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Atlanta Cycling

Atlanta Cycling offers Tri Atlanta members:

  • free bicycle maintenance
  • free bike fitting
  • 15% off all Atlanta Cycling logo clothing

They have also given us gift certificates to give away at our club races and are holding a bicycle maintenance class for us.

Atlanta Cycling has locations in Vinings, Sandy Springs, Ansley, Buckhead, Gwinnett, Sandy Plains, East Cobb and Alpharetta. Check their web site for directions and opening hours.


Sports Massage & Integrated Therapies


Deidre Vandenbos and Collette Adams
1827 Powers Ferry Rd.
Bldg. 18, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA
(770) 984-8889

Tri-Atlanta members receive a 15% discount on massages.

Deidre Day Vandenbos has been a practicing, Certified Sports Massage Therapist for 5+ years, and the owner of Sports Massage and Integrated Therapies, Inc. since its inception in June 2000. Deidre has personal, past experience as an athlete in the areas of basketball, softball and track. She utilizes this past understanding in her analysis and treatment of patients and their injuries.

Deidre received her certification in NMT and Sports massage from the Atlanta Massage School and has additional training in the discipline of Thai massage. She works with area chiropractors, podiatrists and rehabilitation doctors to help better meet the muscular management needs of their patients. Deidre has (for the past two years) and does work as a therapist for the Atlanta Beat Soccer Team and with Jeff Galloway’s Marathon training team.

Deidre works with numerous Atlanta recreational, amateur competitive, national class and Olympic athletes. She continues her four years of volunteering as a medical staffer in both the Atlanta area Peachtree Road Race and Atlanta Marathon. Deidre is also a current sponsor of the Tri-Atlanta triathlon group and the Leukemia Society marathon training group.

Collette Adams is a Certified Neuromuscular and Massage Therapist with emphasis in sports. She has been practicing for 5+ years at the Atlanta Medical Center’s Wellness facility and joined SMIT in January of 2002. She also earned her certifications from the Atlanta School of Massage, while also working as an Exercise Physiologist.

Collette played fast-pitch softball and ran cross-country track on scholarship at the University of South Carolina at Aiken where she earned a B.S. in Exercise Science and Biology.

Collette uses her sports and exercise background, combined with massage techniques to aid injury rehabilitation and prevention.

We believe that a proper training regimen combines sport specific activities, proper nutrition, flexibility exercises, and massage therapy. Sports massage incorporates different techniques designed to reduce recovery time, increase muscle and joint range of motion, and manually break down scar tissue. Consequently, sports massage can not only alleviate pain suffered from injury, but also help lessen or prevent injury occurrence. Athletes of any level should integrate massage therapy into their regular training regimen and embrace the benefits.


The Nutrition Edge

 

Cathy Hamrick, MS, RD, LD
501-E Johnson Ferry Rd
Suite 150
Marietta, GA 30068
(770) 509-1344

The Nutrition Edge offers Tri-Atlanta members a 15% discount on all nutritional counseling services.

The Nutrition Edge, LLC was established by Cathy Hamrick, MS, RD, LD to meet the nutrition and fitness needs of athletes and exercise enthusiasts. The mission of the Nutrition Edge is to provide the highest quality nutrition and fitness counseling based on the most current scientific research and literature. The Nutrition Edge is dedicated to giving its clients cutting edge nutrition and fitness advice to improve their performance.

Cathy Hamrick MS, RD, LD is a professional speaker, sports nutritionist and president of the Nutrition Edge, LLC. Ms. Hamrick is an active member of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) and the ADA practice group, Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists (SCAN). In addition, Ms. Hamrick is an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and holds a certificate in Adult Weight Management though the ADA and a personal training certification with ISSA (International Sports Science Association).

Ms. Hamrick has gained numerous experiences in the sports nutrition field. She was the Atlanta Sports Nutritionist for the 2002 AVON 3-Day Breast Cancer walk and is the nutrition consultant for members of Atlanta's Semi-Pro Baseball Team, the Georgia Cherokees. While gaining her graduate degree, Ms Hamrick was an assistant to Dr. Dan Benardot and Dr. Dave Martin in the Elite Performance Lab at Georgia State University. Currently, Ms Hamrick has her own private practice in Atlanta and speaks to numerous marathon training groups throughout Atlanta. In addition, she is a member of the treatment team at Ridgeview Institute in the Women's Eating Disorder program.

Hamrick earned her bachelor's degree in nutrition and dietetics from the University of Georgia (1995) in Athens. In 1996, she completed her internship in dietetics at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Ms. Hamrick gained her Master's degree in Exercise Physiology from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA.


The Family Chiropractic Center

 

Dr. Pamela Stone
The Family Chiropractic Center
4290 Bells Ferry Road, #118
Kennesaw, GA 30144
(770) 517-4769

 

Dr. Stone offers members of Tri-Atlanta a $25 first visit fee, that includes a consultation, chiropractic examination, surface EMG, and 2-xrays (if necessary). Dr. Stone will file insurance for each patient, but if you have no chiropractic coverage or no insurance, she will offer a 25% discount off services (adjustments of the spine and extremities, x-rays, re-examinations).

