Get-fit Guy's Quick And Dirty Tips To Slim Down And Shape Up

Synopsis

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't getting the results you want, host Brock Armstrong will give you the tips you need to reach all of your fitness goals. Get expert information and advice on everything from toning your arms, butt, and abs, to blasting fat fast, to running a 5K and preparing for your first triathlon. 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, faster, stronger, and ultimately happier and healthier

Episodes

  • 478 - How to Skip the Germy Gym and Still Stay Fit

    478 - How to Skip the Germy Gym and Still Stay Fit

    17/03/2020 Duration: 13min

    Even if you keep your distance, wash your hands, and avoid touching your face, you may still feel inclined to skip the fitness center during flu season or viral outbreaks. These tips will help keep you fit without hitting the 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: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/germy-gym https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy

  • 477 - Is Body Groove the Full-Spectrum Movement Workout for You?

    477 - Is Body Groove the Full-Spectrum Movement Workout for You?

    10/03/2020 Duration: 15min

    Body Groove was one of the top ten most Googled fitness crazes of 2019. Does it live up to the hype and provide a worthwhile workout? Get-Fit Guy renders his verdict. 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/body-groove https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy

  • 475 - Is 10,000 Really the Magical Number of Steps to Take Per Day?

    475 - Is 10,000 Really the Magical Number of Steps to Take Per Day?

    25/02/2020 Duration: 13min

    Chances are, you've been told you should log 10,000 steps per day on your fitness tracker. But a new study challenged that "magical" number with surprising results. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/10000-steps-flawed | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy

  • 474 - How to Use Traveling Rings to Keep Fitness Fun

    474 - How to Use Traveling Rings to Keep Fitness Fun

    18/02/2020 Duration: 17min

    Traveling rings offer not only great physical benefits but some of the happiest-looking workouts around! Here's how to add them to your fitness regimen. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/traveling-rings-fitness-fun | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy

  • 473 - 5 Fun and Functional Squat Variations

    473 - 5 Fun and Functional Squat Variations

    11/02/2020 Duration: 14min

    Squats are both a compound and function exercise, which means they're a must for fit folks. Let's look at five of my favorite squat variations to liven up the standard squat. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/5-squat-variations | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy ]]>

  • 472 - Is Brain Stimulation the Key to Athletic Performance?

    472 - Is Brain Stimulation the Key to Athletic Performance?

    04/02/2020 Duration: 20min

    I wore a fancy set of headphones during every workout for two weeks to see if it could help me improve my cycling. And it worked (I think) through a concept called neuropriming. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/halo-sport | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy ]]>

  • 371 - Should You Exercise While Sick?

    371 - Should You Exercise While Sick?

    28/01/2020 Duration: 18min

    It's hard to do much of anything when you're under the weather. Are there benefits to exercising while sick, or will working out just make you feel worse? TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy ]]>

  • 471 - What Can We Learn from Our Sweat?

    471 - What Can We Learn from Our Sweat?

    21/01/2020 Duration: 14min

    We wear sensors that track steps, heart rate, and calories burned. Soon, we may measure our sweat, too! What will those measurements tell us? TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/sweat | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy ]]>

  • 470 - Can Whole-Body Vibration Training Make You Fit?

    470 - Can Whole-Body Vibration Training Make You Fit?

    14/01/2020 Duration: 19min

    Whole-body Vibration Training promises some impressive fitness and health benefits, but is it as good for you as regular old exercise? TRANSCRIPT: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/whole-body-vibration-training | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy ]]>

  • 469 - Can Pneumatic Compression Help You Recover Faster?

    469 - Can Pneumatic Compression Help You Recover Faster?

    07/01/2020 Duration: 15min

    Can fancy-looking air filled boots play a role in our workout recovery? I asked physiology expert Dr. Jeff Martin to take a deep dive with me to find out. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/pneumatic-compression | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy ]]>

  • 468 - A Round-Up of Fitness Gear for the New Year

    468 - A Round-Up of Fitness Gear for the New Year

    31/12/2019 Duration: 15min

    It isn't essential to our overall fitness, but having a few pieces of fitness gear on hand can help us stay motivated, give us a training edge, or allow us to reach that bucket list fitness goal. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/fitness-gear-2020 | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy ]]>

  • 385 - Does BODYPUMP Work? The Science Behind the Workout

    385 - Does BODYPUMP Work? The Science Behind the Workout

    24/12/2019 Duration: 16min

    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-fitness/exercise/does-bodypump-work-the-science-behind-the-workout Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy ]]>

  • 467 - Can High-Intensity Exercise Improve Your Memory?

    467 - Can High-Intensity Exercise Improve Your Memory?

    17/12/2019 Duration: 11min

    Exercise such as walking, swimming, and even dancing have been shown to be good for your memory, however the optimal intensity of that exercise has been unclear - until now. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/high-intensity-exercise-improve-memory | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy ]]>

  • 466 - 9 Easy Ways to Keep Moving and Stay Fit During the Holidays

    466 - 9 Easy Ways to Keep Moving and Stay Fit During the Holidays

    10/12/2019 Duration: 16min

    Travel, big meals, and time crunches don't have to interfere with your fitness goals. Staying fit during the holidays is easier than you think, and it can even help you de-stress! Read the transcript at: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/stay-fit-holidays | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy ]]>

  • 465 - Separating HIIT Fact from Fiction

    465 - Separating HIIT Fact from Fiction

    03/12/2019 Duration: 25min

    It is easy to get lost in the hype around new workout devices or protocols that promise maximal results in minimal time and effort. To help set the record straight, the marketing director for a device called the CAR.O.L, Rahul Bernath, joined the Get-Fit Guy for a friendly debate. Read the transcript at: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/hiit-fact-fiction Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy ]]>

  • 464 - Can Exercising Before Breakfast Dramatically Improve Your Health?

    464 - Can Exercising Before Breakfast Dramatically Improve Your Health?

    26/11/2019 Duration: 13min

    A new study has shown that exercising before eating breakfast can dramatically improve your overall health. Read the transcript at: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/exercising-before-breakfast Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy ]]>

  • 463 - What Type of Exercise is Best During Menopause?

    463 - What Type of Exercise is Best During Menopause?

    19/11/2019 Duration: 32min

    How can menopausal and perimenopausal women exercise to avoid "middle-age spread?" We talked with physician and triathlete Dr. Tamsin Lewis to find out. Read the transcript at: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/best-exercise-menopause Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy ]]>

  • 462 - How to Maximize Your Workout with Push-Pull Strength Training

    462 - How to Maximize Your Workout with Push-Pull Strength Training

    12/11/2019 Duration: 12min

    Do you want a flexible, balanced, easy-to-remember workout that doesn't require spending all day at the gym? Push-pull strength training is for you! TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/push-pull-strength-training JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy ]]>

  • 461 - The Science of Post-Workout Recovery

    461 - The Science of Post-Workout Recovery

    05/11/2019 Duration: 32min

    Author, Christie Aschwanden joins Get-Fit Guy to discuss whether some of the most popular recovery tricks, methods, and devices actually help you bounce back from a hard workout or just add stress to your day and your bank account. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/workout-recovery-science JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetFitGuy ]]>

  • 460 - 8 Exercises that Will Turn You into a Powerful Hiker

    460 - 8 Exercises that Will Turn You into a Powerful Hiker

    29/10/2019 Duration: 15min

    Prepare to hit the trails by incorporating these simple, effective exercises into your fitness routine. Read the transcript at: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/hiking-exercises Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/getfitguy ]]>

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