Jan’s Excellent Icelandic Adventure, Part 2

Jan Summiting

Posted Jun 12, 2015 by Gym Source in Outdoor/Adventure.

Last month, we introduced you to Gym Source’s own Jan Schole (manager of our showroom in Westport, CT), who is training to compete in the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon in Iceland on July 18, 2015.  Pre

The Kettlebell-Elliptical Killer Cardio Combo

The Kettlebell-Elliptical Killer Cardio Combo

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

You’ve seen them together in commercial and residential gyms everywhere for years—probably at opposite ends of the floor—but there’s never been a better time to kick-start your cardio training

Trainer Spotlight -- Andrea Kalan

Trainer Spotlight -- Andrea Kalan

Posted Oct 25, 2013 by Gym Source in Trainer Spotlight.

For Andrea Kalan, personal trainer and owner of Fit For Life studio in Bryn Mawr, PA, becoming a fitness trainer was a family affair.  Having always led a healthy lifestyle and exercised non-stop (sh

ACE Confirms: Kettlebells Rock Your Core

ACE Confirms: Kettlebells Rock Your Core

Posted Apr 23, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Recently, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) sponsored a training study to determine the benefits of kettlebell training. ACE enlisted researchers at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse’s Depa

Trainer Spotlight - Efrain Larenas

Trainer Spotlight - Efrain Larenas

Posted Jan 25, 2013 by Gym Source in Trainer Spotlight.

Turning Injury Into Inspiration Efrain Larenas was an athlete all of his life, but didn’t decide to pursue a career in personal training until fate–through football–stepped in. While

Explosive Moves Can Build Your Muscles Faster

Explosive Moves Can Build Your Muscles Faster

Posted Dec 21, 2012 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

If you want to build bulk and strength with weight lifting, don’t just stick to slow, heavy lifts.   Now research shows that FAST explosive movements such as kettlebell swings, box jumps and plyom