Monthly Archives: February 2015
What makes a company earn fierce loyalty among its employees (and be the envy of other employers)? If you’re Hubspot in Boston, MA, perennial winner of Boston Magazine’s “Best Place to Work in Boston” award, it’s providing a great work environment and superior benefits—and offering a top-notch fitness facility right on site. In September of 2014, Kenneth Papa, HubSpot’s FacilitiesContinue reading..
What’s the best value in treadmill technology? For many commercial fitness facilities, it’s the Cybex 625T Treadmill. The Cybex 625T is a value-packed treadmill that delivers premium performance and user-centric design at an attractive price for facilities of every size and clientele. Durable and rugged, it provides exactly the stability, comfort, and reliable performance that continuallyContinue reading..
Recently, golf great Tiger Woods walked off the course at the Farmers Insurance Open after completing just 11 holes, citing a back injury. When asked to explain further, Tiger’s reason for his early exit came as a surprise: "It's just my glutes are shutting off," he said. "Then they don't activate and then, hence, it goes into my lower back. So I tried to activate my glutes as best I could,Continue reading..
More and more, the commercial team at Gym Source is being asked to play a critical role in designing—and optimizing—commercial fitness spaces. And with 7 decades’ experience doing exactly that, we’re uniquely qualified to provide our expertise. So, whether you’re planning to build a new fitness center or renovate an existing studio, check out these tips for proper facility planning: 1Continue reading..
Move over, spin class. Indoor rowing is catching up as the new favorite class among gym-goers and at-home fitness fans alike. The reason is clear: When you’re looking for results (and who isn’t?) the benefits of rowing actually surpass spinning in many ways. First, according to Details magazine, rowing burns double the calories in the same amount of time as spinning, maximizing everyContinue reading..
Each month, Gym Source is featuring an employee who exemplifies the passion for fitness innovation and dedication to customer service for which the company is known. Employee: Jay Sanchez Location: Cherry Hill, New Jersey Quotable: “I really love building relationships with my clients. I enjoy educating and providing the necessary resources for them to make the best decision andContinue reading..
People are always looking for secrets to fighting the aging process so they can look and feel younger. Many turn to surgery, chemical creams, or other fads or extreme measures that may or may not give results along with potential side effects. But strength training is a tried-and-true, all-natural method that really can turn back the clock and give you healthy results. During the aging processContinue reading..
Portable, lightweight and versatile, resistance bands are the perfect strength training accessory. No other fitness accessory helps you strengthen more muscle groups and keep your fitness on track—from anywhere. Here are a few easy tips for getting started: Mix It Up For the most effective strength-building results, be sure to have different resistance bands with varying resistance levels onContinue reading..
Do you dismiss kettlebells in favor of dumbbells? Well, you might want to give kettlebells a try. These strength training tools pack powerful results—and experienced kettlebell enthusiasts swear by them. Here’s why. Performing the same exercises with kettlebells as you would with dumbbells delivers a totally different workout. According to Mike Mahler on Bodybuilding.com, it all comes downContinue reading..
Why did Men’s Health Magazine rate the Hoist HF-4985 Half Cage Ensemble as the nation’s #1 home gym? Easy—durability and versatility. But don’t take it from us—or even from Men’s Health. Take it from users of the Hoist 4985 who can’t get enough from this strength training workhorse. With its heavy-duty steel tubing and quality construction, every Hoist half cage unit is built toContinue reading..
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