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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Why New Years Resolutions Fail!

    Many New Years Resolutions fail due to abandonment of the "plan"! Just as a GPS gets you from point A to point B, stick to the "plan" that you can sustain to reach whatever "point B" you have set for yourself! Click below to listen to episode 47 of Take Control Radio: https://soundcloud.com/user-798…Read More

  8. The Most Random Post Ever!

    My favorite core exercise is hands down the 1/2 kneeling pallof press. Who is this pallof guy anyways? Whoever he is...thanks dude. And whatever the controversy is around core training... Crunches...no crunches...I always come back to this one to train my core. It’s perfect because it opens up you…Read More

  9. Fun, Quick, and Tasty Meals!

    Hey there! Are you enjoying your Sunday? I am not going to lie…I AM TIRED! Sundays are usually my “chill day.” Do you have a day during the week where you hangout with friends and family and REGROUP? We all need it no matter how busy we are. If you are reading this make sure to relax and watch…Read More

  10. Real Results Real Families!

    A strong immune system can mean fewer OTC & prescription drugs. Check out real results real families are seeing on our Healthy Starts for Families page! https://evanpohl.juiceplus.com/us/en/get-started/healthy-starts-about Looking for more info? Email us today at evan@forge-rx.com and let's chat…Read More