1. Braselton’s Member of the Month

    Lorie! What a sweety! Forge is thrilled to have her has Member of the Month. "Ok, here ya go! I am 57 and original from Long Beach California. I have lived in Georgia for 14 years now. I have tried all different types of exercise and nothing has ever worked for me. I am actually very shy and to step…Read More

  2. Winder’s April Member of the Month!

    Forge is so pumped to have David as Winder's Member of the Month!   Check out the interview we did with him: ---------- How old are you and where are you from?  32, Blue Island, ILL What hobbies do you have outside of the gym?  Hiking, Fishing, Metalworking, Cubs games How has fitness affecte…Read More

  3. Introduction to Weightlifting: The Clean and Jerk

    Olympic weightlifting consists of two moves: the snatch and the clean and jerk. Both are challenging and will build strength as few other exercises can. Forge Rx in Winder and Braselton offers a group fitness class called Lift-Rx that focuses on these two Olympic weightlifting moves. In this blog po…Read More

  4. Introduction to Weightlifting: The Snatch

    Weightlifting scares a lot of gym goers. Weightlifting usually entails a lot of weight, big strong guys, and a barbell — which is almost as foreign of an object as holding a baby for the first time. To put it bluntly, weightlifting is intimidating to many people. Why is this? Because it’s unknow…Read More

  5. What is Functional Fitness?

    “What’s the point of fitness anyway?” When your life is busy, you may be wondering how to squeeze in exercise. And besides, what’s the point? You’re healthy. You eat right most of the time. You’re active. You play with your kids and take them to soccer practice. Why make a point to work …Read More

  6. April Recipe of the Month!

    Cashew Chicken Ingredients: 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 large head of broccoli cut into pieces 3 medium red bell peppers (remove seeds and cut into small pieces.) 1 bunch green onions thinly sliced 2/3 cup unsalt…Read More

  7. In the defense of eggs.

    The incredible, edible, and nutritious egg...in moderation...maybe! A confusing and controversial topic. Click below and tune into the latest Take Control Radio podcast! https://soundcloud.com/user-798191510/episode-60-in-the-defense-of-eggs?fbclid=IwAR35w81-O3-JJz03xM7qPVRJ9kmJr0LRYn54yXX1CTeIjsh08…Read More

  8. Come join the fun!

    Happy Sunday ☀️ Miss us? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3x7V7PnsEM We miss you! It’s a good day when you can’t sit still because you miss your gym buds and are ready to get your workout on. If your new hit the link below to schedule a consult with one of our head trainers 👇👇👇 Wind…Read More

  9. Is your Organic really “Organic”?

    "Certified Organic" is coming under fire because some organic farms, especially large and corporate owned, are becoming cozy with their certifiers. Cornucopia Institute is leading the charge to level the playing field for smaller farmers! Click below to listen to our latest Take Control Radio podcas…Read More