New and Notable Fitness Equipment

New and Notable Fitness Equipment

Posted Oct 25, 2017 by Gym Source.

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 Machines - Pros and Cons

Free Weights vs Machine

Posted Aug 23, 2017 by Gym Source in Strength Training Equipment.

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?

How to Buy Dumbbells

Hampton Fitness Dumbbells

Posted May 5, 2017 by Gym Source in Dumbbell.

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?

Are NuBells a Match For You?

Posted Oct 3, 2016 by Gym Source in Dumbbell.

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

Beginners Guide to Free Weights

Posted May 10, 2016 by Gym Source in Strength Training Equipment.

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

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

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

Is Bench Pressing Better than a Smith Machine?

Is Bench Pressing Better than a Smith Machine?

Posted Jan 27, 2014 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

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

Free weights vs. Fitness machines

Free weights vs. Fitness machines

Posted Aug 23, 2012 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Ever wondered which method of strength training is better, free weights or strength-training equipment? The answer depends on several factors, including your level of experience, your exercise goals