Achieving the Rock's signature pecs or Angela Bassett's ageless figure isn't an impossible summer goal. Atlanta is peppered with celebrity nutritionists, personal trainers and workout studios to reach optimal results.
And since the city is now a popular TV and movie mecca, it's not unthinkable that you'll see your favorite Hollywood star pumping iron or doing pilates right next to you in the gym.
Here are a few of the high-profile Atlanta fitness studios where you're most likely to spot a celebrity:
1465 Chattahoochee Ave., Suite 800, Atlanta
Known for catering to business professionals and Tinseltown's A-listers, KoloFit is owned by Atlanta-based certified personal trainer and fitness nutrition specialist Brad Kolowich Jr. You could catch toned architect and actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II getting a workout in with Kolowich. When Abdul-Mateen. You'll probably recognize his abs from 2018's “Aquaman”. Kolowich has also trained director Tyler Perry, actor Jason Hall and actress Alicia Silverstone. His studio operates in West Midtown in a lux loft space, featuring 20-foot ceilings, the latest Hoist fitness equipment, WiFi and HDTVs. Cool perks: a complimentary organic coffee bar, branded swag and towel service.
3231 Cains Hill Place NW, Suite 235, Atlanta
It's where motivation, metrics and modern fitness technology work together to produce a full-body transformation. And where you can catch catwalk queens like Erin Green of “America's Next Top Model” boxing and bonding. Tyra Banks discovered Green, who occasionally puts physical training to the test at the Buckhead gym. The fitness studio is owned by Jeff Toney and Amy Selig. The duo equips avid workout fans and beauties like Green with contemporary treadmills (SkillMills), aqua training bags, soft plyo boxes and Core Flyte stability trainers, which intensify performance, strength and endurance with each visit.
4417 Commerce Circle, Atlanta
He's been dubbed the "King of Fitness" and serves as owner of Atlanta-based Lovely Bodies fitness studio. Revenge body expert Kory Phillips lost more than 120 pounds then started his journey to training the stars. On any given day, you might spot him providing fierce fitness instruction to clients like rapper Ludacris, Disney actress Raven Goodwin, reality star/singer Tiny and singer-songwriter LeToya Luckett. Lovely Bodies features a full-size professional boxing ring. Surrounding the ring are hanging boxing, uppercut, double-end, speed and 190-pound aqua bags, which are popular among clients with bone and joint issues. It's also outfitted with a football field-themed workout floor for conditioning and stamina-building routines.
1122 Old Chattahoochee Ave. NW, Suite E, Atlanta
The Loft Athletic Club is home to a few of Atlanta's most sought-after trainers. From its popular ab lab to its trap Zumba sessions, this club creates crazy outcomes. It's owned and operated by 2019 IBE GALA "Trainer of the Year" Jason Lobdell and fellow fitness expert Gee Bryant. Clients might spot celebrities like hip-hop star Rick Ross and Joseline Hernandez, who starred on “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta”, breaking a fast-paced sweat with Lobdell. In addition to both private and group workout space, the club comes with sports and massage therapy stations.
3167 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite Q, Atlanta
Founded by Wilhelmina Fitness model and former athlete Katherine Mason, SculptHouse is a magnet for NFL players like Brandon Chubb and a favorite of Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston. Dubbed "the world's first studio to combine Megaformer (a contraption celebrities crave) and treadmill, ScupltHouse is designed to help you gain lean muscle and burn serious calories. Along with its contemporary fitness layout, the Buckhead studio is outfitted with complimentary showers, toiletries and lockers.
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