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Full Archive of Posts by Brock Armstrong

Brock Armstrong was the host of the Get-Fit Guy podcast for four years between 2017-2021. He is a certified AFLCA Group Fitness Leader with a designation in Portable Equipment, an NCCP and CAC Triathlon Coach, and a TnT certified run coach. He is also on the board of advisors for the Primal Health Coach Institute and a guest faculty member of the Human Potential Institute.

On this page, you can get one-click access to any post or episode of Brock's during his tenure as Get-Fit Guy. Click the title to read the article, or the episode number to listen to the podcast.

Type Post Date Title
Episode 543 July 27, 2021 Meet the New Get-Fit Guy (Part 2)
Episode 542 July 20, 2021 Meet the New Get-Fit Guy (Part 1)
Episode 541 July 13, 2021 How Intrinsic Motivation Will Get You Fit
Episode 540 July 6, 2021 Why We Need to Move Together Outside
Episode 396 June 30, 2021 Should You Exercise in the Morning, Afternoon, or Evening?
Episode 539 June 22, 2021 What Happens When You Foam Roll
Episode 538 June 15, 2021 How to Choose a Home Workout Platform
Episode 537 June 8, 2021 How to Get (and Keep) Strong Bones
Episode 536 June 1, 2021 How to Do a Chest Workout Without a Bench
Episode 535 May 25, 2021 How to Get Your Kids Moving with a Podcast
Episode 534 May 18, 2021 How to Raise a Child Who Loves to Move
Blog post May 13, 2021 Video: Monster Squat Jumps
Episode 533 May 11, 2021 How to Get Rid of Shin Splints
Episode 532 May 4, 2021 How Long Should You Recover Between Sets?
Blog post April 29, 2021 Video: Upper-Body Only Cardio
Episode 531 April 27, 2021 Why Play Is the Answer if You Hate to Exercise
Episode 530 April 20, 2021 How to Build Balance and Strength with a BOSU
Blog post April 15, 2021 Video: How to Use a Stationary Bike for Active Recovery
Episode 529 April 13, 2021 How Should Skinny People Exercise?
Episode 528 April 6, 2021 Why You Shouldn't Train Like a Pro
Episode 527 March 30, 2021 Range of Motion: Why You Need to Use It or Lose It
Episode 374 March 23, 2021 The Best Jump Rope Workouts for Beginners and Experts
Episode 526 March 16, 2021 Can You Get Fit in Virtual Reality?
Episode 525 March 9, 2021 How Micro Workouts Can Help You be More Active
Blog post March 4, 2021 Video: Combining Cardio, Sprints and Strength
Episode 524 March 2, 2021 Why Crawling Is an Amazing Whole-Body Workout
Episode 523 February 23, 2021 Why Consistency Is Fitness Magic (and It's Easier Than You Think)
Blog post February 18, 2021 Video: Get Strong Biceps with Full- and Half-Bicep Curls
Episode 522 February 16, 2021 Four Simple Criteria That Will Keep You Fit
Episode 521 February 9, 2021 Can Monitoring Your Blood Sugar Help Improve Your Workouts?
Blog post February 4, 2021 Video: Tree Assisted Squats
Episode 520 February 2, 2021 5 Ways to Use a Weighted Vest
Episode 519 January 26, 2021 Exercise and Your Immune System: Interview with Dr. Jake Deutsch
Blog post January 21, 2021 Video: How to Have Fun on All Fours with Crawling Exercises
Episode 518 January 19, 2021 How to Build Your Own Virtual Workout for You and Your Friends
Episode 517 January 12, 2021 Why You Need an Exercise Ball
Blog post January 8, 2021 Video: 10 Push-Up Variations
Episode 516 January 5, 2021 What I Learned from Walking 15,000 Steps Per Day
Blog post January 4, 2021 Video: Supermodel Jill de Jong's 8 Minute Booty Burn Workout
Episode 427 December 29, 2020 Why Do My Knees Creak?
Blog post December 28, 2020 Video: Elastic Lower-Body Workout
Episode 515 December 22, 2020 Motivation Won't Get You Fit—Here's What Will
Episode 514 December 15, 2020 How to Strengthen Your Lower Back and Avoid Injury
Episode 513 December 8, 2020 2020 Get-Fit Guy Holiday Gift Guide
Blog post December 7, 2020 Simple Tips for Desk Jockeys to Ease Neck and Shoulder Pain
Episode 512 December 1, 2020 How to Get Fit Again: A Gentle 3-Step Plan
Episode 511 November 24, 2020 How to Get a Super-Defined Chest
Episode 510 November 17, 2020 Covid Couch Potato? Stay Active with 'Movement Snacks'
Episode 509 November 10, 2020 Are Outdoor Elliptical Bikes Effective?
