“I Eats My Spinach”: Diet + Exercise = Success!

If you’re of a certain age, you remember the old Popeye cartoon reels where the muscled and agile sailor pops up on-screen, shoveling green stuff out of a can, and singing about his fitness and prowess in a fight. It might seem kind of silly, but this is kind of a shorthand way to talk about the benefits of a …

5 Awesome Ways to Get Fit without Visiting the Gym

Whether you want to lose weight or build muscles, the gym might seem to be the ideal solution. But, while working out at the gym works for most folks, it isn’t the only approach to better health. And not everyone finds it convenient or cost-efficient. Here are alternatives to attaining a fit body without a gym membership. 1. Take Advantage …

3 Reasons You Aren’t Sticking by Your Exercise Routine

As we gaze upon another month starting, you may have already forgotten about your resolution for the New Year. Do you remember yours? According to statistics, exercise is the most common New Year’s resolution. Unfortunately, a good majority of resolutions don’t succeed – not at first anyway. So, if you planned on adding a new exercise routine this year and …

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IT Band Exercises & Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Exercises

Share This! I would like to address some corrective exercise strategies for two conditions that affect many people, especially  endurance athletes. Today, we will address iliotibial band syndrome and patellafemoral syndrome. Most athletes or individuals assume that the sight of pain is the cause of pain but that’s not always the way our bodies work. More often than not, we …

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4 Week Core Challenge

Share This Challenge! This simple and fun 4 week core challenge is a great way to super-set primary core moves into a limited schedule. There are 4 exercises and 5 movements that you should be able to complete in 10-13 minutes. The Core Issue: Many people think of core strength as a flat belly or six-pack abs. And while those may …

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Forge on Good Day Sacramento!

Share: Forge Online Personal Training is happy to share this clip from our in-studio segment with Good Day Sacramento! Cody is wearing the giraffe costume because April the Giraffe was supposed to give birth at any moment. Turns out she had the calf the following week… By Michael S. Parker Founder at Forge Online Personal Training Share these 5 tips