Trip to the Top

Chad Persing doesn’t just move mountains. He climbs them. And one of the tallest peaks in America is no exception. On July 25, he loaded a 51-pound backpack behind him and headed into a challenge much bigger than his usual trails of North Georgia, which grew to be some 2,000 miles away. After approximately 15 hours and 11 miles of hiking, Persing stood next to … Continue reading Trip to the Top

Christmas Fit List

Whether you’re visiting the gym for the first time or you have your own setup at home, it’s important to have the necessary equipment to get the results you want. Don’t have the necessary equipment or don’t even know where to begin? No problem. Here are some of the biggest fitness items that should be on your wish list this Christmas. 1. Dumbbells If you … Continue reading Christmas Fit List

Higher Injury Rates With HIIT

What is HIIT? HIIT stands for high-intensity interval training. Workouts of this kind involve short bursts of intense exercise. HIIT can be performed in any context — running, cycling, aerobics, and even strength training. It requires maximum effort from participants because of the short amount of time involved. Benefits The attraction behind HIIT is that it provides the same benefits as other kinds of exercise … Continue reading Higher Injury Rates With HIIT

Fighting to Stay Together

There’s an old saying: Families that break bread together are families that stay together. The Spells family doesn’t only believe in breaking bread together; they actually break boards together. That’s one of the many techniques the Spells family has picked up while learning taekwondo together. Will and Jessica Spells are the owners of S and S Automotive and Diesel of Valdosta, Georgia, and they — … Continue reading Fighting to Stay Together