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. 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