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Fitness Life Hacks Trainers Are Keeping From You

November 13, 2019


Let’s face it, most of us would like to
look good, have the body of a sculptured Adonis, without having to constantly diet and spend
three hours in the gym every day. We don’t all have the cash to be told how
to work out by a rather strict personal trainer, and who on Earth wants to go under the knife
and have their belly fat suctioned out and then have a surgical six-pack made. We want the best results with the least amount
of effort, and today we are going to tell you how that’s done. 14. Don’t work out first thing
While we might admire people that wake up early and start doing their exercise routine,
there is quite a bit of evidence that tells us that this is not a good thing at all. Your muscles and joints according to most
health sources are just not ready. You need to warm up first, and so make sure
you’ve walked around a bit before you work out. As for eating something before you exercise,
well, that’s a debate still raging. Some experts say if you want to burn more
fat, work out before you eat. Then again, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
tells us it’s better to have a small snack. The best kind of meal for an energy boost
in the morning would contain simple carbs, such as a bowl of yoghurt and some fruit. 13. Couch potato work out
If you seriously don’t want to leave your house and go to the gym, then use your house
to get fit. You can do dips on your couch or tables or
chairs, and just a few of these once or twice a day will work out your triceps. We assure you, it won’t take long to see
a difference. Add to that one plank a day in the comfort
of your room. Start with just a few seconds and build up
to a minute. Most of the experts out there will tell us
that a minute is a decent plank time. This will make a huge difference to your stomach
muscles. When you are in the kitchen, simply lunge
now and again while waiting for something to cook. If you can’t do that, you can go down on
your heels with a straight back. Put the weight mostly on your back heels. This is called a squat. If you are feeling super fit, jump up at the
end of it. You could also do a burpee in your room, and
these are great for your body. Just these simple exercises you can do while
watching TV and waiting for the kettle to boil can make a profound difference to your
body. You really don’t need the gym to get in
shape, nor do you have to buy the 20-minute hellish workout videos. 12. Put pressure on yourself
How many of you have said, “Ok, tomorrow I am definitely starting my workout routine.” You know what happens next, you wake up and
the person the night before who was determined to get fit no longer exists. You say, hmm, ok, maybe I’ll start tomorrow. Tomorrow never comes, as the saying goes. Well, the fitness experts have a kind of hack
for this. They say pack your workout gear into a bag
the night before. Put that bag close to the house or apartment
door or even in your car. If you’ve gone to that much effort you will
likely work out. Taking all the stuff out of the bag is an
effort in itself and it will make you feel like a very lazy person. 11. But not that much pressure
According to the health experts a lot of people don’t even start working out because it
just looks like too much work. Well, then don’t make it too hard. Start your routine if you want as 5-minute
work outs, not one long session that almost kills you. If you start with a difficult work out like
that, it’s likely you won’t go back. Something is better than nothing. Go easy on yourself. When you are watching the TV in the room maybe
plank for 10 seconds. Trust us, this is better than nothing at all. We know it’s not something you’ll often
hear from those great motivators of mankind, but set the bar low if you aren’t used to
working out. 10. Create a rewards system
There should always be a pay-off for working out, whether that’s how it affects your
body, or perhaps what you can put into your body. Get into the habit of rewarding yourself for
what you do. 10 press-ups in the living room is a job well
done, now you can start playing that video game or give yourself a snack. When you start doing this you will actually
feel guilty if you don’t work out before you can eat or relax. Maybe if you go to the gym, do something enjoyable
after each session. When you do this your brain starts to relate
the gym with that blissful activity, and you will go back again. 9. Leave things around the house
Even if you don’t have a routine at all, just buy some dumbbells and perhaps some kettlebells
and leave them in the bedroom, kitchen, living room, garden, etc. It’s very likely that when you see them
you’ll occasionally pick them up. 8. Just don’t eat for a while
