Featured Retail Product: Power Plate my7™

Featured Retail Product: Power Plate my7™

Posted Nov 3, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Time to shake up your fitness routine? For personal training at your fingertips—in your home or at the studio—the Power Plate my7™ delivers easy, accessible and advanced all-body excellence.

Featured Retail Product: Cybex 525 AT Total Body

Featured Retail Product: Cybex 525 AT Total Body

Posted Oct 1, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Many machines claim to “do it all,” but the Cybex 525 Arc Trainer Total Body truly delivers. Perfect for multi-tenant facilities like hotels and apartment buildings (but ideal for home use, as wel

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Marisella Villano | Hampton Bays, NY

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Marisella Villano | Hampton Bays, NY

Posted Sep 10, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Marisella Villano is the brains behind at MARVILfit Cycling & Fitness of Hampton Bays, NY, a studio she opened in 2013 after years of building a dedicated clientele. An education heavyweight with

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Erik Hajer | Newton, MA

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Erik Hajer | Newton, MA

Posted Sep 3, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Erik Hajer exudes wellness in everything he does—and he sure does a lot. Husband, father, triathlete, fitness mentor, personal trainer, author, and above all, Wellness Crusader—health and wellness

Fast Fists by Nexersys® vs. Treadmill is a Knockout

Fast Fists by Nexersys® vs. Treadmill is a Knockout

Posted Aug 27, 2014 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

Part of my job at Gym Source is to review new products, as well as to validate the research that manufacturers publish to support their fitness claims. Recently, I took a look at a study conducted by

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Joe Quinn | Conshohocken, PA

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Joe Quinn | Conshohocken, PA

Posted Aug 27, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Joe Quinn, founder, chief personal trainer and motivator at Pro Q Fitness, one of Main Line Philadelphia’s most noted private personal training outfits, provides balanced in-home fitness regimens to

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Steve Satin | Boston, MA

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Steve Satin | Boston, MA

Posted Aug 20, 2014 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Steve Satin, owner of Satin Wellness, a thriving in-home personal training practice headquartered in Boston (but serving clients throughout New England and beyond) has a unique aspect to his fitness f

We’re Not Overeating—We’re Undermoving

We’re Not Overeating—We’re Undermoving

Posted Aug 18, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

It’s no secret: Over the last 50 years, Americans’ overall caloric intake has skyrocketed. Portion sizes at home and in restaurants have increased—as has sugar consumption. However, a new study

Trainer Spotlight: Chris Bell | Haddonfield, NJ

Trainer Spotlight: Chris Bell | Haddonfield, NJ

Posted Aug 5, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

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

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Donna Jones Parker | Gainesville, VA

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Donna Jones Parker | Gainesville, VA

Posted Jul 29, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Donna Jones Parker is the perfect combination of fitness training, physiology knowledge, and renowned motivation for athletes of all abilities. It’s no wonder she’s the most sought after trainer i

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