Workout Videos

Football Conditioning: Strength, Power, Endurance – Part 2 Power – Gym Fitness Article

Football Conditioning: Strength, Power, Endurance – Part 2 Power To play, compete, and succeed in high impact sports like football, you have to condition your body in all aspects of fitness, including strength, power, and endurance. This workout focuses on power training (Part 2). If you happened to miss the previous strength workout, you can check it out here: PART 1: STRENGTH PART 2: POWER TRAINING An athlete’s ability to be powerful is related to work (force x distance) and…

Read More

Football Conditioning: Strength, Power, Endurance – Part 1 Strength – Gym Fitness Article

Football Conditioning: Strength, Power, Endurance – Part 1 Strength Football season is in full effect and the time is now to improve your performance! We are going to focus on three major facets of training that will be key to boosting your game on the field. This three-part series covers 1) strength, 2) power, and 3) endurance using the total gym to prepare you for the season. PART 1: STRENGTH TRAINING Strength training is important for athletes of all sports.…

Read More

Perfect Your Posture with Total Gym – Gym Fitness Article

Perfect Your Posture with Total Gym When you walk through life standing with good, effortless posture it positively affects your physical and mental health. To others, you appear taller, more confident, and younger. Mentally, you feel higher self-esteem, more assured and maybe even happier. Physically, your body loves it! You breathe fuller with less effort so you’ll feel less tired. Think of all the money you’ll save on Starbucks and Botox alone! Slumping and poor posture, in general, strains your…

Read More

Exercise Moves that can Help Lower your Blood Pressure – Part 3 – Gym Fitness Article

Exercise Moves that can Help Lower your Blood Pressure – Part 3 Living an active lifestyle not only helps manage your weight, but it also strengthens your heart, lowers stress levels, and helps control high blood pressure. Get your health on track by taking control of your lifestyle habits to prevent and minimize serious heart problems from occurring. In the previous two blogs I discussed the signs, symptoms, and effects of developing high blood pressure which could in turn develop…

Read More

How to Perform the Perfect Plank – Gym Fitness Article

How to Perform the Perfect Plank What single exercise is simple, delivers great results, and is a baseline exercise for many other movements? Drum roll please…Planks! It’s the perfect “go to” exercise to do when you need something simple and effective, don’t know what to workout, and something you can train everyday. Holding a perfect plank requires muscular coordination to suspend your body and hover parallel to the ground. Holding this horizontal position requires your body to work against gravity…

Read More

Recovery Exercises for Baseball Players & Competitive Athletes – Fitness Article

Baseball has come to its seasons end and the playoff teams are in ‘full swing’. Off-season is also a downtime for other teams to recoup, regroup, and recover from a grueling season. This not only holds true for professional athletes, but also for the weekend warriors and those who like to compete. STAY ON TOP OF YOUR GAME So how do you get through a baseball season feeling on top of your game, throwing hard, and injury free? The short…

Read More

5-Minute Lower Body Workout – Total Gym Pulse – Gym Fitness Article

Hey Total Gym Team! It’s Master Trainer JayDee here with a follow up to my last blog “5-minute Upper Body Workout”. If you missed that one, check it out here. If you combine these two workouts on a consistent basis, you’ll be doing a wealth of good for your entire body in a minimal amount of time. Time is life’s currency so let’s get our workouts done in an efficient yet effective manner. That’s the beauty of working out on…

Read More

Spice Up Your Routine – Total Gym Pulse – Gym Fitness Article

Movement should be FUN. Remember being a kid, all the things you loved like jumping and climbing? Movement as an adult can be just as fun when we change our perspective. The word “exercise” can seem stressful and overwhelming, we put too many rules and restrictions around it. Movement can be so many activities, and still be healthy and fun. You may enjoy walking or riding bikes with your children and that can bring you inner and outer health. We…

Read More