Episode 508 November 3, 2020 How to Get Fit with Kettlebells
Episode 507 October 27, 2020 'Walking Is a Superfood'—An Interview with Katy Bowman
Episode 506 October 20, 2020 Why Exercise Can Cause Weight Gain
Blog post October 15, 2020 Video: Make Walking More Fun and Challenging
Episode 505 October 13, 2020 Dance Yourself Fit—an Interview with Mike Peele
Episode 504 October 6, 2020 Do You Have to Be Insane to Do Beachbody INSANITY?
Blog post October 1, 2020 Video: Hip Hinge Progression
Episode 503 September 29, 2020 Rock Solid Stability: Why You Need It and How to Get It
Blog post September 24, 2020 Video: 3 Bridge Variations
Episode 502 September 22, 2020 Hate Burpees? Here's How to Love Challenging Exercises
Blog post September 17, 2020 Video: Elastic Upper-Body Workout
Episode 405 September 15, 2020 The Benefits of Applying Mindfulness to Exercise
Episode 501 September 8, 2020 The 5 Key Exercises that will Keep You Fit
Episode 500 September 1, 2020 Get-Fit Guy's Top 10 Fitness Questions and Answers
Episode 499 August 25, 2020 8 Exercises to Help You Become a Strong Paddler
Blog post August 20, 2020 Video - The 4-Step Triceps Workout
Episode 498 August 18, 2020 How Does Walking Meditation Make Your Brain Better?
Episode 497 August 11, 2020 Strengthen Your Nerves with Deliberate Practice
Episode 496 August 4, 2020 Can Exercise Help to Prevent Vision Loss?
Episode 495 July 28, 2020 Consistent Habits Are the Key to Fitness
Episode 494 July 21, 2020 How to Use Resistance Bands for Your Home Workout
Episode 493 July 14, 2020 Do Percussion and Vibration Massagers Really Work?
Episode 492 July 7, 2020 Do Training and Personal Protection Masks Give You a Fitness Boost?
Episode 491 June 30, 2020 What Does Science Say About Mixing Alcohol and Exercise?
Episode 490 June 23, 2020 9 Exercises to Get Huge Quads at Home
Episode 489 June 16, 2020 Is BODYCOMBAT a Good Virtual Workout?
Episode 362 June 9, 2020 How to Strengthen and Define Your Calf Muscles
Episode 488 June 2, 2020 How to Increase Your Muscle Definition
Episode 487 May 26, 2020 Should You Calculate Your Muscle Mass?
Episode 486 May 19, 2020 How to Turn Failure into Success With a Training Log
Episode 485 May 12, 2020 How Functional Movement Screening Can Turn Your Weaknesses into Strengths
Episode 484 May 5, 2020 Do You Have to Lift To Failure for the Best Muscle Gains?
Episode 483 April 28, 2020 Can You Tighten Loose Skin After Weight Loss?
Episode 482 April 21, 2020 Is Excessive Moderation the Key to Fitness?
Episode 392 April 14, 2020 The Future of Fitness: Massively Multiplayer Online Training
Episode 481 April 7, 2020 Does #Fitspiration Help You or Hurt You?
Episode 480 March 31, 2020 How Exercise Can Prevent Depression
Blog post March 26, 2020 At-Home Fitness Tips for Families
Episode 479 March 24, 2020 Do You Really Have to Run a Marathon to Get Healthy?
Episode 478 March 17, 2020 How to Skip the Gym and Still Stay Fit
Blog post March 16, 2020 23 Exercise Videos for Working Out at Home
Episode 477 March 10, 2020 Is Body Groove the Full-Spectrum Movement Workout for You?
Episode 476 March 3, 2020 6 Ways to Increase Testosterone With Exercise
Episode 475 February 25, 2020 Is 10,000 Really the Magical Number of Steps to Take Per Day?
Episode 474 February 18, 2020 How to Use Traveling Rings to Keep Fitness Fun
Episode 473 February 11, 2020 5 Fun and Functional Squat Variations
Episode 472 February 4, 2020 Is Brain Stimulation the Key to Athletic Performance?
Episode 371 January 28, 2020 Should You Exercise While Sick?
Episode 471 January 21, 2020 What Can We Learn from Our Sweat?
Episode 470 January 14, 2020 Can Whole-Body Vibration Training Make You Fit?
