After my colon-cancer surgery, Marty said, ‘You must get a trainer.’ He said I looked like a survivor of Auschwitz," she told me. So, for more than a decade, Ginsburg has worked with a trainer in the Supreme Court’s small ground-level exercise room. Recently, Breyer used a machine that Ginsburg had been using; she set it at six, while he could handle only five. Kagan uses the same trainer as Ginsburg, and when the younger Justice struggles with fifteen-pound curls the trainer says, "C’mon! Justice Ginsburg can do that easily!
Jeffrey Toobin, Heavyweight, The New Yorker, Mar. 11, 2013.