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by Redefining Strength | FHP 023: Forest Vance of Forest Vance Training

Forest Vance Training
Forest Vance
Forest Vance, M.S., Certified Personal Trainer and RKC, is a Sacramento based trainer dedicated to utilizing his experience and knowledge to get his clients results. He has been in the industry for 11 years since playing professional football. Forest runs not only a successful gym in Sacramento, but also has an online business dedicated to getting clients results. Along with training clients, Forest helps other trainers build their businesses through his Unchained Mastermind.


1. The fewer things you can focus on, the faster the progress you can make.

2. Manage your energy.

3. When picking your avatar, focus on who you are passionate about helping and find a demographic that needs your help!

In this episode we talk with Forest Vance of Forest Vance Training. Forest started as a trainer at a corporate gym before branching out on his own. He talks about how important it is to gain experience in the industry and learn the business side of things. He also reminds us of the importance of developing a routine and managing our time.

Often new trainers especially struggle with time management. It is important to create a schedule so you can maximize your productivity. Forest reminds us that the more we can delegate and manage our energy so we have to focus on fewer things, the more successful we will be able to be at doing those things!

Q: What’s your favorite exercise?

Kettlebell Swing

Q: What exercise do you hate…but love at the same time?


Q: What is the best book you’ve ever read?

The 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris 

Q: What is your favorite Pump Up Song?

Metallica Enter Sandman

Q: If you could train with one person (alive or dead) who would it be? 

Arnold Schwarzenegger