Monthly Archives: August 2015
At Gym Source, we celebrate the importance of personal trainers to better fitness. That’s why we regularly spotlights local trainers making a big impact on their clients’ well-being. This month, we’re delighted to feature Russ Childers of Paramount Performance and Rehab in Newton, MA. Meet Russ right now, and see how his approach to fitness keeps clients healthy. GS: WhatContinue reading..
As summer’s heat subsides, your craving for cool fall workouts begins. Good thing, too: Exercising outdoors is the perfect way to reinvigorate your fitness focus and mental health. “The benefits of exercising outside are as much psychological and emotional as they are physical,” explains Bruce Kelly, personal trainer and studio owner at Fitness Together Media. Kelly extolls the benefitsContinue reading..
Health, vitality, strength… having strong shoulders says a lot about your overall fitness. It’s no surprise then that many Gym Source clients walk through our doors seeking guidance specific to their shoulders. How can you keep your own shoulders strong and fit? Here are five exercises—and tools—recommended by fitness professionals and the experts at Gym Source. EXERCISE #1 UPRIGHT ROWSContinue reading..
After months of intense training, we’re thrilled to announce that Gym Source’s own Jan Schole (manager of our showroom in Westport, CT) completed the 19th annual Laugavegur Ultra Marathon—a grueling 34-mile (55 km) race through the steep climbs and rocky descents of some of Iceland’s toughest terrain. Held on 7/18/15, Laugavegur hosted 400 participants, of which 361 finished the race.Continue reading..
You know the feeling—that sudden, jolting pain in your side that sends you doubling over instead of moving forward. It has a name: exercise-related transient abdominal pain (ETAP), better known as the side stitch. It may be dull or sharp; it may present on either side of your abdomen. But no matter what, it hurts. READ MORE: 9 Ways to Beat Shin Splints Fortunately, there are ways to preventContinue reading..
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: John Geraghty Location: Short Hills, NJ Since: 2005 Quotable: “I consider myself a personal assistant. My job is to find out what myContinue reading..