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386 - Why You Should Do Obstacle Course Racing to Get Fit

16:50 | Apr 24th, 2018

The physical and mental challenges of obstacle racing are great, and they test every aspect of your fitness. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/why-you-should-do-obstacle-course-racing-to-get-fit Chec...Show More
435 - Is Recovery the Key to Optimal Performance?

25:33 | Apr 30th

We all know that frequent recovery days and good, consistent sleep are important for both your performance and your fitness. But are you getting enough of either? Get-Fit Guy interviews Will Ahmed, CEO of a recovery device called WHOOP, to examine an...Show More
434 - How to Build Strong and Pain-Free Feet

19:06 | Apr 23rd

If you've been wearing shoes most of your life, your feet are probably weakened. Get-Fit Guy explains why shoes are not as supportive as they claim to be. Plus, learn a fantastically effective workout to strengthen and condition your feet. Read the t...Show More
373 - Is BMI an Accurate Way to Measure Body Fat?

17:02 | Apr 16th

As widespread as the BMI method of body measurement is, the ever-growing consensus is that this one-size-fits-all approach may be flawed. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/trends-fads/is-bmi-accurate-measuring-bod...Show More
433 - The 2019 Worldwide Fitness Trends

15:24 | Apr 9th

The annual survey of worldwide fitness trends is now in its 13th year. Although we know that no one can accurately predict the future, this survey can help us fitness nerds keep an eye on what the rest of the world is up to, and glean some insight in...Show More
432 - Do Fitness Boxing Gyms Offer a Good Workout?

19:08 | Apr 2nd

If you type “Fitness Boxing” into your search engine, you will be dazzled by the array of gyms providing this type of class. But do boxing workouts work? Are they effective? Get-Fit Guy goes undercover at 9Round to find out. Read the transcript at...Show More
431 - How Much Should You Exercise While Pregnant?

23:44 | Mar 26th

If you're pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or know someone who is either of those, you may wonder how much exercise is optimal during pregnancy. Luckily, there are some new guidelines for expectant mothers. And unlike their predecessors, these new...Show More
430 - How to Do Super Slow Resistance Training

16:32 | Mar 19th

Have you heard of super slow resistance training? The idea is that if you exercise in a very slow and controlled fashion, you get stronger and avoid injury while spending less time in the gym. Sounds intriguing, right? Get-Fit Guy dives into the scie...Show More
429 - Avoid Plateaus (and Boredom) by Varying Your Workouts

12:55 | Mar 12th

If you do the same exercises day after day, it can hinder your results, lead to a plateau, and make working out pretty boring. Get-Fit Guy has the solution. Here's how to vary your activity so that your body stays fit and healthy (and you have some f...Show More
428 - How Your Brain Keeps Your Body Fit

16:32 | Mar 5th

The mind plays a large role in fitness, exercise, and sports—almost as large as our cardiovascular system, strength, speed, and power. Get-Fit Guy interviews neuroscientist Dr. Bob Schafer to learn how habits and mindfulness can improve our training....Show More
377 - Is It Ever Too Cold to Exercise Outdoors?

19:41 | Feb 26th

With the Polar Vortex in full swing and hopefully coming to the end of its reign of terror over us, you may be sitting at home wondering "how the heck am I supposed to stay fit, let alone train for my favourite sport, in these cold and snowy conditio...Show More
427 - Why Do My Knees Creak?

14:48 | Feb 19th

Many of us have joints that grind, creak, grate, pop, thump, crack, or crunch when we move through a particular range of motion. But what is that sound, why does it happen, and should we worry about it? Get-Fit Guy explains crepitus and how to fix it...Show More
426 - Don't Ignore Your Core

18:14 | Feb 12th

Everyone talks about core strength. But you won't get it by doing thousands of crunches. Get-Fit Guy explains why core strength is crucial (beyond those beach body photos) and provides a core workout that will keep you fit, healthy, and mobile. G...Show More
425 - The Secrets of an Aging Athlete

25:25 | Feb 5th

If you are interested in knowing how to stay fit as you age, this is for you. Bestselling author and fitness guru Brad Kearns joins Get-Fit Guy, Brock Armstrong, to explain how we can stay fit now and well into the future. Read the transcript at...Show More
424 - What Is Your Metabolism?

