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!

Even if you’re stuck at home, a jump rope can provide a great cardio workout.

You just gotta know what you’re doing so you don’t keep hitting yourself in the shins.

Have no fear, even if you’ve never touched a jump rope before, we’ll get you started. 

We specialize in helping people train from home, with little to no equipment whatsoever. Today, we’ll share with you a beginner jump rope workout routine that you can do anywhere. 

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!

Here’s what we’ll cover:

Cue the Rocky theme song… 

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 3 Best Flexibility Exercises: The Ultimate Guide for Improving Flexibility in 30 Days

This picture shows a cosplayer as Spider-man, in a flexible pose.

You’re here because you want to learn how to improve your flexibility.

Well, you’ve arrived at the right place!

We’ve been livestreaming flexibility challenges as part of Nerd Fitness Prime, and today we’ll share with you our video series on the best exercises to improve flexibility.

If you’ve always considered yourself “inflexible,” you need this guide!

Here’s what we’ll cover today:

I promise you, if you follow the videos in our guide, you will be more flexible in 30 days.

How to Stop Stress Eating: 3 Uncommon Tools for Ending Emotional Eating

This LEGO looks worried, probably because he doesn't know what to eat.

We are currently living through extremely stressful times.

If you find yourself responding by “stress eating,” know that you are not alone.

One of the top issues faced by clients in our 1-on-1 Online Coaching Program is emotional or stress eating. With the eruption of the pandemic, these episodes have only increased.

Today, we’re going to show you exactly how we address emotional eating with our clients, including when it’s – GASP – actually okay to stress eat. 

Here’s what we’ll cover in today’s guide:

How to Exercise With Your Kids (Work out as a Family!)

This picture shows a LEGO on a bike with a stroller attached.

So you’ve got kids running around the house… 

And you need to work out, but can’t seem to distract the little monsters any longer?

No problem!

We’ve been teaching people how to exercise at home since 2009. These days, since everyone’s trapped together, we’ve been sharing fun ways to get the kids involved too. 

If you need some ideas on how to work out as a whole family, this guide is for you.

(Sign up in the box below and I’ll send you even more home workout goodies). 

Here’s what we’ll cover in today’s guide:

26 Easy Meals You Can Cook at Home (During the Apocalypse)

This photo is fitting for our article's title.

You’re stuck in the house and most businesses are closed.

Whelp, looks like it’s time to learn how to cook (apocalypse style)!

We’ve been teaching folks how to feed their family with whatever resources they may have available in our Nerd Fitness Prime livestreams. 

If you’re just learning how to cook while the pandemic is erupting around you, you’re in the right place! 

Here’s what we’ll cover in today’s guide: 

Grab your apron, ready the fire extinguisher, and let’s do this.

The Star Wars Workout: Begin Your Jedi Training!

It's Star Wars time!!!

It’s time to start training like a Jedi!

We love Star Wars around these parts (our site is literally called “Nerd Fitness”), so you’re in the perfect place to begin your training, my young Padawan. 

We specialize in creating nerdy themed workouts and today one of our coaches will walk you through an exercise routine that would make even Mace Windu proud. 

Here’s what we’ll cover in today’s guide:

Grab your lightsaber and let’s punch it!

What’s the Best Diet to Lose Weight? (Which Diet is Right for Me?)

Why the banana suit? Because it's awesome!

If you’re currently trying to lose weight, you might be asking yourself:

Which diet is right for me?”

What’s the best diet for weight loss?”

They’re great questions, both with many different variables to consider.

Today, we’ll unpack it all for you.

We focus on proper diet and nutrition extensively in our 1-on-1 Coaching Program, but we’re gonna tell you everything you need to know below too.

Here’s what we’ll discuss in answering “What’s the best diet to lose weight?”:

It’s a lot to cover, but DON’T PANIC

We’ll get through it together using science, stories from our very own community, and one too many pop-culture references:

Hang in there Spock, we're only going to get crazier with our nerd references today.

Let’s get started.

Healthy Eating Ultimate Guide: Start Eating Healthy Without Being Miserable

Is this breakfast part of a healthy diet?

So you want to start eating healthy, eh?

