Remember those who died fighting for our freedom

Remember those who died fighting for our freedom

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Here's a look at what you missed this morning on Good Day Alabama - Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015:


- Jeh Jeh joined us live from Cahaba Fitness located above Satterfields restaurant in Cahaba Heights. He talked with Brian Burns to learn some new exercises to help us get in shape. Today Brian tought us some new exercises:

Disc balance four point touch - While balancing on the disc in a controlled manner slowly touch the floor with four opposite points while maintaining balance.

Disc balance squat - while balancing on the disc slowly go lower yourself into a squat, then return to starting position while maintaining balance.

Disc balance no touch - while holding an isometric squat position on the disc make sure that no point of the side of the disc touches the floor.

Single arm slide pushup- from a pushup position with one hand on the slider and one hand on the ground slowly lower yourself to the floor while sliding your hand out to the side, then return to starting position.

Slider Flyes - from your knees with your hands on the sliders slowly slide your hands out to the side in opposite directions, then return to starting position.

Hand slider hillclimbers - from a pushup position with your hands on the sliders move your hands back and forth in opposite directions while maintaining a tight core.

Bosu skier slalom - while standing on the flat part of the bosu lower yourself into a squat position and rock the bosu side to side while maintaining balance.

Bosu single leg balance - while standing on the bosu with one foot maintain balance for 15 seconds.

Bosu stick the landing squat - from a standing position jump on to the bosu and stick the landing while maintaining balance while holding an isometric squat.

Dynamic Stretch High knees - Bring one knee to your chest and hug your knee, then switch to the other leg.

Dynamic Stretch Straight leg kick - while keeping your leg straight lift it to the front as high as you can in a kicking motion, then alternate legs.

Dynamic Stretch Hamstring scoop - place one leg in front of the other and while keeping the front leg straight slowly reach down as if you were pulling a rope under your foot, then alternate legs.


- American Village hosts "Salute to Our Veterans" at 11:30 this morning in Liberty Hall. Guest speaker will be Mr. Nimrod Frazer, author of "Send the Alabamians." Purple heart ceremony, wreath laying ceremony and prayer service, as well as other afternoon activities will follow. Events conclude at 3:00 p.m. For more information, visit

. Janice talked with Loren McAnally who is a veteran of the Vietnam War. Loren earned the rank of major, serving in the Army Air Corps from 1965-1985. He is a decorated veteran, having earned the Bronze Star, Silver Star, Purple Heart, and Distinguished Flying Cross. Loren flew a helicopter transporting troops to and picking them up from missions. He was shot down three times.


- It's that time again! Time to fire up the barbecue and turn our outdoor patios and decks into nightly dining rooms. But with all the choices summer brings, finding the perfect and unique grill-able dish can be overwhelming – not to mention pairing that with drinks. So, how do you curate perfect pairings from your summer grill that are guaranteed to please? Renowned Seattle-based chef, Tom Douglas provides grilling tips for novice cooks and expert grill-masters alike. He shares some of the most common grilling mistakes and showcases exquisite summer dishes that perfectly pair with the season's greatest wines.


- Sandra Reaves took questions from viewers about their gardening needs. For more information, visit her Facebook page - it includes lots of pictures, tips, how to videos, and info on veggie trials going on in the garden. It's a "real time, real life" look at home gardening and food preservation. You can find her at

recently opened an online heirloom seed store. It has seeds that she produces as well as seeds from the wonderful Baker Creek company.

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama:

"Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader" returns to FOX and one of the smart fifth graders joins us in the studio to put us to the test! The angler joins us to take all your questions about fishing! In Money Tuesday we continue our conversation on life insurance... this week we look at how much you really need to replace someone's income! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!

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