Monthly Archives: April 2015
When leaders of the DSN Community Center in Oakhurst, NJ, decided to initiate the design and installation of a new 4,400 square-foot fitness center, they weren’t sure where to turn. Then, when a friend recommended Gym Source, a perfect collaboration was born. “I worked closely with the clients regarding equipment choices and the layout of the fitness room floor,” explains Marty Weinbaum,Continue reading..
In the past 5 years, cardio training technology has made incredible strides. But nowhere have improvements been more pronounced than in the area of touchscreen consoles. Never before have users enjoyed so many options. From mobile device integration, to wifi programming downloads, to an unsurpassed array of entertainment—to the ability for facilities to better monitor and maintain theirContinue reading..
How do you pick your friends? Could be your shared interests, your history together—and the confidence to know that they’ve got your back. Without question, those same bonds make the relationship between Gym Source and TRUE Fitness so strong. Since 1994, Gym Source has proudly sold premium commercial fitness equipment from TRUE. From the company’s top-of-the-line cardio training solutionsContinue reading..
You may already know TRUE Fitness for its celebrated line of treadmills, ellipticals and stationary bikes. What you may not know is that TRUE also makes yet another innovative fitness solution—but one with no motor, no drive train, and no console whatsoever. It’s called TRUE Stretch—and it’s about to become one of the most valuable pieces on your fitness floor. TRUE stretch is a self-Continue 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: Christine Modelfino Location: New York City Quotable: “There’s so much I love about my job! There is always something new to do. At times it’s hectic, but a good challenge makes it all worthwhile!”Continue reading..
Ever touch the stove just after it’s turned off? We hope not—you’d find, of course, that the burners are still scorching. The heat generated by the stove produces latent heat, even after the stove gets the signal to shut off. Well, that same idea applies to your body after working out. Depending on the type and intensity of your exercise routine (more on this in a minute), your bodyContinue reading..
Tackle a 10k—been there. Kick the half marathon—done that. Finish a full marathon—Yikes! If you’re trying to transition from short hauls to 26.2 miles, we’ve got helpful hints just for you. The good news is this: If you can run 13.1 miles, you can absolutely run 26.2 (and doubling the distance is easier than it seems.) Here are 3 tips for making your marathon dreams a reality. MORE:Continue reading..
If you’re a fan of the hit Netflix series House of Cards, then you’ve seen President Underwood unwind with a water-resistant rowing machine. But why have fluid rowers earned such a coveted place among the powered elite (fictitious or otherwise) so fast? MORE: Is Rowing the New Spinning? It’s all about the ride. Fluid rowers, especially the Viking 2AR fluid rower from First Degree FitnessContinue reading..
Congratulations to Charles Sansbury and Jeff Barnes, who both won bibs from Gym Source to compete in the famed 2015 Boston Marathon, which took place on April 20. For Charles, a distance runner since 2009 with four marathons behind him, winning entry to the famed Boston Marathon was a dream-come-true. “Running is my life,” explains the Orlando native. “I’m a store manager at a runningContinue reading..