16:55 | Jan 29th

You've probably heard the word "metabolism," especially in relation to weight loss or gain. But what is your metabolism, what does it do, and do you have any control over it? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/...Show More
423 - Which Is Best: Machines, Free Weights, or Body Weight?

14:00 | Jan 22nd

If you are hitting the gym for the first time or are tempted to venture off the cardio equipment, it can be hard to know which piece of strength equipment to choose. Dumbbell, barbell, machine, or mat? Get-Fit Guy Brock Armstrong helps you make an in...Show More
422 - Build Strength and Muscle Fast with Occlusion Training

16:02 | Jan 15th

A protocol called occlusion training, also known as blood-flow restriction (BFR) training is one of the most interesting and effective trends in strength and conditioning. In studies, it has been shown to result in skeletal muscle hypertrophy, increa...Show More
421 - Build the Fitness to Ski and Snowboard All Day Long

17:08 | Jan 8th

Skiing and snowboarding are super fun and exciting winter activities. But they are also both demanding physical activities that pose some risks. Without the proper preparation and training, you may not be able to keep up with your friends - or worse ...Show More
420 - 2019 Fitness Goals and Trends from 7 Experts

25:15 | Jan 1st

The new year is upon us and that means resolutions, clean slates and newly minted willpower is plentiful. Before you set your fitness goals in stone, here are a few wishes from some fitness professionals that you may want to keep in mind. Read the...Show More
368 - 15 Ways to Not Let a Party Derail Your Fitness Goals

21:45 | Dec 25th, 2018

Parties can be a cause of stress when trying to stay fit. This guide allows you to party without losing any fitness or backsliding on your goals. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/15-ways-to-not-...Show More
419 - Why SoulCycle Isn't Worth Your Time or Money

20:53 | Dec 18th, 2018

In this episode of "Undercover-Fit Guy," I dig out my fake nose and moustache to check out the spin class known as SoulCycle. My goal this time is to find out what SoulCycle is, how it works, and what aspect of it I should review. Read the transcr...Show More
418 - How to Get Fit Using Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS)

17:45 | Dec 11th, 2018

Although EMS (Electrical Muscle Stimulation) devices will not allow you to sit on the couch eating bonbons while you build biceps like an Avenger, it can help with warm-up, recovery, relaxation, strength, and yes, even burning some fat. Read the t...Show More
417 - 4 Ways to Improve Your Posture and Lose that Slouch

15:46 | Dec 4th, 2018

Aside from being a way to look good in family photos, good posture is the way that we distribute our body’s weight onto our tissues so that they can easily and efficiently respond and adapt to that weight. As you can likely guess, this is much more n...Show More
416 - 14 Lateral Movements to Improve Your Workout

16:09 | Nov 27th, 2018

If you are interested in improving your exercise program to enhance both your life and sport abilities, then the extremely functional activity known as Lateral Movement should be included in your regimen. Read the transcript at https://www.quickan...Show More
415 - Want a Bigger Chest? 3 Key Tips and a Workout

14:25 | Nov 20th, 2018

Your chest muscles are important for many things (other than filling out a t-shirt). They are responsible for flexing your upper arm when you swim, moving your arm inwards when you are riding a bike, rotating your arm bone toward your body while you ...Show More
414 - How to Train for a Long Distance Race

21:39 | Nov 13th, 2018

Whether it is a full marathon or a 10k, training for a race can have less than desirable consequences if you are not prepared. Today's guests, Angie and Trevor Spencer of Marathon Training Academy, discuss ways that you can avoid the pitfalls and arr...Show More
413 - Does Your Heel Ache? 7 Ways to Treat Plantar Fasciitis

