1. 5/3/1 Strength Programming

    I have talked to different members at Forge-Rx Winder and have been asked what programming I follow for strength. I use Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1: The Simplest and Most Effective Training System to Increase Raw Strength. There are two options you can use with the 5/3/1 method. The sets and reps are the …Read More

  2. If you aren’t eating right it’s all for naught!

    You can exercise by getting your 10,000 steps, going to a gym, attending a class, walk your neighborhood, hike, bike, kayak, Zumba..... however, no matter how much exercise you do, if you aren’t eating right it’s all for naught.  Sufficient and regular consumption of fruits and veggies is widel…Read More

  3. You get out what you Put in

    When you think about it, nutrition is almost common sense - extra emphasis on the “almost”. I say this, because it is interesting hearing what people go through trying to reach their weight goals, when in reality they only need to go by the saying “You get out what you put in”. You here of s…Read More

  4. Single leg training in your program?

    Training on a Single leg is probably one of the most neglected movements is the strength training world. No surprise, considering when done properly can humble even the strongest person in the room. . Performing effective single leg patterns involves far more mobility, balance, and coordination than…Read More

  5. It’s Time to End This Protein Myth

    Something I hear on a daily basis as a trainer and in just day to day life is that protein comes from cows or chickens. And in order to get bigger I need all the protein I can get. With me being me I’m constantly correcting people. So for one more time. Protein does not come from animals! In fact …Read More

  6. Myths About Children and Strength Training

    We all agree that it is important to keep our kids healthy and active, but when it comes to strength training, many people aren’t so sure.  And, honestly, we’ve often been told wrong.  To get to the truth, let’s identify some of those myths that we have all heard.   Myth 1:  Strength train…Read More

  7. Kimchi Fried Rice

    Here is a recipe that keeps well and helps boost the immune system for the “back to school” sicknesses! Also you can mix and match veggies to suit your families tastes. If you want to keep it on the mild side, substitute Kimchi for Sauerkraut or just use less. 1–2 Tablespoon oil (peanut oil g…Read More

  8. How to squat with Brent!

    If you struggle with your squats, then this video is for you. Coach Brent takes you through what it takes to get your squat to the next level. Click the link below to learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B26VvKfxfTo&t=10s And if you are ready to improve those squats schedule a chat with h…Read More

  9. Making the case for frozen fruits and veggies

    Making the case for frozen fruits and veggies! Frozen Produce was Vine Ripened, capturing the nutrients and fiber, making it convenient, cost effective, less wasteful eating in an season with much needed variety! New Take Control Radio Podcast episode: https://soundcloud.com/…/episode-66-making-th…Read More