What Makes a Well-Constructed Home Gym?

What Makes a Well-Constructed Home Gym?

Posted Jul 18, 2013 by Gym Source in Home Gyms.

When it comes to home gyms, is bigger necessarily better? In a word, no. The key elements to look for are sound engineering and quality components. Here’s what to look for: First, check out the stur

3 New Rules for Better Endurance Cycling

3 New Rules for Better Endurance Cycling

Posted Jul 18, 2013 by Gym Source in Outdoor/Adventure.

For years, cyclists have been urged to replace every ounce of water lost during exercise. They’ve also been warned to avoid caffeine, and to drink beverages with added protein for better cycling per

The Trend Toward Lateral Movement

The Trend Toward Lateral Movement

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

Until now, most exercise programs have ignored lateral or side-to-side movement, if for no other reason than the technology has been lacking in the training room. A strong lateral motion training prog

Trainer Spotlight: Ari Weller

Trainer Spotlight:  Ari Weller

Posted Jul 12, 2013 by Gym Source in Trainer Spotlight.

Ari Weller, owner of PhilosoFit in East Hampton, NY, is one of Long Island’s most highly sought-after private fitness trainers. Having started as a personal trainer in 1996 at Equinox in New York Ci

Vitamin C Helps with Exercise-induced Asthma

Vitamin C Helps with Exercise-induced Asthma

Posted Jul 12, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Research shows that about 10 percent of the general population suffers from asthma or bronchoconstriction induced by exercise. Now, according to a new study published by University of…

Why Posture is Important

Why Posture is Important

Posted Jul 10, 2013 by Gym Source in Elliptical Trainers.

Elliptical machines have become celebrated exercise machines for building muscle, losing weight and cardio training. But to get the best out of an elliptical trainer, correct posture is essential. Put

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

TRUE History and Quality: What it Means For You

TRUE History and Quality: What it Means For You

Posted Jul 7, 2013 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

When considering purchasing home cardio equipment, consider TRUE Fitness. TRUE Fitness began manufacturing hand-crafted treadmills in 1981.  TRUE’s obsession with quality propelled TRUE Fitness to

Restaurant Portions Can Stall Your Diet

Restaurant Portions Can Stall Your Diet

Posted Jul 4, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

A startling study by researchers at Tufts University reveals that independent and small-chain restaurants are stuffing patrons with too many calories. On average, individual meals contain 66% more tha

The Matrix H7xe Hybrid Cycle

The Matrix H7xe Hybrid Cycle

Posted Jul 3, 2013 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

The new H7xe Hybrid Cycle™ from Matrix boasts the benefits of both an upright and recumbent exercise bike for an enjoyable and effective workout. A full, commercial-quality machine, the H7xe feature

Trainer Spotlight: Erik Fredrickson

Trainer Spotlight: Erik Fredrickson

Posted Jul 2, 2013 by Gym Source in Trainer Spotlight.

We are thrilled to kick off our Trainer Appreciation Month by highlighting trainers we admire who make a dramatic difference in their clients’ lives.  We spoke to Erik Fredrickson, the founder and

Exercise for Longevity

Exercise for Longevity

Posted Jun 29, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Researchers have known for decades that regular exercise boosts longevity, but studies have never specified just how much. Now a Harvard professor has the answers. Professor I-Min Lee led a comprehens