Total Gym® Honored as Best in Class by the Medical Wellness Association

Recognized as Top Training Equipment for Medical and Wellness Professionals in


Summary: SAN DIEGO — May, 2012 — Total Gym has been deemed “Best in Class for Medical Wellness Training Equipment,” by the Medical Wellness Association (MWA).


At the 10th annual Medical Wellness Forum during the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association’s 2012 International Convention (IHRSA), the MWA presented the first ever, Best of Medical Wellness Awards, recognizing companies that provided products and services that meet the highest medical wellness standards and guidelines.

Based on product service experience and reviews by the professional Association for the Medical Wellness Industry, Total Gym’s equipment was chosen for its medical grade quality, durability and proven wellness benefits and applications.

“Based on our reviews, the Medical Wellness Association believes and recognizes that Total Gym personal training equipment offers top medical wellness quality and performance,” says Christopher Breuleux, PhD and president of MWA. “We feel that Total Gym’s training products can work effectively in hospitals, physical medical practices, sports medicine centers and physical therapy clinics.”

Total Gym is the world’s leading manufacturer of functional and bodyweight resistance training equipment. The San Diego-based company’s Total Gym equipment is used in more than 14,000 physical therapy clinics, athletic training facilities, hospitals, universities, professional sports teams and health clubs, inspiring over 24 million workouts worldwide.

“The MWA distinction signifies Total Gym’s commitment to quality,” said Randy Bergstedt, chief operating officer of Total Gym. “We take great pride in designing, building and delivering outstanding products that have been providing medical and wellness professionals with a valuable treatment tool for more than 35 years.”

Physical therapists have utilized the Total Gym incline bodyweight trainer for more than three decades to deliver proven safe, non-compressive functional rehabilitation and reconditioning. The machine uniquely allows for over 200 multi-planar, functional exercises on one machine and is safe for users of every age and fitness level. Total Gym customers have come to rely on the incline trainer for functional rehabilitation, strength, injury prevention, sport-specific training and overall conditioning. Athletic trainers with the Chicago White Sox, Super Bowl XL & XLIII champions the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Seattle Seahawks turn to Total Gym PowerTower to get their athletes game ready.

Physical therapy practitioners have also successfully implemented Total Gym and Total Gym’s GRAVITY fitness program. Designed as a cash-based wellness service that allows post-rehab patients to continue their maintenance under supervision, the cost is typically no more than an insurance co-pay per session.

About Total Gym

Total Gym® is the world’s leading privately-held manufacturer of functional and bodyweight training equipment. Founded in 1974, the San Diego-based company’s Total Gym products are used in 14,000 physical therapy clinics, athletic training facilities, hospitals, universities, professional sports teams and health clubs, inspiring over 24 million workouts per year worldwide. Total Gym has a 15-year relationship with American Telecast Products, which launched the Total Gym bodyweight trainer into the consumer market with the longest running television infomercial in history, selling over four million units. Now with operations in 23 countries, Total Gym continues to lead the industry with innovative functional training equipment and the award-winning GRAVITYSystem® commercial fitness program. For more information, visit http://www.totalgym.com or call (800) 541-4900.

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