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Tamika Harris Lost More Than 100 pounds; Gained Confidence to Open...

By Jasmine Shaw For the Birmingham Times After Tamika Harris reached her heaviest weight of 235 pounds, she had a chance encounter that proved life-changing. “I was...

Birmingham-based ‘Ladies Who Hike’ group: Conquering trails and trials

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times In the midst of a “season of singleness,” Brittney Davis would go hiking by herself at Ruffner Mountain...

How Brittney Davis found a hiking group and a peace of...

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times Asked how the members of Ladies Who Hike combat the stigmas involving black women and the outdoors—heat, insects,...

Shannon Moore’s journey from negative feelings to positive energy

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times Shannon Moore admits to not being social, and she didn’t expect that to change when she joined the...

Tamikeo Wilson lost weight and gained confidence with help of ‘sister-circle’

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times After reaching a weight of more than 300 pounds, Tamikeo Wilson knew it was time for a change. First,...

T. Mills Run Club: Building and benefiting the community

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times On a hot, sunny day amid blue skies and green spaces, the T. Mills Run Club met at Railroad Park...

I Am BHAM: This Fitness Boot Camp Changes Lives in the...

By Chanda Temple Special to The Times In the summer of 2016, Walter T. Williams couldn’t walk from his car to the front door of his...

Birmingham hosts more than 10,000 athletes from across the U.S. for...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Heart-warming. That’s how Myrna Moline remembers her experience marching in the Parade of Athletes two years ago at the...

Love key to success for husband-wife team competing in mixed doubles

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Earl Austin remembers playing tennis with a buddy at the Ensley Tennis Center when he spotted a young...

Noted fitness trainer: Don’t make resolutions, make lifestyle changes.

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Forget those New Year’s resolutions, said Curtis Starks, owner of EVO Fitness Training in downtown Birmingham. Instead, make conscious decisions...

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