12:28 | Nov 6th, 2018

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of foot pain (specifically in the heel). After I started showing symptoms of it (and consequently started complaining about it) I was surprised to find out that this rather fancy sounding condition a...Show More
353 GFG How Exercise Affects Your Brain

18:43 | Oct 30th, 2018

Wave after wave of studies, papers, articles and hypothesis exploring the links between mental and physical fitness are emerging from labs and universities all over the world. And all this research will hopefully give all of us even more motivation t...Show More
412 - Want to Jump Higher? 8 Ways to Improve Your Vertical Leap

18:22 | Oct 23rd, 2018

Training methods including heavy resistance training, explosive resistance training, plyometrics, electrostimulation, and even vibration platforms have all been used to potentially enhance vertical jump (or vertical leap) performance. But which ones ...Show More
411 - Heart Rate Variability (HRV): What It Is and How to Improve It

22:23 | Oct 16th, 2018

Measuring your HRV (or Heart Rate Variability) is “a visual insight into the most primitive part of your brain,” according to Harvard researchers, but how can we use it to our advantage? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/hea...Show More
410 - How to Stick to Your Fitness Goals with Joe De Sena

27:17 | Oct 9th, 2018

Motivating yourself to exercise is, for many people, an ongoing project. Many of us struggle with getting and staying motivated when it comes to our exercise and movement practices. In his new book, today's guest, Joe De Sena, shares a few ways that ...Show More
409 - Does Pure Barre Work? Getting Fit with Barre Classes

17:54 | Oct 2nd, 2018

In this episode of undercover-fit guy, I once again dig out my fake nose and moustache to infiltrate the workout craze known as Pure Barre. My goal - to find out what it is, how it works and whether or not it is a good way to get fit. Read the tr...Show More
408 - The Best Home Gym Equipment: 7+ Essentials

18:08 | Sep 25th, 2018

These days I go to the gym two or three times per week but it wasn’t always like that. For years, I never stepped foot in a gym. Shocked? Well, don’t be. The reason I was able to do that is because I had a decent home gym in my not so huge apartment....Show More
407 - How, When, and Whether to Use Cryotherapy

20:43 | Sep 18th, 2018

Cryotherapy sounds like something you sleep in on your way to Mars, but it is actually what you are doing when you are icing a sore ankle, refreshing yourself in a cold shower, or icing your hand after burning it on a hot stove. Simply put, it is the...Show More
406 - 11 Reasons to Not Skip Leg Day

17:15 | Sep 11th, 2018

What is referred to as Leg Day is a day that some beginner weightlifters either don't know about or actively avoid. More seasoned lifters know that if they skip leg day they will end up unbalanced, top heavy, injured, and also may end up being featur...Show More
405 - The Benefits of Applying Mindfulness to Exercise

16:32 | Sep 4th, 2018

Occasionally we all simply need to zone-out and let our bodies do what they want to do. But, if all of your workouts involve some type of distraction or other, it may be time to add some mindfulness into your workout regimen. Read the transcript a...Show More
404 - The Perfect Workout Recovery Day

21:41 | Aug 28th, 2018

A closer look at some protocols that will not only ensure that you keep your post-workout aches and pains to a minimum while also allowing your body to gain better fitness and strength from that killer workout that landed you in this hot and sweaty m...Show More
403 - Going Barefoot and 8 Other Ways to Improve Balance

18:27 | Aug 21st, 2018

Balance is something that we don’t think about after we have learned it (as a child) or until we start to lose it (as a senior). Having a certain amount of balance is mostly just there, until one day it is not. That is when you really realize that b...Show More
402 - Forget the Booty and Focus on Your Back (Part 2)

12:52 | Aug 14th, 2018

When it comes to building strong and defined muscles, the view from behind is not all about the glutes. Having a strong back and shoulders is not only attractive it is an essential part of feeling and performing at your best. Read the transcript a...Show More
401 - 5+ Tips to Having a Healthier, More Muscular Back

