1. April Member of the Month!

    Check out our interview with this months member of the month Wes. How old are you and where are you from? I am 28 years old and live in Hoschton but originally from South Carolina. Go Gamecocks!! What hobbies do you have outside of the gym?  I am a self-proclaimed foodie and craft beer enthusias…Read More

  2. Improving Overhead Function: Fix Your Spine

    With the amount of shoulder injuries that occur every year in baseball players I think it’s important we as coaches, trainers, and parents understand and appreciate the spine and what it can facilitate and inhibit when it comes to shoulder function. From professional players to little leaguer’s …Read More

  3. Improving Desk Posture

    Rounded shoulders or “upper crossed syndrome” is arguably the most common irregular posture. We are more sedentary than ever and with the development of laptops, tablets, and smart phones, it has made for a postural disaster. Spending large portions of the day seated, not only increases the risk…Read More

  4. Stick To The Plan When Traveling

    I have been traveling a lot. Going from city to city and staying in all shapes and sizes of hotels. One of the last hotels I stayed in…let’s just say…the a/c wasn’t working that well. But hey! You got to look on the bright side. I was in the beautiful city of San Diego. Now, just because I h…Read More

  5. What Are You Waiting For?

    What is stopping you? What is holding you back? What reason do you have to not… Feel more confident after losing 30 pounds. Getting rid of that knee pain. Building a better relationship with food. Imagine how AMAZING you will feel. What do you need to do to move forward? Do ONE thing. NOT 10. To m…Read More

  6. Nutrition Non- Negotiables

    I love flexible dieting and tracking macronutrients. The two main reasons are to give me a goal amount of food to eat each day and to eat foods I deprived myself for so long between the ages of 16-22 years old when I thought I knew nutrition. So, I eat what I know is better for me, but also trickle …Read More

  7. Balance: Don’t use it, you lose it.

    When writing an exercise prescription, there are both health and skill-related components of physical fitness. For general population, more times than not, the skill related components of fitness are overlooked or undertrained. The focus for exercise of general population has been geared towards ton…Read More

  8. You Have To Play The Long Game

    Patience… “Really bro?! Already pulling at my heart strings…” It is a tough pill to swallow, but anything in life takes time. For example: Becoming a doctor. A famous actor. A billionaire entrepreneur. None of these professions happened overnight you know? It takes hard work and dedication t…Read More

  9. *Insert Pec Dance Here

    A couple months ago I wrote a blog, “How to Build a Booty.” If you didn’t get a chance to read it here is the link: http://www.forge-rx.com/how-to-build-a-booty/ And since I wrote a post for the ladies I think it is only fair I write one for the dudes. Am I right? Plus, we all know a well defi…Read More

  10. 5 Observations from Watching Deadlifts

    Fix Your Set Up Engage Your Lats Be Patient Take Your Shoes Off Practice good technique, even with light weight If there is one lift that is hard to understand and get the grasp of, it’s the deadlift. Picking a bar up from point A to point B seems simple enough, but, there is a lot of stuff that g…Read More