1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Rethink your training split!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsqvlL3SVF0 Rethink your training split! If you aren’t even considering a full body, upper/lower, or push/pull/legs split you could be missing out on some gains. If the one day a week plan(chest on Monday) works for you then by all means keep at it. But if a body pa…Read More

  5. Starting Your Fitness Journey

    Physical activity is necessary for well-being. Consequently, physical inactivity is a major risk factor for development of chronic disease and premature mortality. I know, I know, way to start things off on a light note. But in all seriousness, we are now facing one of the worst epidemics in America…Read More

  6. Fitness after a Baby

    Fitness Is Important for Parents Having a child is hard work. For both new moms and dads, being a parent is a 24/7 job with no vacation days. Because your time is devoted to your little one, you might not have any more time for anything else. It is unfortunate, but most parents have to give up a lot…Read More

  7. How Group Fitness Classes Elevate Your Fitness

    For a long time, being the lone wolf in exercise was perfectly acceptable. You had runners logging miles on their own and a gym full of people lifting weights or working with a personal gym trainer, to swimmers swimming laps and cyclists paving the back roads — everyone was on their own. Nowadays,…Read More