August 2017

August 26, 2017 / News & Announcements

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General Announcements


Thank You! Member Appreciation Day

We want to show you (our members) how much we appreciate you! Bring up to two friends for free on this day AND we’ll be serving fresh seasonal fruit, coffee, water AND all current members who work out on this day will also get two free visitor passes and a reusable grocery bag.

Friday @ 5am – 9pm, Aug 25th

All Total Fitness Clubs
Cost: FREE

Total Fitness School Supply Drive

Total Fitness is teaming up with the United Way for a school supplies drive. We will be collecting pencils, pens, notebooks etc. for children in need. There will be a box to put your donations in the gym foyer, or it can be handed to the front desk. See our flyer in the gym for a more detailed list of supplies.

Drive: Aug 1st – Aug 31st

Location: All Total Fitness Clubs

P-Knot Seminar

In today’s world, a pill, surgery, or simply to rest the problem are the majority of modalities prescribed to patients for their symptoms. P-Knot wants people to learn how to use the power of Self Myofascial Release (SMR) to resolve an infinite amount of issues at the early stages of development, so modern medicine can be the last option. Join us for more information and discover what SMR can do for you.

Tuesday @ 5:30pm, Aug 1st

Location: Dartmouth Total Fitness

5th Annual Free Boot Camp at Independence Park with Adriana FernsBristol Total Fitness and Bristol Parks and Recreation are teaming up to create a healthier community. Join Adriana for this free boot camp, open to the public. Bring your friends and family! Enjoy the fresh outdoors and downtown Bristol!

Saturday @ 7am – 8am, Jun 3rd – Sep 2nd

Location: Independence Park, Bristol

Total Fitness Wellness Center Space Available

Are you looking expand your business or start a new practice? Our Total Fitness Wellness Center in Dartmouth, MA has up to 5000 square feet available along with two finished offices. Will build to suit, heat and electric included along with access to the gym with a private entrance. Your business will have access to a thriving health club with fitness minded clientele.

For more information email us at or call 508-995-5600.

360 Faunce Corner Rd.
Dartmouth, Ma.

Join Online Today and Save!  join online

Now instead of coming into our clubs to purchase memberships, people will have the opportunity to purchase memberships at their convenience from their computer, smart phones, etc. Feel free to share the link with friends and family.

August Online Offer: $0 Join Fee!




Pilates Studio @ Bristol Total Fitness 

Work your body, mind and lift your spirit in our Pilates Studio located in Bristol Total Fitness. Check out the studio’s Summer Class Schedule for Pilates Reformer Classes. Contact us for your complimentary 30 minute Pilate’s equipment introduction.

685 Metacom Ave
Bristol, RI

Fit Happens with Dave Parker

If you are someone that likes variety, then this is the group training for you! Join Dave for this H.I.I.T. (High Intensity Interval Training) workout that will include a variety of equipment. The combination of circuit style training with metabolic conditioning will maximize your results to bring you to the next level of fitness. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Thursday @ 8:30am – 9:30am, Aug 3rd – Sep 21st
Tuesday @ 8:30am – 9:30am, Aug 8th – Sep 26th

Cost: $130
Location: Bristol Total Fitness

Mix It Up with Dawn Casella

Break out of the monotony of the circuit by using TRX, cable weights, free weights, gliders and bands. Dawn will motivate, keep you focused and accountable. The support and camaraderie from participants will keep you on track toward your fitness goals. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Thursday @ 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Aug 3rd – Sep 7th

Cost: $99
Location: Bristol Total Fitness

City Obstacle Training with Adriana Ferns

Ready to tackle a new and exciting goal this year? This is it! This outdoor 8-week group training will prepare you for the September 2017 City Challenge 5k Urban Obstacle Race. Adriana will simulate obstacle course challenges to test your speed and endurance. The workouts will include: running, jumping, balancing and more along with nutritional guidance. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Monday @ 6am – 7am, Aug 7th – Sep 25th