10:45 | Aug 7th, 2018

When it comes to building strong and defined muscles, the view from behind is not all about the glutes. Having a strong back and shoulders is not only attractive it is an essential part of feeling and performing at your best. Read the transcript a...Show More
400 - 10 Tips to Supercharge Your Running Routine

14:42 | Jul 31st, 2018

Running can be a transformative activity for many of us. It can certainly help us reach our fitness goals but it can also be limiting to our overall movement goals. But by rethinking our running habits we can maximize running’s benefits and minimize ...Show More
399 - Why Pre-Workout Static Stretching Is Actually Dangerous

13:22 | Jul 24th, 2018

Many of us grew up being told that we should warm-up before we exercise by holding a pose, like a calf stretch or a forward fold, to loosen us up, make us stronger and make us injury-proof. While it is true that we should definitely warm-up before ex...Show More
398 - Strain vs. Sprain: What's the Difference?

15:30 | Jul 17th, 2018

Both sprains and strains are pretty common injuries among us avid movers. Although they share similar signs and symptoms, they actually involve different parts of your body. So, what are the differences, what can we do about them, and how can we prev...Show More
397 - How to Train Your Triceps to Be Toned and Tight

17:32 | Jul 10th, 2018

Flappy arms, or what some rude folks refer as bat wings, are actually a very common problem area for many people. But just because it is common doesn’t mean that we have to live with it. If this is an area that bothers you, here are some tips to help...Show More
396 - Should You Exercise in the Morning, Afternoon, or Evening?

16:39 | Jul 3rd, 2018

Exercise scientists have studied and written articles repeatedly on what time of day is the best time to work out and yet we all know people who buck the trend and work out at times that would make those researchers choke. So, are they wasting their ...Show More
395 - How To Prepare for a Ragnar Relay

14:17 | Jun 26th, 2018

A Ragnar relay is a 24-hour race that you complete with a group of 12 runners where you conquer 200-ish miles by running day and night and day again from one point to another. Daunting? Yes. An experience of a lifetime? Also yes. Read the transcri...Show More
394 - Why Cross-Training Is Essential

14:48 | Jun 19th, 2018

If you really want to kick some butt, it is certainly necessary to train in ways that are specific to your chosen sport. But cross-training is also an extremely beneficial training component. One that I believe can benefit you all the way down to you...Show More
393 - What Is Green Exercise?

16:05 | Jun 12th, 2018

Simply being outdoors can lower our levels of stress, our pulse rate, and our blood pressure. But what happens when we exercise in a green space? Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/po...Show More
392 - The Future of Fitness: Massively Multiplayer Online Training

17:05 | Jun 4th, 2018

You’ve likely heard of massively multiplayer online gaming. Games like World of Warcraft, and World of Tanks are extremely popular in the gaming community. But this idea of working with (or against) other people around the world, from the safety of y...Show More
391 - 5+ Benefits of Squatting and How to Prepare

19:03 | May 29th, 2018

When you squat, with your heels firmly on the ground and your back nice and straight, you will feel your hamstrings, quads, achilles tendons, lower back, and groin gently release all the tension of being a member of today’s chair-sitting, heel-wearin...Show More
390 - 6 Reasons Recovery is Essential to Your Exercise Routine

22:07 | May 22nd, 2018

Rest and recovery days are important for both your athletic performance and your fitness progression for a variety of reasons. Let’s break it down and find out what exactly goes on when you give your body the correct amount of rest. Read the transcr...Show More
389 - Supercompensation: Why a Break in Your Training Is Necessary

17:05 | May 15th, 2018

While I will always encourage you to be a consistent, daily mover due to its importance in staying healthy, building endurance, holding on to muscle mass and even maintaining body weight, there comes a time when you sometimes have to simply take a br...Show More
388 - The Easiest Way to Get Fit? 'Incidental Movement' is Key

16:49 | May 8th, 2018

I have previously written about how I think that selling my car was one of the most beneficial things I have ever done for my general well being. And I stand by that claim if for no other reason than all the incidental movement I now get in my life. ...Show More
387 - How to Plank Like a Pro (and Avoid These 6 Mistakes)

17:17 | May 1st, 2018

Crunches are easily the most common of the abdominal exercises but they are certainly not the most effective way to strengthen your core. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/how-to-plank-like-a-pro-and-...Show More
385 - Does BODYPUMP Work? The Science Behind the Workout

16:29 | Apr 17th, 2018

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-...Show More
384 - Can the Placebo Effect Enhance Athletic Performance?

