1. Food and Your Mood

    Food and our brain controls our thoughts, movements, breathing, heartbeat, senses and just about every other aspect of our lives. In order to maintain efficient functionality, the brain requires energy. Energy comes from the foods we eat and affects the overall performance of our brain. By paying cl…Read More

  2. “Binge Sitting”

    Whether you sit because of “Binge Watching”, social media addiction, your occupation, or a different reason, your risk of acquiring a chronic disease is greater than someone who does not sit for prolonged periods of time. Link below to listen to our latest Take Control Radio podcast episode #64 …Read More

  3. The Science of Fat Loss

    Summer is pretty much here and that means it’s time for washboard abs, suns out guns out, sky's out thighs out, etc. to benefit the most from these sayings, one needs to be ripped. To be ripped, one has to have a low body fat percentage. How does one achieve the art of rip-ness? I’m glad you ask…Read More

  4. Let’s talk protein!

    Listen in as Evan talks a little bit about protein recommendations and more! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImwoDBhzDi0  …Read More

  5. Winder Member of the Month

    How old are you and where are you from? 36 Monroe Ga What hobbies do you have outside of the gym? I love gardening, keeping up our 20 acre farm, photography, and being involved with my kids sports. How has fitness affected your life? Fitness has improved my stress level, my outlook on healthy and we…Read More

  6. Braselton Member of the Month!

    How old are you and where are you from? I am 34 and originally from Cairo, Ga. We moved to this area almost 4 years ago. What hobbies do you have outside of the gym? Doing fun things with my husband and 3 girls. What is your favorite and least favorite exercise? My favorite exercise are deadlifts. M…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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