6 Beginner Gym Workouts: How to Work Out in a Gym The Right Way!

These Troopers get to work out in the Death Star's gym. You might have to buy a membership.

Welcome to the Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the Gym! 

As part of our Strength 101 series, this guide will dive deep into everything you need to know about working out properly in a gym.

By the time you finish reading, you’ll never have to wonder “what should I do in the gym?”

I bet I also make you laugh once or twice with bad jokes and perfect gifs.

This Muppet knows strength training will help him gain muscle and lose fat.

We’ve helped thousands of Online Coaching Clients build confidence and start strength training in the gym, so I worked with our coaches to create today’s Ultimate Beginner Gym Guide!

Okay, time to start working out. Let’s hit the gym and explore the following:

The 8 Best At-Home Workout Routines: The Ultimate Guide for Training Without a Gym

Wonder Woman vacuuming at home

So you want to start working out, but you don’t want to leave the house?

No problem! 

Our online coaches specialize in helping people get fit from home.

If you’re in a hurry, sign-up for our free weekly newsletter and we’ll send you PDFs of our “Work Out at Home” guides!

Let’s go over the 8 Best At-Home Workouts so you can start training today: no gym or equipment required!

Let’s jump right in!

How To Build Your Own Workout Routine: Plans, Schedules, and Exercises

How do you become like this perfect man? Building your own workout will help!

I get multiple emails and messages per day asking:

“Steve, what should I do for a workout?”

Well, partner, today is your lucky day.

I’m gonna help build you a custom workout program, step-by-step! 

After all, a workout should be developed around a person’s age, goals, nutritional strategy, free time, etc.

Not only that, but it’s easy to overcomplicate this process – there are an infinite number of exercises, sets, reps, and programs to choose from.

Now, if you’re somebody that wants to skip all of that, and JUST want to be told what exactly to do: 

We build customized workouts for our Online Coaching Clients and would love to have you. We get to know your story and struggles, your goals, and your lifestyle, and develop a workout plan that fits your schedule.

Your coach can build a workout for you!

Now, if you’re more of a “figure this stuff out on my own” kind of person – we’re going to dig into how to build your own workout plan today!

We’ve also created a free resource for folks who want to build their own workout but would love some more specific direction and instruction.

You can download our free guide, Strength Training 101: Everything You Need to Know, which covers all of this stuff in a single guide:

OKAY! Are you ready to start building your own routine and want to know how it’s done?

Great! Let’s do this:

The Beginner Bodyweight Workout: 20-Minute Routine To Do At Home or Anywhere!

So you want to lose weight and get in shape, but don’t want to leave your house?

Well, as your fitness Yoda, I will teach you a great bodyweight workout routine that you can do ANYWHERE: In your living room, at a park, or in a galaxy far, far away… 

These are the types of workouts we build for our busy Online Coaching Clients, and I’m pumped to share it with you today! 

Let’s dig into the different parts of this workout and get to the action:

Make sure you also download the Beginner Bodyweight Workout PDF so you can track your progress and level up at home.

I’ll send it on over when you join the Nerd Fitness Rebellion in the box below:

Let’s jump right in!

The Ultimate Guide to Losing Fat and Gaining Muscle (At the Exact Same Time)

Is Vader on the right track to lose fat and gain muscle? Let's find out!

There’s an argument in the fitness world that you can either choose to lose fat OR gain muscle.

That they just can’t be done simultaneously.

To this, I say, “Hogwash!”

We have tons of success stories from our online coaching clients who have been able to do both simultaneously:

And that’s what we’ll cover in today’s guide!

We’ll do so by discussing:

Plus, I have tons of sweet LEGO photos and silly gifs on their way, which is always a good time. 

How to Get in Shape on the Night Shift (Workouts & Meal Plans)

How does this owl stay in shape while working nights?

If you work a 12-hour or night shift, this guide is going to be a game-changer.

Working weird hours provides a challenge for those looking to get in shape, so I’ll provide a step-by-plan to help you reach your fitness goals.

Because I’m nice like that. And I like you.

This is 100% doable.

After all, Batman is super ripped and he works nights too.

Today we’ll cover:

Weird hours be damned, I’m gonna help you build up momentum to get in shape.

These are the exact strategies we work with our night-shift clients in our 1-on-1 Coaching Program! Although each situation is unique, we have certain principles that are universal and can help you start making progress even when your work life is crazy.

Want to see if we are a good fit for each other? Click on the button below to schedule a free call. We’d love to talk to you, no matter what!

5 Travel Workouts: Get In Shape While Traveling

This LEGO knows all about staying in shape while he travels.

Ever said, “I’d love to get in shape, but I travel too much”?

If so, this guide is for you!

Today we’re gonna teach you exactly how to get fit no matter what type of business trip you’re on.

We’ll cover:

It’s time to get you a specific action plan that you can take with you on your next trip.

