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

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

Posted Jun 27, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

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

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

Things to Consider When Buying a Treadmill

Things to Consider When Buying a Treadmill

Posted Mar 24, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

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

Prepping New Equipment

Posted Mar 24, 2014 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

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

Shopping Online for Fitness Equipment

Posted Mar 24, 2014 by Gym Source in Fitness Facts and Tips.

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?

What Is ‘Adjustable Cushioning’ on a Treadmill?

Posted Feb 28, 2014 by Gym Source in Treadmills.

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

The Science Behind LifeSpan’s Running Surface

Posted Jan 20, 2014 by Gym Source in Treadmills.

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

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

Why Choose an Orthopedic Belt?

Why Choose an Orthopedic Belt?

Posted Jul 9, 2013 by Gym Source in Treadmills.

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

The 1:10 Treadmill Ratio

Posted Jun 27, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

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

Maintaining a Treadmill’s Top Performance

Posted Jun 19, 2013 by Gym Source in Treadmills.

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