You may be impeding your progress by doing too many bouts of strength training. Strength training normally is done on an every other day schedule to allow rest and recovery of the exercised muscles to gain the training effect. Everyday is too much and twice a day is way too much to gain the desired benefit.
The Total Gym like the Total Trainer is a form of assisted bodyweight strength training derived from the Pilates Reformer and is an excellent form of home based strength training. Just do not over do it, more is not better more is just more. If you want to add to your training and fitness programme add some form of interval cardio on non strength training days.
It is called WORK-ing out for a reason.
I said getting fit was simple, I did not say it was easy.
Cardio burns calories, strength work burns fat.
Eat well to lose weight, exercise to get fit
You can not build a six pack using twelve packs
Often when we seek a magic bullet for fitness we end up shooting ourselves in the foot.
"I think calories are little germs in food that all moms are afraid of" Dennis the Menace