February 2018

February 26, 2018 / News & Announcements

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“NEW RATE” 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, smartphones, etc. Feel free to share the link with friends and family. Click here to learn about exciting changes to facilities and lower pricing.

New Rate Online Offer: $29 Join Fee $29 a Month $29 Annual Fee 
(Current members please see the front desk to enroll for this lower rate.)

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 get a gift card for a free small shake AND two free visitor passes (all to be used after 2/12).

Monday @ 5am – 10pm, Feb 12th

All Total Fitness Clubs
Cost: FREE

Women’s Self Defense Seminar with Keith Allan

This two-hour seminar will educate you about the anatomy of a street attack, understanding not only the situation but the emotional roller coaster. Keith will teach and give you the confidence on how to keep yourself safe and free from harm. The goal is for you to never be a defenseless victim.

100% of the proceeds go to the Sojourner House Organization Committed to Ending Domestic Violence. Click Here to learn more about their mission.

Time: Saturday @ 10:30am – 12:30pm, Feb 24th

Cost: $20
Location: Seekonk TotalFitness

Pedal To End Cancer

Pedal to End Cancer, formerly Spin for Hope, is a three-hour SPINNING event taking place simultaneously at participating health clubs around New England. 100% of the contributions go directly to the American Cancer Society!

This is really just a giant Spin Party for a great cause! With over 80 participants last year, Total Fitness raised almost $60,000 for the ACS through this event!

Click Here to register online and select our club “Total Fitness: Bristol, Swansea, Seekonk, Dartmouth”.

Open to all members and the public!

Registration Fee: $25
Time: Sunday, Mar 4th @ 9am – 12pm
Event Instructors: Leslie, Peggy, Adriana, Julie, Lizzie & Tim
Location: Bristol Total Fitness

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 three finished offices with a private entrance, ideal for professional services such as massage or a doctors 2nd office location. The offices are available as separate units or as 1 unit. Heat and electric included along with access to a thriving health club with fitness-minded clientele. We also have 2,000 sq/ft available and will build to suit.

For more information email us at info@totalfitnessclubs.com or call 508-995-5600.

360 Faunce Corner Rd.
Dartmouth, Ma.




Pilates Studio @ Bristol Total Fitness 

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

685 Metacom Ave
Bristol, RI

Food Prep Like A Trainer with Adriana Ferns

This session will help you understand the steps of the meal prep process. Learn how to shop, prepare and store food for the week to achieve your nutrition goals. Adriana will help you get organized to prevent diet slip-ups. Stop struggling with fad diets and eat fresh!

Saturday @ 11:15am – 12:30pm, Feb 3rd
Saturday @ 11am – 12:15am, Feb 17th

Cost: $30
Location: Bristol Total Fitness

Winter Dash Training with Adriana Ferns

Whether you want to run obstacle course races or just have a body that looks like you do, this training is for you! During this 6-week group training, Adriana will train you to move your body through the outdoor terrain. Run, leap, push, pull and crawl your way through obstacles, as you prepare for the BoldrDash 5k on March 18th (optional). Meal plans will be provided if needed and bi-weekly weigh-ins will be provided upon request. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

*Anyone participating in the Winter Dash on March 18th gets a discount when they register for the race.

Monday @ 6am – 7am, Feb 5th – Mar 12th

Cost: $99
Location: Bristol Total Fitness

Winter Meltdown with Dawn Casella

Join Dawn to learn everything you need to know about clean-eating fundamentals in this one-of-a-kind, clean eating discussion-based class that focuses on meal planning, healthy recipes, and a shopping list to get you started. Are you frustrated with starting over whenever losing weight? Sick and tired of trying to stay motivated? Do you feel like you’ll never be as fit as you want to be? With group-support begin your journey to optimal health and happiness. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Monday @ 7:30pm – 8:30pm, Feb 5th – Mar 5th (Skipping President’s Day 2/19)

Cost: $70
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, Feb 22nd – Mar 29th

Cost: $99
Location: Bristol Total Fitness

Winter Survival with Dawn Casella

Get back on track this winter with this 6-week group training for all fitness levels. Workouts are designed to improve your overall health and well-being in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Training sessions incorporate weights, TRX, bands and mat work that can be modified if needed. Participants are assisted in reaching their personal goals in a supportive team atmosphere. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Monday @ 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Feb 26th – Apr 2nd

Cost: $99
Location: Bristol 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, Feb 16th – Apr 6th

Cost: $130
Location: Dartmouth 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)

Saturday @ 9am – 10am, Feb 17th – Apr 7th
Wednesday @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Feb 21st – Apr 11th
Saturday @ 9am – 10am, 9am – 10am, Apr 14th – Jun 2nd
Wednesday @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Apr 18th – Jun 6th

Cost: $130 (Optional $20 Drop-In)
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 on your goals. Let’s keep those heart rates up and burn some major calories! (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Saturday @ 11am – 12pm, Feb 24th – Apr 14th

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. The program will include a: fitness assessment, weigh-in at the beginning and end of the 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 @ 9am – 10am, Mar 6th – Apr 10th

Cost: $99
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, Mar 15th – Apr 19th

Cost: $99
Location: Dartmouth 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)

Classes are based on fitness level, participants must contact Walter prior to the program at waltermedeiros@totalfitnessclubs.com. Group Training can be prorated so you can jump in at any time where this is availability.

