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The FreeMotion 1500 GSX Treadmill: Easy to move. Easy to love.

June 27th, 2014

The FreeMotion 1500 GSX Treadmill: Easy to move. Easy to love.

When it comes to treadmill design, keeping things simple is a challenge. So many treadmills today are stuffed with such extravagant features that a workout seems beside the point. That’s why I love

THIS SUMMER: Fuel Your Addiction with the Octane Zero Runner

May 22nd, 2014

THIS SUMMER: Fuel Your Addiction with the Octane Zero Runner

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

Things to Consider When Buying a Treadmill

March 24th, 2014

Things to Consider When Buying a Treadmill

Ever feel overwhelmed by the list of descriptors accompanying high-tech treadmills? One word that frequently trips up customers is “horsepower.” Unfortunately, a lot of manufacturers make statemen

Prepping New Equipment

March 24th, 2014

Prepping New Equipment

Because Gym Source feels so strongly about only offering customers a premium selection of high-quality gym equipment, each machine goes through a rigorous testing process before it ever reaches the sh

Shopping Online for Fitness Equipment

March 24th, 2014

Shopping Online for Fitness Equipment

Online shopping is a common experience in the modern world. People can add items to their shopping cart in a single click and have everything from clothes to games to musical instruments to groceries

What Is ‘Adjustable Cushioning’ on a Treadmill?

February 28th, 2014

What Is ‘Adjustable Cushioning’ on a Treadmill?

One challenge of purchasing a treadmill for your home is understanding its cushioning system. In our experience, treadmill cushioning systems are among the least-understood features of the machine. Tr

The Science Behind LifeSpan’s Running Surface

January 20th, 2014

The Science Behind LifeSpan’s Running Surface

At LifeSpan we pride ourselves on having the most-recommended Treadmills in America. We build each treadmill with quality and care, with components that seamlessly work together, from the deck and ort

Tackle Those Fall Hills

October 24th, 2013

Tackle Those Fall Hills

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

August 16th, 2013

Switch Up Your Running Surface

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

Why Choose an Orthopedic Belt?

July 9th, 2013

Why Choose an Orthopedic Belt?

Treadmills can offer a lower-impact alternative to outdoor running, providing that the cushioning system is properly built. Better treadmills’ belts and decks are designed to help your joints absorb

The 1:10 Treadmill Ratio

June 27th, 2013

The 1:10 Treadmill Ratio

Buying a treadmill for your home is a big investment, and basing your decision solely on cost can be a big mistake. Yes, there are many cheap treadmills out there; but buying a treadmill—or any piec

Maintaining a Treadmill’s Top Performance

June 19th, 2013

Maintaining a Treadmill’s Top Performance

A high-quality treadmill can work wonders for your fitness. But to do their job efficiently and keep performing for years to come, routine maintenance is key. Here are a few tips to ensure your tre

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