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03/01/11
Total Gym® and Advantage Fitness Products® Announce Strategic Alliance
Total Gym® and Advantage Fitness Products (AFP) have announced their strategic alliance. The distribution agreement allows for the sale of a full suite of Total Gym products, including the company’s newest line of Total Gym incline bodyweight trainers, to non-membership based fitness facilities in the United States.

02/01/11
Total Gym® Launches New Commercial Product Line for 2011
Total Gym®, formerly efi Sports Medicine®, today announced the launch of its new Total Gym bodyweight trainer product line with an improved look and performance to advance commercial fitness offerings and in-home training.

12/29/10
efi Sports Medicine® to Rebrand as Total Gym® and Launch New Product Line
On February 1, 2011, efi will rebrand as Total Gym® – named after its flagship Total Gym incline bodyweight trainer – a globally recognized brand for over 35 years. The company has announced it will also launch a newly-enhanced line of Total Gym bodyweight trainer equipment, debuting at the IHRSA 30th Anniversary International Convention and Trade Show in San Francisco on March 16-19.

09/24/10
efi Sports Medicine® Announces “Be a GRAVITY® Star” Contest Winner, Sees Record Traffic to GRAVITY Clubhouse Blog Competition Draws Over 4,000 Visitors to efi’s New GRAVITY Clubhouse Blog in 14 days
efi Sports Medicine® Announces “Be a GRAVITY® Star” Contest Winner, Sees Record Traffic to GRAVITY Clubhouse Blog Competition Draws Over 4,000 Visitors to efi’s New GRAVITY Clubhouse Blog in 14 days

08/05/10
efi Sports Medicine Names Randy Bergstedt Executive Vice President
efi Sports Medicine®, creator of Total Gym® and the GRAVITYSystem®, has named Randy Bergstedt Executive Vice President, responsible for product development and marketing effective September 8 2010.

07/06/10
efi Sports Medicine® Launches New GRAVITYClubhouse Blog
“GRAVITYClubhouse Blog,” an online community created for fitness and wellness professionals and facilities currently offering efi’s award-winning GRAVITY® on Total Gym small group, personal training, Pilates or post-rehab programming.

03/19/10
efi Sports Medicine Unveils New PlyoRebounder at IHRSA 2010 Trade Show
The new dual-ringed PlyoRebounder is a multi-faceted and versatile training apparatus for developing slow or quick response plyometrics, proprioception and upper and lower body agility training.

03/10/10
200 U.S. Cities and 22 Countries Yield to GRAVITY® on Total Gym®
When it comes to fitness, gym goers in 200 U.S. cities and 22 countries are choosing GRAVITY® on Total Gym® to push, pull and glide their way toward leaner, stronger bodies.

01/15/10
Revolutionary Rehabilitation Study Proves Total Gym® Most Reliable Measure of Post-Rehab Functional Performance
efi Sports Medicine®, the leader in functional exercise equipment for athletic training and physical therapy markets, has announced the results of a ground-breaking rehabilitation study using the Total Gym®, efi’s flagship bodyweight resistance training apparatus.

12/05/06
GRAVITY® Nation: Latest Workout Heralded the New 'Indoor Cycling' of the Fitness Industry.
Heading into a New Year of fitness in 2007, the legacy of "indoor cycling" (also known as Spinning®) -- the grueling, sweat-dripping group workout that took the fitness industry by storm in the early 90's -- has finally met its match.

08/16/06
“Hooah!” efi Sports Medicine Total Gym Donation Bolsters Morale, Physical Fitness of U.S. Troops Abroad
U.S. troops serving abroad can bolster their physical fitness thanks to generous donations by efi Sports Medicine, creator of the well-known Total Gym and GRAVITY functional fitness unit. Since 2002, the San Diego-based exercise equipment manufacturer has been lending its muscle to service men and women by donating more than 150 of its Total Gym machines to troops stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

06/23/06
Health Club Success Story
LifeQuest is a multi-purpose health and fitness club located in the southeastern part of Washington State.

06/20/06
Helping Kids Pump Up
As increasingly sedentary lifestyles, a shortage of physical education classes, and rampant obesity continue to threathen the health of the nation's youth, manufacturers are responding to the need with equipment and programs created specifically for kids.

06/01/06
GRAVITY's Success Story
efi Sports Medicine's GRAVITYSystem™, the versatile revenue generating solution fitness clubs love, is taking the health club industry by storm.

04/01/06
Rehabilitation Study at the American Physical Therapy Assocation Combined Sections
As a result of the study, conducted by researchers at San Diego State University (SDSU) and the Medical University of Ohio, rehab specialists now have an accurate tool for more effectively measure partial weight bearing status of patients recovering from injuries to the hip, ankle or knee.

03/29/06
New physical therapy equipment purchased for Tawas St. Joseph Rehabilitation Services
Physical therapy patients at St. Joseph will be able to rehab a little bit faster, thanks to the Partnering for Tomorrow (PFT) Associate Capital Campaign, which purchased a new "Total Gym" for the Harbor Health Center in Tawas City.

03/23/06
Less Clock, More Rock: 30 Minute Group Strength Classes Answer The Call For Shorter, More Effective Workouts
Thirty minute workouts are the hottest fitness movement sweeping the country and efi Sports Medicine’s GRAVITYSystem™ is building more than muscle at clubs nationwide: it’s building excitement among health club members by combining an all-in-one functional, resistance training machine – GTS™ – with 30-minute total body strength training classes.

03/20/06
efi Sports Medicine Announces Latest GRAVITYouth Series: F-U-N Is Key Ingredient in Dynamic New Fitness Program for Kids GTS Unit Lets Clubs Expand GRAVITY Programs To Kids
efi Sports Medicine has announced its new GRAVITYouth Series™ —an innovative club program designed to help kids be active, train for sports and, most importantly, have fun.

02/27/06
Total Gym Donation Bolsters Chuck Norris’ Program For At-Risk Houston Youth
efi Sports Medicine, developer of GRAVITY and Total Gym, is lending its muscle to an organization dedicated to helping at-risk youth by donating more than 400 of its Total Gym machines to the KICKSTART Foundation. Six-time World Karate Champion and action film star, Chuck Norris founded KICKSTART to instill the values and skills necessary to combat drug and gang-related peer pressures.

02/03/06
efi Sports Medicine Presents Ground-Breaking Rehabilitation Study At American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting
efi Sports Medicine®, the leader in functional exercise equipment for athletic training and physical therapy markets, announced results of a new rehabilitation study using the Total Gym®, efi Sports Medicine’s flagship sliding incline rehabilitation apparatus, at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting.

01/26/06
Simon Cowell gets Physical
Simon Cowell is seen using the GTS.

05/31/05
Resistance Fighter
Machine helps former pro rider build strength, drop pounds

03/01/05
Variety Spices Up Workouts for New GRAVITYSystem
New Programming Announced for efi Sports Medicine’s Popular Program

02/04/05
efi Sports Medicine Powers Up With Introduction Of The New Total Gym® Electric Power Tower™, And Model 26000
efi Sports Medicine, the leader in functional exercise equipment for the physical therapy and athletic training market, has introduced the Power TowerTM and the 26000 Total Gym®, both designed, engineered, and manufactured to meet the rigorous needs of the most demanding clinical environments.