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About Julie Germaine

Over a decade in the fitness industry has provided Coach Julie Germaine with valuable experience. This fitness cover model has been featured in hundreds of magazines and worked with many multinational corporate sponsors. Julie has successfully helped thousands of clients lose weight and keep it off using her methods. Since 2005, she has been devoted to changing lives through incredible weightloss transformations. A crowned 2x International Pro Champion herself, Julie once specialized in physique consulting for bikini & fitness models, providing contest prep internationally to hundreds of winning amateur & pro athletes. Recently, Julie has begun her own family and became pre & postnatal certified to help women enjoy healthy, active pregnancies. Learn more about Julie's online training programs and subscribe to her emails for fitness tips that are suited to your unique goals.

Self Care! 3 Ways to Help Your Body Recover from Intense Training

By |2019-06-08T22:42:48-06:00June 15th, 2019|Contest Prep, Fit Pregnancy, Health, Motivation, Personal Journey, Transformations, Weight Training|

I extend another challenge to you this week, and I bet it's not one you expect! However you would be surprised to know how many of my clients struggle with this portion of their JG Fit Online Training Programs. The Challenge: Self Care Help Your Body Recover From Intense Training That's right, no [...]

Leg Day Challenge! Why Building Hamstrings Is So Important

By |2019-06-08T22:12:18-06:00June 7th, 2019|Contest Prep, Health, Injury Prevention, Motivation, Videos, Weight Training|

Hamstrings Priority Workout Why Everyone Should Have This Day In Their Split So your goal is to have less cellulite, build a bigger butt or thicker legs? If more cardio or training glutes and quads is your focus, you aren't wrong! But often people naturally have weak and undeveloped hamstrings, so adding this [...]

HIIT Workout: Challenge Yourself This Week!

By |2019-06-08T22:08:23-06:00June 3rd, 2019|Contest Prep, Health, Motivation, Personal Journey, Videos, Weight Training|

Try this fat-blasting HIIT style workout this week and report back by commenting below! Did you make it through? Be sure to follow me on social media (Facebook, Instagram) for more posts like this! #butdidyoudie 😂🤣 Jog - 1 minute (warm-up) Jump In/Out Squats [...]

3rd Trimester Stretches from Standing Position

By |2019-06-02T21:38:45-06:00January 11th, 2019|Fit Pregnancy, Health, Motivation, Personal Journey, Videos|

It is extremely common for expecting mothers to experience hip, back and neck pain, particularly in their 3rd trimester. Many of my pregnant clients find these stretches help ease some of their discomfort, often allowing them to continue training. However, in the final months of gestation, be kind to yourself! Accept that you [...]

How to Self-Diagnose and Treat Diastasis Recti

By |2018-08-05T00:24:10-06:00August 4th, 2018|Fit Pregnancy, Health, Motivation, Nutrition, Personal Journey, Videos, Weight Training|

Diastasis recti abdominis or DRA is when the two rectus abdominis muscles become separated along the linea alba or the fibrous band of tissue that runs from the bottom of the sternum (xiphoid process) to the symphysis pubis. How to check for diastasis recti (watch my youtube video!): [...]

3 For One! You Asked For It!

By |2018-07-01T06:44:46-06:00June 30th, 2018|Contest Prep, Fit Pregnancy, Health, Motivation, Nutrition, Personal Journey, Supplements, Transformations, Weight Training|

I asked my followers to submit their health & fitness questions - and appreciated the fantastic response! Thank you for sending me your inquiries about exercise, nutrition, competing, getting sponsorship, fit pregnancy and more. I am going to reply to each and every one of you, so please continue to submit your fitness [...]

Free 1st, 2nd & 3rd Trimester Safe Pregnancy Workout

By |2018-06-29T09:44:49-06:00June 29th, 2018|Fit Pregnancy, Health, Videos, Weight Training|

Free Pregnancy Home Workout! 2x International Pro Fitness Model Champion & Fitness Expert Julie Germaine shares a safe and effective prenatal home workout. Julie is 26 weeks pregnant herself! Try this 20 minute circuit that requires no equipment and comment below with your feedback. There are many benefits to physical activity before [...]

How to Strengthen, Stretch and Release the Iliopsoas Muscle

By |2019-06-08T22:11:21-06:00October 13th, 2017|Health, Injury Prevention, Videos, Weight Training|

Relieve back pain using these easy techniques you can do right at home. Fix your back pain with my advice! If you are recovering from a car accident or sport impact injury, or spend hours a day sitting, you are very likely to have the common issue of a tight psoas muscle. [...]

Oxygen Workout Series!

By |2017-05-03T09:36:11-06:00May 2nd, 2017|Health, Motivation, Nutrition, Weight Training|

Check me out in all month in Oxygen Magazine! I was chosen to example the exercises for a 4 part series of workouts written by my good friend Obi Obadike, who has just co-authored a book with actor Morris Chestnut called The Cut (available in stores now!). Celebrity trainer and [...]

Creatine – Should you be using it?

By |2017-05-03T09:39:36-06:00April 29th, 2017|Health, Nutrition, Supplements|

  As a competitor, my training schedule, diet and supplement regime change to match my goals. At times, I am more focused on increasing strength and building muscle. Weeks before a contest or big shoot, my priority is always fat loss and muscle preservation. Creatine is a supplement I love and have used for many, [...]