The 3 Top Treadmills for Heart Rate Control Training

The 3 Top Treadmills for Heart Rate Control Training

Posted Aug 15, 2013 by Gym Source in Treadmills.

Treadmill manufacturers have developed sophisticated systems to monitor and control heart rate during training. These features allow users to create a unique preset heart rate profile—and then contr

Will Outdoor ‘Adult Playgrounds’ Catch On?

Will Outdoor ‘Adult Playgrounds’ Catch On?

Posted Aug 14, 2013 by Gym Source in Outdoor/Adventure.

Photo credit: Andy Holzman/Los Angeles Daily News Cities across the United States are building ‘adult playgrounds’ in an effort to promote fitness and curb obesity. Utilizing the same type of dur

The New LateralX Touch from Octane

The New LateralX Touch from Octane

Posted Aug 13, 2013 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

Already one of the hottest elliptical machines on the market, Octane’s LateralX just keeps getting better. Named the Health Club Industry’s Best Elliptical for 2012, the LateralX is now available

The Health Benefits of Walnuts

The Health Benefits of Walnuts

Posted Aug 9, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

The lowly walnut provides more than a nutritious munch—it also packs a nutritional punch and has more health benefits than you might imagine. Walnuts are packed with omega-3 fatty acids and antioxid

You’re Never Too Old to Get Fit

You’re Never Too Old to Get Fit

Posted Aug 8, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Think you’re too old to start a worthwhile fitness regimen? Think again. Research shows that men and women aged 48 and up who make an effort to get fit can significantly reduce their risk of heart

Home Gym Equipment: What to Look for in a Lateral Pulldown Bar

Home Gym Equipment: What to Look for in a Lateral Pulldown Bar

Posted Aug 7, 2013 by Gym Source in Home Gyms.

One of the most popular accessories to purchase for a residential home gym is a lateral pulldown bar (often shortened to ‘lat’ pulldown bar), a machined metal bar attachment that attaches to a cha

Featured Product: The Hampton Vertical Rack

Featured Product: The Hampton Vertical Rack

Posted Aug 6, 2013 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

Vertical racks are trending as the hottest solution for free weight training in limited spaces. Already favored by personal training studios and residential gyms, they’re now becoming increasingly p

Gym Source Rocks the Main Line

Gym Source Rocks the Main Line

Posted Aug 2, 2013 by Gym Source in Gym Source News.

Kudos to Gym Source’s own Brian Lange, a sales associate at our Villanova store, who was recently recognized for the passion for fitness he brings to our Main Line (Philadelphia)…

Elliptical Trainers: Keep Up the Resistance

Elliptical Trainers: Keep Up the Resistance

Posted Aug 2, 2013 by Gym Source in Elliptical Trainers.

What muscles aren’t worked by an elliptical trainer? Not many. The beauty of an elliptical is that it utilizes almost every significant muscle group, including (but not limited to) glutes, hamstring

Strength Training Reduces Cellulite

Strength Training Reduces Cellulite

Posted Aug 1, 2013 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

According to Fitness Magazine, an overwhelming majority of women have cellulite– and supermodels, beach volleyball players and powerhouse Pilates-lovers are no exception. While the dimpled lines in

Trainer Spotlight: Scott Marlowe

Trainer Spotlight: Scott Marlowe

Posted Jul 31, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Scott Marlowe is the owner of ResultsNYC, a personal training studio serving clients in NYC and Connecticut.  He became a personal trainer 27 years ago when he was asked to train the owner…

Making it Easy to Get Back in the Saddle

Making it Easy to Get Back in the Saddle

Posted Jul 26, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Facts and Tips.

Indoor cycling on exercise bikes is great for cardio training and lower body toning, but correctly adjusting the saddle is critical for comfort. And according to the American Council on Exercise, prop