Cost: $130
Location: New Bristol Total Fitness Personal Training Room

Sugar Shake Up with Adriana Ferns

Need a check-in or to be held accountable? This 4-week program is for previous Sugar Shakedown participants who want to stay on track. Adriana will help you achieve your goals on how to maintain a healthy sugar free lifestyle. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Wednesday @ 4pm – 5pm, Aug 16th – Sep 6th
Thursday @ 4:30pm – 5:30pm, Aug 17th – Sep 7th

Cost: $70
Location: Bristol Total Fitness

Fever Fit with Julie Fostin

Catch the fever! Make progress and mix up your routine with circuit strength training, cardio intervals and more. Join Julie for 8 weeks of fun with routines that will keep you accountable and challenged. Including, weekly emails, recipes, along with exercise and nutritional accountability! (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Wednesday @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Aug 30th – Oct 18th
Saturday @ 9am – 10am, Sep 2nd – Oct 21st

Cost: $130 (Optional $20 Drop In)
Location: Dartmouth Total Fitness

Fit Body Boot Camp with Stacia Abdow

This 6-week program will offer you a challenging total body workout designed to burn maximum fat and calories. Your training will include various types of equipment along with nutritional guidance, weekly recipes and fit tips. Stacia will help you achieve your fitness goals and build your confidence. All fitness levels welcome. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Thursday @ 5pm – 6pm, Aug 31st – Oct 5th

Cost: $99
Location: Dartmouth Total Fitness

Total Fitness for Women with Stacia Abdow

Total Fitness for Women is an 8-week group-training program under the supervision of our certified personal trainer, Stacia Abdow. The program is for women of all fitness levels who have a desire to be the best they can possibly be. Learn how to make your workouts more effective with workouts tailored to your needs and goals. Accountability and support from your trainer and group will help you reach your goals. Stacia will provide each participant with written workouts to follow outside training times, nutrition guidance for pre and post workout meals, and measurements to keep your progress on track. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Friday @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Sep 1st – Oct 20th

Cost: $130
Location: Dartmouth Total Fitness

N-Spire Fit with Julie Fostin

Are you in need of some fitness N-Spiration? Join Julie for this 6-week group training that will motivate you to achieve your health and wellness goals. She will challenge you with interval workouts with a variety of equipment to improve your strength and cardiovascular fitness. Enjoy working out with fellow participants to push you to the next level of fitness. Program will include a: fitness assessment, weigh-in at the beginning and end of program along with a weekly email with fit tips and recipes. Julie will N-Spire you to believe fitness is fun! All levels of fitness welcome. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Tuesday @ 9:15am – 10:15am, Sep 5th – Oct 10th

Cost: $99
Location: Dartmouth Total Fitness

Rock Your Resolution with Stacia Abdow

Stacia’s weight-loss challenge is an 8-week program to keep participants accountable to their New Year’s Resolutions. The workout will be designed to be high intensity interval training. Including weekly weigh-ins to keep you focused toward your goals. Let’s keep those heart rates up and burn some major calories! (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Saturday @ 11am – 12pm, Sep 9th – Oct 28th

Cost: $130
Location: Dartmouth Total Fitness

Total Body Fitness with James Simmons

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone! Join James for this 8-week program that will help you achieve your goals by using the latest and most effective training methods. Efficient workouts that will build muscle, endurance and flexibility while burning fat. Participants will learn how to properly perform exercises to improve overall fitness. Weekly fitness and nutrition tips will also be provided. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Tuesday @ 9am – 10am, Sep 19th – Nov 7th

Cost: $130
Location: Dartmouth Total Fitness

X-Training Plus with James SimmonsThis 8-week program is built around the strength and cardiovascular conditioning aspect to building muscle, gaining strength and burning fat. A co-ed program for anyone looking to improve his or her overall fitness and to be pushed out of their comfort zone. Workouts will include many different types of equipment like kettle bells, plyometric boxes, sandbags, rowers, battle ropes and much more. Weekly fitness and nutrition tips will be provided. Let James help you achieve your goals using the latest and most effective methods. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Monday @ 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Sep 25th – Nov 13th