Episode 469 January 7, 2020 Can Pneumatic Compression Help You Recover Faster?
Episode 468 December 31, 2019 A Round-Up of Fitness Gear for the New Year
Episode 385 December 24, 2019 Does BODYPUMP Work? The Science Behind the Workout
Episode 467 December 17, 2019 Can High-Intensity Exercise Improve Your Memory?
Episode 466 December 10, 2019 9 Easy Ways to Keep Moving and Stay Fit During the Holidays
Episode 465 December 3, 2019 Separating HIIT Fact from Fiction
Episode 464 November 26, 2019 Can Exercising Before Breakfast Dramatically Improve Your Health?
Episode 463 November 19, 2019 What Type of Exercise is Best During Menopause?
Episode 462 November 12, 2019 How to Maximize Your Workout with Push-Pull Strength Training
Episode 461 November 5, 2019 The Science of Post-Workout Recovery
Episode 460 October 29, 2019 8 Exercises that Will Turn You into a Powerful Hiker
Episode 459 October 22, 2019 3 Fitness Lessons I Learned Riding a Bike Through Europe
Episode 458 October 15, 2019 Can Avoiding Caffeine Boost Your Athletic Performance?
Episode 457 October 8, 2019 Can You Use Yoga to Improve Your Athletic Performance?
Episode 456 October 1, 2019 How to Stay Hydrated During Exercise
Episode 372 September 24, 2019 Weights versus Cardio: Keep Them Separate or Combine?
Episode 455 September 17, 2019 Secrets of the Fittest Woman in the World
Episode 454 September 10, 2019 3 Hip-Strengthening Exercises for Power and Mobility
Episode 453 September 3, 2019 7 Benefits of Swimming and How to Get Them
Episode 452 August 27, 2019 3 Problems with High-Intensity Interval Training
Episode 451 August 20, 2019 Should You Be Going Barefoot More Often?
Episode 450 August 13, 2019 What's the Secret Behind the Best Fitness Apps?
Episode 449 August 6, 2019 8 Ways to Get More Movement into Your Day
Episode 448 July 30, 2019 Is It Possible to Get Fit Fast?
Episode 447 July 23, 2019 How to Choose a Coach or Fitness Trainer
Episode 446 July 16, 2019 What is the New Science of Sport?
Episode 445 July 9, 2019 100th Episode Roundup
Episode 444 July 2, 2019 The Importance of Forearm Strength and How to Build It
Episode 443 June 25, 2019 How to Get Better at Cycling
Episode 442 June 18, 2019 6 Low-Stress Tips for Staying Fit on Vacation
Episode 441 June 11, 2019 What Can Genes Tell Us About Fitness?
Episode 440 June 4, 2019 Exercise to Sleep Better (and Vice Versa!)
Episode 439 May 28, 2019 What is Metabolic Profiling and Can it Help You?
Episode 438 May 21, 2019 8 Barbell Complex Tips to Build Strength and Muscle Mass
Episode 437 May 14, 2019 Do Amino Acids Build Bigger Muscles?
Episode 436 May 7, 2019 How to Stay Fit After College
Episode 435 April 30, 2019 Is Recovery the Key to Optimal Performance?
Episode 433 April 23, 2019 How to Build Strong and Pain-Free Feet
Episode 373 April 22, 2019 Is BMI an Accurate Way to Measure Body Fat?
Episode 433 April 9, 2019 The 2019 Worldwide Fitness Trends
Episode 432 April 2, 2019 Do Fitness Boxing Gyms Offer a Good Workout?
Episode 431 March 26, 2019 How Much Should You Exercise While Pregnant?
Episode 430 March 19, 2019 How to Do Super Slow Resistance Training
Episode 429 March 12, 2019 Avoid Plateaus (and Boredom) by Varying Your Workouts
Episode 428 March 5, 2019 How Your Brain Keeps Your Body Fit
Episode 377 February 26, 2019 Is It Ever Too Cold to Exercise Outdoors?
Blog post February 20, 2019 How to Train for Strength and Power
Episode 426 February 12, 2019 Don't Ignore Your Core
Episode 425 February 5, 2019 The Secrets of an Aging Athlete
Blog post January 31, 2019 Why Exercise Is Essential for Strong Bones
Episode 424 January 29, 2019 What Is Your Metabolism?
Blog post January 24, 2019 Lower Your Blood Pressure With Exercise (Instead of Medication)
Episode 423 January 22, 2019 Which Is Best: Machines, Free Weights, or Body Weight?
