Christina Chu


Christina Chu is a certified personal trainer, a spin instructor, corporate wellness speaker, and clinical nutrition graduate student. She specializes in strength training and trains her clients out of a private studio in Downtown Crossing called NovusFit Studios. You can learn more about her on her Instagram, @christinaychu.
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Here’s Everything You Need to Know Before Your First Spin Class

Because you never want to be that person.

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Six Plank Variations to Strengthen Your Core

Because you can only hold a traditional plank for so long before becoming bored.


Grab Your Gym Buddy (or Your Swolemate) and Do This Partner Workout

Roses are red, violets are blue, deadlifts are cheaper than dinner for two.

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Work Your Way Towards Strong, Lean Legs

With these four lower body moves.

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How to Work Your Way Up to the Barbell Deadlift

Without throwing out your back.


Master These Five Moves in the Gym Before Hitting the Slopes

To make the most of your time on the mountain.

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Four Moves for a Killer At-Home Workout

Because sometimes you just don’t want to leave the house.


Five TRX Moves You Should Totally Be Doing

Those black and yellow straps hanging from the ceiling aren’t just for decoration.

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Video: How to Execute the Barbell Bench Press

Grab your spotter and hit the weights.

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Video: A Thanksgiving Day Workout You Can Do With Your Family

Pumpkin pie will taste that much sweeter afterwards.

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Video: Beginner’s Guide to a Barbell Back Squat

Christina Chu offers these three easy steps.

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Video: A Kettlebell Workout

Three circuits, two kettlebells, and one really good workout.

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Video: A Total Body Cable Machine Workout

Barely any set-up is required.