Intermittent fasting is the great lazy person’s diet. It really takes no effort. In fact, it’s easier than actually eating
because you don’t have to cook, or even move. Many studies these days will show you that
intermittent fasting will make most people lose weight. Other studies show that it can have health
benefits. Start with a 16-hour fast, which means only
eating in the evening and then eating around midday the next day. Reading forums about this, a lot of people
said once they’d done it one time it was easy and they kept doing it. Many people said they also felt mentally agile
as well as physically good. You can also do 18 hour or 24 hour fasts. It’s not bad for your health, but best if
you are in good health before you fast. If you have health problems talk to your doctor
about fasting before trying it. Also, make sure you drink water throughout
the fast. 7. Listen
Listen to a podcast or an audiobook while you’re exercising and tell yourself you
can only listen to it when you are exercising. If it’s interesting you will want to go
back to it, and so you will have to do more exercise. 6. Treat exercise like a drinking game
You can do this with your friends. You all know the drinking game in which you
must drink when someone on the TV does something or says something. Yes, it can get you quite drunk. Well, do the same but change drinking to say,
push-ups or sit-ups. Maybe you are watching a movie with your friend
and you split characters in that movie. Every time character A does this your friend
must do 5 push-ups, and every time character B does this, you must do some exercise. It’s fun, and it’s great seeing your buddy
sweat it out. You can also do it alone, but it’s not as
much fun. 5. More playing
But what if you don’t like doing much but playing video games and watching YouTube videos? Then get yourself an exercise bike and do
your playing and watching while on that bike. In fact, it’s said with games the more intense
it gets you will actually peddle faster. You won’t even know you’re working out,
burning tons of calories, and getting fit. 4. Don’t join a gym or get a personal trainer
Yep, you won’t often hear this. Basically, the gym costs money and personal
trainers cost a fortune. You’ve been thinking about both for a while
now, but hey, save yourself some money. Do the workouts at home or in the street and
then pay yourself the cash you have saved. 3. Brothers in arms
Anyone who’s taken up exercise will tell you this. Start doing your routine with another person
who is about as good as you. None of you will want to let the other down,
and you might also start to get a bit competitive – which is good. Having another person around will motivate
you. On those days you just can’t be bothered
they will be the boost you need. 2. Make the house a great big circuit
This means every time you go in a certain room you have to do a certain exercise. You might try and avoid the kitchen because
it’s there that you have to do a number of squats. Maybe just start with one squat. The bedroom is the part of the circuit that
you have to do a push up, or a number of push-ups. The living room is where you do your planking
of course because as we said, planking and the TV go hand-in-hand. Do your lunges in another room. This might sound like hard work, but when
you’ve done it once, it just becomes a habit. As we said before too, set the bar low. Do what is easy for you at first and build
up. Soon enough you’ll start feeling proud when
you have made progress. Rome wasn’t built in a day. 1. Look good
Invest a decent amount of money in what you wear at the gym. This will motivate you to actually wear that
stuff and when you do wear it you’ll feel good. You need to enjoy wearing the gear. Another thing, let’s face it, many people
work out because they want to look attractive to people. Nice clothes will already make you look good,
and the more working out you do the better those clothes will look. Spend an amount of money on those clothes
that you really feel you must use them. Once you are at the gym or the running track
you may end up having a crush on someone, and we can tell you from experience that this
is the greatest motivator of all time. If you are dressed well you’ll feel confident
in front of this person and you’ll want to keep seeing them. This will mean you have to keep working out. And hey, if you ever start a relationship
with them, you have a workout partner. Beats meeting someone in a bar and having
a drinking partner. We know you must be able to add something
to this list, so please add away. Would you be interested in doing some things
we have talked about? Tell us in the comments. Also, be sure to check out our I Did 30 Push-Ups
For 30 Days And This Is What Happened. Thanks for watching, and as always, don’t
forget to like, share and subscribe. See you next time.

