Personal Trainer Spotlight: Jim Young

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Posted May 19, 2018 by Gym Source in Trainer Spotlight.

Personal Trainer Spotlight: Jim Young Area Servicing: Servicing the MetroWest, MA area. Experience: In his nearly thirty-year career, Jim has held certifications from the American College of…

Connected Fitness: What is it and how do I get plugged in?

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Posted May 15, 2018 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Connected Fitness. What is it and how do I get plugged in? Our equipment experts love the products we carry. However, they find fulfillment not in the sale, but knowing their clients are using…

Of Glutes, Golf and Cybex

Of Glutes, Golf and Cybex

Posted Feb 25, 2015 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Recently, golf great Tiger Woods walked off the course at the Farmers Insurance Open after completing just 11 holes, citing a back injury. When asked to explain further, Tiger’s reason for his early

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

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

Shopping Online for Fitness Equipment

Shopping Online for Fitness Equipment

Posted Mar 24, 2014 by Gym Source in Fitness Facts and Tips.

Online shopping is a common experience in the modern world. People can add items to their shopping cart in a single click and have everything from clothes to games to musical instruments to groceries

The Weight Training Boost to ‘Good’ Cholesterol

The Weight Training Boost to ‘Good’ Cholesterol

Posted Oct 26, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Research tells us that high levels of HDL (high-density lipoprotein), which is “good” cholesterol, has the ability to protect us against heart disease by removing cholesterol from the blood vessel

The 3 Best Self-Powered Fitness Machines

The 3 Best Self-Powered Fitness Machines

Posted Oct 11, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

Self-powered fitness equipment is becoming increasingly popular because it’s a ‘green’ alternative that saves energy and money. Instead of plugging in the machine and using electricity to power

Octane Fitness and the Upper-Body Elliptical Advantage

Octane Fitness and the Upper-Body Elliptical Advantage

Posted Sep 27, 2013 by Gym Source in Elliptical Trainers.

This week, we invited Octane Fitness to contribute to our blog. Here Octane discusses the importance of handlebar technology for superior upper body fitness on their signature elliptical trainers.

Ice Water Baths Not Good for Strength or Soreness

Ice Water Baths Not Good for Strength or Soreness

Posted Sep 27, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Athletes have been doing it for decades, but new research shows that dunking into a tub of ice-cold water after exercise is not beneficial—or effective. Not only does it waste time (and make your bo

Too Much Exercise?

Too Much Exercise?

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

Recently, exercise scientists have been concerned that there might be an upper limit to the amount of exercise and exertion that is healthy, particularly for the human heart. Now new that…