TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Kelvin Wilson

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Kelvin Wilson

Posted Jul 15, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

As a dedicated personal trainer, chief motivator, and CEO of Natural Body Sculpting by Wilson, Kelvin Wilson is not just sculpting healthy bodies, he is shaping lives throughout Southern Florida and b

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

The 80/20 Rule of Better Nutrition

The 80/20 Rule of Better Nutrition

Posted Oct 26, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

If you need to lose weight, chances are you’re not only considering exercise—but also which diet to try. But depending on your goals, the best way to lose weight might be simply to focus on a bala

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

Do You Need a Wellness Coach?

Do You Need a Wellness Coach?

Posted Sep 29, 2013 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

When it comes to diet, exercise and overall good health, we can’t always go it alone—and a wellness coach might be the perfect partner. Could a wellness coach be right for you? A wellness coach wo

Will Outdoor ‘Adult Playgrounds’ Catch On?

Will Outdoor ‘Adult Playgrounds’ Catch On?

Posted Aug 14, 2013 by Gym Source in Outdoor/Adventure.

Photo credit: Andy Holzman/Los Angeles Daily News Cities across the United States are building ‘adult playgrounds’ in an effort to promote fitness and curb obesity. Utilizing the same type of dur

The Health Benefits of Walnuts

The Health Benefits of Walnuts

Posted Aug 9, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

The lowly walnut provides more than a nutritious munch—it also packs a nutritional punch and has more health benefits than you might imagine. Walnuts are packed with omega-3 fatty acids and antioxid

You’re Never Too Old to Get Fit

You’re Never Too Old to Get Fit

Posted Aug 8, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Think you’re too old to start a worthwhile fitness regimen? Think again. Research shows that men and women aged 48 and up who make an effort to get fit can significantly reduce their risk of heart

Exercise for Longevity

Exercise for Longevity

Posted Jun 29, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Researchers have known for decades that regular exercise boosts longevity, but studies have never specified just how much. Now a Harvard professor has the answers. Professor I-Min Lee led a comprehens

New Labels on Sunscreen—and What They Mean

New Labels on Sunscreen—and What They Mean

Posted Jun 25, 2013 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

The  U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s new labeling requirements for sunscreen products are designed to give consumers more accurate efficacies and more reliable warnings. To benefit from this ne

Top 3 Reasons Why You Don’t Lose Weight

Top 3 Reasons Why You Don’t Lose Weight

Posted Jun 21, 2013 by Gym Source in Weight Loss/Weight Management.

Sometimes the scale won’t budge, no matter how hard you try. According to Fitness and Dr. Pamela Smith, your body weight can fluctuate by as much as 5 lbs. in a single day, “so the amount you shed

Why Your BMI Matters

Why Your BMI Matters

Posted May 24, 2013 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

As a key indicator of fat as a percentage of your overall weight, your Body Mass Index (BMI) is an invaluable tool for health and wellness. The American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has guidelin