Ocasio-Cortez, Jimmy Gomez do pushups during House hearing break
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezTop Missouri newspaper condemns GOP's 'shameful silence' on Trump's 'racism' Restaurant in city where Trump rally held donating profits to immigrants Crowd chanting 'welcome home Ilhan' greets Omar at airport MORE (D-N.Y.) is taking pushing legislation to a whole new level, performing some pushups during a break from House hearings. 

The New York Democrat posted a video Friday on Instagram and Twitter of her hitting the ground with Rep. Jimmy GomezJimmy GomezHere are the 95 Democrats who voted to support impeachment Lawmakers call for 'time out' on facial recognition tech Amazon shareholders vote down limits on facial recognition software MORE (D-Calif.). Ocasio-Cortez is seen sporting a pair of heels as she flexes her triceps while counting out five pushups to “get the blood pumping.”

An onlooker is overhead remarking, “Ya’ll work too much,” as the pair of lawmakers completes the mini exercise set.


In an Instagram post last year, Ocasio-Cortez wrote that she used to practice yoga three to four times a week, “eat nutritiously, read and write for leisure” before entering politics.

“As soon as everything kicked up,” she wrote, “that all went out the window.”