15:41 | Apr 10th, 2018

The placebo effect has been looked down on, scoffed at, and written off as useless because it is “all in your head.” But lately there has been a shift in that thinking, and we are starting to see the power that the placebo holds in athletic performan...Show More
383 - The Best Way to Use Compression Gear

18:17 | Apr 3rd, 2018

Tons of pro athletes are wearing compression gear and using compression machines to improve their performance and speed up their recovery. But do they really work? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/th...Show More
382 - Can You Run Faster by Training Slower?

15:24 | Mar 27th, 2018

Training slow has been seen as a sign of weakness or laziness. However, if you want to run (or bike, or swim) faster, a smart approach is to slow down and train “slowly by slowly.” Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fi...Show More
381 - Do Fitness Trackers Lead to Better Fitness?

15:34 | Mar 20th, 2018

Despite the explosion of activity trackers and fitness bands on the market, there is actually little evidence that shows they can improve your health. Although it would be easy to blame the trackers themselves, I think there is more to this issue tha...Show More
380 - Rock Climbing: How It Works and Why It's Popular

18:28 | Mar 13th, 2018

Back in 2010, approximately 6,148,000 Americans were participating in rock climbing activities and it has only grown since then. So why is it so popular, why do people do it, and how can you get started? Read the transcript at https://www.quickand...Show More
379 - What's Heat Acclimatization? How Can We Use It in Training?

16:55 | Mar 6th, 2018

If you've been on a tropical vacation and seen someone wearing a three-piece suit, looking cool as a cucumber, while you sweat away in your shorts and flipflops, you’ve probably wondered about heat acclimatization without even knowing it. Read the...Show More
378 - Is the Theory Behind Orangetheory Fitness Flawed?

17:55 | Feb 27th, 2018

Heart rate based workouts are nothing new but there is a new gym chain in town that claims to have cracked the code. So I did some undercover investigation to get the goods on whether or not the theory behind Orangetheory is flawed or fit. Read t...Show More
377 - Is It Ever Too Cold to Exercise Outdoors?

17:38 | Feb 20th, 2018

With the Winter Olympics in full swing, you may be wondering how the heck these athletes train, let alone perform, in such cold conditions. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/when-is-it-too-cold-to-exe...Show More
376 - Winter Olympic Workouts You Can Do Too

17:05 | Feb 13th, 2018

As you watch the world's finest winter athletes freeze their giblets off from your warm and cosy couches, you may find yourself wondering what types of workouts these winter gladiators do in preparation for this snowy competition. Read the transcr...Show More
375 - Cooling Down After Exercise: 6+ Helpful Tips

16:44 | Feb 6th, 2018

Although the cool-down part of your workout is just as important as the warm-up, many people feel alright about skipping it. I think that is because the cool-down is poorly understood. Today, I hope to make it clear that you should be doing both on a...Show More
374 - The Best Jump Rope Workouts for Beginners and Experts

18:02 | Jan 30th, 2018

Jumping rope is a great way to boost your heart rate, create some spring in your legs and of course burn some calories. It's good for the heart, it strengthens both the upper and the lower body and it can be safe and a lot of fun, once you learn how....Show More
373 - Is BMI an Accurate Way to Measure Body Fat?

18:20 | Jan 23rd, 2018

As widespread as the BMI method of body measurement is, the ever-growing consensus is that this one-size-fits-all approach may be flawed. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/trends-fads/is-bmi-accurate-measuring-...Show More
372 - Weights vs. Cardio: Keep Them Separate or Combine?