Cost: $130
Location: Dartmouth Total Fitness

Body Revolution Metabolism Kickstart with Tammy Kappes

Join Tammy for this 8-week group training that will blast fat and bring your body to the next level of optimal endurance. The program will include total body group training session(s) along with diet consulting for your pre-summer body transformation. Summer is only a few weeks away let Tammy help you achieve the beach body you’ve always wanted. All fitness levels welcome. (min. 3 max. 8 participants)

Thursday @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Aug 3rd – Sep 21st

Cost: $199
Location: Seekonk Total Fitness

Woman of Steel with Walter Medeiros

Join this 8-week progressive strength-training program for women focusing on all aspects of fitness including: cardiovascular & muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, and body composition. Participants will enjoy the camaraderie of working with a group in a fun and encouraging atmosphere to achieve results. Workouts will consist of weight, balance and flexibility training with cardio intervals to focus on core strength. All fitness levels welcome. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Friday @ 9:30am – 10:30am, Aug 11th – Sep 29th
Monday @ 9am – 10am, Aug 14th – Oct 2nd
Monday @ 10am -11am, Aug 14th – Oct 2nd
Wednesday @ 9am -10am, Aug 16th – Oct 4th
Monday @ 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Aug 21st – Oct 9th
Wednesday @ 6pm – 7pm, Aug 23rd – Oct 11th
Thursday @ 9am – 10am, Sep 14th – Nov 2nd
Friday @ 10:30am – 11:30am, Sep 15th – Nov 3rd
Saturday @ 7am – 8am, Sep 16th – Nov 4th

Cost: $130 (Optional $20 Drop In)
Location: Seekonk Total Fitness

Weight Loss Clinic with Walter Medeiros

Participants will undertake a 10-week long program that will combine personalized dietary guidelines for each individual along with a weekly group training session which will help build camaraderie amongst participants which will help you overcome many obstacles. Also included, weekly weigh-ins followed by a “group therapy” session to ultimately lose as much weight safely as well as to allow for the greatest amount of success to keep the weight off.

Classes are based on fitness level, participants must contact Walter prior to the program at Space is limited, participants must sign up 1 week in advance and pay for 1/2 of the program to reserve a spot. (Friday – min. 3 max. 6 participants) (Saturday – min. 3 max. 8 participants)

Friday @ 6:30am – 7:30am, Aug 18th – Oct 20th
Saturday @ 6am – 7am, Aug 19th – Oct 21st
Saturday @ 9am – 10am, Sep 2nd – Nov 4th

Cost: $175
Location: Seekonk Total Fitness

Men of Iron with Walter Medeiros

This 8-week results driven strength training program for men focuses on total body fitness. Walter uses the science of muscle confusion to get you in the best shape of your life by constantly challenging your body with new moves each week. Achieve fitness gains along with nutritional guidance to reach your health and wellness goals. Participants will enjoy the camaraderie of working in group atmosphere and gain overall confidence. All fitness levels welcome. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Monday @ 5:30am – 6:30am, Aug 21st – Oct 9th

Cost: $130
Location: Seekonk Total Fitness

Sexy In 2017 with Lizzie Newton

Join Lizzie for this 8-week group training that will improve your strength and confidence. A total body workout that will build lean muscle and burn fat along with learning proper form and technique to bring your fitness to the next level. Weekly weigh-ins and workouts provided to keep you on track. All fitness levels welcome. (min. 3 max. 4 participants)

Saturday @ 7am – 8am, Sep 2nd – Oct 21st
Saturday @ 8am – 9am, Sep 2nd – Oct 21st
Tuesday @ 7pm – 8pm, Sep 5th – Oct 24th
Thursday @ 4pm – 5pm, Sep 14th – Nov 2nd

