GoFit Ultimate ProGym With DVD: Back On Track

GoFit Ultimate ProGym with DVD
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The GoFit Ultimate ProGym with DVD came as a gift that I received for Christmas this year after asking for a fitness tool that would get me back on track with my workouts. This is my first acquaintance with GoFit and I am very impressed. The DVD explains the proper positioning of the cables and gives instructions for several different exercise routines designed to tone the entire body.

I had used free weights in the past and wasn't too sure how the weight cables in GoFit would compare. I was surprised at the steady control the cables provide compared to using weights. The GoFit Ultimate ProGym includes 5, 10, and 15 pound cables. I've just progressed to the 15-pound cables although at first I could barely do bicep curls with the 5 pound cables. Although I don't plan to use heavier weights, additional weight cables are available from ProFit for $4.00 if heavier weights are desired.

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Included in the GoFit Ultimate Pro Gym, there's an attachment for linking the cables to door hinges to facilitate crossover rows and squats. At first, watching the video, I thought some of the exercises looked intimidating, but as I got familiar with the cables and increased my exercise capacity, the routines became less daunting.

I particularly like the way the entire "gym" fits into a convenient tote bag. At last I have a gym that I can take along on trips. Because the cables provide resistance training, the system itself is lightweight. In addition to the instructions that come with the DVD, you can download 12-week exercise workouts to use with the GoFit Ultimate ProGym system at the company's website, gofit.net/prod/progym.html.

The one feature I'd like to see added to this system is a shaping and toning exercise video that follows a series of routines. While the DVD provides excellent information for using the GoFit Ultimate ProGym correctly, it would be good to have a video with several 30-minute sessions that could be varied with each use. Overall, I'm very pleased with my results so far and wouldn't hesitate to buy more exercise equipment from ProGym.

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