Dr. Pamela Stone is 2000 graduate of Life University’s College of Chiropractic, graduating with clinical honors. She also has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Massachusetts, and spent seven years working in public relations and promotions in the sporting goods industry. While suffering with frequent headaches, she finally sought chiropractic care and within a short period of time, her headaches were gone. She soon realized that her role in life was to help other people and make a difference in their lives, so she decided to change careers to become a chiropractor.

During the same time period, Dr. Stone was training for a marathon and continued to receive chiropractic adjustments during the months of training. As a result, she qualified for the Boston Marathon and credits regular chiropractic adjustments for allowing her to be healthy and injury-free. During the past 15 years, she has completed five marathons, more than 30 triathlons and numerous running races. The focus of her practice is promoting health and wellness among children and adults, allowing them to experience optimal health.

Dr. Stone is in private practice and works with many athletes, children, and pregnant women.


Dynamo

Dynamo Swim Center
3119 Shallowford Road
Atlanta, GA 30341
(770) 457-7946

Dynamo has given Tri-Atlanta two hours of lane time in 3 lanes, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 8-10 pm. Also free stroke taping, both underwater and top of water views with anyalization every 2-3 months.

 


Athletic Training Services

Athletic Training Services LLC
8465 Holcomb Bridge Road
Suite 210, PMB 232,
Alpharetta, GA 30022
(770) 587-2526 office
(770) 587-3696 fax
(404) 210-1222 cell

Athletic Training Services LLC, a company formed by Tony Myers and Catherine Fathke, officially opened its doors in December 2002. ATS is a personalized training and coaching services company catering to the cycling and triathlon community of Atlanta. Please check out our website for more information at www.athletictrainingservices.com.

ATS is now offering these primary coaching and training services with more to be added shortly:

  • Sub-Max Heart Rate testing to determine your Predicted Maximum Heart Rate, the anchor point to base your training plan around
  • Training plans that will help you achieve your specific goals that may be general fitness improvement or event-specific
  • Personal training, with Stott Pilates used as a unique form of strength and flexibility training for functional fitness and proprioception
  • Nutrition counseling, body fat analysis and traditional strength training prescriptions are also available
  • Total Immersion Swimming to make swimming your favorite activity and multi-sport event and Cycling Coaching by a USCF coach.

Who you will be working with:

Heidi Smith has competed in Triathlon on a National and World Level. She placed fourth in her age group at nationals in 2000 and placed fourth in her age group at Worlds in Edmonton, Canada, in 2001. She was ranked as an "All-American" and listed as one of the top ten triathletes in the Southeast for 2001. Heidi is now working as a Total Immersion Swimming Instructor and Triathlon Coach, in an effort to help others in a sport she is passionate about. You can contact her at heidismith@athletictrainingservices.com or (770) 448-1338.

Carole Sharpless is an All-American triathlete and has competed in Triathlon events on a National Level. She placed second overall in the Duke Iron-distance in 2002 and second in her age group in the California 1/2IM (2002). Carole is a former Maryland regional and State record holder in swimming, and she was a Nationals and Olympic Trials qualifier at age 14. As a swimming coach Carole has worked with all levels including AAU age groupers, collegiate and masters programs. Carole is now working as a triathlon coach with emphasis on swimming and cycling. Carole is also a Spinning® coach. Carole is skilled at creating personalized training plans according to athletes' abilities and goals. She works extensively with athlete to determine and improve weakness and build upon their strength. She can be contacted at carolesharpless@athletictrainingservices.com .

Tony Myers has been a competitive endurance athlete for most of his life. He was a state ranked tennis player in high school, was a member of Georgia Tech’s Crew team and amateur runner and started competing in triathlon, duathalon, marathon and cycling events in adulthood. He is a USCF coach and triathlon coach and co-founder of ATS. He saw a need in the training community for a more personalized approach to coaching using a team approach with the athlete, by truly understanding each individual athlete’s strength’s and weaknesses to help them achieve the success they sought using leading edge training techniques such as heart rate based training. He is certified with Heartzones Cycling as a heart rate based training specialist, has taught over 3,000 hours of Spinning classes and has coached hundreds of athletes and enthusiasts achieve their training goals for several years. You can contact him at tonymyers@athletictrainingservices.com or (770) 598-3362

Catherine Fathke, co-founder of ATS, is our strength and conditioning coach. She is a personal trainer who can assist you in developing a traditional weight training and flexibility program or if you'd like to avoid adding bulk and need to work on your flexibility, balance and coordination, you may wish to try Pilates. She is a Stott Pilates trainer, certified heart rate based training specialist and a Spinning® coach. She has been a competitive athlete for most of her life, competing in tennis, track, and swimming and in recent years, has been participating in long distance cycling events. She can be contacted at catherinefathke@athletictrainingservices.com.


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