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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 an

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Please note, workouts suggested on this website are not to be interpreted as treatment plans or substitutes for medical consultation. Before undertaking any exercise program, please consult a physician or healthcare provider for appropriate safety precautions. If at any point during a workout you start to feel dizzy, faint, short of breath, or experience physical discomfort, discontinue your

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With swimsuit season fast approaching, many gym-goers are scrambling to get beach-ready with a slimmer physique and six-pack abs. Getting a six-pack isn’t just about looking good, however. There are plenty of practical and beneficial reasons for putting in the work to get those washboard abs: ● Core Strength - Your abdominal muscles play a big part in the overall strength of your core. Having

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The Q37 is Octane’s top-selling standing elliptical trainer.  Whether you want to focus on strength or cardio, the Q37 has you covered (at an affordable price to boot). Like other ellipticals, the Q37 provides a great low-impact cardio workout.  Where it stands out is with its robust list of features: ● Natural Range of Motion - The Q37 ensures maximum workout effectiveness and safety by

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We live in a culture of immediate results and instant gratification.  We want what we want, and we want it now.  This is a recipe for disaster when it comes to fitness. Good things take time, and there are no shortcuts.  If you’ve just recently started working out, don’t expect bulging muscles and six-pack abs right away.  Often the biggest obstacles you’ll encounter on the road toward

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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: Jason Kalisher, IT Manager Location: Clermont, FL Since: 1994 Quote: “Software should be like breathing. You should never have to think about it. It should be natural.” Jason Kalisher has been with Gym Source since 1994. At

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How you breathe can have a big impact on what you’re getting from your workouts. Consider the last time you took a fitness class with an instructor or had a personal training session; they always say “breathe, keep breathing”. It sounds like it should be intuitive, but there’s a great deal of confusion about why certain types of breathing are so important for different workouts and how

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Please note, workouts suggested on this website are not to be interpreted as treatment plans or substitutes for medical consultation. Before undertaking any exercise program, please consult a physician or healthcare provider for appropriate safety precautions. If at any point during a workout you start to feel dizzy, faint, short of breath, or experience physical discomfort, discontinue your

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You know that low-impact workouts put less stress on the body, especially your joints. But can they keep you fit? The answer is a resounding yes. And with nicer spring weather, some of your favorite outdoor activities (that you may be doing anyway) could actually supplement your gym workouts. Of course you get out of anything what you put in, but check out this list. You may already be well on

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The key to committing to a fitness plan is variety. If you do too much of the same thing, your brain will grow bored and your body could plateau. Picking up some accessories to amp up your workout is essential. Exercise and fitness balls come in a number of varieties  and push your cardio and strength workouts to the next level. Bosu Ball – The Bosu Ball is great for balance and stability. You

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