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December 21st, 2017

Danny Musico Works Out at Gym Source

Personal Trainer Workshop: Gym Source’s flagship store located in Manhattan co-hosted an event with World Super Middleweight Champion and celebrity trainer Danny Musico. True to Gym passion…

Why Premium Steel Drives Better Performance

November 5th, 2014

Why Premium Steel Drives Better Performance

On a tight budget? It’s true that you can find exercise machines and accessories available at a wide range of price points. So you may ask: What gives premium fitness equipment its higher price poin

Hot Right Now: Group X-Training

October 1st, 2014

Hot Right Now: Group X-Training

Combining elements of cross training, boot camp workouts and sports-specific training, Group X-Training (GXT) is a fitness regimen taking hold in commercial gyms worldwide. Loyal fans love GXT for the

4 Stats that Prove the Payoff of Endurance Running

September 25th, 2014

4 Stats that Prove the Payoff of Endurance Running

Did you see the article in the Wall Street Journal about gait analysis—and how endurance running is one of the single best things you can do to stay fit for life? When you run with a proper gait, en

NETPULSE: The Next Generation of Digital Fitness Integration

September 5th, 2014

NETPULSE: The Next Generation of Digital Fitness Integration

The fitness industry is no stranger to new technology. From wifi-enabled, internet-connected machines to wearable fitness trackers, the industry is constantly moving forward. One of the biggest techno

Console Wars: Touch-Screen or Tablet Pairing?

March 4th, 2014

Console Wars: Touch-Screen or Tablet Pairing?

A few years ago, touch-screen consoles on fitness equipment was the hottest fitness industry trend. Now, we’re ready to confidently predict a whole new revolution: Tablet compatibility and custom fi

The Importance of Moving Throughout the Workday

February 20th, 2014

The Importance of Moving Throughout the Workday

At LifeSpan we want our customers to feel good about life and themselves. Being a part of the fitness industry for over a decade has taught us a lot. One of the biggest things we strive to help people

Is Bench Pressing Better than a Smith Machine?

January 27th, 2014

Is Bench Pressing Better than a Smith Machine?

When the Department of Kinesiology at California State University published a paper in 2010 titled “A Comparison of Muscle Activation Between a Smith Machine and Free Weight Bench Press” in The Jo

A Race to the Top: Activity Trackers

January 21st, 2014

A Race to the Top: Activity Trackers

Fitness trackers (sometimes called activity trackers) are one of the hottest growth areas in the industry. Designed to be worn, these gadgets—like Nike’s FuelBand, Fitbit, and Polar Loop wrap sit

Functional Training Pros and Cons

January 20th, 2014

Functional Training Pros and Cons

Functional training has earned high praise recently for its ability to help people of all ages and fitness level reach their own unique goals—whether that means running a marathon or walking up the

Do Patents Negatively Impact Fitness Innovation?

December 17th, 2013

Do Patents Negatively Impact Fitness Innovation?

Patents are designed to protect new ideas—and allow innovators and inventors to take risks and profit from for their original designs. Ideally, when it comes to fitness, patents should protect manuf

What Good is a Lifetime Warranty?

December 3rd, 2013

What Good is a Lifetime Warranty?

Setting up a home gym can be an expensive proposition. A treadmill, an elliptical machine, all those gym accessories can add up. When done right, fitness equipment is a serious investment. So it

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