16:18 | Jan 16th, 2018

Not sure if you should hit the elliptical or jump straight on to the weight bench? Confused about whether or not you should lift on the same day as a run? You're not alone. Let's take a deep dive into the research and determine what to do and when. ...Show More
371 - Should You Exercise While Sick?

18:54 | Jan 9th, 2018

The benefits and the dangers of exercising when you are under the weather. Pro tip: Stick to the "neck check" when you're unsure if you should work out. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/should-you-exe...Show More
370 - 11 Common Exercise Excuses (and How to Overcome Them)

19:28 | Jan 2nd, 2018

Eleven common excuses for avoiding exercise and a rebuttal to each that you can use on your less active friends or perhaps even on yourself. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/common-exercise-excuses-an...Show More
369 - 11+ Winter Workouts to Stay Fit in Freezing Temps

17:13 | Dec 26th, 2017

Some basic winter activities with some badass variations that can turn a winter afternoon into a killer workout. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/winter-workouts-to-stay-fit-in-freezing-temps Check ...Show More
368 - 15 Ways to Not Let a Party Derail Your Fitness Goals

21:41 | Dec 19th, 2017

Parties can be a cause of stress when trying to stay fit. This guide allows you to party without losing any fitness or backsliding on your goals. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/15-ways-to-not-...Show More
367 - 12 Reasons to Lift Heavy Things in the New Year

23:31 | Dec 12th, 2017

Everyone should consider adding a some type of resistance or weight training to their exercise regimen for these 12 reasons. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/health-benefits-of-weight-lifting Check o...Show More
366 - Why 'Training Time-Outs' Can Be Positive

13:17 | Dec 5th, 2017

A few weeks ago, Shalane Flanagan became the first American woman to win the New York City Marathon in 40 years, and the most interesting part is that she did it after taking a substantial part of 2017 off from training and racing to recover from a m...Show More
365 - Can Exercise Lower Your Blood Pressure?

15:12 | Nov 28th, 2017

Sure, medication can treat high blood pressure, but to what extent can we simply lower our blood pressure through exercise? A fair amount, it turns out. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/can-exercise-l...Show More
364 - 9 Ways to Stay Fit This Holiday Season

19:25 | Nov 21st, 2017

What is the fastest way to counteract all that turkey, piles of mashed potatoes smothered in gravy, and that huge piece of pie? Here are nine effective tips to burn off those Thanksgiving indulgences quickly. Read the transcript at http://www.quic...Show More
363 - Can Losing Weight Make You Run Faster?

15:36 | Nov 14th, 2017

If shaving 100 grams is important enough for Nike to develop new shoes to make their runners faster, how much could losing a few pounds off your actual body weight speed you up? Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitnes...Show More
362 - How to Build Strong and Defined Calf Muscles

17:39 | Nov 7th, 2017

You can show off your quads and hams, but small calves can lead to slower sprints times, less stability on the court, lower jumps at the hoop, and a higher risk of injuries. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/ex...Show More
361 - Body Fat: How to Use It and Lose It

14:18 | Oct 31st, 2017

A closer look at body fat: Where does it comes from, why do we need it, what are the best ways to burn it off, and where the heck does it go? Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/body-fat-how-to-use-it-an...Show More
360 - How Exercise Can Prevent Depression

13:54 | Oct 24th, 2017

Engaging in just 60 minutes per week of any type of exercise can protect against future bouts of depression. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/exercise-prevent-depression Check out all the Quick and D...Show More
359 - How to Use an RPE Scale and Unplug Your Workout

12:48 | Oct 17th, 2017

Do you really need a heart rate monitor to tell you how hard you're working? It turns out you probably already innately know, and that's where the Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) scale comes in. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtyt...Show More
358 - Is Exercise Contagious?

