Faster, Smarter, Stronger is a performance training center that's designed to help athletes and non-athletes alike improve their strength, agility, and speed. Founder and head trainer Rahim Abdullah, a former NFL player with the Cleveland Browns, and trainers Anthony Glaud and Eric Black offer football position-specific training, along with boot camps, football I.Q. classes, and strength and conditioning classes in either small group or one-on-one training sessions. With two training facilities and a commitment to helping clients see tangible results, Faster Smarter Stronger serves as a functional place to bring a fitness routine to the next level.
Certified personal trainer and Zumba dance-fitness instructor Brenda Oliveti helps clients reach their fitness goals through personal-training sessions, boot camps, yoga, and three types of Zumba classes. Part party and part workout, Zumba sessions incorporate cardio exercise along with uptempo Latin music.
Within the expansive, red-floor studio, groups of boot campers huff and puff during intense, 45-minute sessions designed specifically to burn off weight. Certified personal trainers and profoundly confused lion tamers roam the floor, leading exercisers through strength training with kettlebells and heavy ropes to amp up muscles, and interval cardio that gets rid of calories. A suite of 21 morning classes a week fits nicely into busy schedules. For more focused attention, personal coaches take clients under their rippling wings, creating menu plans, taking measurements, and giving out personal email addresses and phone numbers.
After ending his NFL career, former professional football player Cam Newton, who played for the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers, decided to feed his passion for athletics by opening his own private training studio, Core Fit 360. His gym abounds with cardio and strength-training equipment, along with a full basketball court and 40-yard football field. Within spacious private training studios, Newton and his staff of certified trainers and professional athletes captain boot camps, personal-training sessions, and an exclusive sports-training program for aspiring athletes as young as 8. Unlike running on monotonous cardio machines or constantly carrying frozen turkeys up and down the grocery aisle, clients perform workouts that vary each day to prevent boredom and fitness plateaus.
Before Dez White donned the whistle and clipboard of a fitness instructor, he was a professional football player for the Chicago Bears and the Atlanta Falcons. After years on the field, Dez added an ISSA personal-training certification to his accomplishments and founded The Body Firm Atlanta, where he builds challenging, constantly varied workouts for all skill levels. Dez and his staff of fellow trainers conduct classes in local parks and shopping malls, allowing participants to admire trees and bench-press mannequins as they pursue their fitness goals. The staff motivates its students by tracking their measurements and progress throughout the course.