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Online CoAching for SpeciAlized Fitness GoAls: Weight Loss, Muscle GAin, and More

Virtual coaching has also made one-on-one attention accessible to more people as it can be significantly less expensive than meeting in person. Whether you’re new to fitness or a seasoned athlete, working with an online coach can provide personalized guidance, accountability, and support to help you achieve your specific goals.

Are MAchine-BAsed or Free Weights Better for GAins?

There’s no doubt that strength training has numerous benefits, including stronger bones and muscles, better balance, and maintenance of a healthy weight. So how do you determine whether to use machine-based or free weights to achieve your muscle gain goals? The short answer is that the choice depends on your goals, preferences, and individual circumstances. But let’s take a deeper dive into the benefits of each modality so you can make the right choice for you. 

The Benefits of Strength Training

Table of Contents We all know how important physical activity is for our overall health and well-being. But when it comes to exercise, many of us focus on cardio, such as running, walking, playing sports, or swimming. And while cardio is great for our bodies, it’s important to remember the benefits of strength training, too. […]

How to Turn Exercise Into a Habit That Sticks

One of life’s greatest mysteries might be how to stick with a workout routine. While motivation and excitement can be great ways to get started, neither lasts long, and many people wonder where they went wrong. But the truth is, creating and building a new habit is hard, especially if you’re going from a sedentary […]

How Online Personal Training Can Help with Fitness Accountability

Table of Contents We live in a world of packed schedules where convenience and speed can be the determining factor in our choices, and unfortunately, a regular and consistent fitness routine can be the first thing to fall by the wayside. Work, parents, spouses, kids, and other obligations often come first, making it challenging to […]

5 Simple Steps to Healthy Eating

Table of Contents An integral part of any wellness program is eating. The old age “you are what you eat” rings very true, and whether you’re trying to lose weight, build muscle, or just feel more energized, your diet plays a critical role. But in a society with abundant food choices at every turn and […]

How to Choose a Fitness Facility

Table of Contents If you’re just starting out on a wellness journey, it can be hard to figure out where to start. How do you start eating healthier? What advice should you listen to? And perhaps one of the most overwhelming decisions to make is… which gym do I join? Not all fitness centers are […]

In-Person vs Online Personal Training

It can seem like there are countless obstacles to success on a wellness journey. A perceived lack of time, confusing (and often conflicting) advice, and personal/professional obligations are just a few of the challenges we may face in sticking with an exercise plan. That’s why one of the best investments you can make is investing […]

Our Fitness PlAn

Some personal fitness trainers are taking a page from someone else’s playbook and promoting some of those celebrity plans that are supposed to help whip you into shape. We’re going on the direct plan put together by our founder Michael S. Parker in his groundbreaking book that focuses on self-improvement and better quality of life. […]

Four Things You Get In Every Coaching Session

Four Things You Get In Every Coaching Session

At Forge Fitness and Nutrition Coaching, we strive to provide a higher level of personal service in fitness and nutrition counseling. Why is that important? Because people are realizing that they need to do more work to take care of themselves, curating their diets, keeping track of vitals and optimizing exercise routines, in order to […]