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. […]

The Benefits of Strength Training


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. Whether leveraging your […]

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


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 see and feel […]

5 Simple Steps to Healthy Eating


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 eating advice coming […]

How to Choose a Fitness Facility


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 created equal, and […]

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 Own 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 […]

Forge Fitness Classes

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Cutting-edge fitness classes exclusively designed by Forge for CACFit in Auburn Ca. All classes are led by a certified personal trainer!



The Standard plan includes one (1) live video chat or phone call each month to review your workout plan and keep you on track.



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With Premium, you get four (4) live coaching sessions each month with your trainer to help you make a lasting lifestyle improvement.