I spent 6 years in the Marine Corps in artillery, 15 years in construction & currently in my 6th year as a commercial and industrial sales person.
When you hit a wall or mess up what you are trying to do, do not give up. These failures are just roadblocks to your end goal. Instead of seeing your failures as the end, see them as opportunities to improve and better yourself. Even the best athletes and most successful individuals across the globe […]
Here at CrossFit Gardendale, we welcome individuals of all ages and experiences to accelerate their health and fitness progress. You are never “too old” to begin strength training or continue strength training. Our Workout of the Day (WOD) is scalable to your needs and abilities. Take a look at these benefits of strength training for […]
Skipping the chocolates may seem like a daunting idea, but you may be surprised how many great ideas there are that can support your wellness journey, while showing your significant other how much you care. Or maybe it is your significant other who is health-focused and you want to create a memorable day that follows […]
My dad was in the Army so I grew up moving around the US and Europe and loved it! My husband William and our two children have been lucky to call Gardendale our home for the last 12 years. Most days you will find me in the city at work where I am the Vice President of Human Resources for Hoar Construction. It is my dream job!!!
Goal setting should not be confusing, overwhelming, or stressful — it’s quite simple! Follow these three easy steps to set goals that you can actually achieve. Instead of giving up on your new year’s goals within a couple of weeks, set ones that can stick and you may be surprised how much progress you make […]
Your success in CrossFit goes beyond the box, it also includes what you eat. Meal Prep is one of the best ways to make it simple and easy to eat healthy and stick to your health goals. Here at CrossFit Gardendale we offer a few resources that help our members thrive in their wellness goals […]
Jump-start your CrossFit career with these tips that will set you up for years of success to come. Whether you already started or have been thinking about joining, these can be incorporated any day or any time, so you do not have to wait for Monday morning or the beginning of a new month to […]
Not every box is one-size-fits-all, every CrossFit gym has different values, a different community, and a different pace of work. Though the WODs are customizable for every level and individual, the location itself has different things to offer. Here at CrossFit Gardendale, we pride ourselves on being an inclusive environment where individuals of all levels […]
No, I will never compete in the CrossFit games. I am far from the amazing abilities of Rich Froning, Mat Fraser, or Christmas Abbott. Maybe, you think that you have to be like these people to join CrossFit. This is not true. I am not like the people you see on TV and yet, I […]