Low- vs. High-Intensity Fat Burn: Which is Best?

Low- vs. High-Intensity Fat Burn: Which is Best?

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

I often get questions from clients that seem appropriate to share and answer to our wider community of fitness enthusiasts. One that frequently arises pertains to low- versus high-intensity workouts.

Fast Fists by Nexersys® vs. Treadmill is a Knockout

Fast Fists by Nexersys® vs. Treadmill is a Knockout

Posted Aug 27, 2014 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

Part of my job at Gym Source is to review new products, as well as to validate the research that manufacturers publish to support their fitness claims. Recently, I took a look at a study conducted by

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Joe Quinn | Conshohocken, PA

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Joe Quinn | Conshohocken, PA

Posted Aug 27, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Joe Quinn, founder, chief personal trainer and motivator at Pro Q Fitness, one of Main Line Philadelphia’s most noted private personal training outfits, provides balanced in-home fitness regimens to

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Steve Satin | Boston, MA

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Steve Satin | Boston, MA

Posted Aug 20, 2014 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Steve Satin, owner of Satin Wellness, a thriving in-home personal training practice headquartered in Boston (but serving clients throughout New England and beyond) has a unique aspect to his fitness f

We’re Not Overeating—We’re Undermoving

We’re Not Overeating—We’re Undermoving

Posted Aug 18, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

It’s no secret: Over the last 50 years, Americans’ overall caloric intake has skyrocketed. Portion sizes at home and in restaurants have increased—as has sugar consumption. However, a new study

Interval Walking Works Wonders

Interval Walking Works Wonders

Posted Aug 18, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Walking has long been touted as an ideal workout for those just starting a weight-loss program—and comes highly recommended for people with weight-related illnesses, such as Type 2 Diabetes. As far

Staff Pick: Assault Air Bike from LifeCore Fitness

Staff Pick: Assault Air Bike from LifeCore Fitness

Posted Aug 13, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

If you’re looking for an affordable cardio machine that works your upper and lower body simultaneously, consider the Assault Air Bike Trainer from LifeCore Fitness. As this week’s Gym Source Staff

Getting Runners Back on Their Feet

Getting Runners Back on Their Feet

Posted Aug 13, 2014 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

Serious runners are passionate runners—no matter their age, no matter their skill. Longtime runners will freely tell you about their emotional ties to the sport, and how much they miss it when—esp

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: David Garcia | Ossining, NY

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: David Garcia | Ossining, NY

Posted Aug 12, 2014 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

David Garcia, founder of G.E.M. Fitness Systems in Ossining, NY, remembers precisely when inspiration struck to become a personal trainer: high school gym class. “There was a poster on the wall of C

Not All Curls are Created Equal

Not All Curls are Created Equal

Posted Jul 31, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Perhaps no other muscle holds such pride among fitness fans as the almighty bicep. Among some athletes (could you be one of them?), proudly showing off those “guns” is a coveted reward of committi

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Donna Jones Parker | Gainesville, VA

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Donna Jones Parker | Gainesville, VA

Posted Jul 29, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Donna Jones Parker is the perfect combination of fitness training, physiology knowledge, and renowned motivation for athletes of all abilities. It’s no wonder she’s the most sought after trainer i

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Frank Savino | Mineola, New York

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Frank Savino | Mineola, New York

Posted Jul 21, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Frank Savino’s family wasn’t too happy when, halfway through earning his doctorate, he left his job of 15 years as an Associate Dean of Student Affairs at St. Johns University to open a gym. He wa