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

Overcoming Quad Dominance

Overcoming Quad Dominance

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

Fitness trainers, physical therapists and runners alike are seeing the sedentary American lifestyle leaving hamstrings and glutes drastically underutilized—with quads are picking up the slack. Wom

Why Your Weight Matters to Cybex

Why Your Weight Matters to Cybex

Posted Jul 16, 2014 by Gym Source in Weight Loss/Weight Management.

You’ve entered your weight onto the console of a fitness machine hundreds of times. Ever wonder why it matters? The hard truth is, most machines don’t make much of your weight data at all—it’s

Debunking the Myth of ‘Fat-Burning’ Workouts

Debunking the Myth of ‘Fat-Burning’ Workouts

Posted Jun 2, 2014 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

It’s not surprising that most treadmill consoles have a button for “fat burning” workouts. After all, just about everyone has set a goal for themselves to reduce their body fat percentage at som

Gym Source Gives American Campus Communities a Lift

Gym Source Gives American Campus Communities a Lift

Posted Mar 21, 2014 by Gym Source in Gym Source News.

When American Campus Communities (ACC) was ready to outfit their latest residence hall at the University of Central Florida with a state-of-the-art fitness center, they knew to call Gym Source—just

Console Wars: Touch-Screen or Tablet Pairing?

Console Wars: Touch-Screen or Tablet Pairing?

Posted Mar 4, 2014 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

A few years ago, touch-screen consoles on fitness equipment was the hottest fitness industry trend. Now, we’re ready to confidently predict a whole new revolution: Tablet compatibility and custom fi

Don’t Ignore Signs of Injury

Don’t Ignore Signs of Injury

Posted Oct 21, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

Whether you’re fit right now—or working toward it—it’s vital to listen to the warning signals your body sends out when something is wrong. Dr. Ed Laskowski, from the Mayo Clinic’s Sports Med

Recumbent Bikes

Recumbent Bikes

Posted Sep 18, 2013 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

Ever wondered if a recumbent bike is right for you? Recumbent bikes offer the same benefits as upright stationary bikes—but feature a few key differences that just might make them a better choice fo

MY TRAINER ROCKS! And the winners are…

MY TRAINER ROCKS!  And the winners are…

Posted Sep 11, 2013 by Gym Source in Trainer Spotlight.

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of this year’s MY TRAINER ROCKS video contest! Congratulations to our $7,000 Grand Prize Winner, Jim Bompensa, owner of Body Physics in Haddonfield, New Jers

Top Golfers Get Sharp with Cybex and Gym Source

Top Golfers Get Sharp with Cybex and Gym Source

Posted Jun 4, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

How do the world’s top golfers stay fit for the fairways? Easy—they tap into mobile fitness trailers designed exclusively for the PGA Tour, all of which feature cutting-edge equipment supplied by

New Fitness Programming from Cybex

New Fitness Programming from Cybex

Posted May 9, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

To industry fanfare, Cybex International has proudly unveiled five new fitness programs that work with the company’s world-class fitness equipment, including Arc Trainer, Eagle and the award-winning

Do You Know What Drives Your Elliptical?

Do You Know What Drives Your Elliptical?

Posted Mar 8, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

Is the drive system of your elliptical trainer its most important feature? Some trainers say yes. Your elliptical’s drive system determines the feel of the machine and the overall experience of your