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Quick and Dirty Tips to Slim Down and Shape Up

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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. Intrinsic Motivation, Stay In Bed, Greater Than, How To Slim Down, The Only Way, Mens Fitness, Health Fitness, Exercise, Guys

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.

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? Time Of Day, How To Slim Down, Health Fitness, Exercise, Workout, Scientists, Articles, Times, People

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?

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. Benefits Of Foam Rolling, What Happens When You, Your Brain, How To Slim Down, Glutes, Mens Fitness, Did You Know, Knowing You, Rolls

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.

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. Keep Strong, Strong Bones, Bone Loss, Bone Density, Bone Health, How To Slim Down, Mens Fitness, Simple Way, Health Fitness

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.

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!). Best Chest Workout, Chest Workouts, Push Up Stand, Incline Bench, Old Chest, Chest Muscles, Weight Benches, Stability Ball, How To Slim Down

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!).

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. Kids Moves, How To Slim Down, Our Kids, Mens Fitness, Human Body, New Books, Raising, Health Fitness, Exercise

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.

What are shin splints, what causes them, and which exercises can help get rid of them? Get-Fit Guy has the solution to your lower leg pain. Shin Splint Exercises, Shin Splints, How To Slim Down, How To Get Rid, Lower Leg Pain, Mens Fitness, The Cure, Health Fitness, Guys

How to Get Rid of Shin Splints

What are shin splints, what causes them, and which exercises can help get rid of them? Get-Fit Guy has the solution to your lower leg pain.

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. Mens Fitness, Fitness Tips, Health Fitness, Skinny People, Bulk Up, How To Slim Down, Bodies, Muscle, Exercise

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.

An exercise ball can be used for more than just a funky desk chair. Find out why you should have one in your fitness life. Fitness Life, You Fitness, Health Fitness, Muscles In Your Body, Core Muscles, Thigh Master, Stability Ball Exercises, Weight Benches, Exercise Ball

Why You Need an Exercise Ball

An exercise ball can be used for more than just a funky desk chair. Find out why you should have one in your fitness life.

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. You Fitness, Mens Fitness, Health Fitness, Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Gifts, Friends Workout, Important People, How To Slim Down, Gift List

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.

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. Burpees, How To Slim Down, Full Body, Exercises, Hate, Health Fitness, How To Plan, Exercise Routines, Excercise

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.

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. Keep Strong, Russian Twist, Gym Membership, How To Slim Down, Easy Workouts, Workout Gear, Glutes, Body Weight, Mens Fitness

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.

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? Science Daily, Eye Sight Improvement, Benefits Of Exercise, Eye Strain, Make A Person, How To Slim Down, Health Fitness, Workout, Canning

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?

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. Weight Training, Weight Lifting, Weight Loss Success Stories, Bench Press, Losing 10 Pounds, Muscle Groups, How To Slim Down, Workout Challenge, Biceps

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 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! You Fitness, Health Fitness, Alcoholic Drinks, Cocktails, After Workout, How To Slim Down, Drinking, Science, Cocktail

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!

"Getting huge" isn't required to get fit, but it can be a fun short-term goal. And even if you don't want huge quads, there are many reasons to make them stronger. Short Term Goals, How To Slim Down, Health Fitness, How To Get, Strong, Exercise, Fun, Ejercicio, Excercise

9 Exercises to Get Huge Quads at Home

"Getting huge" isn't required to get fit, but it can be a fun short-term goal. And even if you don't want huge quads, there are many reasons to make them stronger.