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Make Sure to Add Flexibility Training

January 7th, 2013

Make Sure to Add Flexibility Training

Many people do aerobic training for endurance and resistance training for strength – but neglect flexibility training.  The American Council on Exercise reports that flexibility training is conside

Strange But True?  Can a MOUTHGUARD Improve Your Performance?

January 4th, 2013

Strange But True? Can a MOUTHGUARD Improve Your Performance?

This may sound a little unusual, but one study found that wearing a mouthguard while training could actually give athletes a boost of power.  A study published in the Journal of Strength & Condit

Tell Us What YOU Think!  Cardio vs Strength Training – Which is Better For Fat and Weight Loss?

December 28th, 2012

Tell Us What YOU Think! Cardio vs Strength Training – Which is Better For Fat and Weight Loss?

A recent Duke University study claims that you’ll lose more weight/fat with aerobic training than resistance training. The study, which appeared recently in the Journal of Applied Physiology, found

Here’s a LEGAL Performance Enhancing Drug – Caffeine!

December 27th, 2012

Here’s a LEGAL Performance Enhancing Drug – Caffeine!

If you want to improve your performance in the gym, don’t forget the java.  Caffeine can help you lift more weight and also lessens your perception of exertion and pain, according to research in Th

Explosive Moves Can Build Your Muscles Faster

December 21st, 2012

Explosive Moves Can Build Your Muscles Faster

If you want to build bulk and strength with weight lifting, don’t just stick to slow, heavy lifts.   Now research shows that FAST explosive movements such as kettlebell swings, box jumps and plyom

Don’t Pop that Pre-Workout Pill

December 18th, 2012

Don’t Pop that Pre-Workout Pill

Many people take ibuprofen before a strenuous workout–sometimes every day–to guard against muscle pain. However, a new study published in the December, 2012, issue of Medicine & Science in Spo

Bone Loss Also a Men’s Health Issue

December 10th, 2012

Bone Loss Also a Men’s Health Issue

Recent reports linking body fat to bone loss tend to focus on women. But according to a study presented in November the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), obesity lead

Smart Cycling

December 7th, 2012

Smart Cycling

When using a stationary bike, keep fatigue and knee strain to a minimum by pacing yourself between 80 and 110 rpm. Favoring the open road this weekend? To gauge your pace, count how many times your ri

Stretch for Strength

December 3rd, 2012

Stretch for Strength

What’s the smartest way to get stronger, faster? Stretching. According to a 2010 study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, men who stretched for 20 to 30 seconds between

Gym Source Earns Accolades from Golf and Body NYC

November 20th, 2012

Gym Source Earns Accolades from Golf and Body NYC

When entrepreneurs Michael Visconti and Steve Login were considering the best location for Golf & Body NYC, their state-of-the-art golf and fitness facility, they chose the heart of Midtown Manhat

Reframing the Fitness Message

September 19th, 2012

Reframing the Fitness Message

Trainers, need to fire-up your clients? Recent research by psychologists suggests that touting the far-off, ‘future’ benefits of working out—such as weight loss, body image and disease preventio

Is sitting worse than smoking?

August 23rd, 2012

Is sitting worse than smoking?

Science says YES. According to Lancet, a leading journal of oncology, neurology and infectious diseases, physical inactivity has a negative global impact so severe that its adverse effects on health

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