Fit Fact: Ankle sprains are most popular sports injury

Fit Fact: Ankle sprains are most popular sports injury

Posted Aug 22, 2012 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Reports estimate that 25,000 Americans suffer from an ankle sprain each day, which account for almost half of all sports injuries—particularly among athletes with a previous ankle injury. More than

Working Out On An Empty Stomach

Working Out On An Empty Stomach

Posted Jul 25, 2012 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Think you burn more fat exercising on an empty stomach? Not so. Your body burns roughly the same amount of fat regardless of caloric intake beforehand. For best results, eat a small amount of rapidly

Does Your Stationary Bike Fit Right?

Does Your Stationary Bike Fit Right?

Posted Jul 13, 2012 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

A stationary bike offers the ideal low-impact exercise. But many times, users don’t adjust the bike to fit correctly. When adjusting seat height, make sure to have the ball of your foot on the pedal

Hypertrophy Is Achieved at the Expense of Strength

Hypertrophy Is Achieved at the Expense of Strength

Posted Jul 9, 2012 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Shorter rest periods (less than 1 minute) boost your body’s hormones related to muscle growth. However, they also result in decreased strength during your workout. Simply put, hypertrophy is…