Equipment Expert Advice

July 27th, 2018

Make Exercise Relevant: Functional Fitness

We may not all be athletes, but life is an endurance sport of its own kind, and everyone needs to bring their A-Game! Getting out of bed, stopping to tie your shoe, or carrying your groceries…


March 14th, 2018

Personal Trainer Spotlight: Erin Connor

Personal Trainer Spotlight: Erin Connor Area Servicing: Servicing the Tampa, Florida area. Experience: Erin is certified through the National Association of Sports Medicine as both a Personal…


January 15th, 2018

Beat Workout Boredom

How to stay inspired to reach your goals. To help you make this year your most fit, we polled personal trainers and equipment experts to learn the top tips to stay inspired and committed to…

New and Notable Fitness Equipment

October 25th, 2017

New and Notable Fitness Equipment

The fitness industry keeps evolving fitness equipment with innovative upgrades with each new product release – and we like to keep our customers informed. Below you’ll find information…

Free Weights vs Machine

August 23rd, 2017

Free Weights vs Machines - Pros and Cons

Equipment experts and personal trainers answered our call to determine a winner for which strength equipment provides the most effective, versatile workouts – free weights or machines?

Hampton Fitness Dumbbells

May 5th, 2017

How to Buy Dumbbells

Not all dumbbells are created equal. There are different looks, feels, and quality levels. But, how do you know what type of dumbbells are best for your home gym? Our ‘Dumbbells Buyer’s a…

Are NuBells a Match For You?

October 3rd, 2016

Are NuBells a Match For You?

If NuBells had an online dating profile it would be: I am not the traditional type and enjoy change. I consider myself spontaneous and versatile, but am very disciplined and hardworking. I…

Beginners Guide to Free Weights

May 10th, 2016

Beginners Guide to Free Weights

We all know Free weights are an excellent, versatile addition to any home gym – however, they can instill a sense of fear, discomfort, or intimidation if you are unfamiliar with the…

Hot Right Now: Group X-Training

October 1st, 2014

Hot Right Now: Group X-Training

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

Not All Curls are Created Equal

July 31st, 2014

Not All Curls are Created Equal

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

Is Bench Pressing Better than a Smith Machine?

January 27th, 2014

Is Bench Pressing Better than a Smith Machine?

When the Department of Kinesiology at California State University published a paper in 2010 titled “A Comparison of Muscle Activation Between a Smith Machine and Free Weight Bench Press” in The Jo

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February 14th, 2019


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…


February 14th, 2019

Spotlight Install: Commercial Health Club

Customer: QWay Fit Facility: Commercial Health Club Commercial Sales Rep: Stephen Whirty At Gym Source it is our priority to approach every commercial project as a solutions oriented…


December 5th, 2018

Fitness Gift Guide

The best gift ideas for active people. From accessories, to first time fitness shoppers, to more advanced fitness enthusiasts – our equipment experts share their favorite fitness tools…

Build Your Home Gym

November 15th, 2018

How to Diversify Your Treadmill Workouts

Treadmills remain a widely used piece of equipment both in homes and in commercial gyms, but treadmill workouts are often thought of as monotonous. Why? We tapped our equipment experts for…