Overcoming the Dreaded Plateau

Weight loss is a long journey. There are many happy moments and small victories that remind us it’s all worth it, from losing an extra pound than usual or fitting into our old jeans from 10 years ago. But it can also bring frustration, disappointment, and tears, mainly when that dreaded plateau hits. Now, instead of rolling down the mountain, you’re just sitting there, unmoving. … Continue reading Overcoming the Dreaded Plateau

FAITH RXD and CrossFit Winnersville Unite to Bring Fitness and Christ to Community

A new organization has come to the Valdosta area, bringing the goal to strengthen the community through fitness and Christ-centered living with it. FAITH RXD has established 80 chapters in nine countries that strive to bring the same beliefs and message to the community. Ross Cook, a youth pastor at Crossroads Baptist Church in Valdosta, Georgia, became a member of Crossfit Winnersville in 2017. He … Continue reading FAITH RXD and CrossFit Winnersville Unite to Bring Fitness and Christ to Community

Reignite the Burn

For the beginner, exercise balls can be confusing. You can sit on it, and you can bounce on it — maybe even roll on it a little — but what else? Where does the exercise portion come in? Well, it didn’t actually come in until a little later on. The exercise ball, originally called the “Pezzi” GymnastikBall, was invented in 1963 by Italian plastics manufacturer … Continue reading Reignite the Burn

More to Health Than BMI

While extra pounds can sometimes cause distress, body mass index, a common tool that calculates weight and height to measure body size and whether a person has a healthy or excess amount of weight, can sometimes be much worse. Although BMI is used as a standard screen tool to track weight statuses, according to Yvette Brazier of Medical News Today, it does not measure the … Continue reading More to Health Than BMI

What’s in Store for Wiregrass

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College anticipates the arrival of new additions to its curriculum this year. Faculty and students alike are excited to broaden their horizons and receive more opportunities to become successful in their fields of study. Among the new additions is the new Allied Health building, which has been in the works for nearly five years. This building, according to Jackie Spriggs, dean of … Continue reading What’s in Store for Wiregrass