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‘Live Well’: Get results by intensifying workout, Total Woman owner says

Wednesday, Jul 30 2014 04:22 PM

Running on the treadmill every day at the gym is not going to give you the results you seek. Your muscles have to be shocked. By doing intense core strengthening exercises or balancing routines, you’ll see start seeing faster results.

That is what Total Woman owner Leigh Pozas said Wednesday on “Live Well.” Total Woman offers a fun “Anything Goes” one-hour class that gives women several workout stations. They work on upper body strength, cardio and balance.

“There is no time for being bored here,” Pozas said. Although some exercise stations are more extreme than others, Pozas said women can modify the routine to fit their fitness level and ability.

Pozas also reinforced the importance of stretching and taking the time to cool down...

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