Still not sure if this workshop is for you? Contact Walter at the email above for a one-day free trial.

Monday @ 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Feb 5th – Mar 26th
Wednesday @ 9:30am -10:30am, Feb 7th – Mar 28th
Monday @ 9am – 10am, Feb 12th – Apr 2nd
Monday @ 10am – 11am, Feb 12th – Apr 2nd
Wednesday @ 6pm – 7pm, Feb 14th – Apr 4th
Friday @ 10:30am – 11:30am, Mar 2nd – Apr 20th
Thursday @ 9am – 10am, Mar 8th – Apr 26th
Saturday @ 7am – 8am, Mar 10th – Apr 28th
Saturday @ 10am – 11am, Mar 10th – Apr 28th
Friday @ 9:30am – 10:30am, Mar 23rd – May 11th

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

Advanced Box-Fit with Keith Allen & David Roderick

This 8-week group training is designed to improve the participants boxing movements with advanced technique and confidence. Each workout is designed to train muscles, improve cardiovascular fitness and burn fat. Enjoy being part of a group of like-minded participants devoted to improving overall body conditioning, increase hand-eye coordination, decrease stress, improve body composition. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Tuesday @ 8:30am – 9:30am, Feb 13th – Apr 3rd
Saturday @ 9am – 10am, Feb 17th – Apr 7th
Thursday @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Feb 22nd – Apr 12th

Cost: $130 1x per week, $245 2x per week, $360 3x per week
Location: Seekonk Total Fitness

Body Revival – Sugar Crush with Tammy Kappes

Join Tammy for this 6-week group training that will focus on functional and traditional training for you to reach optimal health and wellness. This total body results-driven program will build strength, cardiovascular endurance. Tammy will give you the tools to reach your goals while having a safe and effective workout. A meal plan will be given (extra charge) for participants who would like nutritional guidance. All levels of fitness welcome. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Thursday @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Feb 15th – Mar 22nd
Thursday @ 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Feb 15th – Mar 22nd
Thursday @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Mar 29th – May 3rd
Thursday @ 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Mar 29th – May 3rd

Cost: $99 ($30 extra for Breaking Up with Sugar meal plan)
Location: Seekonk Total Fitness

Core-FIT with David Roderick

This 6-week group training is designed to teach participants to perform ground-based movements that strengthen the core, improve overall muscle/cardio function and capacity. The program emphasizes core stability, balance, mobility, strength, and conditioning that can translate to the casual and serious athlete. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Monday @ 5:45am – 6:45am, Feb 19th – Mar 26th

Cost: $99
Location: Seekonk Total Fitness

Train-FIT with Laurie Roderick

Do you want to burn maximum fat and tone your body? Laurie’s group training is for you, in 6-weeks you will improve your cardiovascular fitness along with strength, and endurance. Fun high energy total body conditioning workouts for participants that want to focus on their physical health and performance. Fitness and nutritional guidance are included. All levels of fitness welcome. (min. 3 max. 8 participants)

Tuesday @ 6pm – 7pm, Feb 20th – Mar 27th
Thursday @ 5:45am – 6:45am, Feb 22nd – Mar 29th

Cost: $99
Location: Seekonk Total Fitness

Women’s Self Defense Clinic with Keith Allan

Join Keith for this 6-week self-defense training that has been taught all over the world. With over 30 years of experience, he will educate you about the anatomy of a street attack, understanding not only the situation but the emotional roller coaster. Keith will teach and give you the confidence on how to keep yourself safe and free from harm. The goal is for you to never be a defenseless victim. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Saturday @ 10:30am – 11:30am, Mar 3rd – Apr 7th

Cost: $99
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 a group atmosphere and gain overall confidence. All fitness levels welcome. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Monday @ 5:30am – 6:30am, Mar 5th – Apr 23rd

Cost: $130
Location: Seekonk Total Fitness

Intro to Box-Fit with Keith Allen & David Roderick

This 8-week group training teaches you the fundamentals of a boxer’s workout. Total body conditioning that will improve strength, increase hand-eye coordination, decrease stress, and improve body composition along with core stability and balance. Enjoy heart-pumping exercises in a fun and motivating environment. All levels welcome. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Tuesday @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Mar 20th – May 8th