Episode 422 January 15, 2019 Build Strength and Muscle Fast with Occlusion Training
Episode 421 January 8, 2019 Build the Fitness to Ski and Snowboard All Day Long
Blog post January 7, 2019 The Three Categories of Fitness
Episode 420 January 1, 2019 2019 Fitness Goals and Trends from 7 Experts
Episode 368 December 24, 2018 15 Ways to Not Let a Party Derail Your Fitness Goals
Blog post December 19, 2018 8 Steps to Doing a Burpee
Episode 419 December 18, 2018 Why SoulCycle Isn't Worth Your Time or Money
Blog post December 12, 2018 Lifestyles and Mindsets of True Champions
Episode 418 December 11, 2018 How to Get Fit Using Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS)
Blog post December 6, 2018 Lifting Heavy Things Can Reduce Heart Attacks by 40-70%
Episode 417 December 4, 2018 4 Ways to Improve Your Posture and Lose that Slouch
Blog post November 28, 2018 3 Variations for a More Effective Push-Up
Episode 416 November 27, 2018 14 Lateral Movements to Improve Your Workout
Episode 415 November 20, 2018 Want a Bigger Chest? 3 Key Tips and a Workout
Episode 414 November 13, 2018 How to Train for a Long Distance Race
Episode 413 November 6, 2018 Does Your Heel Ache? 7 Ways to Treat Plantar Fasciitis
Blog post November 1, 2018 Drop Sets Are the Secret to Building Muscle Fast
Episode 353 October 30, 2018 How Exercise Affects Your Brain
Blog post October 24, 2018 Don't Dismiss Walking
Episode 412 October 23, 2018 Want to Jump Higher? 8 Ways to Improve Your Vertical Leap
Episode 411 October 16, 2018 Heart Rate Variability (HRV): What It Is and How to Improve It
Blog post October 10, 2018 Can You Reduce Body Fat in One Specific Spot?
Episode 410 October 9, 2018 How to Stick to Your Fitness Goals with Joe De Sena
Blog post October 3, 2018 Feel Sleepy? Research Says Hit the Stairs, Not the Coffee Cup
Episode 409 October 2, 2018 Does Pure Barre Work? Getting Fit with Barre Classes
Blog post September 28, 2018 How Cardio Can Help Cure Diabetes
Episode 408 September 25, 2018 The Best Home Gym Equipment: 7+ Essentials
Blog post September 20, 2018 Why You Should Stop Saying a Half-Marathon Is 'Just a Half'
Episode 407 September 18, 2018 How, When, and Whether to Use Cryotherapy
Episode 406 September 11, 2018 11 Reasons Not to Skip Leg Day
Blog post September 6, 2018 The Truth About Flexibility vs. Mobility
Episode 404 August 28, 2018 The Perfect Workout Recovery Day
Blog post August 23, 2018 The Benefits of Using an Elliptical Trainer
Episode 403 August 21, 2018 Going Barefoot and 8 Other Ways to Improve Balance
Blog post August 14, 2018 Turn Your Fitness Weaknesses into Fitness Strengths
Episode 402 August 14, 2018 Forget the Booty and Focus on Your Back (Part 2)
Blog post August 10, 2018 Is It Safe to Exercise Near Recent Wildfires?
Episode 401 August 7, 2018 5+ Tips to Having a Healthier, More Muscular Back
Episode 400 July 31, 2018 10 Tips to Supercharge Your Running Routine
Blog post July 26, 2018 How Bedtime Yoga Can Help You Sleep Better
Episode 399 July 24, 2018 Why Pre-Workout Static Stretching Is Actually Dangerous
Blog post July 20, 2018 Should You Work the Same Body Parts Every Day?
Episode 398 July 17, 2018 Strain vs. Sprain: What's the Difference?
Blog post July 11, 2018 How to Use Creatine to (Potentially) Build Muscles
Episode 397 July 10, 2018 How to Train Your Triceps to Be Toned and Tight
Blog post July 5, 2018 Why Breathing Hard Is Good For You
Blog post June 27, 2018 The Best Workout Tips for Ectomorphs and Hardgainers
Episode 395 June 26, 2018 How To Prepare for a Ragnar Relay
Blog post June 22, 2018 Can Simply Sitting in a Hot Tub Improve Your Health?
Episode 394 June 19, 2018 Why Cross-Training Is Essential (and Improves Your DNA)
Blog post June 13, 2018 New to Lifting Weights? How to Start the Smart Way
Episode 393 June 12, 2018 What Is Green Exercise?
