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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

The Importance of Buying From A Fitness Specialty Store

June 18th, 2013

The Importance of Buying From A Fitness Specialty Store

(The following article has been graciously contributed by our friends at TRUE Fitness.) Purchasing a treadmill, elliptical or exercise bike is one the best investments you can make toward a healthier

Training for Canoeing, Kayaking and Boating

June 17th, 2013

Training for Canoeing, Kayaking and Boating

Summer is here and wherever you live, water sports reign supreme. But to get the most out of sport like rowing, canoeing and kayaking, your upper body strength may need a boost. For seasoned competito

‘Precooling’ to Beat the Heat

June 17th, 2013

‘Precooling’ to Beat the Heat

Today’s trend toward shorter, more intense workout sessions can be tough in the hazy heat of summer—especially outdoors. That’s why recent research into ‘precooling’—reducing your core tem

How Common Medications Affect Exercise Performance

June 7th, 2013

How Common Medications Affect Exercise Performance

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) is alerting fitness professionals that commonly prescribed medication may affect the exercise programs and athletic performance of their clients. In an article p

The Bodyguard T460XC Treadmill

June 6th, 2013

The Bodyguard T460XC Treadmill

You may already know (and love) the Bodyguard T460XC treadmill for its unique ability to transform your iPad into the treadmill console itself. But what you may not know—if you haven’t yet expe

Top Golfers Get Sharp with Cybex and Gym Source

June 4th, 2013

Top Golfers Get Sharp with Cybex and Gym Source

How do the world’s top golfers stay fit for the fairways? Easy—they tap into mobile fitness trailers designed exclusively for the PGA Tour, all of which feature cutting-edge equipment supplied by

Are You Overtraining?

June 3rd, 2013

Are You Overtraining?

Are you overtraining? (And if you are, how can you tell?) To help runners determine their optimum training level, Jack Raglin, Ph.D., developed a short quiz that he advises runners to take at least on

 Gym Source Earns an A+ Rating from the BBB

May 28th, 2013

Gym Source Earns an A+ Rating from the BBB

Gym Source is proud to announce that all 31 of our retail locations have earned an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Read the full story here: New York, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2013  Gym Source

Treadmill Tips: Using the Incline Feature

May 25th, 2013

Treadmill Tips: Using the Incline Feature

Want to ramp up your fitness routine? Changing the incline on your treadmill can help. A study published by the University of Colorado in January, 2012, found that walking at a 9% incline activates th

Why Your BMI Matters

May 24th, 2013

Why Your BMI Matters

As a key indicator of fat as a percentage of your overall weight, your Body Mass Index (BMI) is an invaluable tool for health and wellness. The American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has guidelin

Make Your Smartphone Pull its Weight

May 23rd, 2013

Make Your Smartphone Pull its Weight

Want a smarter workout tool? Try your smartphone! A slew of free, effective apps is available on Android and iOS mobile devices—you just need to know where to look. One of the most popular apps is N

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