STEP IT UP – Total Gym STEP Workout

Ever feel like you need to step up your workout game? This can easily be accomplished by adding simple plyometric movements to your current Total Gym workouts by using the Total Gym STEP attachment. It not only gets your heart…

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Vegan and Vegetarian? What’s the difference?

What’s the difference between being vegan and vegetarian? A vegan is a person who does not consume or use any animal products. This means not consuming any type of meat, in addition to eggs, diary, and other animal-derived substances. The…

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5 Core Power Pilates Moves Using the Total Gym Cables

Pilates has become synonymous with lean, sculpted bodies. But did you know that it’s also an excellent way to produce core power to excel in performance during other activities?   Pilates may look simple from afar, but I can assure…

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Work In Before You Work Out

Mental preparation is the key to a successful workout. That’s right. Just mindfully and with intention, visualizing a workout before you begin exercising has been found to yield actual physical benefits and can even make you stronger. The fact is…

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Total Gym Addicts – Karima’s Story

I am a 47-year-old wife and mother of two beautiful children (ages 18 and 15). I was in the best shape of my life when I turned 46, working out 5-6x a week on my Total Gym combined with free…

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Active Recovery Day, Fun Activities For Your Rest Day

Sunday Funday is here! That’s right, today is my active recovery day. As much as I love working out on my Total Gym six days a week, I look forward to spending quality time outside with my daughter Emma. Emma…

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Is Breakfast Really Important?

How often have you heard that skipping breakfast is the worst mistake you can make? What about all the media reports and so-called health experts that claim that missing breakfast is a huge contributor to weight gain and obesity? Nothing…

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Best Snacks to Pack a Protein Punch

  I love getting the famous saying of where do Plant-Based eating people get their protein? Well, if someone has asked that they’ve never heard of beans!   I love snacking on roasted chickpeas for a protein punch. Not only…

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10 Super Fun and Effective Ways to Jump Rope

Have you ever viewed the concept of jump roping and wondered what the true benefits of doing so are? In my world as a fitness professional, it seems that most adults who think about jump roping consider it an activity…

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Uses and Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree also commonly known as melaleuca, is a well-known essential oil known for its health promoting benefits. It’s been used for hundreds of years for its powerful antiseptic properties and ability to treat wounds. Tea tree is mainly derived…

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