Fitter, Faster

Decatur Recreation Center Studio

Sunday, 5:00-5:45

I don't have time . . . I'm too tired . . . I hate gyms . . . These are among the most common excuses for not exercising. But the truth is that getting in shape requires less time and effort than you might think. In Fitter, Faster, authors Robert J. Davis and Brad Kolowich examine everything from pre-workout stretches to post-workout protein shakes, and slice through fitness fads and misconceptions to reveal how you can exercise quickly and effectively. And don't be surprised if Davis and Kolowich show you some of the best moves and exercises!


Robert J. Davis

Robert J. Davis, Ph.D. is an award-winning health journalist whose work has appeared on CNN, PBS, WebMD and in The Wall Street Journal. He is president of Everwell, an Atlanta-based company that produces and distributes health-related video content, and hosts a series of “Healthy Skeptic” videos that debunk common health myths. Davis is the author of two other consumer health books, Coffee Is Good for You and The Healthy Skeptic. A graduate of Princeton University, he holds a master’s degree in public health from Emory's Rollins School of Public Health and a PhD in health policy from Brandeis University, where he was a Pew Foundation Fellow.

Brad Kolowich, Jr.

Brad Kolowich, Jr. is an Atlanta-based certified personal trainer whose celebrity-packed client list includes actors, athletes and TV personalities. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia, and he has received fitness certifications from several respected organizations including the American Council on Exercise (A.C.E.) and the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA). Brad has been recognized as one of the “Best Bodies of Atlanta” by Jezebel magazine and featured in various fitness publications.


Lisa Flagg, Esq.

Lisa Flagg is Chief Executive Officer of the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority. In her role, she directs the daily activities of the FDHA, oversees responsibilities associated with the Authority's ownership of the Grady Health System, and carries out the mission of The FDHA Board of Trustees to ensure that the indigent and medically underserved populations of Fulton and DeKalb Counties receive quality healthcare.

Flagg served as Staff Attorney to the Honorable Thelma Wyatt Cummings Moore, former Chief Judge, Fulton County Superior Court. Thereafter, she maintained a private law office and practiced with several firms before joining Georgia’s Department of Public Health where she served as Deputy General Counsel. She was also chosen to serve as the Interim State Registrar for Georgia’s Office of Vital Records during its transition from the Department of Human Resources to the Department of Community Health.

Flagg has been recognized by a number of organizations for her public service.