Meet your New Year’s resolutions in Chattanooga

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NOOGAtoday: New Year's Resolutions

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Looking to meet your New Year’s resolution in Chattanooga? From feeling fit to finding more family time, check out our local resolution recommendations below.

Go vegan, vegetarian, or plant-based

  • The Friendly Feast | Learn delicious vegan recipes — like roasted delicata squash with balsamic glaze or a vegan breakfast braid — from local blogger Kate Veltkamp.
  • ChattaVegan | Join the ChattaVegan community for friendly support, tips, and resources for your veggie, vegan, plant-based, or Meatless Monday journey.
  • Our vegan guide | Check out our recently updated guide on where to find vegan food in Chattanooga. (Know of a vegan-friendly spot that’s missing? Let us know.)

Read more books

Spend more quality time with family

Meet new people

  • Make friends | View a few of our tips for how to make friends in the Chattanooga area.
  • Join an adult sports league | Join an adult basketball, bowling, cornhole, pickleball, soccer, or volleyball team this winter to meet new people with Chattanooga Sports Leagues.
  • Network | Check out networking events happening at the Chattanooga Chamber, wait until June to take part in monthly coworking sessions at Basecamp, or take part in other local networking events.
  • Get connected | Connect with other locals on Facebook via the Chattanooga Living group page.

Learn a new hobby

  • The Chattery | Choose from a multitude of beginner-friendly hobby classes being taught at The Chattery.
  • Learn archery | Take up the exciting skill of archery with Outdoor Chattanooga’s adult archery classes.
  • Belay on | Chattanooga is a climber’s paradise, so take advantage of it and take up the skill — High Point offers some classes for beginners.

Join a gym

  • Kyle House Fitness | Voted Best Trainers in Chattanooga 2020 and one of the top three gyms in Chattanooga, this local spot offers various fitness classes, personal training, and even at-home workouts.
  • SPENGA Chattanooga | These 60-minute training classes feature 20 minutes of spin, 20 minutes of strength training, and 20 minutes of yoga — check out Editor Kristen’s class experience.
  • Synergy Climbing and Ninja | This climbing and American Ninja Warrior-style gym is perfect for someone looking for a different type of fitness routine.
  • Sportsbarn Chattanooga | Sportsbarn has three locations in the area with yoga studios, circuit training, cycling, pools, and boxing, plus free weights, weight machines, and cardio equipment.
  • Sweat Club | This Red Bank gym features HIIT bootcamp classes for all fitness levels, strength training, open gym, personal training, and more.
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