Strength Training, Amino Acids and Insulin: A Love Story

Strength Training, Amino Acids and Insulin: A Love Story

Posted Jun 5, 2014 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Strength training fans are constantly looking for new ways to build muscle mass using a combination of exercise and nutritional strategies. Studies consistently show that helping your body produce ess

Exercise IS Medicine!

Exercise IS Medicine!

Posted May 16, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

May is Exercise is Medicine® Month, and people throughout the U.S. will be participating in physical activities to help prevent scores of chronic illnesses. Physical inactivity is recognized as a fas

Exercise for Better Sleep

Exercise for Better Sleep

Posted Mar 11, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

The National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 Sleep in America® poll shows a compelling association between exercise and better sleep. Participants were asked to identify how often they exercised and ho

Exercise Aids the Aging Brain

Exercise Aids the Aging Brain

Posted Mar 1, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common cause of dementia among older people—with no available cure. But a promising study published recently in the Annals of Internal Medicine reports that physica

The Worst Fitness Ideas of All Time

The Worst Fitness Ideas of All Time

Posted Feb 22, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) knows a thing or two about fitness trends—the good, the bad and the ugly. Here are three of their favorites from days of yore that fall squarely in the ‘ugly

Weekend-Proof Your Diet, Part 1

Weekend-Proof Your Diet, Part 1

Posted Dec 12, 2012 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Do you exercise and eat well Monday through Friday? Don’t wreck your hard work on the weekends. Use these tips to keep you on-track. Happy Hour:  Free appetizers and half-price drinks are great for