
One of Atlanta’s most famous fitness instructors Susan Viar recommends attending one of the various R.I.P.P.E.D. classes in the area. Currently you can attend those at Rowe Fitness Solutions, but they are held all over town. Rowe also offers a family-friendly atmosphere to drop in for a class or complete your own routine (that you just can’t miss even when traveling). Also offered here are personal fitness sessions. This fitness center is for those who desire to get fit, stay fit and lead healthier lifestyles.
Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta
75 14th St N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30309
When you arrive at the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta, there are many temptations at the Park 75 Lounge, Park 75 Restaurant and the lovely big chairs in the lobby that may not lead to exercise, but when you see all of the options for fitness here, you will know that this is a great place to stay fit. From the fitness center to the large indoor pool, one can find an option to fit their fitness lifestyle. The fitness center includes complete sets of free weights and various cardiovascular equipment. After you have completed your workout in the 4,500-square-foot facility, you can retreat to the men’s or women’s locker room attached to the exquisite spa. A massage here would be a perfect fit to your healthy lifestyle.
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Ava Roxanne Stritt is a Freelance Travel Writer and the editor of SpaTravelGal.com in Atlanta. She has more than 25,000 Twitter followers and additional others on her numerous platforms. Her areas of expertise include spa travel, luxury resorts, North American travel, Caribbean travel and travel in Britain. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.