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Episode 43: Total Gym, Helping Millions get Healthier

Jesse Campanaro and Michael Mantell, PhD


In Episode 43 of “15 Minutes to Wellness,” Dr. Michael Mantell sits down with Jesse Campanaro, the president of Total Gym Commercial, and discusses the globally recognized brand, which began 40 years ago. The two professionals examine Total Gym’s partnership with ACE, the newest equipment and studios they’ve developed, Total Gym’s overall mission of helping millions of people get healthier, and how it aligns with the mission of ACE.

About Jesse Campanaro

As the President of Total Gym Commercial, Jesse Campanaro has a lifelong knowledge base of functional bodyweight training on Total Gym. With a background in athletics, a passion for fitness, a mind for business and experience coaching success in small group training, he is on the pulse of what’s new and what works in the fitness industry. Since beginning his career, Campanaro has helped develop innovative new products that continue to enhance the industry with their accessibility, simplicity and effectiveness. He has also assisted over 500 commercial facilities around the globe launch successful and profitable small group training programs utilizing Total Gym equipment.

Jesse graduated from Bentley University with a bachelor’s degree in finance, where he was also captain of the football team. When he is not busy visiting customers around the country, Jesse can be found working out on his Total Gym, snowboarding, surfing or wakeboarding.


Hosted by Dr. Michael Mantell,
ACE Senior Fitness Consultant
for Behavioral Sciences

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