BY NICK PATTERSON OCTOBER 22, 2021 4:01 PMFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInEmailExpand Photo courtesy of Terry Grisham. Mountain Brook native and UAB medical student Owen Ross. One day early in July, Mountain Brook native and UAB medical student Owen Ross did something pretty remarkable: He went to a weightlifting competition and walked away with first place in his class. What’s […]
The little gym that could: Terry Grisham’s Team Chalk takes regular folks and helps them become champion powerlifters
Ali Priest BY NICK PATTERSON SEPTEMBER 24, 2021 4:52 PMFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInEmailExpand Photos courtesy of Terry Grisham. Members of Team Chalk pose for a photo with Chalk Gym owner Terry Grisham, center front, during the United States Powerlifting Association Club One Classic in Oxford. When Ali Priest took her job at McLeod Software in Inverness, she also needed
Nothing stops these weightlifters from bringing home the gold in a summer competition BY NICK PATTERSON OCTOBER 22, 2021 1:06 PM 1 of 3Expand Photos courtesy of Terry Grisham. Members of Team Chalk pose for a photo with Chalk Gym owner Terry Grisham, center front, during the United States Powerlifting Association Club One Classic in Oxford.
BY NICK PATTERSON OCTOBER 25, 2021 1:08 AM Expand Photo courtesy of Terry Grisham. Doan Huynh, 17, performs a squat during the United States Powerlifting Association Club One Classic in Oxford in July. Huynh said she has been a member of Chalk Gym since it first opened. About a month after her 17th birthday, Doan Huynh
by Nick Patterson Tyler McGill BY NICK PATTERSON SEPTEMBER 22, 2021 4:17 PMFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInEmailExpand Photos courtesy of Terry Grisham. Tyler McGill, of Vestavia, participates in the deadlift competition with Chalk Gym at the United States Powerlifting Association Club One Classic held in Oxford in July. For his first ever weightlifting competition, Tyler McGill of Vestavia Hills, just
I remember these days like it was yesterday. I didn’t know very much back then but I did know one thing! I wanted to be like Stephen Miller. As a 15 year old kid, I watched the older guys of the Oklahoma Weightlifting Club train day in and day out. As soon as school was
I just received my Born tough track suit hoodie. It’s the top to the momentum joggers. Again, its another great piece to have in your training rotation. It’s really simple, that’s what I like best. Strong material, heavy zippers down the middle and pockets. This zipper design is a fail proof design. It has large
It’s not the choice of the exercise that gets the result, it’s the intensity at which you work that causes the adaptation. I get asked this question quite often. Why am I not getting results? I exercise 3 or 4 times a week and nothing really seems to change for me. I ride the bike,
If you are Looking for a Powerlifting gym, look no further. Chalk has everything you need to train as a Powerlifter. A coach, Indiviual programming, competition rated equipment and best of all a team. If you are a beginner, intermediate or elite we can help.
I HATE SHOPPING FOR WORKOUT CLOTHES. Most of the time they don’t fit. The shirts usually do but the shorts and the pants rarely do. The main reason is most manufactures don’t cater to powerlifters, bodybuilders or just big dudes. Well, I found a pair of bottoms that I really love. They fit almost perfect.