Month: August 2016

Best Exercises For Rotator Cuff

Best Exercises for Rotator Cuff:   My previous shoulder-based blog post discussed how to use the Total Gym in the initial phase of shoulder rehabilitation or post rehabilitation. As shoulder girdle strength and muscular coordination improves, movements can become more complex over time. The following exercises will help you develop more coordination and strength training for the various ways the shoulder moves every day …

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Total Gym FIT BLAST Shakes For Weight Loss

Total Gym FIT BLAST Shakes For Weight Loss   “Eat your vegetables!”…. Does this sound familiar when you were a kid? Some people either hate green or others love them and want more of them!   Eating the proper amounts of greens each day not only nourishes your body with essential vitamins and minerals, but …

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Your Cold Breakfast Recipes For Hot Summer Mornings

Refreshing Cold Breakfast Recipes For Hot Summer Mornings   Are you looking for some cold breakfast items to nourish your body yet keep you cool? Sometimes it’s just too hot to cook an omelet or down a bowl of oatmeal, but you still need ample nutrition and protein for building muscle and to keep your tummy feeling full. No worries though, here are …

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Total Gym AcroYoga Fitness Challenge – Part 2

  Total Gym AcroYoga Fitness Challenge – Part 2: Return of the Monkeys   Calling all monkeys… it’s time to play around with more Acro Play fun!   If you read my previous blog on AcroYoga, you should have a better understanding of what it is, the benefits of doing it, and a basic understanding of how it’s a healing yet playful art …

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8 Best & 5 Worst Exercises for Sore Knees

Best & worst exercises for bad knees What does it mean to have bad knees? People with “bad knees” have pain; they can’t run or even stretch without feeling pain, and they often need support to feel stable, especially during physical activities. Anatomy of Injury The knee joints, which bear body weight all day long, …

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How to exercise with cancer?

  Exercise and Cancer Almost four years ago, my mother was diagnosed with cancer. She underwent surgeries and chemotherapy, only to develop another form of cancer requiring radiation and surgery. She is thankfully in remission with respect to cancer, but she battles the residual effects from surgeries, medications and radiation. Her journey, like so many …

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Total Gym AcroYoga Fitness Challenge

Total Gym AcroYoga Fitness Challenge: Part 1: Learning to Play One can learn a lot when you turn your life upside down…literally! By learning to flip, fly, roll, and balance you can experience how it’s completely possible to feel like you’re in the circus without having to leave home! Perhaps you have heard of AcroYoga …

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