We want to congratulate Mary Towsey for being our November Member of the Month! It has been amazing to watch her transform over her time at Forge-Rx into a strong and confident woman. We at Forge-Rx are excited to watch your continuous growth!

How old are you and where are you from?

34, from North Carolina

What hobbies do you have outside of the gym?

Hanging with Lo (my daughter) and taking our dog, Luna, to the dog park, reading, watching movies, puzzles … I’m pretty boring, LOL! 😉

How has fitness affected your life?

Fitness has definitely made me more aware of my body … How I move, how different foods make me feel inside, and outside, of the gym …

What is your favorite and least favorite exercise?

Fave : Deadlifts – Least Fave : Running or Chin Up-type exercises … I can’t decide.  My feelings of dislike for those two exercises are pretty equal, LOL!!

What is the hardest challenge you have had inside the gym?

Learning to be comfortable outside of my comfort zone.

What accomplishment inside Forge-Rx are you most proud of?

Hitting a 200 lb. deadlift … Thanks, Becca!! 😉

Tell us one thing about you people probably don’t know?

I’m an open book, so that’s a tough one … LOL!

What is the biggest goal you have accomplished since joining Forge-Rx?

Losing 40 lbs.!!  Woot!! Woot!!

What do you like best about our classes?

The encouragement of the Coaches and the members, for sure.  Each class offers different challenges for me and it’s very uplifting to hear people cheering you on!!

What do you like best about our coaches?

I love how approachable, supportive, and inspiring the Coaches are.  Their passion for helping people is obvious.


If you could have dinner with one dead or alive celebrity who would it be and why?

Robert Downey Jr. because he’s hilarious …  And, who wouldn’t want to have dinner with Tony Stark???

What food should not be in your pantry?

Double Stuff Oreos … They’re the devil!

What is your most embarrassing moment?

Ummmm … So many to choose from …


Describe your perfect night?

I’m a homebody … Soooo, having a night in at home with my little family sounds perfect to me.  Eating food, watching movies, playing board games …


What is your favorite thing about Forge-Rx?

The camaraderie and friendships I’ve built … Paige, my swole sister from a different mister!!

What is your biggest fitness goal moving forward?

To lose 45-50 more lbs., reaching a healthy, maintainable weight.


You rock Mary! We love having you apart of our tribe. Keep up the hard work and consistency.

-Team Forge-Rx