Amazing!

We’ve helped hundreds of thousands of people like you transform into actual superheroes, and we focus on proper nutrition to do so.

These are the exact strategies we teach our Online Coaching clients, and we’ve used these tips to help them lose weight and get in great shape without being miserable.

Plus, we use fun LEGO photos and gifs to keep you entertained.

In this Ultimate Guide, we’ll cover everything you need to start eating healthy today:

The Ultimate Resistance Band Workout: How to Train With Exercise Bands

Today, we'll teach you everything you want to know about resistance bands.

Let’s start training with resistance bands!

Whether you just got exercise bands in the mail from Amazon during quarantine, or they’ve been sitting in your closet since the 80s, you’ve finally decided it’s time to learn how to use the darn things. 

Either way, you’re in the right place! 

After all, we’ve been specializing in home workouts since 2009! Today I’m going to  provide you with a full-body routine you can do with any resistance band, anywhere. 

(By the way, sign up in the box below and I’ll send you even more home workout goodies). 

Here’s what we’ll cover in this guide:

It’s time to join the Resistance…

How to Build a Home Gym (When All Equipment is Sold Out)

These LEGOs aren't six feet apart though.

Public gyms are closed for the foreseeable future and that sucks.

So you’ve decided to build a home gym, and that’s great! 

Luckily, we’ve been helping people train from home for the past 11 years, and today we’ll share with you our top 16 ideas for building a gym in your garage (or apartment).

We’ve already covered how to stay in shape while staying inside, so today we’re tackling how to create your own home-gym space! 

Yes, we know most gym equipment is on backorder right now – we still got you covered.

Here’s what we’ll cover in our guide, How to Build a Home Gym:

As you might be able to tell, we’re going to start with things you might have around your house. We’ll level up all the way to a legit home gym setup that you could charge a membership fee for. 

The Beginner Bodyweight Workout: Try this 20 Minute Routine At Home or Anywhere!

Teach you this beginner bodyweight workout, LEGO Yoda willSo you want to lose weight and get in shape, but you don’t want to leave your house?

Well, as your fitness Yoda, I will teach you a great bodyweight workout routine 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! 

Here’s how we’ll 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:

Note: If you’re here because your gym is shut down due to the outbreak of Covid-19, check out our guide “How to Stay In Shape (While Staying Inside).”

Advanced Bodyweight Workout Circuit: A Full Body Routine You Can Do At Home

Once you get good at advanced bodyweight exercises, you can bust out moves like this!

Want to get strong but hate the gym?

No problem!

With today’s Advanced Bodyweight Routine, you can burn fat, build muscle, and get a great workout in! All with no gym membership required!

It’s the kind of workout we build through our online coaching program. 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!

If you’re ready, click the sections below to get right into the action:

You might have come to this article through our Beginner Bodyweight Workout; if so, welcome!

If you didn’t, I’d recommend starting there before moving onto this routine, because this is uber-advanced and designed for nerds looking for a brutally difficult challenge.

The 42 Best Bodyweight Exercises: The Ultimate Guide for Working Out Anywhere!

Deadshot does his bodyweight training, in between "jobs."

Here are the 42 best bodyweight exercises you can do to build muscle and burn fat, no gym required! 

These are the exact exercises we start our coaching clients on, and many perform them from their house or apartment.

In a hurry? Sign-up for our free weekly newsletter and we’ll send you PDFs of our “Work Out at Home” guides!

We’ve organized the exercises in today’s guide by major muscle groups (click to jump to those movements):

Plus, we’ll pull it all together at the end so you can create a complete bodyweight workout routine!

Note: If you’re here because your gym is shut down due to the outbreak of Covid-19, check out our guide “How to Stay In Shape (While Staying Inside).”

Alright, let’s get to it.

The 7 Best At-Home Workout Routines: The Ultimate Guide for Training Without a Gym

Wonder woman trains at home, to the frustration of Superman.

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 7 Best At-Home Workouts so you can start training today: no gym or equipment required!

Note: If you’re here because your gym is shut down due to the outbreak of Covid-19, check out our guide “How to Stay In Shape (While Staying Inside).”

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