exercise Category

Are gyms safe? What will they look like? The safest gyms during COVID-19

In this video, I cover whether gyms are safe to go to until we have a treatment and/or a cure for COVID-19, what gyms may look like in the near future, which gyms will be the safest, and if you can stay strong and lean, if you don’t return to the gym. For weight loss […]

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Should you take insulin?

Unless your doctor has diagnosed you with diabetes with a blood glucose test, there is no valid reason why you should take insulin. Like all medications, insulin has side effects. It’s a danger to your health to take any medication if you don’t need it. When you take insulin your pancreas goes into sleep mode, […]

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Best way to watch YouTube Exercise videos

Since many gyms and exercise studios are closed, a lot of people are turning to YouTube exercise videos. You can watch YouTube on your computer, but if it’s set up like mine, attached to a bunch of cords, is really heavy, and I can’t move it that much, so it’s not ideal to exercise in […]

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Exercise ball workout at home

Since most people have an inflatable exercise ball at home, and more and more people are asking me for exercises to do at home, I created this 24-minute, total body exercise video. I have beginner, intermediate and advanced options, so, whatever your exercise level, you’ll get a good workout. Now, I’m going to ask a […]

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foam roller exercises for pain relief

Follow along and workout with me with this simple 11-minute foam roller massage. I like to do these exercises at the end of my workouts, as it reduces soreness, tightness and pain. You can get a foam roller at a sports store, some massage centers, or on Amazon. Subscribe to my YouTube channel, which will […]

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The hardest lunge. I can do it. Can you?

The Darden 30-10-30 method split squat is the most brutal lunge I’ve done. Most people can’t do it exactly as designed. Follow along and let me know if you can do it. The technique is to slowly lower into a reverse lunge position for 30 seconds, then do 10 dynamic lunges, following by another torturous […]

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How to get motivated to exercise

If you have a hard time getting motivated to workout, follow these steps: Put on a comfortable exercise outfit that makes you feel good. I’ve had clients come to the gym in jeans, which isn’t good for lower body exercises since they don’t stretch. Wearing clothes specifically made for exercise, that fits you well and […]

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Driveway fitness training. How it’s done

My neighbor called me and asked me to train her two teenage girls because they wanted to exercise and lose weight. I asked her, “How are we going to do that, with the social distancing rules?” She replied, “We live across the street.” I had an epiphany, and said, “We’ll train in our driveways. Have […]

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seven wall-sit variations

Work your glutes, quads, and upper back with these wall-sit options. To do all seven, you’ll need an elastic band, dumbbells, and a soft yoga block, or a foam roller. You can also follow me on Instagram @fitgirlusa When you have a moment, check out all my products at http://www.thehighfivediet.com

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Total Body at-home exercise video

I posted this live 25-minute workout on Instagram, and saved it, so my clients and followers can enjoy exercising to this beginner/intermediate, bodyweight, video. No weights, or gym equipment needed. All you need is a chair, a soft surface, like a mat or carpet, and a glass of water. Let me know what you think, […]

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