WATCH: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Personal Trainer Bryant Johnson Does Pushups In Front Of Her Casket – CBS Pittsburgh

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WASHINGTON (AP/KDKA) — The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in state Friday at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman in American history to do so, in commemoration of her extraordinary life.

Toward the end of the line of mourners, one dropped to the ground and did three quick pushups. It was Bryant Johnson, the justice’s beloved trainer of her popular workouts.

Bryant Johnson, Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s personal trainer, does push-ups as Justice Ginsburg lies in state in the U.S. Capitol.

— CSPAN (@cspan) September 25, 2020

Johnson’s website said he went to California University of Pennsylvania for sports management, wellness and fitness.

Johnson said Ruth Bader Ginsburg often called him “the most important person in her life.” She credited her energy to her twice-weekly workouts with Johnson.

Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, will be buried next week in Arlington National Cemetery beside her husband, Martin, who died in 2010.

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