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Paddling the Coosa is one of my favorite outdoor activities. Thousands of people from all around the Southeast have come to enjoy the fun and excitement the Coosa offers. On the Coosa River, you may be rubbing elbows with the server at a local Montgomery eatery or the CEO of a multimillion dollar company; you never know who you may run into. Whether it’s a canoe cruise with the kiddos, a big float trip with friends or soloing through some of the river’s white water rapids, the Coosa has something for everyone no matter your skill level.
After the holidays, when the last cookie has been eaten and the eggnog carton is finally empty, our thoughts turn to health and fitness. Often, though, any weight loss or exercise goals we make at the beginning of the year quickly slip away because of our busy schedules. However, an ahead-of-trend fitness program that’s about to explode in the fitness industry hopes to remedy that. It’s called Fitness Fusion.
A workout that keeps burning calories AFTER you leave the gym…it sounds too good to be true; but Orangetheory was designed to do just that, and this heart rate based interval-training studio is making a name for itself, quickly growing around the country.
Would you rather spend the weekend zooming around a racetrack or shooting lasers at your friends? Here’s a better question: why not do both? Go Karting Montgomery is the answer to that dilemma
When Rockin' Jump opened this February, we had to give it a try. We signed up for the very first jump time, and in about 15 minutes, we decided-- through panted breaths-- this is a must-try for anyone who wants to stay in motion!
If you are looking to improve your overall physical appearance and endurance or if you are unhappy with your current workout regimen, this issue will serve as an informative resource guide for you. Gone are the days of one local gym. There are now dozens of options when it comes to getting fit all within a few miles of our homes and work; and to be honest, some are pretty darn intimidating. If you're going to invest time and money and trust in a person to guide you in the right direction then you need to make the right choice. The next several pages will introduce you to several of our favorite local trainers, instructors, coaches and facilities that all offer something a little bit different. While some people want to be pushed to their limits, others are going to work better in group settings or with gentle encouragement. We hope with this guide you will find the person and place who will cater to your personal needs and learning preferences in order to make sure you reach all your goals in 2016.
There are two types of people in this world: those who make working out a priority and those who don’t; but when it comes to working out, two are better than one. Studies show that couples that hit the gym together are more likely to meet their goals, but what happens when your significant other has a completely different mindset than you when it comes to fitness?
There are plenty of great fitness instructors in Montgomery, but one stands out from the crowd. Casie Scott’s NShape Fitness family is growing while her customers’ waistlines are shrinking. But what makes Casie so different?
Do you remember your elementary school days and the clammy hands you would get waiting for your name to be called in P.E. class? The fear in your eyes, on dodgeball day, as you saw that terrifying red ball pummeling towards you at high speed? The pride you felt when you pegged the class bully right in the gut? Well, thanks to WAKA Social Sports (World Adult Kickball Association) those memories don’t have to stay in the past. Montgomery is now home to a co-ed dodgeball league for adults age 21 and up and it’s even better than your P.E. days.... it’s a party on a dodgeball court.
One thousand miles in one year to raise $50,000. That’s the challenge Montgomerian Scott Bell is tackling to raise money for cystic fibrosis. Scott has CF and knows firsthand the challenges that come with the disease.