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2020 Health & Fitness Guide: Fun Ways to Get Fit

It’s the new year, which means many of us are reevaluating our finances, jobs, eating habits and, of course, our fitness. Will this be the year we finally get it right? With news that 80% of New Year’s Resolutions fail, maybe it’s time to take the road less traveled as we set off to achieving

ToLife! Yoga and Pilates

ToLife! Yoga and Pilates is a boutique fitness studio opened in 2017 by mother-daughter team Marilyn Hildebrandt and Kari Dees in downtown Buford’s Tannery Row. The historic building’s exposed brick walls and large windows create the perfect backdrop to an early morning or late afternoon class, and Marilyn and Kari have worked hard to create


9Round Fitness

Kickboxing is a fun and exciting whole body high- intensity (HIIT) workout that anyone can do no matter age, fitness level, or level of experience. It is a great way to lose weight, build endurance and confidence, and relieve stress. At 9Round Fitness in Suwanee’s Town Center, personal trainers actively push you to meet your

Adrenaline Climbing

The sport of rock climbing has been growing in popularity and will make its debut in the Olympics in the 2020 games. The sport is a great full-body workout, and a mental challenge as well as a physical one. It works your core, arms, legs, glutes and back and also improves flexibility and grip strength.

Camp Gladiator

Camp Gladiator

Camp Gladiator is an outdoor adult fitness program based in Austin, Texas, whose mission is to “impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible.” For the past three years, Brian Lamb and his wife, McKenzie, were trainers at Camp Gladiator in Houston where they gained a huge following. Following

Goat Yoga Georgia

There’s perhaps no exercise more tailor-made for the perfect Instagram selfie than goat yoga. Just imagine a glorious group of barnyard goats frolicking among a crowd of Warrior poses and Downward Dogs. And when you get into Tabletop pose, be prepared for one of the cute little goats to hop on your back for a

The health benefits of eating local

Living Well Farmers Market offers tips on how to incorporate local, organic foods into your diet. By: Nora Lea | Photos by Neah Maxwell Why should I eat local? Why should I eat organic? Is it really better for me? Why is it more expensive? These are just a few questions I get asked as

Don Bonachon

Don Bonachon Mexican Bar and Grill

Family-owned restaurant celebrates a year of bringing authentic Mexican cuisine to the Suwanee community. By: Lizzy James | Photos by Karl Lamb Mexican cuisine isn’t limited to Taco Tuesday and margaritas. When you taste the perfect salsa or bite into an authentic Mexican dish — well, there’s nothing quite like it. Couple that with fresh

Suwanee Wine Fest

Suwanee Wine Fest donates to Annandale Village

The 7th annual Suwanee Wine Fest took place on November 2nd, 2019, at Suwanee Town Center Park. Each year the festival organizers have partnered with local nonprofit, Annandale Village, as their benefiting charity. Annandale Village is a residential and nursing facility off of Satellite Boulevard in Suwanee that provides life assistance to adults with developmental

Suwanee Beer Fest turns 10!

2020 marks the 10th anniversary of Suwanee Beer Fest, the Southeast’s biggest and best craft beer festival and St. Patrick’s Day party. This year, the festival will celebrate a decade in style at Town Center Park. With samples of more than 300 craft beers from around the country, the beer selection ranges from hard-to-find seasonals

All For Lunch

All For Lunch

Local nonprofit All For Lunch is working to pay off school lunch debts in Georgia. By: Lizzy Kidney School lunch debt is an all-too-common reality for school districts across the nation. With many students facing unpaid balances for school meals, the practice of stigmatizing kids or “lunch shaming” has become a national issue. Suwanee native

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