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Enhance your energy, lose weight, boost your performance, and look better than ever in your bathing suit 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'...Show More
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14:48 | Sep 10th

Strong hips will not only support your body weight with ease but they also will give you the power to do the activities you love. Get-Fit Guy has three exercises for hip strength and mobility that you can start doing today. Read the transcript at: h...Show More

15:49 | Sep 3rd

There are plenty of reasons why going for a dip is a great idea. Some reasons are more obvious than others. Get-Fit Guy takes a deeper dive (ahem) into some of the more surprising benefits of going for a swim. Read the transcript at https://quickand...Show More

14:35 | Aug 27th

The allure of short, intense workouts is obvious. But is High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) really the only workout you need for good overall fitness? Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/problems-hi...Show More

19:59 | Aug 20th

Get-Fit Guy spent some time chatting with Vivobarefoot CEO, Galahad Clark, about the importance of going barefoot and the health science that is presented the new documentary called Shoespiracy. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/h...Show More

14:18 | Aug 13th

Do fitness apps really help you get fit? The research results are mixed. But the apps that stand out do so because of a human element. Read the transcript at:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/whats-the-secret-behind-the-b...Show More

17:16 | Aug 6th

The evidence is all around us, we can’t offset hours and hours of stillness with one hour of exercise. So here are some ideas on how to inject more movement into your day. Read the transcript at: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise...Show More

14:40 | Jul 30th

When it comes to building fitness, being in a hurry is ill-advised. Rushing your fitness often leads to injury. And what happens after you cross the finish line? Read the transcript at: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/get-fit...Show More

22:17 | Jul 23rd

When it comes to choosing a personal coach or a fitness trainer, the options can be overwhelming. Get-Fit Guy asked some coach friends of his to give their advice on how to choose someone who will work best with and for you. Read the transcript at: ...Show More

26:49 | Jul 16th

After reading the new book, Peak: The New Science of Athletic Performance That is Revolutionizing Sports, Get-Fit Guy couldn't wait to do a deeper dive into habits and mindset with author, Dr. Marc Bubbs. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirty...Show More

14:33 | Jul 9th

Brock Armstrong has reached his milestone 100th episode as Get-Fit Guy! Here's a light-hearted look at some of the Google search terms people used to find the Quick and Dirty Tips website. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-...Show More

15:50 | Jul 2nd

Do you have weak forearms? Is your lack of forearm strength holding you back? Get-Fit Guy answers a listener's question and gets to the bottom of this weakness. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/forear...Show More

15:11 | Jun 25th

If you want to get better at cycling, there's a lot more to think about than how your hair is going to look when you take off your helmet or how to balance a grocery bag on your handlebars. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health...Show More

15:25 | Jun 18th

You can stay fit on your vacation without dragging yourself to the hotel gym. Here are six low-key ways to make it happen! Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/staying-fit-vacation Check out all the Quick and Dirty Ti...Show More

29:43 | Jun 11th

Can understanding our genes help us get fit and healthy? Get-Fit Guy interviewed Dr. Dan Reardon of FitnessGenes to find out. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/genes Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: ...Show More

13:59 | Jun 4th

If you're not sleeping well, you may not be reaching your life goals, let alone your fitness goals. Here are some proven ways to sleep better. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/fitness-good-sleep Check out all the ...Show More

31:38 | May 28th

Is a malfunctioning metabolism really why you can't lose weight and keep it off? Get-Fit Guy delves into Metabolic Profiling with guest Angelo Poli of MetPro. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/metabolic...Show More

15:46 | May 21st

In the fitness world, a complex is several exercises strung together to move your entire body in one non-stop routine. As you'll find out, when combined with a barbell, this type of training not only benefits your overall muscle mass but pushes the l...Show More

14:35 | May 14th

Amino acids enhance workout performance, promote recovery, and help build muscle. But do we need to buy supplements to keep on hand during workouts? Let’s take a look. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/...Show More

19:22 | May 7th

How do new grads stay fit after college when the average North American works 47 hours a week and sits 9.3 hours a day? It starts with setting your priorities. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/stay-fit...Show More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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

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

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

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
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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

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

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

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

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
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.'

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.

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.

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

10:46 | Jun 12th, 2017

Discover how to figure out which diet is perfect for you.

08:41 | Jun 5th, 2017

Discover the best techniques to reverse aging with exercise.

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

07:56 | May 22nd, 2017

Discover how to increase your speed and power, decrease reaction speed and optimize your nervous system performance.

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.

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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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