Did you know that having a strong core by itself is not enough? Get-Fit Guy, Dr. Jonathan Su, shows you how to engage your core so you can protect your back during exercise and more strenuous activities in daily life. Read the companion article on Q... Details
Although push-ups are familiar to many, few actually perform them in a way that maximizes strength and endurance gains while also reducing the risk of injuries. Dr. Jonathan Su, the Get-Fit Guy, shares 9 tips for performing a perfect push-up. Read t... Details
Does the thought of skipping out on regularly scheduled workouts bring on a sense of guilt? Get-Fit Guy, Dr. Jonathan Su, explains why regular week-long breaks from exercise can actually help improve your fitness. Read the companion article on Quick... Details
Have you ever experienced pain on one side of your butt or hip that radiates down your leg? Get-Fit Guy, Dr. Jonathan Su, gives you the scoop on a commonly overlooked cause of sciatica and 3 simple exercises that'll help relieve your pain. Read the ... Details
Are you experiencing pain or discomfort in your neck, upper back, or shoulder from using your smartphone? Dr. Jonathan Su, the Get-Fit Guy, shows you simple solutions for preventing and relieving mobile device related repetitive strain injuries. Rea... Details
Has the COVID-19 pandemic had an imact on your mental health? Good news—exercise has been shown to be an effective way to prevent and relieve depression. Get-Fit Guy, Dr. Jonathan Su, breaks down 7 ways exercise can protect against symptoms of depres... Details
Most of us have been taught to move through a full range of motion while performing resistance exercises. However, if you take this advice literally, you risk locking your elbows and knees, which can increase the risk of injuries and hinder fitness g... Details
Have you ever felt stiff and sore after exercising, even days after the fact? Dr. Jonathan Su, the Get-Fit Guy, goes over techniques to prevent and relieve post-exercise soreness. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Subscribe to the... Details
Lower back pain during pregnancy is very common. The good news is that there are things you can do to prevent or relieve pregnancy-related low back pain. Get-Fit Guy, Dr. Jonathan Su, shows you simple things you can do to get immediate relief. Read ... Details
It’s well known that stretching can help improve flexibility and range of motion. But did you know there's a secret benefit to your heart? Dr. Jonathan Su, the Get-Fit Guy, explains new research showing how stretching can improve cardiovascular healt... Details
Food is the fuel that allows you to perform during workouts and recover from them afterward. Get-Fit Guy, Dr. Jonathan Su, provides simple and straightforward advice based on the latest research on how to best fuel for your workouts. Check out these... Details
The assault bike is one of the most effective ways to develop cardiovascular endurance. Because it allows more motion of the body, there’s also more room for inefficient or ineffective movements. Get-Fit Guy has tips to improve your form and get the ... Details
How can you change or improve your fitness if you don't challenge yourself beyond what's comfortable? Dr. Jonathan Su, the Get-Fit Guy, provides five steps to help you challenge your fitness. Read the transcript.  Subscribe to the newsletter to get... Details
Wouldn't it be great if you could shorten your strength training routine and make it more effective at the same time? Dr. Jonathan Su, the Get-Fit Guy, explains how a simple training technique called supersets can make this a reality. Read the trans... Details
Sit-ups and crunches are popular exercises for abdominal muscles, but they're not for everyone. In today's episode, Dr. Jonathan Su discusses the pitfalls of these popular workouts. Read the transcript.  Subscribe to the newsletter to get more fitn... Details
No matter how fit you are, if you exercise regularly, chances are that lunges and squats feature into your regular workout regimen. It turns out that one of the two is better than the other. Learn which exercise to prioritize and why. Details
Whether you're just getting into exercise or you've been working on your fitness for a while, exercise-related knee pain can slow you down. This episode covers how to banish knee pain in just six minutes with three simple exercises. Details
Olympic athletes aren't just physically fit -- they also use mental fitness techniques to succeed. Learn how to adopt these techniques yourself in this week's episode of Get-Fit Guy.  Details
Walking is the most popular form of exercise among Americans. But to get the full benefits of your daily stroll, you have to pick up the pace. Get-Fit Guy, Dr. Jonathan Su, has the lowdown on how fast and how often you need to walk to get real fitnes... Details
Last week, Brock Armstrong introduced the new host of the Get-Fit Guy podcast, Dr. Jonathan Su. In this episode, the two fitness buffs discuss optimizing performance, fitness trends, and the best way to get and stay fit. Details