Weight Loss myths continued


As discussed in our previous post, one of the most difficult things about weight loss is the amount of misinformation available. If we do not have access to reliable and well-founded information, it will be difficult to make the choices we need to in order to become healthier. Previously we talked about how often times people have unrealistic expectations about how long healthy weight loss will take. If you want to make a real change in your life, make sure that you do it the right way. Losing weight in a healthy way will take a while. In this post, we will address another myth, which is the myth that your weight is a direct reflection of your willpower.

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Debunking Weight Loss Myths


One of the most commonly discussed subjects in current society is weight loss. We often hear health experts, doctors, celebrities, and others in the public eye talking about everything from the damaging effects of obesity, to their preferred method to losing weight. But weight loss is not always easy. Millions try to lose weight every year, but many are unsuccessful. Because of the combination of pressures that are on people to be thinner, there are also huge industries devoted to making people not only lose weight, but also look like they have. Because of this, there is a lot of misinformation spread about weight loss. Many products are designed not to allow you to decrease your pant size, but lighten your pocketbook. Increasing education about these topics will not only give people the tools they need to get into shape, but also decrease the profitability of the snake oil industry. This post will focus on the first of several myths about weight loss.

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Fido and PATH400

Spring weather in upon us. The gorgeous weather just begs for you to get out and spend some quality time with your four-legged friend. But before you hit PATH400, just remember these tips to make your trip both enjoyable and safe. Read more

PATH400 trail tour map

Livable Buckhead Announces First Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Next PATH400 Segment

Public invited for sneak peek of Miami Circle to Gordon Bynum Bridge segment

ATLANTA – February 23, 2017 – With construction on the next segment of PATH400 set to begin, Livable Buckhead has announced the first public, behind-the-scenes tour of what promises to be one of the greenway’s most captivating sections. Read more


Night Hiking: Finale


We went over some of the reasons that you should go on a night hike, as well as some of the precautions that you should take before going on a hike. On this final post, we will talk about a few more things to keep in mind, and tips for making sure that you get the most out of your experience. If you are going to do something like a night hike, make sure that you are doing everything you can to make it a good time. We have already covered most of the basic things required to ensure that you are safe, but here we will go over ways to go beyond safety, and into creating a memorable and enjoyable trip. Read more


We’re Halfway There

Just three years after breaking ground, PATH400 has reached 50 percent completion with 2.5 miles of trail now open to the public. The two newest segments – one between Sidney Marcus Dr. and Miami Circle, the other between Old Ivy Rd. and Wieuca Rd. – officially opened to the public in the waning days of 2016, although nearby residents have been enjoying these sections of the trail since concrete was poured in the late fall.

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Construction Update

Denise Starling, executive director of Livable Buckhead, gives us the dirt on PATH400 progress.

Partnerships Partnership Partnerships – Yet another partner has come into the PATH400 circle of friends…Camden Development. As part of developing their new project in Buckhead’s west village, Camden has to satisfy the City of Atlanta’s tree recompense requirements. Thanks to City Arborist Paul Lewkowiscz and Landscape Architect Kevin Thomas of SITE Solutions , Camden is meeting those requirements by donating 300 caliper inches of trees to PATH400! Plans are being drawn up as I write by local landscape design guru Steve Sanchez at HGOR and will be incorporated into the part of trail that recently opened between Sidney Marcus and Miami Circle adding those finishing touches to make this section pretty.

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Preparing your Body before a Workout

We have talked about eating right already. But there are a lot more things that we need to do to ensure that our body is properly maintained and ready to work. This article will focus on several of the key areas we can focus on to make sure that we are in our best condition. Not only will this help us when we go to work out, but it will help us to be more focused and able in other areas of our life as well.

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Workout preparation

A good workout takes more than just the effort you put into your routine. Proper preparation is essential to getting the most out of your workout. This article will cover one of the most important facets of workout preparation: eating healthily.

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Easing into Exercise

Usually, one of the hardest part of accomplishing something is starting it. If you are a runner, you know that sometimes the hardest part of the run is putting on your shoes. Once you get started, things get a lot easier. Thankfully, there are ways for us to get around this. Understanding why it is difficult to get started, and doing things to get around this can be the key in creating a consistent change.
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