Month: July 2015

JayDee Cutting’s Total Gym Hip Replacement Success Story

Using Total Gym Before, During, and After Hip-Replacement Surgery Hi Total Gym Team, I would like you all to benefit from my recent experience working to regain my quality of life. On June 15th of this year, at age 49, I had a full, left hip replacement. A recent article on WebMD revealed that the …

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Physical Therapy Corner: Using Your Total Gym For Shoulder Rehab

Healing a Rotator Cuff or Shoulder Injury with Total Gym Exercises Depending on the extent of the tear to one or more of the tendons in your shoulder, surgery may be required. Rehabbing your shoulder typically takes multiple steps before recovery is complete. The initial phase is centered on protecting the shoulder joint and rotator …

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12 Core Crushing, Leg Slaying Pilates Moves on the Total Gym

Using the Total Gym Toe Bar Attachment To Do Pilates At Home Joseph Pilates – a gymnast, circus performer, martial artist and boxer – originally created an exercise regimen to help rehabilitate World War I soldiers. Not long after the war, he moved to New York and evolved his exercises and his “reformer machine” for …

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6 Tips To Avoid Post-Flight Sickness

Stay Healthy While Flying Airplanes are notoriously filthy, and they’re cleaned far less frequently than you might think. Certainly, deep cleaning isn’t done during the short period of de-boarding and re-boarding at most airline gates. In addition, there are several other travelers that have been in the seat before you. Germs such as bacteria and …

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The Link Is What You Think: Is Your Mindset Altering Your Workout Results?

How Your Mindset Is Altering Your Workout Results Have you ever stopped to think about how your frame of mind is impacting your workout? Answer these questions about yourself: Are you at the end of your race or at the beginning? Have you lost all of the weight you can or do you think you …

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The Difference Between Compound and Isolation Exercises

Compound vs. Isolation Exercises In the 90’s I trained to compete in body building competitions. In those days, we trained mostly with isolated exercises. The textbook definition of an isolated exercise is any exercise in which only one major muscle group is trained. Examples of these can include bicep curls, tricep extensions, leg extensions, leg …

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Maria Sollon’s Favorite Quick Total Gym Moves To Add To Your Routine

5 Fast, Fierce, and Fabulous Total Gym Moves Every trainer has their own set of favorite exercises that they feel are the best to do with certain pieces of equipment. Having a variety of different exercises to experiment with and add to your fitness repertoire can always make any routine different as well as add a …

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Incredible Upper Body Workout

Incredible Upper Body Workout Fitness trainer John Peel joins us once again today on Total Gym Pulse to bring us his incredible upper body burnout workout using The Total Gym. This workout consisting of four different exercises working four different body parts with thirty seconds for each movement.   The first exercise John demonstrates in …

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