14:04 | Oct 10th, 2017

Social media can actually influence your physical health. We all know #lifestyles and #feelings can travel like viruses through our social networks, both digital and analog. Now researchers have linked this same phenomenon to #fitness. Read the tr...Show More
357 - Why Tom Brady’s TB12 Method is a Lesson On Prehab

15:49 | Oct 3rd, 2017

What kind of fitness advice can we glean from Tom Brady's new book 'The TB12 Method'? The Get-Fit Guy dives into Brady's emphasis on Muscle Pliability, Variable Resistance, and more. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11...Show More
356 - The Best Ways to Measure Your Fitness, Part Two

21:15 | Sep 26th, 2017

Part two of our two-part series on the best and most interesting ways you can test and quantify your fitness level. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/the-best-ways-to-measure-your-fitness-part-two Che...Show More
355 GFG The Best Physical Fitness Tests, Part One

17:55 | Sep 19th, 2017

Part one of a two-part series where we explore the best, toughest, and most interesting ways you can test and quantify your physical fitness level. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11866 Check out all the Quick and Dir...Show More
354 GFG The Many Benefits of Foam Rolling

19:46 | Sep 12th, 2017

How to foam roll your body into a happier, healthier and higher performing version of yourself. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11811 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts ...Show More
353 GFG How Exercise Affects Your Brain

16:06 | Sep 5th, 2017

Wave after wave of studies, papers, articles and hypothesis exploring the links between mental and physical fitness are emerging from labs and universities all over the world. And all this research will hopefully give all of us even more motivation t...Show More
352 GFG How to Make Time for Exercise

15:12 | Aug 29th, 2017

Just because you are busy with a new school year, doesn’t mean you have to let your fitness go out the window. There are many ways to build exercise into your busy day, even without hitting the gym. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtyt...Show More
351 GFG The Ups and Downs of Hill Training

19:47 | Aug 22nd, 2017

How and why the Get-Fit Guy thinks you should run up and down a hill, over and over again. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11651 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOL...Show More
350 GFG What Is Rhabdomyolysis?

11:42 | Aug 15th, 2017

How doing too much, too soon could put you on the sidelines but likely not into dialysis. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11566 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLL...Show More
349 GFG The Benefits of Swimming for Health and Fitness

18:46 | Aug 8th, 2017

A new study that shows evidence of the health and well-being benefits of swimming was released earlier this summer and this Get-Fit Guy is rubbing his flippers together with glee. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11541 ...Show More
348 GFG Crossfit 101: Pros, Cons, and Catchphrases

16:46 | Aug 1st, 2017

A deep dive into the good, the bad, the pros, the cons, the science, and the catchphrase language of CrossFit. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11441 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.c...Show More
347 GFG How Smart Is Your Smartwatch?

15:05 | Jul 25th, 2017

Let's dive into the world of wearables, smartwatches, fitness bands, movement trackers or whatever you want to call them to find out how much or little you can actually rely on them. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11356...Show More
346 GFG How Quickly Can You Expect to See Muscle Gains?

10:07 | Jul 18th, 2017

Learn just how quickly (or slowly, depending on your outlook on life) you can expect to see gains in muscle mass after you start a muscle building program.
345 GFG What Does the Word "Fitness" Really Mean?

12:33 | Jul 11th, 2017

Let's examine what exactly we mean when we refer to ‘fitness,' or when we talk about someone ‘being fit.’ Or, in my case, what I mean when I say that I am going to ‘get you fit.'
344 GFG The Top Fitness Trends for 2017—and Introducing the New Get-Fit Guy

14:29 | Jul 3rd, 2017

Discover the top workout trends for 2017, and meet the new voice and personality who will be bringing you fresh new information here at the Get Fit Guy Show.
343 GFG Little-Known Ways to Enhance Your Immune System

11:01 | Jun 26th, 2017

Avoid missed training days and unpleasant workouts by learning little-known ways to enhance the immune system and keep colds and flus at bay.
342 GFG The Best Exercise Equipment for Building a Perfect Body

07:43 | Jun 19th, 2017

Discover how to design the perfect gym for achieving every exercise goal and building a perfect body. Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2sRjjTd Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FI...Show More
341 GFG How to Customize Your Diet

