Ginsburg's personal trainer says she's working out amid the pandemic
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The coronavirus outbreak has forced numerous gyms across the country to close, but Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgYankee Doodling the media: How 'Let's Go Brandon' became a rallying cry against news bias Katie Couric: CNN shouldn't have let Chris Cuomo 'yuk it up' with brother Andrew during pandemic Katie Couric dismisses early coverage of book as 'strange, willful misinterpretation' MORE's personal trainer says the 87-year-old justice has continued to exercise amid the pandemic.

Bryant Johnson, who is Ginsburg’s personal trainer, told Law360 on Tuesday that the judge has been keeping up with her biweekly workouts, saying, "Her choice is, she doesn't make excuses not to do it."

"Everybody's been shut down. The only reason why I didn't shut the justice down is because, hey, she ain't having it," Johnson told the outlet. "She has that grandfather status to me and if she wants to train, that’s the least that I can do." 


"I don't know anybody who doesn't feel better after a workout is completed and that includes the justice," he said. "No matter what, we try to get it in twice a week.”

The justice's workouts include exercises such as planks and pushups, Johnson told Law360. Johnson said Ginsburg exercises at a private gym in the Supreme Court Building but added that he is taking safety precautions to protect her from germs amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

"Well it's like this: Before I go in, I wipe down every piece of equipment that I think she is going to touch and come in contact with," he told the outlet. "Then I go back in and wash my hands."

"All I have to do is set it up and she just automatically knows exactly what I want to do. It doesn't require me to grab her, hold her, get up close and personal," he added.

Ginsburg, the oldest justice on the Supreme Court, has long been known for her commitment to working out. In 2017, her famous exercise routines were even documented in a book published by Johnson titled “The RBG Workout: How She Stays Strong ... and You Can Too!”