Best Stretches on Total Gym

“Sitting is the New Smoking”. We've all heard the phrase. The office, our couch at home, the car or bus ride to work... everything is based around sitting. Your muscles tighten and you get strains, pains and groans. Stretching is one of the easiest ways to alleviate pain from constant seated positions. Learn to stretch properly on your Total Gym with these great stretches from JayDee.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

But now that it’s late January, “walking in a winter wonderland” may not be so easy, especially if you are among the estimated 14 percent of the population that suffers with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) according to the CDC. Approximately 10 percent to 20 percent of the population may experience a milder form called the “winter blues.” So what causes SAD and how can you learn to cope with it?

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Total Gym Addicts, Terri’s Story

I’m 57 with some health issues (super high cholesterol, half a thyroid, menopause, fibromyalgia, shoulder issues, and herniated discs) and I refuse to take medication and will get healthy by using natural methods, exercise and diet. In 6 months, my cholesterol has dropped 50 points. I have not lost a lot of weight but am fitting better in my clothes and feel utterly fantastic. I look forward to getting up and getting on the gym at 5 A.M., which I NEVER thought I would say. No driving to the gym or membership fees. If I can do this, I know that others can too.

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Why Rest Days Are Important & How to Make the Most of Them

Without question it is important to take rest days to first restart the body and the mind. Taking a break from a structured workout routine allows the body time to recover properly while also giving muscles, nerves, and bones time to rebuild. I have been asked by various people in my exercise classes about recommended activities to perform during a rest day. One of the first things we discuss are light activities they may enjoy so they will want to continue with it moving forward. Here are a few fun light activity recommendations along with their benefits.

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