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Get ready to sweat
Workouts have gotten tougher over the past several years thanks to research showing that high-intensity intervals do more than hours of moderate intensity exercise. That research is helping spawn a gym-boom, and in Charlottesville, there have never been more options for getting in shape. Meet the trainers who want to get you moving and sweating buckets–– all while having fun!

County supe seat
Dumler is a Dem, but Republicans, who form the majority of the remaining five seats on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, say they'd be just fine with choosing his replacement. Who will it be?

Vu's move
For years, Vu Nguyen dreamed of running a full-service restaurant, and he achieved that goal with Zinc on West Main Street. After more than six years, he's ready for a new challenge and a change in pho-cus. Plus, Carmello's resurfaces, and a Scottsville coffeeshop's hopping.

Shared vision
Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but are all beholders' eyes essentially the same? Janis Jaquith discovers that her idea of backyard beauty is universal.

On the cover of this 40-page issue:

Clay Fitness and Nutrition owner Hyam Hosny shows us the ropes. Photo by Shay Munroe.

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