Battle Ropes: Not Just for CrossFit Anymore!

Battle Ropes: Not Just for CrossFit Anymore!

Posted Oct 30, 2014 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

It’s no secret why battle ropes are all the rage. Targeting abs, forearms, back and legs, battle ropes strengthen muscle, improve endurance—and give your entire body an unforgettable workout. Best

FEATURED EMPLOYEE: Chris Cesare | Gym Source Sarasota

FEATURED EMPLOYEE: Chris Cesare | Gym Source Sarasota

Posted Oct 14, 2014 by Gym Source in Testimonials.

Each month, Gym Source is featuring an employee who exemplifies the passion for fitness innovation and dedication to customer service for which the company is known. Employee:          Chris

Octane Q-Series Ellipticals: Which to Choose?

Octane Q-Series Ellipticals: Which to Choose?

Posted Oct 6, 2014 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

With a lineup of three distinct series of elliptical training machines–including the Q35 Series, the Q37 Series and the Q45 Series–how can you tell which Octane is right for…

Featured Retail Product: Cybex 525 AT Total Body

Featured Retail Product: Cybex 525 AT Total Body

Posted Oct 1, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Many machines claim to “do it all,” but the Cybex 525 Arc Trainer Total Body truly delivers. Perfect for multi-tenant facilities like hotels and apartment buildings (but ideal for home use, as wel

Featured Product Category: Multi-Station Gyms

Featured Product Category: Multi-Station Gyms

Posted Oct 1, 2014 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

For residential and commercial facilities looking to pack more fitness into their available space, few pieces match the multi-station gym. Perfect for smaller, multi-tenant facilities—think hotels,

Hot Right Now: Group X-Training

Hot Right Now: Group X-Training

Posted Oct 1, 2014 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

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

Bike Advice for Bad Backs

Bike Advice for Bad Backs

Posted Sep 30, 2014 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

Question: I have chronic back pain. What’s the best stationary bike for me? Answer: This may come as a surprise (and be sure to check with your physician first), but for people with chronic back pai

Heart Rate Training: Make Every Beat Count

Heart Rate Training: Make Every Beat Count

Posted Sep 30, 2014 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Want to shorten your workout, without sacrificing results? Check with your physician first, of course, but you can do more in less time by switching your workout goals to those based on Heart Rate Tra

4 Stats that Prove the Payoff of Endurance Running

4 Stats that Prove the Payoff of Endurance Running

Posted Sep 25, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

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

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Marisella Villano | Hampton Bays, NY

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Marisella Villano | Hampton Bays, NY

Posted Sep 10, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Marisella Villano is the brains behind at MARVILfit Cycling & Fitness of Hampton Bays, NY, a studio she opened in 2013 after years of building a dedicated clientele. An education heavyweight with

Keep Momentum Going with the Zero Runner

Keep Momentum Going with the Zero Runner

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

What’s the hottest number in fitness this fall? Zero—as in the Octane Zero Runner, winning rave reviews and loyal fans alike among cardio training enthusiasts. The Zero Runner is a zero-impact run

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Erik Hajer | Newton, MA

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Erik Hajer | Newton, MA

Posted Sep 3, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Erik Hajer exudes wellness in everything he does—and he sure does a lot. Husband, father, triathlete, fitness mentor, personal trainer, author, and above all, Wellness Crusader—health and wellness