100 Comments

  • Reply Mr. Poem July 31, 2019 at 7:30 am

    360th

  • Reply 11cylynt11 July 31, 2019 at 7:41 am

    Step 1. Don’t get a gym membership
    Step 2. Buy nice gym clothes to wear at the gym

  • Reply Donkey Wack July 31, 2019 at 7:43 am

    hey! it’s you and the girlfriend!
    i love your vids

  • Reply Christian Gozo July 31, 2019 at 7:45 am

    You don’t need a trainer just watch athlean x

  • Reply Dilan Carrillo July 31, 2019 at 7:51 am

    👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼

  • Reply ABZ Satanfromtokyo July 31, 2019 at 7:54 am

    Bruh you can work hard at the gym, but you need to get enough nutrition and enough rest to get results

  • Reply Daniel Guthrie July 31, 2019 at 8:00 am

    Thanks Infographics … I followed this to the T for weeks now I'm getting evicted from my apartment..

  • Reply INERT July 31, 2019 at 8:05 am

    Stab yourself in the gums with 10 thumbtacks and leave them in overnight. It will hurt and create a wound that will take at least a week to heal, so you won't eat because your mouth is sore.

  • Reply Sam Coraline July 31, 2019 at 8:06 am

    I disagree with #1. the rest la solid though

  • Reply Par Kla July 31, 2019 at 8:16 am

    Misleading video. All of this is free available information on the internet. Just search right here on youtube, and you will literally find hundreds of videos with such information. Laziness is people's problem not trainers "hiding" information.

  • Reply Piranha kanaal July 31, 2019 at 8:30 am

    3 hours is to much 6-8 exercise per gym session is enough

  • Reply Maximilian Bernard July 31, 2019 at 8:38 am

    Honestly, you don't NEED a personal trainer. Finding out how to do exercises with correct form etc. is enough. You do need the gym, if you want bigger muscles and more strength, since body weight exercises can only do so much for you and buying your own dumbbells + barbells gets expensive and crowds your home (unless you're rich and live in a huge apartment). Unless you are dirt poor, subscribe to a gym and study how to lift correctly, gain muscle correctly and eat correctly. It's honestly not hard at all, when you get used to it and know what you're doing!

  • Reply Hugh Mungus July 31, 2019 at 8:44 am

    Tbh when you workout in the gym your training will be more intense, because of the vibe and environment. Maybe it is just because i love going to the gym.

  • Reply Pritam Hira July 31, 2019 at 8:51 am

    I have started workout at home regularly at home… Now it need no motivation for me to continue.. Its like the body urge to workout❤

  • Reply Royjr Montales July 31, 2019 at 9:12 am

    Im a couch potato and still couch potato😂

  • Reply Aarón Pérez Torres July 31, 2019 at 9:44 am

    Or join a gym. If you are like me, the fact that you have paid for it already will make you go because you don't want to throw your money.

  • Reply Isaac Annan Jr July 31, 2019 at 10:17 am

    I haven't heard much from people that have going to the gym at the top of their New Year's Resolution….

  • Reply O J Marin July 31, 2019 at 10:34 am

    I have a personal trainer, it's been the best decision I've ever made (after coming to Christ), he has changed my life, I am athletic now, and I love working out now, and I do it all the time.

  • Reply Alexandra Andreea Chibac July 31, 2019 at 10:43 am

    That's why I don't have my six pack yet.

  • Reply QazwsxrfvT July 31, 2019 at 10:47 am

    You've done 1 push up! Reward: 2 push ups

  • Reply Douglas July 31, 2019 at 10:48 am

    Don’t eat before you work out cuz the blood will be working on the stomach to digest food and less blood around your body so you would be weaker while working out

  • Reply Brandon Oxley July 31, 2019 at 11:06 am

    I am a personal trainer gunna have to thumbs down sorry but I love infographics

  • Reply Fragtastic July 31, 2019 at 11:14 am

    5:13 So I guess Android 18 is a regular on this show?

