Monthly Archives: December 2013
(Note: The following article has been graciously provided by our good friends at TRUE Fitness, manufacturers of premium treadmill and fitness technology.) Finding a treadmill that’s right for you can be overwhelming. You must know what you are looking for to get the best buy treadmill for your home. First you must determine what you want to get out of a treadmill. The treadmill needs to beContinue reading..
The Facility for Personal Training, located in Boca Raton, FL, is a fitness environment like no other. Founder and owner Fred Steinberg has created an exclusive, state-of-the-art gym focused solely on the needs of personal trainers and their clients—a successful business model driving the club’s incredible success since opening in 2011. That’s why at Gym Source, we’re thrilled to receiveContinue reading..
Gym Source is excited to introduce you to Vinny Houston and his innovative Accu-Stretch table. Now available at Gym Source, the Accu-Stretch table enables greater stretching ease for trainers and users alike-and provides for significantly less joint stress and reduced pain among those for whom stretching is uncomfortable or difficult, such as the elderly or people in physical therapy.AsContinue reading..
Vibration training is an established, effective training regimen with one of the lowest risks of injury in the industry. However, despite widespread adoption among professional athletes, many fitness fans find they are intimidated by this unfamiliar method of training. If you’re one of those folks, put your fears to rest. Today, several companies are making vibrationContinue reading..
Patents are designed to protect new ideas—and allow innovators and inventors to take risks and profit from for their original designs. Ideally, when it comes to fitness, patents should protect manufacturers (large and small alike) from unscrupulous competitors either seeking an unfair marketplace advantage or taking the easy way out of solid R&D. So how do ‘patent trolls’ (as they’Continue reading..
The M-Board, one of the fitness industry’s most exciting new products, gets back-to-basics with a focus on balance. As the latest offering from Modern Movement, the M-Board is in perfect keeping with the company’s entire line of fitness accessories—all of which are designed for total functional fitness and absolute simplicity. Perfect for home gyms, fitness studios, or large gyms, the M-Continue reading..
One of the most challenging pieces of equipment to evaluate is a cable-system weight machine. There are a lot of numbers associated with the pulley weights, and learning how to evaluate them for your own needs is a crucial skill. Here’s a quick guide for turning all that data into something that makes sense. Pulley Weights: The Basics The main number to concentrate on is the ratio. The ratioContinue reading..
Many exercisers prefer ellipticals because they provide effective, low-impact workouts for the lower and upper body. While people typically notice the lower-body motion – its smoothness, length and acceleration – not much attention seems to be paid to the handlebars. However, Octane Fitness, considered by many to make the best home ellipticals, has designed unique handlebars that addContinue reading..
One of the newest trends in fitness equipment is a focus on “user friendliness.” With so many treadmills from which to choose, we love the user-friendly design of the TRUE CS550—a feature that sets it apart from other treadmills in its class. The User-Friendly Difference The CS550 incorporates true iOS support, so it’s easy to use (and charge) a mobile device while working out. Plus, theContinue reading..
When shopping for the perfect elliptical trainer for your home gym or fitness studio, the number of features to consider can be overwhelming. At Gym Source, we’ve found that it helps to narrow your focus. That said, there’s one consideration that trumps all others when it comes to purchasing your perfect elliptical: Fit. Look for the elliptical that fits you best. STRIDE LENGTH Your strideContinue reading..
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