Blog post June 8, 2018 Two Things the Apple Watch Gets Wrong
Blog post June 1, 2018 Upset Stomach While Running? You May Have Runner's Trots
Episode 391 May 29, 2018 5+ Benefits of Squatting and How to Prepare
Blog post May 22, 2018 Busting 5 Popular Pilates Ideas
Episode 390 May 22, 2018 6 Reasons Recovery is Essential to Your Exercise Routine
Blog post May 16, 2018 How to Breathe More Effectively
Episode 389 May 15, 2018 Supercompensation: Why a Break in Your Training Is Necessary
Episode 388 May 8, 2018 The Easiest Way to Get Fit? 'Incidental Movement' is Key
Blog post May 2, 2018 6 Tips for Racing a 5k or 10k
Episode 387 May 1, 2018 How to Plank Like a Pro (and Avoid These 6 Mistakes)
Blog post April 25, 2018 Can Being Fit Prevent or Delay Dementia?
Episode 386 April 24, 2018 Why You Should Do Obstacle Course Racing to Get Fit
Blog post April 18, 2018 Do You Have a Pull-Up Bar At Home?
Blog post April 12, 2018 How to Use Tabata Training for More Than Just HIIT Workouts
Episode 384 April 10, 2018 Can the Placebo Effect Enhance Athletic Performance?
Blog post April 5, 2018 Go From Push-up Zero to Push-up Hero
Episode 383 April 3, 2018 The Best Way to Use Compression Gear
Blog post March 29, 2018 Why You Should Lift Something Heavy Over Your Head
Episode 382 March 27, 2018 Can You Run Faster by Training Slower?
Blog post March 21, 2018 Here's Why Training One Limb at a Time Builds More Muscle
Episode 381 March 20, 2018 Do Fitness Trackers Lead to Better Fitness?
Blog post March 16, 2018 The Benefits of Biking to Work
Episode 380 March 13, 2018 Rock Climbing: How It Works and Why It's Popular
Episode 379 March 6, 2018 What is Heat Acclimatization and How Can We Use It in Training?
Episode 378 February 27, 2018 Does Orangetheory Work? On Heartrate-based Workouts
Episode 376 February 13, 2018 17+ Winter Olympic Workouts You Can Do Too
Episode 375 February 6, 2018 Cooling Down After Exercise: 6+ Helpful Tips
Episode 370 January 2, 2018 11 Common Exercise Excuses (and How to Overcome Them)
Episode 369 December 26, 2017 11+ Winter Workouts to Stay Fit in Freezing Temps
Episode 367 December 12, 2017 12 Reasons to Lift Heavy Things in the New Year
Blog post December 7, 2017 The Get-Fit Guy's 2017 Holiday Gift Guide
Episode 366 December 5, 2017 Why 'Training Time-Outs' Can Be Positive
Episode 365 November 28, 2017 Can Exercise Lower Your Blood Pressure?
Episode 364 November 21, 2017 9 Ways to Burn Those Thanksgiving Pounds Fast
Episode 363 November 14, 2017 Can Losing Weight Make You Run Faster?
Episode 361 October 31, 2017 Body Fat: How to Use It and Lose It
Episode 359 October 17, 2017 How to Use an RPE Scale and Unplug Your Workout
Episode 358 October 10, 2017 Is Exercise Socially Contagious?
Episode 357 October 3, 2017 Why Tom Brady’s TB12 Method is a Lesson On Prehab
Episode 356 September 26, 2017 The Best Ways to Measure Your Fitness, Part Two
Blog post September 21, 2017 Using a To-Do List to Boost Your Fitness Success
Episode 355 September 19, 2017 The Best Physical Fitness Tests, Part One
Episode 354 September 12, 2017 The Many Benefits of Foam Rolling
Episode 352 August 29, 2017 How to Make Time for Exercise
Episode 351 August 22, 2017 The Ups and Downs of Hill Training
Blog post August 18, 2017 Does Your Footfall Really Matter?
Episode 350 August 15, 2017 What Is Rhabdomyolysis?
Episode 349 August 8, 2017 The Benefits of Swimming for Health and Fitness
Blog post August 3, 2017 Mindfulness as a Fitness Motivator
Episode 348 August 1, 2017 Crossfit 101: Pros, Cons, and Catchphrases
Episode 347 July 25, 2017 How Smart Is Your Smartwatch?
Episode 346 July 18, 2017 How Quickly Can You Expect to See Muscle Gains?
Blog post July 14, 2017 Can You Adopt a Car-Less Mindset?
Episode 345 July 11, 2017 What Does the Word "Fitness" Really Mean?
Blog post July 10, 2017 10 Fun Facts About the New Get-Fit Guy