Forge Fitness Tips

Two individuals engaged in weight training as they perform a bench press exercise in a gym.
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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A plate full of healthy dish for ketogenic diets Description: A bowl of vegetables and eggs, suitable for those following ketogenic diets, is placed on a rustic wooden table.
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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A man is floating in the middle of an ice floe, experiencing the chilling effects of ice baths.
Do ice baths work for recovery?
June 1, 2017

Here is what over 20 different studies have to say about ice baths and work out recovery

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Avoid these machines at the gym
May 4, 2017

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A black and white photo of a man flexing his muscles while showcasing his impressive gains.
Can Drinking Alcohol Kill Your Gains?
March 1, 2017

The short answer is yes. Several studies have shown alcohol consumption, both short term and long term, decrease a person’s rate…

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Two pictures demonstrating proper knee alignment during squats.
Knees caving in the squat? Here’s how we fix it. (Valgus Knee Collapse)
January 6, 2017

Knees caving in the squat is a no-no. If you’re not a total noob, you probably know that your knees are…

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How to Stay Consistent
December 5, 2016

I’ve been training consistently for close to ten years now, and since lack of consistency is a common downfall for would-be…

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An old lady wearing camo shirt and bandana engaging in heavy lifting with a barbell in a gym.
Why Everyone Should Lift Heavy
November 29, 2016

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Hell of a Holiday Feast
November 19, 2016

  The holidays are just around the corner, and if you’re anything like me, you’ll want to set the table with…

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