1. 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

  2. Is It Bad To Eat A Lot Of Fruit?

    A couple weeks ago me and a friend were talking about nutrition. We had discussed various aspects of nutrition but one thing he said caught my attention. He said that he had heard it was “bad to eat a lot of fruit because of the sugar in fruit.” He went on to say this had been a common belief wi…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Master the Program or Master the Technique

    Does the program matter if everything else sucks? I don’t want to have a debate over what type of program is best or what type of program elicits the biggest gains, the most sweat, or the most likes on Instagram. I think many different programs can work and to be honest its more about execution th…Read More

  6. 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

  7. Your Hip Bridge Check List

    Tonight I will be covering the benefits of the hip thrust, and all the good it can do for you and your glutes. In this article, I am just covering a few things you need to check off as you are performing the movement. Get the box/bench or whatever you are using for elevation in a comfortable positio…Read More

  8. *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

  9. 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