The Past and Future of Gym Equipment

The Past and Future of Gym Equipment

Posted Mar 24, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Used to be that there weren’t a whole lot of options when it came to gym equipment. Even the idea of exercising on machines in the home was a new one. In those days, people were just looking for bas

Things to Consider When Buying a Treadmill

Things to Consider When Buying a Treadmill

Posted Mar 24, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Ever feel overwhelmed by the list of descriptors accompanying high-tech treadmills? One word that frequently trips up customers is “horsepower.” Unfortunately, a lot of manufacturers make statemen

Prepping New Equipment

Prepping New Equipment

Posted Mar 24, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Because Gym Source feels so strongly about only offering customers a premium selection of high-quality gym equipment, each machine goes through a rigorous testing process before it ever reaches the sh

Gym Source Service Assurance

Gym Source Service Assurance

Posted Mar 24, 2014 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

One of the ways that Gym Source stands out is through its impressive commitment to service assurance. Although Gym Source has a large team of service providers who will travel to customers’ homes to

Treadmill Tips: Using the Incline Feature

Treadmill Tips: Using the Incline Feature

Posted May 25, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

Want to ramp up your fitness routine? Changing the incline on your treadmill can help. A study published by the University of Colorado in January, 2012, found that walking at a 9% incline activates th

Inspiration Station: Busy Mom Takes Charge with Cybex

Inspiration Station: Busy Mom Takes Charge with Cybex

Posted May 15, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

Amber Acosta, a busy mother of four, seemed to have no time for fitness. As a result, she was constantly fatigued—made worse by horrible eating habits. “I felt bad about myself,” she says, “an

Exercise Boosts Brainpower

Exercise Boosts Brainpower

Posted May 10, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

Regular exercise not only keeps you fit, it also improves your brainpower. Simply put, according to David Atkinson, program director at Cooper Ventures in Dallas, our energy levels increase when we ex

6 Hints for a Better Booty

6 Hints for a Better Booty

Posted May 7, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

For a dynamite derriere, it’s time to shape up. To get your butt in gear, so to speak, check out these hot hints for toning your tush. Work your glutes. These are the three gluteus muscles that giv

Training Tips for Beginner Triathletes

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Posted May 1, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

More than a million non-professional athletes compete in triathlons in the US every year, an increase of more than 40 percent in less than a decade. And according to statistics, released by USA Triath

Fitting Fitness into a Busy Life

Fitting Fitness into a Busy Life

Posted Apr 3, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

Finding it tough to work fitness into your busy schedule? Try these time-management and exercise strategies to help keep it on the calendar. Schedule your workout first thing in the morning (before l

6 Steps to Better Running

 6 Steps to Better Running

Posted Mar 12, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

Are you a seasoned runner (or fairly green)? With spring coming, it’s a perfect time for all runners to review their training style. Running may seem like the most natural of sports, but a few helpf

How to Recover From a Tough Workout

How to Recover From a Tough Workout

Posted Feb 6, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

You know that stiff, achy feeling that comes the day after a tough workout? There’s a name for it: Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). And believe it or not, there are better ways to recover from