Forge Fitness Tips

Stop doing crunches. Here’s why, and what core strengthening exercises you should do instead:
January 27, 2018

Everybody seems to want abs and better core strength, but crunches simply don’t do what people are wanting them to do….

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Winter Weight Loss: Brown Fat, Cold Exposure and Vitamin D
January 24, 2018

Shooting for some winter weight loss? If you’re tough enough, try this interesting way to burn more calories with the same…

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3 things every training program should include
December 31, 2017

Whatever your athletic goals are, training for them without learning a bit about what makes a good training program is kinda…

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Why you’re not making progress: a simple guide to avoid training plateau
December 29, 2017

Many people come to me flustered and confused, wondering why they’re not making progress in their training. Barring acts of God,…

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Bad lifting advice: 5 super common tips we should retire (and helpful alternatives)
December 22, 2017

5 super common bits of bad lifting advice, and helpful alternatives, according to science and common sense. Check it out and see how many you’ve heard.

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How Dangerous is Lifting Heavy? Statistics!
December 18, 2017

Here’s what the science has to say about the dangers of lifting heavy weights. Sources cited in this article: How Dangerous…

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Avoid burn out: 5 Tips from 10 years of consistent training
December 15, 2017

As trainers we’re constantly scheming and racking our brains for ways to keep clients consistent with their training. When clients aren’t…

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Weight training for weight loss
September 1, 2017

Weight training for weight loss: In this video I address some misconceptions about cardio for weight loss and make the case…

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Ketogenic diets for weight loss and performance
August 20, 2017

Ketogenic Diets for Weight Loss and Performance There seems to be much lingering confusion out there on the topic of ketogenic…

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How Fast Should You Lose Weight?
August 6, 2017

How fast should you lose weight? Here’s a quick new video on the basics. For those interested, I’ll link several scholarly…

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