  • Reply Fragtastic July 31, 2019 at 11:18 am

    My excercise starts with a high intensity game in VR. Something like Beat Saber for 4-5 songs to really get the heartrate up. One big rule: No small swings.

  • Reply Devin Butler July 31, 2019 at 11:20 am

    Watch David Goggins

  • Reply dinesh wade July 31, 2019 at 11:21 am

    Fact #1 … Apo neenga kaatiyum kudukringa .. Kootiyum kudukringa

  • Reply nikolai bahtin July 31, 2019 at 11:33 am

    0 never mehhh

  • Reply nikolai bahtin July 31, 2019 at 11:38 am

    Another tip watch Alex Jones video or 3 with atleast one of them about him screaming. And you will be motivated to beat him screaming and working out.

  • Reply Tennō Ryu July 31, 2019 at 11:59 am

    cringe

  • Reply Jen Klen July 31, 2019 at 12:35 pm

    Burpees are the devil in workout form

  • Reply Black cat photography July 31, 2019 at 1:07 pm

    Someone remember the dude from TV shop some metamfetamin fitness dude called little Tony target training. Looool I remember as teenager we recorded the dudes video and watched them when we made party

  • Reply JakulaithWolff July 31, 2019 at 1:22 pm

    Next talk about Vernon and Irene Castle please 🙁 they're very important in our human history for popularizing dancing almost globally, and even originated many dance steps.

  • Reply Legend Luuk July 31, 2019 at 1:51 pm

  • Reply Siddharth Chowdary Vunnam July 31, 2019 at 2:32 pm

    Jeff Cavaliere is not your average trainer, so it's safe to follow his advice.

  • Reply Sheppard Wingate July 31, 2019 at 2:57 pm

    What I did was if I didn't get top 10. In fortnite I would do 30 push ups and it worked

  • Reply FabStream41 July 31, 2019 at 3:02 pm

    I used to do 2 pushups for every death in cod or 10 pushups for every death playing doom 2016 on one of the harder difficulties. Then 15 squats or pushups between rounds in csgo

  • Reply Ailidh July 31, 2019 at 3:08 pm

    moving your feet or arms while sitting or lying in your sofa, burns 200% more calories than staying still, you welcome!

  • Reply docteurguillotine July 31, 2019 at 3:49 pm

    honestly, solid advice.

  • Reply SuiSauce July 31, 2019 at 4:14 pm

    This was a huge waste of time

  • Reply ZeusBeer July 31, 2019 at 4:18 pm

    Planks get too easy too quick, if you really want to challenge yourself, try long lever planks or even harder variations…

  • Reply Lupea Razvan July 31, 2019 at 4:28 pm

    Weak episode..

  • Reply William Colburn July 31, 2019 at 4:34 pm

    Make that test guy use an Australian accent 24/7 for a month

  • Reply GL. T July 31, 2019 at 4:47 pm

    Yea i do 24hrs of fasting everyday and im losing weight like crazy!!

  • Reply EveryThingAutomotive ETA July 31, 2019 at 4:56 pm

    Testosterone people

  • Reply Matt Levy July 31, 2019 at 5:40 pm

    I watch The Infographics Show when I do my cardio.

    I’m also a personal trainer – and we’re not useless charlatans! There are many reasons people use us – and each to their own. It’s irresponsible to tell people not to use a PT as we cover a lot of bases.

  • Reply Davide José July 31, 2019 at 5:40 pm

    I think that i can be bigger than arnild whith this tips😂😂

  • Reply Konghulio July 31, 2019 at 5:45 pm

    There’s no life hacks. Just proper form and nutrition.

