July 15th, 2015
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
June 26th, 2015
It’s hard to perform perfectly on every part of your triathlon, since each sport requires different muscles and natural abilities. Nonetheless, if you’re where you want to be with running and swim
Now that summer is here, sizzling temperatures are an added challenge to your outdoor running workout. So, how does heat affect your run? More than you might think.
Many fitness enthusiasts visit Gym Source with questions about incline training. Intrigued by research they’ve done on the internet (or by the results they’ve seen friends achieve), they ask us fo
When you choose to train for a triathlon, you need to be in top form for three very different sports. Do you have a weak link? If a single leg of your tri—be it swimming, biking or running—isn’t
Looking to mix up your strength-building and cardio-training routine this summer? Consider a combo of kettlebells and battle ropes. Together, these fitness must-haves make for a power-packed regimen t
June 12th, 2015
Each month, Gym Source features an employee who exemplifies the passion for fitness innovation and dedication to customer service for which the company is known.
Employee: Jackie Pflieger
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
May 28th, 2015
For effective strength training right at home, nothing beats a high-quality weight bench. But should you invest in a flat bench that adjusts for incline? A recent study in the European Journal of Spor
Lately, personal trainers and fitness pros are integrating isometric traction into their routines. But what is isometric traction—and how can it help you?
In a word: shake. Isometric traction is wha
When the snow and ice of winter are long gone, getting active gets easier. The road, the park and the beach all become your fitness playground. Here are 5 great ways to help make this your healthiest
Summer is the perfect time for burning calories on your bike as you take in the great outdoors. But on days when rain and heat make cycling uncomfortable (or even dangerous), get your bike fix inside