You have probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but have you ever wondered why? There are many benefits of eating breakfast, especially for fitness enthusiasts. Take a look at these reasons why breakfast is the most … [Read more]
I grew up in a very supportive family. I am engaged to, Leigh Cumbie, thanks to joining CFG. I have lived in the Fultondale/Gardendale area since I was 8 years old, with the exception of moving to Montevallo to earn my collaborative degree in Elementary Education/Special Education. I am a special education teacher at Erwin Intermediate. I work with students with different levels of Autism and while some days are challenging, I absolutely love my job. Everyday is a new and exciting day!
When it comes to your CrossFit workout, we talk a lot about the importance of what you eat, how often you workout, and consistency to drive success. Taking care of your hands is an often overlooked aspect of your fitness and can contribute to your … [Read more]
Whether you are new to CrossFit or have been working out for years, there are always days where it can be challenging to find motivation and stick to your routine. When you are struggling to get motivated, keep this in mind: consistency is key. It … [Read more]
Eating clean does not require being rich or ultra-frugal. Instead, you may be surprised to learn that with the right strategies, clean eating is quite affordable. With these nine steps, you will be on the right path to incorporating clean eating into … [Read more]
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 … [Read more]
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 … [Read more]
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 … [Read more]
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!!!