Total Gym Core ADJ

5 customer reviews


A totally unique piece of core exercise equipment that strengthens the abdominals, while engaging the entire core musculature. The Total Gym Core Trainer is the premier choice when it comes to versatile abdominal exercise equipment! Utilizing two primary movements – the Dynamic Plank and the SCRUNCH – the Core Trainer is simple, intuitive and accommodating of all fitness levels. The Core Trainer helps enhance basic core stability for beginners while providing advanced strengthening and a competitive edge for the most seasoned athletes

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The ELEVATE adjustable Core strengthens abdominals while engaging the entire core muscular. Offering unparalleled versatility for an abdominal machine, the adjustable core is a plank facilitator that allows for two primary movements, the Dynamic Plank, and the SCRUNCH. Simple, intuitive, and accommodating all fitness levels, the ELEVATE adjustable core helps enhance basic core stability for beginners while providing advanced strengthening and increased core muscle recruitment to challenge conditioned athletes.

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Dimensions177 × 64 × 33 cm

Product Benefits

Benefits for the individual exerciser:

  • The only piece of core exercise equipment designed to safely facilitate a proper plank with various options to increase or decrease difficulty based on a user’s strength and ability.
  • Provides dedicated area for planking off of the floor.
  • Total core strengthening – recruits abdominals, back, hips, shoulders and abdomen to work in unison for better balance and stability.
  • Unlike other abdominal fitness equipment, the Core Trainer engages the entire core in order to stabilize, balance, and support the spine for everyday activities and sports performance.
  • Minimizes trunk flexion and potentially dangerous forces applied to the spine.
  • A unique ab workout machine that offers two primary movements, each facilitating a plank.
  • Exercises can be progressed or regressed to accommodate all fitness levels.

Training applications and biomechanics:

  • Closed-chain partial loading of the joints.
  • Restricted range of motion.
  • Train prime stabilizers & proprioception.
  • Full body support, joint friendly, non-compressive.
  • Multiple exercises & variations compared to other abs fitness equipment.
  • Reliable tool for assessing core body strength.
  • Incline design assists in facilitating a plank; rolling glideboard provides opportunities to increase core recruitment with dynamic movements for instability.
  • Compared to other ab gym equipment, it minimizes force applied to the spine.

Product Features

The ELEVATE Core ADJ™ features 7 adjustable levels of incline for a more challenging workout. The ELEVATE Core ADJ™ is the only machine that targets the entire core for a more functional form of abdominal strengthening. Rolling glideboard allows for multiple progression options. Steel and aluminum construction provides long-lasting durability.

Product Spec

  • Glideboard Range of Motion: 31 inches [787mm]
  • Floor Space (area): 12 square feet [1.1 square meters]
  • Maximum user weight capacity of 400 lbs [181 kg].
  • Frame & Rail Construction: Anodized Aluminum Rails with all connections reinforce by steel
  • Unit Weight 80 lbs Board Upholstery: Glideboard and Forearm Pad – Self Skinning Foam
  • Rollers: Sealed precision ball bearings

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Warranties and Shipping

• Frame – 5 years
• Moving Parts (rollers) – 1 year
• Foam Rubber & Upholstery – 90 days


Why is the ELEVATE Core ADJ™ different to other core training equipment?
The ELEVATE Core ADJ™ targets the core musculature as a whole, to enhance abdominal muscle definition while improving overall stability of the trunk. The Core ADJ gives total core strengthening, recruiting abdominals, back, hips, shoulders and abdomen to work in unison for better balance and stability.  

How much room does the machine take up? 
The ELEVATE Core ADJ™ will only need 12 square feet plus additional space all around to accommodate mounting, dismounting and some exercises. 

How can people of all fitness levels use the ELEVATE Core ADJ™? 
Designed to facilitate a plank, the ELEVATE Core ADJ™ is built on an incline making it easy to begin at the user’s ability level. The difficulty can be increased or decreased by changing the level of resistance.  There are 7 levels to choose from. 

Why would I purchase this machine? 
The versatility and simplicity of the ELEVATE Core ADJ™ allows it to be used as a self-serve piece of equipment on the gym floor as well as for use by Personal Trainers with their clients or in a small group training setting. Other ab machines tend to focus on the external “abs” muscles and neglect the core musculature that can lead to an appearance of abdominal distension and potential injury. Compared to most other ab gym equipment, the Core ADJ minimizes force applied to the spine, maintains full body support, is joint friendly and non-compressive. 

How many exercises can you do on the exercise machine? 
There are over 15 exercises that can be performed all at varying levels of resistance.  

Can my members use the machine on their own? 
Yes. Each piece of equipment features a detailed placard explaining the exercises and how to use the equipment, making the units extremely approachable.  

Can I learn more about additional exercise options? 
Yes, additional exercise options can be found on the Total Gym website here 


“In regards to the ELEVATE Core ADJ™, in brief I love it. Our members are always on it and it has become a key piece in the club. The reasons why, I believe are as follows:

1. It’s simple.  Unlike many other pieces you just get on it and go and I noticed once members see someone on it, they have to try it and then it becomes a key part of their workout.
2. No set up required. You don’t have to rack weights, move pins, adjust the seat or be of a certain fitness level to use it.
3. Diverse. In the Fort Walton Beach location they have a similar piece but the knee pad is half-moon shaped instead of straight making it an acquired ride and the user can’t do lunges or planks on it either.”  – Chris Gately, Workout Anytime, Panama City 

“This thing is amazing! As a new mom, I’m always looking for new exercises that focus on my core. The ELEVATE Core ADJ™ is the solution! Just because it’s easy to use doesn’t make the burn feel any less intense. There are great diagrams that show you how to use it. I will be using the Core Trainer during every workout from now on.” – Gym Member

“Our members expect top quality and cutting edge equipment like the ELEVATE Core ADJ™. We were impressed by its simplicity and versatility. Our personal trainers can use it effectively, and our members can challenge themselves in individual workouts. Members have really enjoyed using the Core Trainer. They appreciate the simple instructions and the opportunity to try a different type of ab workout. Trainers appreciate the opportunity to differentiate between the variety of positions and be creative with new exercises.” – Polly Dong, Health Fitness Director, Mission Valley YMCA

“Much better workout than crunches.” – Gym Member 

“It’s more fun than just having the roman chair!” – Gym Member 

“It’s great for the Abs!” – Gym Member 

“Love it! It’s so easy to use.” – Gym Member 

“This is a great machine!” – Gym Member 

“Members like the ELEVATE Core ADJ™ because it works!  If you put somebody on it and the next day they’re sore, it works especially compared to putting someone on the ground to do crunches (which not everyone likes because of neck or back issues).  I’ve see all the trainers use it.  It’s easy to use!” – Brenda Smith, Club Manager, Workout Anytime Health, OH

“I liked it because it didn’t pinch my lower back.” – Gym Member


5 reviews for Total Gym Core ADJ

  1. RMW

    Fantastic service from start to finish – helped to pick the right model, flexible with payments and made sure everything went smoothly for delivery.

  2. Elena

    Fantastic service. Very happy with all aspects from buying the machine to setting it up. 100% satisfied. Thank you.

  3. Chris

    Brilliant company to deal with. Good communication. The Elevate Core I purchased is a great bit of kit. Thank you

  4. Ianm

    Great piece of kit, very well built no building all assembled when delivered. Service very efficient.

  5. Ollie Training

    Great customer service, very quick to respond and provide help. Would definitely use again in the future. Thank you

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