  • Reply Emmanuel Sia July 31, 2019 at 5:46 pm

    Best channel on you tube 👌

  • Reply Hephhzibah Akata July 31, 2019 at 5:55 pm

    i can relate to procastinating, i really want to work out now but im to lazy LOL 😂

  • Reply Arvinth Nair July 31, 2019 at 6:41 pm

    Fitness hacks? More like motivation hacks. Misleading tittle

  • Reply Grinch Cake404 July 31, 2019 at 7:05 pm

    I started plank at 30 seconds

  • Reply E Logic July 31, 2019 at 7:28 pm

    Number 1 is so right. I bought a nice workout shirt and shoes and I’ve been working out more regularly than ever before. Make sure they are strict workout clothes tho. Something you wouldn’t wear causally.

  • Reply Mr. Elastic July 31, 2019 at 7:32 pm

    are we gonna ignore how you sneaked the animation of your girlfriend in?

  • Reply MrJamesdryable July 31, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    Don't workout at home. No one's watching, so you'll unconsciously go easier on yourself.

  • Reply Hiwa Jalal July 31, 2019 at 8:33 pm

    Jeff confirmed planks are bad.

  • Reply Shotty July 31, 2019 at 8:49 pm

    for every single like I'll do one pushup

    self motivation

  • Reply Pumpkin Worm July 31, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    Reward yourself with a big mac every 5 squats. trust me it WORKS!!!

  • Reply Black Ice July 31, 2019 at 10:13 pm

    jaer, every fitness trainer says this

  • Reply ajaybfitness July 31, 2019 at 10:30 pm

    awesome video!!

  • Reply Don’t Mind July 31, 2019 at 10:39 pm

    Says not to join a gim

    Buy clothing to where at the gym

  • Reply Kerry Mayers July 31, 2019 at 10:42 pm

    Title is misleading, pure click bait. The advice in this video is also inaccurate and unhelpful

  • Reply Cooper Long July 31, 2019 at 11:37 pm

    This has just made me realize how lazy America is.

  • Reply Joshua Rooker July 31, 2019 at 11:38 pm

    Yep, just 10 squats watching this video. Thanks for making me like guilty for not going to the gym today lol. This advice does work and help.

  • Reply Sand Kuni August 1, 2019 at 1:41 am

    I enjoyed the mad Russian push up program but you pretty much gotta be outta School and work for a couple weeks because discipline is key to the gain!

  • Reply John Di Pasquale August 1, 2019 at 5:15 am

    most of these is what i do lols. Especially quitting the gym, because my money needs to be saved for bills and such. Besides, I just use dumbbells and body weight workouts. At home I use two chairs to do dips, Push ups for chest(And the inclined one), Handstand pushups and Farmers carry with jugs of water, squats, lunges, bicycle kick, leg raise and sit ups.

  • Reply Father August 1, 2019 at 7:01 am

    "this is called a squat" who knew

  • Reply I’m Shmizzed August 1, 2019 at 9:16 am

    i lost about 35 pounds over the course of a month and half through fasting

  • Reply The Infographics Show August 1, 2019 at 9:23 am

    Finish the sentence.

    Last time I exercised was…

  • Reply Carl August 1, 2019 at 12:17 pm

    0:13 oh thanos? Is that you?
    5:46 yup that’s thanos

  • Reply Apple Virus August 1, 2019 at 1:58 pm

    Every 9th grader that isn't handicapped should be able to dead lift 200-300+ pounds ._.
    (If your in football)
    (What does thid gotta do with it? If a kid can do it, an adult can do it)

  • Reply Tom Lucas August 1, 2019 at 3:15 pm

    0:27 — 5 am in the morning? that's cute I start my training at 3:00 am

  • Reply schindlerteejay94 August 1, 2019 at 4:52 pm

    Another illegal life hack, is Steroids. any kind of steroids, including injections.

  • Reply GrillledPickle August 1, 2019 at 5:14 pm

    i just make my house shake trying to do this XD

  • Reply Virtual iOS August 1, 2019 at 6:49 pm

    5:45 He’s working with Thanos. COPS!!!1!!

  • Reply Juan Garcia August 1, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    i did an intermittent fasting and a week later a passed out after a mile run, so, I don’t fully recommend this fasting, but that’s just my body, bodies are built different so who knows.

