3 Tips for Better Running in the Heat

3 Tips for Better Running in the Heat

Posted Jun 26, 2015 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Now that summer is here, sizzling temperatures are an added challenge to your outdoor running workout. So, how does heat affect your run? More than you might think.

Is Incline Training Bad for Your Knees?

Is Incline Training Bad for Your Knees?

Posted Jun 26, 2015 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

Many fitness enthusiasts visit Gym Source with questions about incline training. Intrigued by research they’ve done on the internet (or by the results they’ve seen friends achieve), they ask us fo

Kettle Rope? Battle Bell? Why this Cardio Mash-Up Makes Sense.

Kettle Rope? Battle Bell? Why this Cardio Mash-Up Makes Sense.

Posted Jun 26, 2015 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Looking to mix up your strength-building and cardio-training routine this summer? Consider a combo of kettlebells and battle ropes. Together, these fitness must-haves make for a power-packed regimen t

Jan’s Excellent Icelandic Adventure, Part 2

Jan Summiting

Posted Jun 12, 2015 by Gym Source in Outdoor/Adventure.

Last month, we introduced you to Gym Source’s own Jan Schole (manager of our showroom in Westport, CT), who is training to compete in the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon in Iceland on July 18, 2015.  Pre

It’s All About That Shake

It’s All About That Shake

Posted May 28, 2015 by Gym Source in Vibration Training.

Lately, personal trainers and fitness pros are integrating isometric traction into their routines. But what is isometric traction—and how can it help you? In a word: shake. Isometric traction is wha

The Skinny on Summer Indoor Cycling

The Skinny on Summer Indoor Cycling

Posted May 28, 2015 by Gym Source in Stationary Bikes.

Summer is the perfect time for burning calories on your bike as you take in the great outdoors. But on days when rain and heat make cycling uncomfortable (or even dangerous), get your bike fix inside

Jan’s Excellent Icelandic Adventure, Part I

Janclimb

Posted May 22, 2015 by Gym Source in Gym Source News.

What do you call a 55-kilometer multi-terrain road race through sand, gravel, grass, snow, ice, rivers and streams—one that runs straight up a mountain for the first 6 miles—in Iceland?

Incredible Consoles: Our Top 3 Picks

Incredible Consoles: Our Top 3 Picks

Posted Apr 30, 2015 by Gym Source in Commercial Fitness.

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.

How TRUE Comes Through for YOU

How TRUE Comes Through for YOU

Posted Apr 30, 2015 by Gym Source in Commercial Fitness.

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

EPOC Training: Keep Those Calories Burning

EPOC Training: Keep Those Calories Burning

Posted Apr 21, 2015 by Gym Source in Fitness Accessories.

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 sto

The Medical Roots of Today’s Fitness Technology

The Medical Roots of Today’s Fitness Technology

Posted Mar 25, 2015 by Gym Source in Elliptical Trainers.

 For years, gimmicks and hype have dominated fitness innovation.  While others have been chasing fads, Cybex has remained the industry’s most research-driven manufacturer. Dedicated to the dat

How Power Plate Makes Cold War Fitness HOT

How Power Plate Makes Cold War Fitness HOT

Posted Mar 25, 2015 by Gym Source in Vibration Training.

The year is 1961. Cold War tensions between the U.S. and Soviet Union run high. Both countries are locked in a heated Space Race for technological and ideological supremacy. Then, a staggering develop