Cost: $130
Location: Swansea Total Fitness

Specialty Classes


  • Leslie’s Colt State Park Boot Camp Sun. 8/6 @ 8:30 AM
  • Sue G’s Ball Fusion Thurs. 8/10 @ 8:30 AM
  • Andrea’s BOSU Circuit Thurs. 8/17 @ 8:30 AM
  • Sue G’s Cardio Core Mash Up Thurs. 8/24 @ 8:30 AM
  • Lizzie’s Back to School Spin Sun. 8/27 @ 8 AM (75min)


  • Donna’s Total Body Strength Tues. 8/8 & 8/29 @ 8:30 AM
  • Jean’s Step & Sculpt Wed. 8/9 @ 8:30 AM
  • Lizzie’s HIIT Spin Fri. 8/11 @ 4:30 PM
  • Nancy’s Balls, Bars & Bands Tues. 8/15 @ 8:30 AM


  • Nicole’s Vinyasa Yoga Sun. 8/6 & 8/20 @ 10 AM
  • Tammy’s Beam Fit Fri. 8/11 @ 10 AM
  • Lizzie’s Throwback Spin Wed. 8/16 @ 5:30 PM (75min)
  • Tammy’s Rock Party Spin Tues. 8/22 @ 6 PM (90min)


  • Julia & Rob’s Vicious Spin Wed. 8/2 @ 5:30 PM
  • Wendy’s Senior-level Chair Yoga Fri. 8/4 @ 11 AM (45min)
  • Donna’s Barre Above Sat 8/5 & 8/19 @ 10 AM
  • Julia & Donna’s Samurai / Spartan Spin Wed. 8/9 @ 5:30 PM
  • Carrie’s Run / Walk in the Park Fri. 8/11 & Wed. 8/23 @ 5:30 AM
  • Dawn’s ZUMBA Thurs. 8/24 @ 5:30 PM

Members that Inspire Us

Matt Wilson joined Bristol Total Fitness in November of 2016 and comes to workout six days a week. “BTF is a great facility that is always expanding and improving; it’s a facility where you are naturally comfortable.” Matt is training to become a police officer, and his motivation to never let his physical fitness hold him back from his dream. He has lost a total of 62 pounds, and continues to eat very healthy and improve his weight training abilities. Matt’s health/fitness tip is “Stay focused and committed. Once you discover results, you will want to keep pushing for more greatness. It comes with time, just never give up.” Congratulations Matt!
Brian Ferreira joined Swansea Total Fitness in December 2016. He has been working with Personal Trainer Jim Nolan four times a week and the work has definitely paid off. Brian is now deadlifting 375 and headed towards 405 pounds. His advice is to set small, attainable goals you can reach along the way of your journey. Brian’s favorite quote is “when you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful”. Brian would like to thank all of the staff of Swansea Total Fitness, but especially Jim. Brian says, “None of my success would be possible without him”. Keep up the hard work Brian! You are doing an amazing job!
Karen Santos joined Seekonk Total Fitness in May 2017. She has always struggled to stay with-in healthy weight. Now with Karen being in her 40’s, she has a teenage son who enjoys playing sports. Being pro-active in her son’s life she put him ahead of herself. So Karen’s ability to exercise and eat properly were dwindling until she joined Tammy’s Body Revolution group training. Working with Tammy, she has learned many fitness and nutrition tips and tricks. All the changes Karen has made, helps encourage her to continue to beat her personal goals to build a stronger, leaner, healthier body. So far she has lost 16lbs and going strong! Congratulations!
David Gay joined Dartmouth Total Fitness in November of 2014. He trains with Master Personal Trainer, Jodi Garie. He joined DTF with specific goals in mind: Lose some weight, increase stamina, and improve the discomfort in his feet and back. At almost 72 years young, David made the commitment to fitness and he has lost and kept off 10 lbs.! “My overall health appears to be substantially better and my quality of life has improved!” His enthusiasm is great and his commitment to his trainer Jodi is amazing – “It’s a pleasure to go to my workouts even though I drive 33 miles to get there!” Now THAT’S dedication! Congratulations David!