  • Reply Kevin Smith August 1, 2019 at 10:44 pm

    Lol 😂 these things are counterproductive

  • Reply Ben Schmidt August 1, 2019 at 10:52 pm

    hard work

  • Reply The Modern Holmes August 2, 2019 at 10:21 pm

    I saw the thumbnail and thought this was "YOU VS GYM TRAINER How could you Defeat Him or Her?" And I assumed they might have been referring to a Pokemon Gym Trainer.

  • Reply OPizzle , August 2, 2019 at 11:47 pm

    For every like one push-up

  • Reply EeppasMummo Suomalaista Pelailua August 5, 2019 at 8:25 pm

    8th dont eat so im 12y/o and i didn't eat in 21hours and i puked water nothing but WATER i mean i could see trough it it was basically just water i mean just water

  • Reply the_Squirrel10 August 6, 2019 at 12:50 am

    4:48 look up getting fit with R6

  • Reply Rouge Assassin August 6, 2019 at 12:01 pm

    "Listen to a podcast or an audiobook"
    Me last week: Doing push-ups whilst watching an Infographics show video about toucher

  • Reply Xx100percentcrazyxX August 10, 2019 at 10:12 pm

    1 like = 1 push-up
    Shower me with likes bois and gorls and I’ll share my progress on reddit 💪🏾

  • Reply Jake From Statefarm August 11, 2019 at 11:40 pm

    This literally was more helpful than any workout site I've ever been on

  • Reply Daniel Daman August 12, 2019 at 4:03 am

    I did ten pushups every time I died to a boss in dark souls, and twenty pushups for every death to a normal enemy.

    I have played every fromsoft game to date and I found this is a perfect routine for me on my days I stay home.

  • Reply ArTas August 15, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    Do heavy compound exercises that's it

  • Reply DanielAlexander YT August 19, 2019 at 2:52 am

    6:30

  • Reply donbasuradenuevo September 10, 2019 at 4:54 am

    Careful with intermittent fasting. Fasted 2 of 7 days. Sure, it worked to lose weight, but my uric acid went to the roof, and ended up one day with a case of gout. Not life threatening, but I stopped there.

  • Reply HeadEnterprise September 23, 2019 at 7:46 am

    Doesnt matter how much you work out. It's about what you eat. Getting fit is 80%food and 20% exercise

  • Reply Nelson Charles September 26, 2019 at 10:03 pm

    Mr.Olympia weekend wants to know your location.

  • Reply Government Official October 2, 2019 at 11:30 pm

    5:41 I looked exactly like that until my job was more important :c

  • Reply ZenTeT October 17, 2019 at 3:57 am

    can i just do 4 hours of cardio a day every day instead ?

  • Reply Horacio T October 17, 2019 at 6:05 pm

    Buy steroids!!!!

  • Reply David Mendizabal October 19, 2019 at 1:02 am

    Terrible advise

  • Reply Bentley Kawasaki October 22, 2019 at 6:18 am

    I'm too out of shape to excercise.

  • Reply Ashwin Asp October 28, 2019 at 1:14 pm

    10 push ups everytime Samuel Jackson says mother***ker ought to do it

  • Reply Edward Anderson October 30, 2019 at 3:53 pm

    I like the infographics show but as a personal trainer I have to disagree with this video mainly because most people don’t know how to contract their muscles let alone use the proper levers (joints) to initiate the right muscles to work. Can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen people do a push-up motion and put all the stress in their traps. But you said do these home workouts and get results… haha. Right…

  • Reply MorningStarSlayer October 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    Remember discipline over motivation

  • Reply Orlando Ortiz November 1, 2019 at 9:40 am

    😭😭true

  • Reply Koy Koy November 3, 2019 at 1:33 am

    It sounds like the beginning of a poor relationship with food. To maintain a healthy lifestyle, its 80% food, and 20% exercise. Nutritional value, water intake, and portion control. Don't restrict your body.

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