Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Workout Is No Joke

By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff

February 28, 2017


With Democrats fearful that some ill might befall Ruth Bader Ginsburg, leaving another opening on the Supreme Court for President Trump to fill, Ben Schreckinger set out to determine just how fit the 83-year-old RBG is. 

To do so, he went to Ginsburg's personal trainer Bryant Johnson—whom she jokingly named earlier this month as the most important person in her life—and set out to do Ginsburg's hourlong exercise routine, which she carries out with Johnson about twice a week. 

Writing in Politico, he says the workout "nearly broke" him.It started with a warmup on the elliptical and stretching (RBG is apparently more flexible than Schreckinger) before moving on to strength training; Schreckinger used more weight in order to simulate what RBG does, since Schreckinger is younger and male.

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