Low Impact Workouts Work Harder Than You Think

April 21st, 2016

Low Impact Workouts Work Harder Than You Think

You know that low-impact workouts put less stress on the body, especially your joints. But can they keep you fit? The answer is a resounding yes. And with nicer spring weather, some of your…

Skiing Exercises for Beginner and Black Diamond Skiers

December 8th, 2015

Skiing Exercises for Beginner and Black Diamond Skiers

Physical Disclaimer: Workouts suggested on this website are not to be interpreted as treatment plans or substitutes for medical consultation. Before undertaking any exercise program, please a…

OH, CRAMP! THE SCOOP ON SIDE STITCHES

August 20th, 2015

OH, CRAMP! THE SCOOP ON SIDE STITCHES

You know the feeling—that sudden, jolting pain in your side that sends you doubling over instead of moving forward. It has a name:  exercise-related transient abdominal pain (ETAP), better known as

Jan Summiting

June 12th, 2015

Jan’s Excellent Icelandic Adventure, Part 2

Last month, we introduced you to Gym Source’s own Jan Schole (manager of our showroom in Westport, CT), who is training to compete in the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon in Iceland on July 18, 2015.  Pre

Tackle Those Fall Hills

October 24th, 2013

Tackle Those Fall Hills

Hill workouts are one of the best ways to train for stronger and faster running. In fact, a recent study undertaken at the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand found that uphill and dow

Will Outdoor ‘Adult Playgrounds’ Catch On?

August 14th, 2013

Will Outdoor ‘Adult Playgrounds’ Catch On?

Photo credit: Andy Holzman/Los Angeles Daily News Cities across the United States are building ‘adult playgrounds’ in an effort to promote fitness and curb obesity. Utilizing the same type of dur

3 New Rules for Better Endurance Cycling

July 18th, 2013

3 New Rules for Better Endurance Cycling

For years, cyclists have been urged to replace every ounce of water lost during exercise. They’ve also been warned to avoid caffeine, and to drink beverages with added protein for better cycling per

Training for Canoeing, Kayaking and Boating

June 17th, 2013

Training for Canoeing, Kayaking and Boating

Summer is here and wherever you live, water sports reign supreme. But to get the most out of sport like rowing, canoeing and kayaking, your upper body strength may need a boost. For seasoned competito

Make your Golf Game Great

April 13th, 2013

Make your Golf Game Great

Great golfers need to be powerful, limber and accurate. That’s why golf training requires a unique combination of flexibility, strength and mechanics. The right fitness training can give you a stron

What to Know Before your Next Hiking Trip

March 21st, 2013

What to Know Before your Next Hiking Trip

Spring is just around the corner and it’s a great time to explore your local parks and mountains. But trekking around in the woods, canyons and mountains can be dangerous if you’re not prepared. A

Strengthen Your Skating Skills

February 27th, 2013

Strengthen Your Skating Skills

Whether you compete in a serious ice hockey league, or leisurely lap an ice rink now and then, ice-skating engages your body like no other sport. Skating requires enormous strength, endurance and flex

Cool Accessories for Cold Weather Workouts

January 29th, 2013

Cool Accessories for Cold Weather Workouts

What should you wear for those cold-weather workouts? Try these tips to keep up the pace when the temperature drops. Layers, Layers, Layers  One of the biggest mistakes you can make while exercising

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The Hydrow Live Outdoor Reality™ Rower. We are thrilled to announce that beginning Spring 2019 we will be carrying a rower that is redefining the indoor rowing experience. Enter the Hydrow…

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