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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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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.

    How Long Should You Recover Between Sets?

    How Long Should You Recover Between Sets?

    An important aspect of finding the elusive perfect workout is also finding the perfect recovery time between sets. But this endeavor may be more about intuition than science with a hefty dose of "it depends" thrown in.
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    • 11 min
    Play Is the Answer for People Who Hate to Exercise

    Play Is the Answer for People Who Hate to Exercise

    Fitness Explorer Darryl Edwards has a message that might be music to your ears: It isn't natural for humans to exercise. Instead, he invites us to play. Here are his three tips for making the world your fitness playground.
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    • 22 min
    How to Build Balance and Strength with a BOSU

    How to Build Balance and Strength with a BOSU

    It may look like half of a stability ball, but the fitness device known as a half dome or BOSU packs a whole workout punch. Here's how to use a BOSU correctly and make it a vital part of your home workout.
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    • 14 min
    How Should Skinny People Exercise?

    How Should Skinny People Exercise?

    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.
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    • 8 min
    Why You Shouldn't Train Like a Pro

    Why You Shouldn't Train Like a Pro

    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.
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    • 10 min
    Range of Motion: Use It or Lose It

    Range of Motion: Use It or Lose It

    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.
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    • 19 min

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