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Who’s the hottest personal trainer around? You decide! View the videos and VOTE for your favorite trainer at the MY TRAINER ROCKS contest site sponsored by Gym Source, Cybex International, Octane and True—and help choose our $10,000 Grand Prize winner! You can vote once per day through August 24, 2012. Click here to vote

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Science says YES.According to Lancet, a leading journal of oncology, neurology and infectious diseases, physical inactivity has a negative global impact so severe that its adverse effects on health are comparable to that of smoking or obesity. What's more, say the researchers (who timed publication of their study to coincide with the Olympics), the problem of inactivity is so bad that it should

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Ever wondered which method of strength training is better, free weights or strength-training equipment? The answer depends on several factors, including your level of experience, your exercise goals and your personal preference. Both techniques have their pros and cons — click here to see your best option

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  xRide Seated Elliptical from Octane Fitness How can you get the cardiovascular benefits of a standing elliptical from a comfortable seated position? Easy—the xRide Seated Elliptical from Octane. Its elliptical motion provides a greater range of movement and glute activity than many users find on a recumbent bike. Pedaling forward or in reverse adds variety to different muscle groups, and

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  You’ll be hearing A LOT from Gym Source about BILT by Agassi & Reyes in the weeks ahead, so be prepared for some exciting announcements about this groundbreaking new line of fitness equipment. As the name suggests, the brains behind these innovative machines are tennis legend Andre Agassi and his longtime trainer, Gil Reyes. The BILT by Agassi & Reyes series has several pieces,

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Reports estimate that 25,000 Americans suffer from an ankle sprain each day, which account for almost half of all sports injuries—particularly among athletes with a previous ankle injury. More than 80 percent of ankle sprains are a result of inversion, or inward rolling, of the ankle. How can you prevent future injury? Studies show that properly applied external ankle supports (tape, semi-rigid

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For Immediate Release: Andre Agassi to host Manhattan event announcing Gym Source's exclusive East Coast distribution of BILT by Agassi & Reyes.Summary Andre Agassi, eight-time tennis Grand Slam title holder, will host an event September 10, 2012, at the flagship Manhattan location of Gym Source, the nation’s leading distributor of residential and commercial fitness equipment. At the event

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