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

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

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

Oprah's Right! The Octane Q37 is the BEST elliptical value.

Oprah's Right! The Octane Q37 is the BEST elliptical value.

Posted Sep 26, 2014 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

If you’re looking for a high-end elliptical that offers the ultimate in personal fitness, the Octane Q37 gives you everything you need at a price that can’t be beat! In this video, Norm Morrison,

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

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

NETPULSE: The Next Generation of Digital Fitness Integration

NETPULSE: The Next Generation of Digital Fitness Integration

Posted Sep 5, 2014 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

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

What is the Octane SmartLink?

Octane Q47 SmartLink Technology

Posted Sep 3, 2014 by Gym Source in Elliptical Trainers.

The Octane Q47 elliptical is built to provide a solid combination of balance, performance and unique workout features, making it considered to be one of the best ellipticals for home…

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

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