1. 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

  2. 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

  3. “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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Protein Packed Crockpot Gumbo

    One of my father in laws favorite things to cook when we go to the beach is his famous gumbo made with fresh shrimp caught that day. I needed a healthier less time consuming recipe that could be enjoyed all the time, so here it is. Healthy Protein Packed crockpot Gumbo  404g fresh okra diced 234g o…Read More

  9. 3 Tips to Keep Your Muscle When Dieting!

    Tip #1 when dieting is to keep your protein high as calories decrease. Why? Protein is very difficult to store as bodyfat. It aids in satiety, or the feeling of being full. This is SUPER important as calories decrease. And, when calories drop through your diet, protein is there to help maintain your…Read More