Diet by Color

In the plant world, color and hue rule in terms of disease-fighting capability. Each color represents different benefits and the deeper the color, the more benefit there is. 

A New Year’s Change

Welcome to 2018. If you’re flipping through these pages and are wondering whether you’re in the right place, you are! With 12 fresh months at our feet, we’ve opted for a new year of renewal, reflection and change here at Two Eighty Lifestyle.

Greystone Ladies Club Holiday Bazaar

The Greystone Ladies Club provides scholarships to Spain Park High School students as well as several local charities. The Holiday Bazaar, now in its fourth year, was introduced by member Denise Tassone. Approximately 40 vendors participated this year helping to raise in excess of $4,000. 

January 2018 Around Town

Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf opened the doors to its first Alabama location December 1. The new three-level, 65,000-square-foot venue is the company's 37th location worldwide.

New Year, New Me

The holiday season has officially come to an end, but the holiday calories still linger. Every year, our New Year's resolutions remain the same: save more money, get organized and lose weight. The latter is the most popular. Gym memberships soar in January, and by the middle of spring, they're all but forgotten. Working out is not only seen as…

White Chicken Chili

When this Southern belle isn't helping patients as a registered nurse, she's in the kitchen experimenting with recipes. Originally from Hoover and now living in Pelham, Shea Goldstein is eager to share ideas about healthy and creative meals through her food blog, Dixie Chik Cooks. Featured here is a chili she created to warm souls on any wintry day.

Don’t Let Desk Work Rob You of Exercise

Todd Makofski, a certified strength and conditioning specialist and fitness director of Greystone Golf & Country Club, provides advice about fighting sedentary lifestyles—which can result from hours spent at indoor office jobs—through the following 15-minute “deskercise.” You don't need any equipment for these exercises. Todd encourages everyone to consult with their physicians before starting any exercise program.

Three’s Not a Crowd

It's no secret that Birmingham is home to some of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Alabama. From the swanky, urban lofts of the Pizitz in the heart of downtown to the manicured lawns of Clairmont Avenue, the options abound. As a result, the real estate business is in full swing in the Iron City. Terry Crutchfield, a local realtor, is…

Admissions, Advice from Two Local Fitness Experts

"It's a very natural thing for our brains to be hardwired to desire all things sweet," Alexandra Brigham, personal trainer, certified nutrition coach and group training coordinator for Life Time Fitness in Vestavia Hills, says. "When I understood this, and that my choices to cave into the cravings were simply decisions I made and nothing more, I was able to…