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What Exactly Is Gluten and Why Should You Go Gluten-Free?

What is Gluten? Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye and barley. It is also found in Triticale, which is a hybrid of rye and barley. Other foods, like oats, may not contain gluten naturally, but can be cross-contaminated…

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Get Ready to Dance with the Total Gym and Zumba Combo!

Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines typically incorporate interval and resistance training with squats and lunges. It’s considered a cardio activity, but hopefully because you’re having fun dancing you won’t…

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How Does Stress Affect Your Body?

We often hear phrases like “I’m so stressed out!” What exactly are people talking about when they are sharing stories about stress? The simple way to understand stress is basically to recognize that anything that changes or upsets your body’s…

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Are Twice-A-Day Workouts Good or Bad

Are Twice-A-Day Workouts Good or Bad?

Are twice a day workouts good or bad?   This is always an ongoing question surrounding ambitious gym-goers and the people around them. Often times, people criticize others because they perform two or more workouts per day.   To be…

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Apple-Pear Crisps – Low-Calorie Desserts

Who else loves having dessert? I know I do! Well, you can make a delicious dessert that is similar to your favorite decadent desserts. I enjoy a cheat meal of an amazing dessert every once in a while, but still…

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Morning HIIT Workout

Wake your body up with an AM HIIT Workout!

Want a  great start to your mornings with an effective workout that revs up your metabolism, blasts fat, and energizes your day? You can get a brutal burn in minimal time with a HIIT workout.   You may have heard…

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Total Gym Partner Exercises

Finding the Perfect Workout Partner

It’s no secret that exercising with a partner can be extremely beneficial in helping you adhere to an exercise program consistently. Just like many other things in life, success becomes easier when you do them with a partner or team….

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Yoga Poses that Burn the Most Calories

Yoga Poses that Burn the Most Calories

Yoga isn’t only stretching and chilling out on a mat. It can be a great workout and can torch some major calories!   Yoga builds muscles, which helps burn fat, and increases your heart rate, which helps boost your metabolism!…

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