Author: hype4lifefam

Ice Ice Baby


This is my first blog ever! I never thought I would write one. I am not the blogging type. But, that is what Hype4Life Family does to me. Pulls me out of my comfort zone. All.The.Time. Physically and mentally. I am not a fitness guru or health specialist of any kind. My specialty is working […]

No Fear!


Fear has always kept many of us from reaching our goals and claiming our full potential. When it comes to running, fear is often in most of our minds. We fear pain. We fear failure. We fear a fall that could lead to an injury, a sprain, or something even more long term. Never could […]

Hi-C, that’s me!


Hi! I’m Brooke Fortson, but I get called Hi-C from this rowdy bunch. Everyone always asks how I got that nickname – I’m told I have a “high-ceiling” for fitness growth due to my athleticism and strength. (I have these fellas fooled, ha!) 😉 I come from a family of athletes – my grandfather was […]

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away


Apples are packed full of vitamin C, vitamin A, flavonoids, potassium and soluble fiber. And if that’s not enough, studies show that eating apples regularly can help prevent kidney stones, promote heart health and reduce cholesterol levels. (I’m not a doctor or nutritionist, I’m just really good at google searches.) With only about 100 calories, […]



Hype4Life… has such a nice ring to it doesn’t it? Ok, maybe not if you don’t really have an idea of what it means. It’s pretty cool if you ask me so let me fill you in. About 4 years ago, my dad was walking into a mall carrying our youngest son. Christopher was about […]