Look no further than one of Caroline Girvan’s obscenely difficult workout videos if you’re in the mood to challenge your body with some spicily intense strength training. With over 11 years of experience as a certified personal trainer and nutrition coach, Girvan knows precisely how to target your muscles in a way that makes them stronger again.
Girvan has a well-liked YouTube channel with more than 600 videos as of this writing, all of which are intense. She has them organized into playlists, with classes that focus on particular muscle groups like the abs and core or legs as well as six-week fitness plans, bodyweight exercises, HIIT sessions, and kettlebell workouts. Whichever video you choose, prepare for a serious sweat session.
Northern Irishwoman Girvan begins each of her videos with a detailed explanation so that you understand exactly what you’re getting into. Then a countdown timer appears, some upbeat music begins to play, and the race begins.
Of course, warming up completely is necessary before a workout, especially one that is particularly demanding. Visit Girvan’s 10-minute warm-up video first to get your blood flowing and your muscles ready for action before clicking on one.
Prepared to “sweat a bucket,” to quote Girvan. For a list of Caroline Girvan exercises to try the next time you go to the gym, keep scrolling.