Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's Workout Looks Like a Back Injury Waiting To Happen

Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's Workout Looks Like a Back Injury Waiting To Happen

It seems Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has proceeded beyond her typical realm of supporting baseless conspiracy group, QAnon and touting Antisemitic conspiracies about Jewish space lasers, breaking her back to stay relevant – literally. Fresh off of a tirade dubbing a potential vaccine passport program “Biden’s mark of the beast,” citing '70s conspiracies and other nonsense, Greene took to Twitter on Thursday to share a video approximately no one asked for – her highly-alarming workout routine. 

Calling the regimen her “Covid protection” Greene not only reiterated why she, as a known conspiracy theorist without any documented medical training, should not only be a trusted source of public health information, but also should never moonlight as a personal trainer. Attempting to complete what appears to be “a variation of the clean-and-press in a superset with butterfly pull-ups,” according to Slate, Greene's form, especially while executing the latter move, is visually alarming, taking a concerningly floppy approach to the already swingy pull-up variation, which is common in CrossFit.

Upon seeing her technically unfortunate moves, Twitter, as it naturally does in these situations, had an absolute field day, aptly comparing her form to that of an aquatic animal… 

… already coming up with her re-election campaign slogan …

… cracking jokes about two alleged affairs Greene reportedly had with men she met at the gym … 

… and even unearthing an extended cut of the video. 

Although Greene later issued a clarification in response to the backlash …

… this is far from the first time the lawmaker's exercise routine has sparked controversy. When BuzzFeed News asked CrossFit about the lawmaker, who has openly spoken about her apparent passion for their workouts and reflected fondly on her time as an affiliate gym owner, the company issued a glaring statement, condemning her actions. “CrossFit supports respectful fact-based political dialogue to address our common challenges, and we strongly oppose the loathsome and dangerous lies attributed to Ms. Greene,” spokesperson Andrew Weinstein told the outlet. 

In light of Greene's recent cringe-worthy form, others associated with CrossFit have doubled down on these sentiments, taking to social media to speak out against her butterfly pull-up video and its misleading caption. “As a CrossFit affiliate owner for nearly a decade, please stop embarrassing those of us who know science & fitness go hand in hand,” quipped Twitter user Michael Muscato, linking the company's Covid-19 guidelines. 

So folks, when in doubt on topics relating to health and wellness, please, for the sake of your back, stick to the pros – and stay as far away from Rep. Greene as possible. 

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