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What Is Functional Fitness?

What Is Functional Fitness?

If you’ve ever thrown your back out just bending down to tie a shoe, you may already have found that you need more functional fitness exercises. Functional fitness prepares the body to do the daily tasks most people do, without injury. If you’ve ever tried to pick up a small child and felt a big […]


Eating Healthy As You Age

Eating Healthy As You Age

Having all the building blocks to build a healthy body is particularly important the older you get. Several factors come into play that make eating healthy as you age so important. When you have adequate nutrition, you look and feel better. While there’s nothing wrong with snacking, ensuring that it’s healthy snacking is extremely important. […]


Running Just Might Lift Your Mood

Running Just Might Lift Your Mood

A lot of things can cause you to feel a little down and maybe even have a foul mood. Sometimes, you simply wake up that way with no explanation. It can happen anytime, but cloudy overcast days are particularly bad. How do you deal with that type of downer? You can go back to bed […]



Stay Healthier With Vitamin D

Stay Healthier With Vitamin D

We focus on all aspects of healthy living at Thrive 24hr Fitness in Brookhaven, GA, so provide information that may add to your fitness and good health. Whether it’s nutrition, exercise or other type of healthy lifestyle information, we’re here to help. There’s been a lot of information recently about the benefits of certain nutrients […]



How To Make Working Out A Habit

How To Make Working Out A Habit

Today, personal trainers and health care professionals are all talking about making lifestyle changes, rather than just dieting and exercising. There’s a good reason for doing that. Dieting doesn’t work. It keeps you on a strict program and whether you lose weight or not, always ends. That means you gain the weight right back again. […]


How To Avoid Temptation Foods In The House

How To Avoid Temptation Foods In The House

At Thrive 24hr Fitness in Brookhaven, GA, we know that while exercise is important, it’s not the total answer. You have to eat healthy, too. Great bodies and transformations start in the kitchen. We also know that diets don’t work. Instead, you have to learn to eat healthier and avoid temptation foods that are highly […]


Which Cardio Is Best For Abs?

Which Cardio Is Best For Abs?

When you workout, even if you’re trying to build strength, you’ll also get some benefit for flexibility and cardio. You can do bodyweight exercises for abs, but you’ll also get some benefit from certain cardio workouts. The biggest benefit is burning calories. Having great looking abs won’t mean anything if they’re hidden under a layer […]


Which Cardio Burns The Most Calories?

Which Cardio Burns The Most Calories?

Let me start by saying they is no one magic exercise you can do to become healthy and burn so many calories that you’ll lose a pound every workout. Losing weight is all about consuming 3500 fewer calories than you burn. The easiest way to do this is to monitor and lower your caloric intake […]