Monthly Archives: September 2015

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Obviously, Atlanta is popping with programs for adults to get their fitness fix, but did you know there are tons of programs for kids too? Many organizations in our community provide a variety of fitness programs geared toward keeping kids moving and getting them excited about it. These programs give kids the unique opportunity to build confidence, learn about community, teamwork, sportsmanship, functional movement and proper nutrition.
ATL Kids get fit >>

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Young people across our communities desperately need a sense of belonging and self-confidence, and Atlantans can help make that a possibility in a mere 90 seconds this Saturday, September 26. The FitWit Foundation is hosting its third annual Pushup Throwdown: Pushup at the Pullman, their biggest fundraiser of the year, to help fund their flagship program, FitWit Club. How many pushups can you throw down? >>

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Need a little kick in the pants to take charge of your life and your health? Check out Steven Rankin’s story. While serving as a sheriff’s deputy in south Georgia in 2006, he made what he thought was a routine traffic stop late at night. While simply trying to tell a driver to turn his music down, Steven was shot point blank in the face, the bullet destroying the right side of his jaw and fracturing his C1 vertebrae. It remained lodged in his spine for four years and led to a whole slew of health problems that his doctors wouldn’t acknowledge could be attributed to, you know, a bullet being stuck in his neck.

Read more about Steven’s awakening >>