How Intrinsic Motivation Will Get You Fit
Exercising consistently is hard. The only way to succeed is if your desire to get fit is greater than your desire to stay in bed. That is where intrinsic motivation becomes your best tool. Get-Fit Guy explains.
Should You Exercise in the Morning, Afternoon, or Evening?
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 time or are we?
What Happens When You Foam Roll
Did you know that you are essentially rolling out your brain when you foam roll your glutes? Get-Fit Guy interviews Michael Cummings, Director of Education for TriggerPoint therapy, about the benefits of foam rolling.
How to Get (and Keep) Strong Bones
Bone health and bone density are two things that most of us don’t think about until much later in life. But bone loss can begin in late 30s and early 40s, so don’t put it off until it is too late. Get-Fit Guy and Dr. Marc Bubbs discuss simple ways to reverse and prevent bone loss.
How to Do a Chest Workout Without a Bench
Working out at home is a great way to stay fit, but buying items like a weight bench can be costly and cumbersome. Get-Fit Guy has 9 exercises for an effective chest workout without a bench (plus for 4 supersets!).
How to Raise a Child Who Loves to Move
Biomechanist Katy Bowman, a leader in the Movement movement, has written a new book to teach us the critical role of movement to the human body (it's basically a nutrient!). And more importantly, how we can get our kids moving again.
How Should Skinny People Exercise?
Surprise! Skinny people can be unhappy with their bodies, too. Get-Fit Guy asked a bones-to-bulk expert to share some quick tips to help even the skinniest ectomorph build some muscle.
2020 Get-Fit Guy Holiday Gift Guide
Trying to figure out what to get for the important people in your life who are on a mission to get fit? Here's a curated gift list for your fitness friend, workout well-wisher, multi-sport mate, health-nut honey, or cycling sidekick.
Hate Burpees? Here's How to Love Challenging Exercises
Burpees are a super-effective full-body exercise. So why do we hate them so much? This three-step plan will make you love (or at least tolerate) burpees and other tough exercises.
The 5 Key Exercises that will Keep You Fit
Do you like your exercise time to be fun and unstructured? Here are Get-Fit Guy's five essential exercises you can do almost anywhere and at any time to keep strong and fit—no gym memberships or yoga pants required.
Can Exercise Help to Prevent Vision Loss?
Studies have shown that exercise can slow down and even prevent common causes of vision loss. But what type of workout is good for your eyes?
How to Use Resistance Bands for Your Home Workout
Resistance bands are compact, inexpensive, and easy to take and use anywhere. Here's how to use resistance bands to power your home fitness workout.
What Does Science Say About Mixing Alcohol and Exercise?
What does drinking alcohol before, during, or after exercise do for your fitness? There's been a surprising amount of research, and the results are mixed, just like a cocktail!