I don't think the forums existed back in '02/'03 when I originally joined (or if they did, were a premium feature). Back then I joined a Yahoo Group that was very helpful. I do, though, like having everything "under one roof".
I've turned a number of folks onto FitDay (including some family members who desperately need it) but, sadly, none of them kept up with it.
Anyway, welcome to all who come here, for however long you might stay!