Gymsource Blog - Fitness Spotlight
If you’ve been a member of a gym, you’ve seen the newbies crowding the dumbbell rack. It’s a common occurrence but it prevents others from getting to the free weights and carrying them to where they should be used – off to the side. Gym Source has solved this issue for weight lifters everywhere. Now it’s okay to crowd the dumbbell rack. Buy your own dumbbell rack for your home fitnessContinue reading..
Think treadmills are only for people who have a huge home fitness space? There’s a new option that will get you up and running in your home without having to ditch your couch to create room - the BH Fitness S5Ti Folding Treadmill. You don’t even have to have a dedicated fitness area. When not in use, this treadmill can fold up for easy storage anywhere in your home! The BH Fitness S5TiContinue reading..
Hardcore cyclists believe the only way to get a real workout using a bike is outside. Jumping out of your 10-speed’s saddle to climb a hill; doing a bunny hop over a pothole; and turning on a chicane all engage more muscles than a stationary bike. However, just because you aren’t riding outdoors doesn’t mean you can’t burn a ton of calories and strengthen more than your lower body on aContinue reading..
Treadmills have always been the standard for a good old-fashioned cardio workout, while elliptical trainers tend to get overlooked. However, some elliptical trainers can give you an equally good workout, burning just as many calories with less wear and tear on your body. Introducing the Octane Zero Runner, recently proven to be neck-and-neck with treadmills in terms of calorie burn. The OctaneContinue reading..
Each month, Gym Source features an employee who exemplifies the passion for fitness innovation and dedication to customer service for which the company is known.Employee: Matt Terrell, Senior Sales Associate Location: Newton, MA Since: 2002 Quote: “My biggest accomplishment at Gym Source is really just helping people every day.” Matt is a Gym Source veteran. For over 13 years, he’s workedContinue reading..
Vibration Training is an extremely effective exercise option. Any exercise you traditionally do on the floor can be done better on the Power Plate, with extra muscle activation, which leads to more effective workouts and faster results. Learn more about vibration training in our blog post What is Vibration Training, Anyway? Power Plate has been around for 15 years and serves every community fromContinue reading..
Everyone has different preferences when it comes fitness. Some people love dark cycle classes with heart pumping, ear-blasting music. Others like the control and focus of pilates or barre; to each his or her own! But there is something to be said for switching up your normal routine and trying something new for the benefit of your mind and your body. You’ve heard about the benefits of yoga:Continue reading..
A vacation is the perfect time to break up your normal routine, but many times that can include your fitness routine. To keep working on your summer body while traveling, you may need some new tips and accessories (including motivation!) to keep moving forward. When traveling to new destinations, incorporating fitness into sightseeing can be quite easy. In many major cities, walking is just asContinue reading..
When your fitness goals run into a physical plateau, it’s extremely frustrating, but motivation plateaus are even worse. We’ve all been there. You’re putting in your miles and your time in the gym like you always have, but now it feels more like a chore than a treat and you’re counting down the minutes until it’s over. It’s affecting how long you workout, how often you workout, andContinue reading..
Each month, Gym Source features an employee who exemplifies the passion for fitness innovation and dedication to customer service for which the company is known.Employee: Ken Kirlis, Store Manager Location: Framingham, MA Since: 2006 Quote: “It’s not about finding our customers the most expensive pieces of equipment, it’s about finding them the right pieces of equipment” Ken Kirlis is anContinue reading..