While there are plenty of ways to beat the heat when you’re in Atlanta during the summer months, sometimes a good sweat sesh is just as satisfying. Whether you like to lift heavy, work on your marathon pace or just #Namaste your stress away, here’s our list of favorites that are sure to get your heart pumping.

When you want to work your core and then some…

Located inside Loews Atlanta hotel, exhale Spa offers guests and locals the opportunity to work their core through various classes including barre, yoga and cardio. The space also features a fully outfitted gym and a full-service spa and wet/dry saunas to compliment your workout. For those looking for an equally satisfying HIIT option, Blast Midtown is within walking distance of the hotel and offers a mix of treadmill and strength training to work your body from head to toe. Stop by local favorite Kale Me Crazy next door for a post-workout smoothie or cold-pressed juice such as the seasonal Watermelon, which will replenish electrolytes in no time.

photo by @sanantoniogirl

When you’ve got miles on your mind…

With over 200 acres of green space to enjoy, including direct access to the Atlanta Beltline Eastside trail, Piedmont Park offers runners and walkers multiple ways to cover their miles, whether on the active oval, through the newly expanded trails or just on the pathways throughout the park. Those looking for a group activity can check out Atlanta Track Club for in-town running and training days, many of which take part within the park.

photo by Ryan Purcell

When you want to feel the wind in your hair…

For those looking to meet their daily move goals on two wheels, check out cult favorite Flywheel for a 45-minute Flybeats class, located just a few blocks from the hotel. Guests can also rent bicycles for leisurely rides on the Atlanta Beltline Eastside trail through the Relay bike share program located throughout the neighborhood or through local favorite Skate Escape, located at the 12th Street entrance of Piedmont Park.

photo by @sashapritchard

When it’s time to find your Om…

Need to unwind from a long day of sightseeing or conference calls? From steamy core power sessions to candlelight vinyasas, CorePower Yoga has plenty of classes to choose from and is in walking distance to the hotel.

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