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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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Staying active through injury

One of the most common reasons given for people falling out of shape, or losing their drive to work out, is that an injury makes exercise painful. If you are used to a certain form of exercise as your exclusive physical pastime, it can be particularly challenging to adapt. However, there are ways to work around many common injuries, and stay active. With that said, always remember to discuss things with your doctor, and follow their advice. There are some injuries where the only thing to do is wait for healing. So while it is good to have a desire to remain active, it is very important to know when it is time to rest.
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Creating an Active Family Lifestyle

If we have children or family members, it can be a priority to encourage healthy living and ingraining the habits of exercise and activity. When raising children in particular, we will want to make sure that they are raised in a way that ensures that they get a good head start on living healthy lives. Here are a few good ways to involve your family members in active and enriching activities.
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Myths about Running in Cold Weather

During the winter months, we tend to stay indoors more, eat more, and generally be less active. While this is easy though, it is usually not great for our waistlines. However, one of the reasons that we are less active is that there are some persistent yet false ideas that circulate about running in cold weather. Here are a few pieces of advice for making sure that you stay in shape even during winter.

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PATH400 Reaches Half-Way Mark, Carries Momentum into 2017

ATLANTA – January 24, 2017 – Just three years after breaking ground, PATH400SM 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 […]

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Joint Care

Exercise is known to help us be happier, more productive, and healthier. But if we are not careful, excessive or incorrect exercise can lead to problems such as joint pain or inflammation. Thankfully, there are ways to combat this.

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