Three Myths of Marathon Recovery

Three Myths of Marathon Recovery

Posted Sep 22, 2015 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Congratulations! You signed up, trained hard, and now your marathon is complete. With the hard work behind you, what’s next? Experienced runners will tell you: Recovery should come first.

JAN’S EXCELLENT ICELANDIC ADVENTURE, PART III

JAN’S EXCELLENT ICELANDIC ADVENTURE, PART III

Posted Aug 20, 2015 by Gym Source in Treadmills.

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 grue

OH, CRAMP! THE SCOOP ON SIDE STITCHES

OH, CRAMP! THE SCOOP ON SIDE STITCHES

Posted Aug 20, 2015 by Gym Source in Outdoor/Adventure.

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

9 Ways to Beat Shin Splints

9 Ways to Beat Shin Splints

Posted Jul 15, 2015 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

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

Fix Your Weakest Link: Biking

Fix Your Weakest Link: Biking

Posted Jun 26, 2015 by Gym Source in Stationary Bikes.

It’s hard to perform perfectly on every part of your triathlon, since each sport requires different muscles and natural abilities. Nonetheless, if you’re where you want to be with running and swim

Fix Your Weakest Link: Swimming

Fix Your Weakest Link: Swimming

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

When you choose to train for a triathlon, you need to be in top form for three very different sports. Do you have a weak link? If a single leg of your tri—be it swimming, biking or running—isn’t

Jan’s Excellent Icelandic Adventure, Part 2

Jan’s Excellent Icelandic Adventure, Part 2

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

Jan’s Excellent Icelandic Adventure, Part I

Jan’s Excellent Icelandic Adventure, Part I

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? You call i

How to Make Marathons Your New Normal

How to Make Marathons Your New Normal

Posted Apr 21, 2015 by Gym Source in Treadmills.

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.

And Our Boston Marathon Contest Winners Are…

And Our Boston Marathon Contest Winners Are…

Posted Apr 21, 2015 by Gym Source in Treadmills.

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.