Ocasio-Cortez, Jimmy Gomez do pushups during House hearing break
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezProgressives won't oppose bill over limits on stimulus checks Bipartisan bill would ban lawmakers from buying, selling stocks The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - J&J vax rollout today; third woman accuses Cuomo 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 GomezSix ways to visualize a divided America Robert F. Kennedy Jr. anti-vaccine posts test tech crackdown pledge Democrats blast Facebook over anti-vaccine pages 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.”