Ice Water Baths Not Good for Strength or Soreness

Ice Water Baths Not Good for Strength or Soreness

Posted Sep 27, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Athletes have been doing it for decades, but new research shows that dunking into a tub of ice-cold water after exercise is not beneficial—or effective. Not only does it waste time (and make your bo

Too Much Exercise?

Too Much Exercise?

Posted Aug 16, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Recently, exercise scientists have been concerned that there might be an upper limit to the amount of exercise and exertion that is healthy, particularly for the human heart. Now new that…

You’re Never Too Old to Get Fit

You’re Never Too Old to Get Fit

Posted Aug 8, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Think you’re too old to start a worthwhile fitness regimen? Think again. Research shows that men and women aged 48 and up who make an effort to get fit can significantly reduce their risk of heart

Trainer Spotlight: Scott Marlowe

Trainer Spotlight: Scott Marlowe

Posted Jul 31, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Scott Marlowe is the owner of ResultsNYC, a personal training studio serving clients in NYC and Connecticut.  He became a personal trainer 27 years ago when he was asked to train the owner…

Vitamin C Helps with Exercise-induced Asthma

Vitamin C Helps with Exercise-induced Asthma

Posted Jul 12, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Research shows that about 10 percent of the general population suffers from asthma or bronchoconstriction induced by exercise. Now, according to a new study published by University of…

Exercise for Longevity

Exercise for Longevity

Posted Jun 29, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Researchers have known for decades that regular exercise boosts longevity, but studies have never specified just how much. Now a Harvard professor has the answers. Professor I-Min Lee led a comprehens

‘Precooling’ to Beat the Heat

‘Precooling’ to Beat the Heat

Posted Jun 17, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Today’s trend toward shorter, more intense workout sessions can be tough in the hazy heat of summer—especially outdoors. That’s why recent research into ‘precooling’—reducing your core tem

Top Golfers Get Sharp with Cybex and Gym Source

Top Golfers Get Sharp with Cybex and Gym Source

Posted Jun 4, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

How do the world’s top golfers stay fit for the fairways? Easy—they tap into mobile fitness trailers designed exclusively for the PGA Tour, all of which feature cutting-edge equipment supplied by

Are You Overtraining?

Are You Overtraining?

Posted Jun 3, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Are you overtraining? (And if you are, how can you tell?) To help runners determine their optimum training level, Jack Raglin, Ph.D., developed a short quiz that he advises runners to take at least on

Improve Your Workout With Caffeine

Improve Your Workout With Caffeine

Posted May 21, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

According to researchers at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, caffeine-packed coffee makes exercising easier. That’s because caffeine effectively blocks the neurotransmitters that s

Exercise IS Medicine!

Exercise IS Medicine!

Posted May 16, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

May is Exercise is Medicine® Month, and people throughout the U.S. will be participating in physical activities to help prevent scores of chronic illnesses. Physical inactivity is recognized as a fas