Olympic Lifting for Beginners

Olympic Lifting for Beginners

Posted Aug 13, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Newcomers to the sport of Olympic lifting—and parents introducing their children to this popular and fast-growing sport—are eager to gain the benefits that lifting provides. Growing ever more popu

Staff Pick: Assault Air Bike from LifeCore Fitness

Staff Pick: Assault Air Bike from LifeCore Fitness

Posted Aug 13, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

If you’re looking for an affordable cardio machine that works your upper and lower body simultaneously, consider the Assault Air Bike Trainer from LifeCore Fitness. As this week’s Gym Source Staff

Don’t be a Noisy Neighbor

Don’t be a Noisy Neighbor

Posted Aug 13, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Let’s face facts: As quiet as some cardio machines are (treadmills, Cybex Arc Trainers, exercise bikes and the like), they still make noise when in use. For some people—especially those living in

Trainer Spotlight: Chris Bell | Haddonfield, NJ

Trainer Spotlight: Chris Bell | Haddonfield, NJ

Posted Aug 5, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Not All Curls are Created Equal

Not All Curls are Created Equal

Posted Jul 31, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Perhaps no other muscle holds such pride among fitness fans as the almighty bicep. Among some athletes (could you be one of them?), proudly showing off those “guns” is a coveted reward of committi

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Donna Jones Parker | Gainesville, VA

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Donna Jones Parker | Gainesville, VA

Posted Jul 29, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Donna Jones Parker is the perfect combination of fitness training, physiology knowledge, and renowned motivation for athletes of all abilities. It’s no wonder she’s the most sought after trainer i

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Frank Savino | Mineola, New York

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Frank Savino | Mineola, New York

Posted Jul 21, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Frank Savino’s family wasn’t too happy when, halfway through earning his doctorate, he left his job of 15 years as an Associate Dean of Student Affairs at St. Johns University to open a gym. He wa

Overcoming Quad Dominance

Overcoming Quad Dominance

Posted Jul 21, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Fitness trainers, physical therapists and runners alike are seeing the sedentary American lifestyle leaving hamstrings and glutes drastically underutilized—with quads are picking up the slack. Wom

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Kelvin Wilson

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Kelvin Wilson

Posted Jul 15, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

As a dedicated personal trainer, chief motivator, and CEO of Natural Body Sculpting by Wilson, Kelvin Wilson is not just sculpting healthy bodies, he is shaping lives throughout Southern Florida and b

The FreeMotion 1500 GSX Treadmill: Easy to move. Easy to love.

The FreeMotion 1500 GSX Treadmill: Easy to move. Easy to love.

Posted Jun 27, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

When it comes to treadmill design, keeping things simple is a challenge. So many treadmills today are stuffed with such extravagant features that a workout seems beside the point. That’s why I love

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: BeFIT Health Studio

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: BeFIT Health Studio

Posted Jun 27, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Justin Bedor and Jeremy Cook, co-owners and fitness trainers at BeFIT Health Studio in Lake Mary, Florida, are proud of their unique, team approach to fitness coaching.

The Kettlebell-Elliptical Killer Cardio Combo

The Kettlebell-Elliptical Killer Cardio Combo

Posted Jun 18, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

You’ve seen them together in commercial and residential gyms everywhere for years—probably at opposite ends of the floor—but there’s never been a better time to kick-start your cardio training