Ocasio-Cortez, Jimmy Gomez do pushups during House hearing break
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez claps back after article on her dress: 'Sequins are a great accessory to universal healthcare' Democrats working to ensure Trump's second term Ocasio-Cortez announces slate of all-female congressional endorsements 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 GomezDemocrats press IRS on protecting taxpayers from debt collectors Former undocumented workers fired from Trump properties attend Biden campaign event House Democrats offer bill to expand the estate tax 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.”