Trainer Spotlight: Kathy Goetz

Kathy-Goetz Personal Trainer

Posted Jun 1, 2017 by Gym Source in Trainer Spotlight.

Personal Trainer Spotlight: Kathy Goetz, Kathy Goetz Fitness Training Area Servicing: Great Falls, Virginia Experience: Master’s degree in Physical Education & Exercise Science from…

Common Treadmill Mistakes You're Making

Common Treadmill Mistakes You're Making

Posted Dec 21, 2016 by Gym Source in Treadmills.

Running has numerous health benefits, and adding a treadmill to your home gym arsenal means you can workout regardless of the weather, create more challenging workouts that burn more calories…

OH, CRAMP! THE SCOOP ON SIDE STITCHES

OH, CRAMP! THE SCOOP ON SIDE STITCHES

Posted Aug 20, 2015 by Gym Source in Outdoor/Adventure.

You know the feeling—that sudden, jolting pain in your side that sends you doubling over instead of moving forward. It has a name:  exercise-related transient abdominal pain (ETAP), better known as

9 Ways to Beat Shin Splints

9 Ways to Beat Shin Splints

Posted Jul 15, 2015 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Mention the words “shin splints” to an athlete—then watch out: This acute form of agony strikes fear in the heart of anyone who pounds the pavement, plays the court, or works out on any type of

THIS SUMMER: Fuel Your Addiction with the Octane Zero Runner

THIS SUMMER: Fuel Your Addiction with the Octane Zero Runner

Posted May 22, 2014 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

The era of “smart training” has arrived—and if you don’t believe me, check out the stunning new Zero Runner from Octane Fitness. Threatening to make the concept of “fitness innovation” an

Tackle Those Fall Hills

Tackle Those Fall Hills

Posted Oct 24, 2013 by Gym Source in Outdoor/Adventure.

Hill workouts are one of the best ways to train for stronger and faster running. In fact, a recent study undertaken at the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand found that uphill and dow

Switch Up Your Running Surface

Switch Up Your Running Surface

Posted Aug 16, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

Runners generally train on the road, but experts warn that results will be far superior if you run on different surfaces. Runners World recommends that runners occasionally take routes that lead off-r

Are You Overtraining?

Are You Overtraining?

Posted Jun 3, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Are you overtraining? (And if you are, how can you tell?) To help runners determine their optimum training level, Jack Raglin, Ph.D., developed a short quiz that he advises runners to take at least on

Walking Offers Same Health Benefits as Running

Walking Offers Same Health Benefits as Running

Posted Apr 25, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

A recent study found that brisk walking offers many of the same health benefits as running. Findings released in the American Heart Association journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biolog

The Sport-Specific Diet

The Sport-Specific Diet

Posted Apr 24, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

Whether you run, swim or cycle; eating the right food for each activity helps you improve your performance and make the most of each workout. Runners need to stay fueled during a marathon—but the pr

6 Steps to Better Running

 6 Steps to Better Running

Posted Mar 12, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

Are you a seasoned runner (or fairly green)? With spring coming, it’s a perfect time for all runners to review their training style. Running may seem like the most natural of sports, but a few helpf

When do you replace your running shoes?

When do you replace your running shoes?

Posted Mar 9, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

How do you determine when to replace your running shoes—mileage, months, appearance or technology? Ask 10 different runners that question, and you’ll probably get 10 different answers. Conventiona