Improve Your Workout With Caffeine

Improve Your Workout With Caffeine

Posted May 21, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

According to researchers at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, caffeine-packed coffee makes exercising easier. That’s because caffeine effectively blocks the neurotransmitters that s

Exercise IS Medicine!

Exercise IS Medicine!

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

May is Exercise is Medicine® Month, and people throughout the U.S. will be participating in physical activities to help prevent scores of chronic illnesses. Physical inactivity is recognized as a fas

Inspiration Station: Busy Mom Takes Charge with Cybex

Inspiration Station: Busy Mom Takes Charge with Cybex

Posted May 15, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

Amber Acosta, a busy mother of four, seemed to have no time for fitness. As a result, she was constantly fatigued—made worse by horrible eating habits. “I felt bad about myself,” she says, “an

Exercise Boosts Brainpower

Exercise Boosts Brainpower

Posted May 10, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

Regular exercise not only keeps you fit, it also improves your brainpower. Simply put, according to David Atkinson, program director at Cooper Ventures in Dallas, our energy levels increase when we ex

Exercise Improves Relationships

Exercise Improves Relationships

Posted May 6, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

What we’ve suspected all along has been proven by science: Not only is fitness more fun with friends—it builds friendships, as well. Plus, when you exercise with people you enjoy, you’re even mo

Training Tips for Beginner Triathletes

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Posted May 1, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

More than a million non-professional athletes compete in triathlons in the US every year, an increase of more than 40 percent in less than a decade. And according to statistics, released by USA Triath

Reducing Your Sodium Intake Could Save Your Life

Reducing Your Sodium Intake Could Save Your Life

Posted Apr 13, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

A diet that’s too high in salt (sodium) is linked to numerous health issues—think hypertension, heart disease and strokes. Experts agree that there are huge benefits to reducing sodium in your die

Smart Sun Protection

Smart Sun Protection

Posted Apr 4, 2013 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Longer spring days mean more time outside—and a greater skin cancer risk. Will you be exercising outdoors? If so, learn more about protecting your skin. The sun emits two kinds of ultraviolet radiat

Fitting Fitness into a Busy Life

Fitting Fitness into a Busy Life

Posted Apr 3, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

Finding it tough to work fitness into your busy schedule? Try these time-management and exercise strategies to help keep it on the calendar. Schedule your workout first thing in the morning (before l

Yoga’s Benefits Confirmed

Yoga’s Benefits Confirmed

Posted Apr 2, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Two recent studies indicate that regular yoga classes can have a positive effect on atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) and common psychiatric disorders. The results of the first study were publ

Total Vegetarian Fitness

Total Vegetarian Fitness

Posted Mar 27, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

Whether it’s for health or ideological reasons, more and more people are following a vegetarian diet. A recent study indicated that 7.3 million Americans are vegetarians. What’s more, these same s

Take a Break from your Diet

Take a Break from your Diet

Posted Mar 26, 2013 by Gym Source in Weight Loss/Weight Management.

If your diet is driving you crazy, it’s probably time to take a break – really! Experts advise that taking strategic breaks during a weight loss diet can help dieters continue the program and supp