Cost: $130
Location: Seekonk Total Fitness

Super Seniors with Tony Quintanilha

This is a 6-week workshop geared towards seniors who are striving to increase mobility and regain strength. Whether you are a beginner or have exercised in the past, Tony will guide you through a weekly full body workout to achieve your goals. The combination of weight training, stretching, and mobility work will have you feeling great! (min. 3 max. 4 participants)

Friday @ 10am – 11am, Mar 2nd – Apr 6th

Cost: $99
Location: Swansea Total Fitness

Beach Bum with Tony Quintanilha

Time to get your butt in gear! This 6-week group training will get you ready for this year’s beach season by tightening and toning you’re lower body. Workout focus will be on sculpting your glutes, hamstrings, and quadriceps. Join Tony’s team of like-minded fitness enthusiasts to gain increased confidence to stroll the beach this summer. (min. 3 max. 4 participants)

Wednesday @ 6pm – 7pm, Mar 28th – May 2nd

Cost: $99
Location: Swansea Total Fitness

Specialty Classes


  • Gretchen’s Yoga-lates Tues 2/6 & 2/20 @ 8:30 AM
  • Sue G’s Cardio Core Mash Up Thurs 2/8 @ 8:30 AM
  • Angie’s Upper Body Blast Tues 2/13 @ 8:30 AM (45min)
  • Sue P’s Specialty Spin Thurs 2/15 @ 5:30 PM
  • Sue G’s Flexibility Training Thurs 2/22 @ 6:30 PM


  • Donna’s Sculpt, Stretch & Strength Wed 2/7 & 2/28 @ 8:30 AM
  • Nancy’s Interval Blast Mon 2/12 @ 8:30 AM
  • Lizzie’s Early Morning Spin Tues 2/13 & 2/27 @ 6 AM
  • Lizzie’s Valentine’s Themed GROUP POWER Tues 2/13 @ 5:30 PM
  • Sue G’s Core Fusion Thurs 2/15 @ 3:30 PM
  • Ashleigh’s ZUMBA Sun. 2/18 @ 10 AM


  • Tammy’s Cardio Kickboxing Thurs 2/1 @ 4:30 PM
  • Lizzie’s Date Night Spin Wed 2/14 @ 5:30 PM (75min)


  • Julie’s Power / Pedal Fri 2/2 & 2/23 @ 4:30 PM
  • Donna’s Barre Above Sat 2/3 & 2/24 @ 10 AM
  • Julia and Rob’s Superbowl Spin Wed 2/7 @ 5:30 PM
  • Julia’s Intro to Spin Sat 2/10 @ 9:15 AM
  • Dawn’s ZUMBA Thurs 2/15 & 2/22 @ 5:30 PM
  • Wendy’s Senior-level Chair Yoga Fri 2/16 @ 11 AM (45min)
  • Carrie’s Tabata Wed 2/28 @ 5:30 AM (45min)

Members that Inspire Us

Marc Mello joined Bristol Total Fitness in November 2012. He attends the gym five times per week and attributes much of his success to Personal Trainer, Dave Parker. Over the last few years, Marc has participated in several 5k races and accomplished things that beforehand he never would have been able to. Marc says, “Be consistent, disciplined, and always challenge yourself. Don’t settle for good – be great.” Marc says that Dave has played a huge role in keeping him focused and driven every training session. “Working with him is the best decision I’ve ever made. Congratulations, Marc! Keep up the good work!
Joe Silva joined Swansea Total Fitness in August 1999 and Sophia Sullivan joined in March 2013. This year he celebrated his 70th birthday by taking a Group Power class with his granddaughter, Sophia. Joe has a been a huge motivation for her to start her fitness journey. They take classes together regularly to stay motivated. Outside of the gym, Joe likes to cycle, be outside and spend time with his four grandchildren and Sophia is going to Fitchburg State University for elementary education. Joe truly is a great role model and his advice is “don’t quit”. His consistency keeps him feeling and looking great. Congrats to the dynamic duo!
Corey Russell joined Seekonk Total Fitness in February 2010. He has always been into fitness, plays tennis and loves to jog. Corey’s main goals are maintaining the weight and improving his strength. He says, “It’s a marathon, not a sprint, a little bit every day.” Living a long life with his family is what motivates him to do just that in the gym. Besides working and attending the gym regularly, Corey can be seen enjoying the day playing golf or skiing. Keep up the great work and congratulations!
Diane Souza joined Dartmouth Total Fitness in June 2014. She trains with Personal Trainer, Stacia Abdow and participates in her Fit Body Boot Camp each week. “Stacia pushes me to reach my maximum potential and I am in the best shape of my life because of her!” Diane encourages everyone to do the best they can each day and not to give up. She stays busy outside of the gym also, running 50-K’s, the NYC and Chicago marathons and many more! “I love going to the gym and having it as part of my routine- The entire staff is great and I love the classes offered as well!” Thank you for being such a dedicated member Diane, Congratulations!