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Get-Fit Guy's Quick and Dirty Tips to Get Moving and Shape Up

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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.

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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New York, NY

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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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@getfitguy

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English

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Episodes

How Should Skinny People Exercise?

4/12/2021
Surprise! Skinny people can be unhappy with their bodies, too. I asked a bones-to-bulk expert to share some quick tips to help even the skinniest ectomorph build some muscle. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more fitness tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe...

Duration:00:11:24

Why You Shouldn't Train Like a Pro

4/5/2021
What did a recent study of a short Dutch workout called Fit20 reveal about the benefits of working out for just 20 minutes once a week? The biggest takeaway might be that training like a pro athlete isn't the right approach for mere mortals. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more fitness tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

Duration:00:11:33

Range of Motion: Use It or Lose It

3/29/2021
Good range of motion is the key to living a mobile, active, and fit life. But range of motion can decrease after an injury or as we age. Expert Shane Dowd joins Get-Fit Guy to talk about the three exercise pillars that will help you get and stay fit and flexible. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

Duration:00:19:02

The Best Jump Rope Workouts for Beginners and Experts

3/22/2021
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. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

Duration:00:18:22

Can You Get Fit in Virtual Reality?

3/15/2021
Can virtual reality games encourage fitness? Get-Fit Guy tested the new Oculus Quest 2 to learn more about VR and fitness. He had fun, but did he break a sweat? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/virtual-reality https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe...

Duration:00:14:17

525 - How Micro Workouts Can Help You Be More Active

3/8/2021
Can short bursts of exercise sprinkled across your day allow you to achieve your goal of living a more active lifestyle? My guest believes they can! Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/micro-workouts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe...

Duration:00:18:12

524 - Why Crawling Is an Amazing Whole-Body Workout

3/1/2021
Crawling is a great way to maintain strength, mobility, and coordination as we age. Here are the many benefits crawling will add to your fitness routine and some exercises to help you make the most of your fun on all fours. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/best-crawling-exercises...

Duration:00:13:35

523 - The Magic of Consistency with Dean Dwyer

2/22/2021
Consistency is undoubtedly the most important component in achieving and maintaining your health and fitness goals. Get-Fit Guy invited author and educator Dean Dwyer on the podcast to teach us his magic formula to achieve what he calls a "successful body." Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

Duration:00:19:35

522 - Four Simple Criteria That Will Keep You Fit

2/15/2021
An off-the-cuff home workout circuit during a period of dismal weather led me to ponder the history of the modern gym and where movement and fitness went awry. There are really just four simple things you need to do to stay fit, and none of them involve fancy gear or a gym. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

Duration:00:14:54

521 - Can Monitoring Your Blood Sugar Help Improve Your Workouts?

2/8/2021
The team at a Finnish company called Veri believes that we can take control of our health by harnessing the power of tracking and monitoring our blood sugar levels. Get-Fit Guy gets to the bottom of how you can use this info to help improve your fitness. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

Duration:00:21:38

520 - 5 Ways to Use a Weighted Vest

2/2/2021
Have you tried a weighted vest? If you haven't, this might the time to try adding one to your workout for an additional fitness building edge. Get-Fit Guy explains how. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy...

Duration:00:14:07

519 - Everything You Need to Know About Exercise and Your Immune System

1/25/2021
Similar to eating a healthy diet and getting good quality sleep, exercise helps you maintain overall good health and, by extension, a healthy immune system. Dr. Jake Deutsch joins Get-Fit Guy to talk about the effect of exercise on your immune system. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

Duration:00:23:03

517 - Why You Need an Exercise Ball

1/11/2021
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. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/why-you-need-an-exercise-ball https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe...

Duration:00:14:20

518 - How to Build Your Own Virtual Workout for You and Your Friends

1/5/2021
Working out with others has proven benefits to boost your fitness, but what if you can't get together in person? Get-Fit Guy, a certified Group Fitness Leader, walks you through three ways to plan virtual workout sessions for yourself and your friends. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

Duration:00:13:25

516 - What I Learned from Walking 15,000 Steps Per Day

1/4/2021
Is there a magic number of steps to take per day to get (or stay) fit? Not really. But magical things do happen when you get more walking into your life. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/walking-15000-steps-per-day https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe...

Duration:00:13:27

427 - Why Do My Knees Creak?

12/28/2020
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? We want to know how Get-Fit Guy can help you reach your fitness goals! Take a short Get-Fit Guy survey (https://bit.ly/gfgsurvey2020) Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and...

Duration:00:11:32

515 - Motivation Won't Get You Fit—Here's What Will

12/21/2020
Do you spend more time trying to get motivated to workout than you do actually working out? You're not alone. Supermodel, coach, and trainer Jill de Jong explains why "finding motivation" doesn't work and shares the secret behind what does. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/fitness-motivation...

Duration:00:16:51

514 - How to Strengthen Your Lower Back

12/14/2020
Strengthening your lower back can help alleviate and prevent that dreaded lower back pain. Get-Fit Guy has a few simple exercises to get you started. We want to know how Get-Fit Guy can help you reach your fitness goals! Take the Get-Fit Guy survey (https://bit.ly/gfgsurvey2020) Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

Duration:00:14:08

513 - 2020 Get-Fit Guy Holiday Gift Guide

12/7/2020
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. We want to know how Get-Fit Guy can help you reach your fitness goals! Take the Get-Fit Guy listener survey (https://bit.ly/gfgsurvey2020) Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join...

Duration:00:16:26

512 - How to Get Fit Again: A Gentle 3-Step Plan

11/30/2020
Whether you want to get back in shape or you're focused on getting in shape for the very first time, fitness begins with starting where you are and then setting reasonable goals you'll truly enjoy working toward. We want to know how Get-Fit Guy can help you reach your fitness goals! Take the Get-Fit Guy survey (https://bit.ly/gfgsurvey2020) Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and...

Duration:00:08:21