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Move more of your body more often and in more interesting ways with the Get-Fit Guy! If you want to begin an exercise routine and don't know where to start, or if you've been working out for a while and aren't getting the results you want, host Brock Armstrong will give you the tips you need to reach your fitness and movement goals. Get expert information on the latest fitness trends and advice on everything from toning your arms to running a 5K or simply building more movement into your day. With his easy-to-understand explanations, concrete examples, and sound reasoning backed by scientific research, Get-Fit Guy will provide you with the inspiration and knowledge you need to become fitter and stronger so you’ll be able to move through this world with more ease and enjoyment.
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Traveling rings offer not only great physical benefits but some of the happiest-looking workouts around! Here's how to add them to your fitness regimen. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/traveling-rings-fitness-fun | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy
Squats are both a compound and function exercise, which means they're a must for fit folks. Let's look at five of my favorite squat variations to liven up the standard squat. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/5-squat-variations | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy
I wore a fancy set of headphones during every workout for two weeks to see if it could help me improve my cycling. And it worked (I think) through a concept called neuropriming. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/halo-sport | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy
It's hard to do much of anything when you're under the weather. Are there benefits to exercising while sick, or will working out just make you feel worse? TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy
We wear sensors that track steps, heart rate, and calories burned. Soon, we may measure our sweat, too! What will those measurements tell us? TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/sweat | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy
Whole-body Vibration Training promises some impressive fitness and health benefits, but is it as good for you as regular old exercise? TRANSCRIPT: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/whole-body-vibration-training | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy
Can fancy-looking air filled boots play a role in our workout recovery? I asked physiology expert Dr. Jeff Martin to take a deep dive with me to find out. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/pneumatic-compression | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy
It isn't essential to our overall fitness, but having a few pieces of fitness gear on hand can help us stay motivated, give us a training edge, or allow us to reach that bucket list fitness goal. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/fitness-gear-2020 | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy
BODYPUMP is a resistance workout that uses barbells with very light weights and very high reps. They claim their workout is scientifically proven, so let’s see what the science says. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/does-bodypump-work-the-science-behind-the-workout Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy
Exercise such as walking, swimming, and even dancing have been shown to be good for your memory, however the optimal intensity of that exercise has been unclear - until now. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/high-intensity-exercise-improve-memory | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy
Travel, big meals, and time crunches don't have to interfere with your fitness goals. Staying fit during the holidays is easier than you think, and it can even help you de-stress! Read the transcript at: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/stay-fit-holidays | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy
It is easy to get lost in the hype around new workout devices or protocols that promise maximal results in minimal time and effort. To help set the record straight, the marketing director for a device called the CAR.O.L, Rahul Bernath, joined the Get-Fit Guy for a friendly debate. Read the transcript at: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/hiit-fact-fiction Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy
A new study has shown that exercising before eating breakfast can dramatically improve your overall health. Read the transcript at: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/exercising-before-breakfast Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy
How can menopausal and perimenopausal women exercise to avoid "middle-age spread?" We talked with physician and triathlete Dr. Tamsin Lewis to find out. Read the transcript at: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/best-exercise-menopause Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy
Do you want a flexible, balanced, easy-to-remember workout that doesn't require spending all day at the gym? Push-pull strength training is for you! TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/push-pull-strength-training JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy
Author, Christie Aschwanden joins Get-Fit Guy to discuss whether some of the most popular recovery tricks, methods, and devices actually help you bounce back from a hard workout or just add stress to your day and your bank account. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/workout-recovery-science JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy
Prepare to hit the trails by incorporating these simple, effective exercises into your fitness routine. Read the transcript at: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/hiking-exercises Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy
Last month, I traveled through parts of Europe on a bicycle and on foot. While I've always been a believer in making vacations as active as possible (for fun and fitness), cycling from town to town taught me a thing or two. Read the transcript at: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/lessons-biking-europe Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy
The ergogenic effects (or performance boosts) of caffeine on muscle endurance, muscle strength, anaerobic power and aerobic endurance are significant but do you have to forego your morning cup of joe for a while to really feel those effects? Read the transcript at: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/caffeine-athletic-performance Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy
Is there a way to use yoga to improve your performance and resilience at a particular sport? Get-Fit Guy picks the brain of yoga practitioner, Abi Carver of Yoga15.com to find out how she works with athletes to do just that. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/yoga-improve-athletic Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy
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Dave thomas

Infomercial

Dec 6th
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Alec Loy

your ads are too distracting. good bye

Jul 5th
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Stephen Guillen

Truly enjoyed the BMI discussion with Brock Armstrong. It gave me some good guidance about measuring my fat percentage.

Feb 7th
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