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Just in time for the new year, the 280 corridor got a new way to work out. more

Jan 22, 2018 8:25 PM Businesses 1 Comments

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Alyx Chandler

The third annual Mayhem on the Mountain, which took place at Oak Mountain State Park on Aug. 18-19, pushed even the fittest participants to their limits. more

Aug 21, 2017 5:12 PM People/Places


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From family-friendly fun runs to a high-intensity 50K, here are a few options to get active or get involved this month. more

Feb 24, 2017 5:38 PM People/Places


Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

In September, Greystone debuted its “exergaming” physical education program, which uses a Nintendo Wii and a dance video game to help students stay active. more

Oct 26, 2015 7:17 PM Hoover Schools

Greystone Fitness

Sydney Cromwell

In a demonstration on Sept. 25, Greystone debuted its “exergaming” physical education program, which uses a Nintendo Wii and a dance video game to help students stay active. more

Sep 25, 2015 9:18 PM Schools

Greystone Fitness Center

Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

On Sept. 21, the club opened its 4,000-square-foot fitness center inside the Founders clubhouse. The center features a nutrition area, 21 cardio machines with Internet and cable access, strength machines and free weights. more

Sep 23, 2015 10:24 PM Businesses

Greystone Fitness Center

Sydney Cromwell

On Sept. 21, the club will open its 4,000-square-foot fitness center inside the Founders clubhouse. more

Sep 10, 2015 8:11 PM News

Mayhem on the Mountain

Olivia Burton

The incorporation of swimming makes Mayhem on the Mountain stand out from other CrossFit-style competitions in the Birmingham area, according to Forge Fitness event organizer Kasey Strickland. more

Aug 3, 2015 3:57 PM People/Places

Athletes of all levels will converge on Oak Mountain State Park June 13 for the 29th annual Bike Link Buster Britton Memorial Triathlon. more

May 19, 2015 9:04 PM Sports


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In 13 years of teaching and coaching in Alabama high schools, Brooks Barron saw a lot of permanent injuries that could have easily been avoided. more

Feb 23, 2015 5:43 PM Businesses

The 20th annual Meadow Brook Run starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday. more

Nov 24, 2014 8:09 PM People/Places

Rocket Cycle Studio 2014

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Rachel Hunt is more than a trainer. She is a motivator, an encourager, a cheerleader and the voice that says, “You are stronger than you think.” more

Aug 22, 2014 8:10 PM Businesses

0614 Buster Britton

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Triathletes from all over the country will descend upon Oak Mountain State Park this Saturday for what has become one of the longest-running triathlons in Alabama. more

Jun 27, 2014 2:07 PM People/Places

Lesley Patterson

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Alabama’s biggest annual triathlon event, the XTERRA Southeast Championship, returns to Oak Mountain State Park this Saturday, and this year participants might be hoping for a drier outing. more

Apr 24, 2014 8:30 PM News

Oak Mountain Elementary has been awarded three grants that will be used to enhance learning and encourage physical fitness and health. more

Aug 5, 2013 6:22 PM Oak Mountain Schools

The grand opening of the arts and crafts studio FABS First on U.S. 280 is schedule for July 12. more

Jun 27, 2013 4:40 PM Businesses

Crossfit Chelsea opened in April and is now taking new members. more

Jun 27, 2013 4:39 PM Businesses

Crossfit 280, the latest Birmingham branch to offer the Crossfit workout program, is now open in Greystone Park. more

Nov 28, 2012 12:05 AM Businesses

0112 Iron Tribe

Photo courtesy of Jason Wallis.

Everyday is a competition at Iron Tribe Fitness. There are no treadmills or exercise bikes—just free weights, rowing machines, pull-up bars, and most importantly, a coach and team to drive the workouts. more

Jan 1, 2012 12:00 AM Businesses