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

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