10:46 | Jun 12th, 2017

Discover how to figure out which diet is perfect for you.
340 GFG How to Reverse Aging with Exercise

08:41 | Jun 5th, 2017

Discover the best techniques to reverse aging with exercise.
339 GFG 2 Potent Ways to Kill Fat Cells and Lose Fat Fast

09:12 | May 30th, 2017

Discover 2 little-known but potent ways to kill fat cells and to lose fat fast. Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2qW1NYh Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https:...Show More
338 GFG How To Increase Speed & Power

07:56 | May 22nd, 2017

Discover how to increase your speed and power, decrease reaction speed and optimize your nervous system performance.
337 GFG How to Recover Like Wolverine from X-Men: Part 2

10:25 | May 15th, 2017

Get to know my thirteen of my favorite recovery techniques that will have you bouncing back from muscle and body damage faster than a human body would normally recover.
336 GFG How to Recover Like Wolverine from X-Men: Part 1

07:38 | May 8th, 2017

Get to know my thirteen of my favorite recovery techniques that will have you bouncing back from muscle and body damage faster than a human body would normally recover.
335 GFG How to Get a Stronger Body Using a Unique New Workout Style

06:56 | May 1st, 2017

In this two part article series, you will learn how to build total body fitness by combining gymnastics and weight training. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2pG1ceq
334 GFG The Unique New Workout Style That Combines Gymnastics and Weight Training

08:16 | Apr 24th, 2017

In this two part article series, you will learn how to build total body fitness by combining gymnastics and weight training. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2qsFwFi
333 GFG Why You Should Quit Going to the Gym—Plus 5 Easy Outdoors Workouts

08:07 | Apr 17th, 2017

Learn why the gym may not be the best place to exercise, and get the best alternatives for taking your fitness elsewhere instead. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2pbaDEm
332 GFG The Foods That Fight Fat

13:22 | Apr 10th, 2017

No matter how fit you are, you’ll never have abs you can see or rippling muscles unless you eat right, and in this article, Get-Fit Guy Ben Greenfield teaches you exactly how. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2perALW
331 GFG How I Healed My Low Back Pain Naturally: Part II

07:46 | Apr 3rd, 2017

Learn how Get-Fit Guy Ben Greenfield healed his low back pain naturally, and the best natural ways to heal your own low back pain. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2nJld10
330 GFG How I Healed My Low Back Pain Naturally: Part I

09:56 | Mar 27th, 2017

Learn how Get-Fit Guy Ben Greenfield healed his low back pain naturally, and the best natural ways to heal your own low back pain. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/9531
329 GFG 9 Healthy Ingredients for the Ultimate Fitness Smoothie: Part II

14:15 | Mar 20th, 2017

Discover the nine best and healthiest ingredients for adding to the ultimate fitness smoothie, along with Ben Greenfield’s smoothie recipe. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2o3fCEq
328 GFG 9 Healthy Ingredients for the Ultimate Fitness Smoothie: Part I

10:10 | Mar 14th, 2017

Discover the nine best and healthiest ingredients for adding to the ultimate fitness smoothie, along with Ben Greenfield’s smoothie recipe. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2nJqbLa
327 GFG 6 Essential Tools to Turn Your Home into a Mini-Gym

10:47 | Mar 6th, 2017

Discover how to transform your home into a full-time fitness facility that keeps you burning calories and building muscle all day long! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2oKPaSU
326 GFG How to Stay Fit While Partying

12:46 | Feb 27th, 2017

Discover how you can stay fit and healthy even when partying. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2o8Ixc3
325 GFG The Best Fitness Gear for New Parents

09:38 | Feb 20th, 2017

Discover the best healthy baby gear and healthy baby books for new parents who want to stay healthy and fit. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2oL1Au9
324 GFG 3 Lessons Fitness Enthusiasts Can Learn From Modern Hunters

09:57 | Feb 13th, 2017

Discover three important lessons you can learn from modern hunters, even if you’re not a hunter yourself and have no desire to be! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2oPbmbH