[Listen] How to *Actually* Succeed at Your At-Home Workouts

Welcome to the Daily Distance a new daily series from the creators of #WeGotGoals. In these short episodes, we’re bringing you one daily goal you can set for yourself during this chaotic time- one actionable thing you can do to move your body, connect with a friend, prioritize your mental health, and practice a little bit of self-care.

In this episode, personal trainer and owner of Ladies Who Lift Rae Reichlin give her professional advice on what so many of us are struggling with right now—at-home workouts. Her recommendations: set a specific time aside to work out and have a plan ready to go before you even start the workout. Plus, she offers tips on how to make the most out of strength training at home, even when you don’t have barbells or heavy weights around.


  • Rae’s professional website, Ladies Who Lift
  • Rae’s Instagram, where she posts a TON of great at-home workouts with minimal or no equipment

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About Kristen Geil

A native of Lexington, Kentucky, Kristen moved to Chicago in 2011 and received her MA in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse from DePaul while trying to maintain her southern accent. Kristen grew up playing sports, and since moving to Chicago, she’s fallen in love with the lakefront running path and the lively group fitness scene. Now, as a currently retired marathoner and sweat junkie, you can usually find her trying new workouts around the city and meticulously crafting Instagram-friendly smoothie bowls. Kristen came on to A Sweat Life full-time in 2018 as Editor-in-Chief, and she spends her days managing writers, building content strategy, and fighting for the Oxford comma.