I am from Minor but moved to Gardendale over 10 years ago. My wife Jennie and I have three daughters - Tanner, Laci and Chloe. I work in marketing and technology, so I spend a lot of time on a computer.
I am a wife, mom and 3rd grade teacher at Erwin Intermediate School. My husband Jason Hamer and I have three beautiful girls: Tanner, 16; Laci, 9; and Chloe, 6.
You work hard in the gym and your workout clothes work hard for you. Good quality workout clothes can be pretty pricey, but if they provide high performance to match the high price tag, they can be a solid investment for you. However, if your … [Read more]
Lie: Whole30 is a diet. Nope! It's a lifestyle change. You're probably thinking, "Seriously, guys? What's the difference?" Diets give us temporary boundaries that might make us see results (i.e. "By not eating abc, you could lose x pounds in y … [Read more]
I am originally from Pinson & moved to Gardendale 7.5 years ago. I have been married to Wesley for 14 years & we have 3 babies, Hannah Mae, Adeline, & Andrew. I have a Business Management degree (I never used) & then got my RN 11 years ago... but right now I am a stay-at-home mom. We attend Christway Church of God & have been there for 2.5 years now.
It was so hard to find a before picture of myself. I either had my kids strategically placed in front of me, I just wasn't in them, or I deleted the pictures because they were so terrible of me. The "after" photo is really just a progress picture; I am far from done in my journey!
What inspires you to do what you do? Who pushes you to be better? For many of us, competition not only propels us forward but connects us in a positive way with one another. Here's how. 1. Competition motivates us. Whether it's improving your … [Read more]
I am a 39 year old wife and a mom to two beautiful girls, Ella (9) and Charlee (6). I am married to another CFG athlete, Bo. We were high school sweethearts and have been married for almost 18 years. I work full time in the Institutional Trust & Custody Division at US Bank, where we custody and manage investments for large corporations.
There's an African proverb that says, "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." When it comes to health, there's no such thing as a quick fix or a short cut. Because it's not a 30-day diet or an exercise program, it's a … [Read more]
Three movements that can get confusing in CrossFit are the shoulder press, the push press, and the push jerk. When done correctly, these lifts strengthen both the upper body and core. So as you move, try to maintain proper form to maximize results. … [Read more]
With almost one month of the new year down and 11 to go, now is a good time to look at the goals you've set for 2017. If your new year's resolution is to be healthier, exercise and nutrition are two key aspects you should keep in mind. As a … [Read more]