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At Off The Grid Fitness, we are big proponents of spin. Not only is it fun and challenging, it's also great for losing weight and toning your gluts, legs, and lower back. This article shares 3 insightful tips we wanted to highlight: Tip #1: You Should use every muscle in your body Tip #2: Change up your resistance. Tip #3: Work up to the tempo. Read more at Glamour.com

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Happy Earth Day from Off The Grid Fitness, the only green gym in Scottsdale and Arizona.We will be giving out these free water bottles all day. Just stop by the gym anytime today.

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Good article in the Wall Street Journal on how TRX is a great workout you can take almost anywhere.TRX can be a workout for truly anywhere. "A tree, a piece of playground equipment, a telephone pole [or] a stop sign" can all become stable anchor points for TRX straps, says Noah Rolland, senior director of training and education for TRX in San Francisco.Check it out.

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By Brien McElhattenPosted: The List ShowStaying true to your fitness goals can be hard. Getting up early to hit the gym or swinging by after work is hard for everyone but the most focused self-starter.If you dread gym rats and have problems with motivation, check out our list of 2014’s fitness trends, studiesd by the American College of Sports Medicine.To help us, we chatted with Eric Guilleminault, owner of Off The Grid Fitness in Scottsdale, Arizona.1. ...

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By: Tami HoeyPosted: AZFamily.comWatch VideoPHOENIX --Get fit. Go green. Get off the grid. That's the slogan for Scottsdale's only "green" gym, called Off the Grid Fitness.There are only three other gyms like it in the country. The exercise equipment converts the energy you produce, your “sweat-equity,” into energy that can be returned to the grid.The exercise equipment is self-powered, with muscle power replacing power from the grid."These elliptical trainers have a little converter right...

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By: Brien McElhatten Posted: The List ShowEco-friendly exercise machines are making their way into gyms across the country. The List shows you what to expect.

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By: Cherryh ButlerPosted: American FitnessHelping members to get fit while saving the planet is the mission of Scottsdale, Arizona’s Eric Guilleminault. He opened the doors last June to Off The Grid Fitness, the first eco-friendly gym in the state. The facility’s efforts include recycling, reducing energy and water usage, using environmentally friendly products throughout the gym, and fostering green initiatives in the community.One of the most unusual ways Off The Grid promotes green...

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The Woodway Curve Treadmill is unique in many ways. From its futuristic design to its lack of any motorized components or even a power cord, this treadmill is unlike any you’ve used before. Here, you are the motor, and the result is you get a better workout. How much Better? According to the University of Milwaukee, you burn on average 30 percent more calories than when using other motorized treadmills. The curved shape also helps diminish the impact on your knees caused by running,...

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Among the many unique classes that Off The Grid Fitness offers, the TRX class stands out as a client favorite. TRX suspension training delivers a fast, effective total-body workout suitable for everyone, from pro athletes to seniors. It helps build a rock-solid core, increases muscular endurance and benefits people of all fitness level. TRX is so effective, it is often used as a rehab tool. NFL quarterback Drew Brees used the TRX Suspension trainer to help rehab a rotator cuff injury. ...

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