Monthly Archives: July 2015
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: Marty Weinbaum Location: New York City Since: 1998 Quotable: “I call myself a fitness concierge because I do everything for my clients. Most of our competition givesContinue reading..
Lately, power training has leapt in popularity. So, Gym Source clients want to know: What is power training—and how do I get the best results? Power training is an incredible way to build strength by adjusting two main variables: speed and resistance. Not only does power training help athletes improve their game, but it’s also proven to boost functional fitness—helping exercisers of allContinue reading..
Traveling across time zones can hamstring even the most robust athletes. Disruptions to sleep and nutrition—and jet lag, of course—can wreak havoc on routines. Here are a few tips for mitigating the effects of global travel on your fitness goals:Create a fitness travel plan: If time allows, figure out what time of day you’ll be exercising in your new time zone—and get a head startContinue reading..
Mention the words “shin splints” to an athlete—then watch out: This acute form of agony strikes fear in the heart of anyone who pounds the pavement, plays the court, or works out on any type of hard surface. Could you be at risk? Yes. Shin splints are fairly common among runners (who account for as much as 20 percent of shin splints). But these painful episodes—directly caused by muscleContinue reading..