Photos by Erica Techo.

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

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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. Read more



Photo courtesy of St. Vincent's One Nineteen.

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



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. Read more

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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. Read more


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. Read more


Greystone Fitness Center

Sydney Cromwell

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


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. Read more


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



Spencer D Stone (205)966-9907

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. Read more


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


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.” Read more


0614 Buster Britton

Photo courtesy of Team Magic.

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. Read more


Lesley Patterson

Courtesy of XTERRA

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. Read more


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

Oak Mountain Schools

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


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


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


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. Read more


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