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What is a whole food, plant based diet?

A whole food plant based diet has been growing in popularity these days. You may have heard about this diet on a morning TV show, on social media, or even on the radio. What is a plant based diet you…

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Beef Up Those Chicken Legs!

Men, beef up those chicken legs on the Total Gym!

Hey Total Gym men – it’s Master Trainer JayDee here with some great info and exercises about building up those legs.   I’ll admit it, I’ve never looked forward to “leg day”. I do cardio almost every day, so I…

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Health Benefits of Kombucha Tea

Kombucha tea is a sour tasting drink made from black tea, sugar, bacteria and yeast.  Although it has been around for centuries in various different cultures, it has recently been embraced by the health and wellness industry and spiked in…

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The Total Gym SMaRT Workout Program

Slow and steady wins the race… That’s usually how Dr. Ben Bocchicchio feels anyway. This core philosophy is explored in his newest book, 15 Minutes To Fitness which outlines his SMaRT training and diet plan!   Pioneered by Dr. Ben,…

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Martial Arts Strengthening on the Total Gym

Martial Arts Strengthening on the Total Gym

Mixed Martial Arts is one of the most popular sports out there today. With plenty of TV time, pay-per-view success, major partnerships and sponsorships in place, the MMA “fad” isn’t going away and it’s developed quite a following. Due to…

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Common Causes of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is usually caused by different bacteria found in food, water, and crops. There are many different bacteria unfortunately, that can be lurking in something that you bring home or eat at a restaurant. Let’s take a look at…

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Finding Time for Your Health and Fitness

Every fitness trainer has heard the famous, “I have no time to work out.” Maybe even from you. If so, let’s delete that self-deception from your mindset and replace it with a more honest, “It’s not my priority, at least…

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Rethink Your Drink – Hidden Calories You Can Do Without

  It’s only appropriate that on St. Patrick’s Day, there is no better time for a few gentle reminders concerning the detrimental effects of drinking too much alcohol. We tend to forget that these liquids can have such an impact…

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