This is the philosophy we teach to all of our 1-on-1 Online Coaching Clients. Many travel quite a bit, so having “worldwide accountability” and a specific plan for travel has been a game-changer for these Rebels.

Are you trying to learn a new exercise, lose weight, or build muscle, but find doing it on the road a challenge? Let us help you – click below to learn more.

How to Jump Rope: Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

A LEGO boxer, who clearly jumps rope, fighting some stormtroopers.

Let’s learn how to jump rope!

Today we’ll help you get started, even if you’ve never touched a jump rope before (in fact, we’ll show you how to get going without one).

We specialize in helping beginners learn how to train, so you’re in the right place if you’re a little nervous about tangling yourself up.

Here’s what we’ll cover:

Cue the Rocky theme song… 

How to Work Out in Small Spaces (The “No Space” Workout)

A picture of three figures trapped in a glass small space.

So it’s time to exercise, but you’re confined to a small space?

No problem!

In our Online Coaching Program, where I’m a senior coach, we help folks work out in whatever nook and cranny they may have available. Today, we’ll share these tips with you too.

And no, we won’t make you shrink like Ant-Man to do your workout.

This gif shows Ant-Man shrinking, who can probably work out in any small space.

Here’s what we’ll cover today:

Let’s jump right in!

The Flexitarian Diet Plan: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Semi-Vegetarianism

That LEGO is going to need to eat those if he wants to be a flexitarian.

It’s time to explore the Flexitarian Diet.

You may have questions like:

What is it? 

Why’s it so popular? 

Will it make me more flexible?

The answer to that last one is “nope,” but the others we’ll explore today!

Have no fear, you’re in good hands.

We analyze different diets in our 1-on-1 Online Coaching Program, so you’ve come to the right place to learn all about semi-vegetarianism. 

Here’s what we’ll cover in our Beginner’s Guide to the Flexitarian Diet:

Let’s get right to it!

The Batman Workout

Lego Batman on gray baseplate

Today, I’m going to share The Batman Workout!

If you plan on fighting crime in your city, you’ve come to the right place. 

We specialize in creating nerdy-themed exercise routines in our Online Coaching Program, because we like to have FUN with our training!

Here’s what we’ll cover:

Alright, grab your cape, and let’s do this.

How to Touch Your Toes (The 4 Best Stretches to Improve Flexibility)

This won't be painful, I promise!

It’s time to learn how to touch your toes!

What makes me so confident you’ll be able to reach your little piggy wiggies?

Because we teach even the most “inflexible” of folks how to touch their toes in our 1-on-1 Online Coaching Program, and we’ll share with you all our secrets below.

Here’s what we’ll cover in our guide, How to Touch Your Toes:

It’s time to become bendy like Gumby! 

Don't worry, we're just getting started with appearances from Gumby.


Let’s do this.

How to Bench Press Safely (5 Mistakes to Avoid)

These LEGOs are working the bench and doing some deadlifts. Nerd Fitness approves.

Let’s get you comfortable using the bench press, starting today!

We specialize in helping people pick up barbells for the first time. So if the bench press makes you worry…DON’T PANIC. We’ll set you up with a plan so you can use it safely and effectively.

Here’s what we’ll cover:

This guide is part of our Strength Training 101 series. I would encourage you to check out the rest of the articles if you’re just starting your weight training. 

If you’re in a rush, you can download the entire guide for free when you enlist in the Rebellion (that’s us!), by joining our free bi-weekly newsletter: 

5 Strategies for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome (to Get in Shape)

A character from Among Us, who probably deals with imposter syndrome.

Maybe you’ve felt this way: it’s only a matter of time before someone bursts through the door shouting “fake!” 

Then, they’ll have you hauled off to jail as a fraud…or ejected into space as an imposter:

A gif from Among Us, where the goal is to deal with imposters.

Well, feeling like a phony is a real thing and we’ve found it to be fairly common amongst our coaching clients.

Luckily, we’ve learned a few strategies for overcoming “imposter syndrome,” especially on how it relates to fitness. Today, we’ll share our tips and tricks with you too.

Here’s what we’ll cover today:

Let’s jump right in!

What is Imposter Syndrome?

The 4 Step Plan to Talk to Anybody (About Anything)

These legos feel awkward talking.

If you find yourself struggling to talk with people, or you want to try and meet NEW people, you’ve come to the right place!

Today we’re gonna teach you how to master a conversation, instead of staring at your feet hoping somebody else will come talk to you.

These are the 4 steps you can master to talk to ANYBODY about ANYTHING:

By the end of today’s article, your friends will need a muzzle to shut you up.

Believe it or not, we actually often work on “social skills” with our 1-on-1 NF Coaching clients.

Many clients are bettering themselves to start dating again, so we work hard to help them level up all areas of their lives.

Okie dokie, without further ado, let’s jump in.

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