Keeping Fitness Facilities Fun—and Safe

Keeping Fitness Facilities Fun—and Safe

Posted May 3, 2013 by Gym Source in Testimonials.

As a busy hotel manager, Michaela Mackey wears many hats throughout the day. One of her most important roles is to ensure that her facility’s health and fitness room is properly maintained—and tha

Training Tips for Beginner Triathletes

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Posted May 1, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

More than a million non-professional athletes compete in triathlons in the US every year, an increase of more than 40 percent in less than a decade. And according to statistics, released by USA Triath

Better Sleep with Cherry Juice

Better Sleep with Cherry Juice

Posted May 1, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

According to research, the melatonin in tart cherry juice can help you sleep better and longer, and is particularly useful to those who need to manage disturbed sleep. Simply drink a glass of ruby-red

Walking Offers Same Health Benefits as Running

Walking Offers Same Health Benefits as Running

Posted Apr 25, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

A recent study found that brisk walking offers many of the same health benefits as running. Findings released in the American Heart Association journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biolog

The Sport-Specific Diet

The Sport-Specific Diet

Posted Apr 24, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

Whether you run, swim or cycle; eating the right food for each activity helps you improve your performance and make the most of each workout. Runners need to stay fueled during a marathon—but the pr

ACE Confirms: Kettlebells Rock Your Core

ACE Confirms: Kettlebells Rock Your Core

Posted Apr 23, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Recently, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) sponsored a training study to determine the benefits of kettlebell training. ACE enlisted researchers at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse’s Depa

Gym Source is On-Air with Home Improvement USA

Gym Source is On-Air with Home Improvement USA

Posted Apr 13, 2013 by Gym Source in Gym Source News.

Norm Morrison, general manager and trend advisor with Gym Source, was happy to talk about home fitness with hosts Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal as part of the Home Improvement USA radio show earlier

To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

Posted Apr 13, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

According to studies recently published in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, pre-exercise stretching is unnecessary and

Make your Golf Game Great

Make your Golf Game Great

Posted Apr 13, 2013 by Gym Source in Outdoor/Adventure.

Great golfers need to be powerful, limber and accurate. That’s why golf training requires a unique combination of flexibility, strength and mechanics. The right fitness training can give you a stron

What’s New on the Fitness Market

What’s New on the Fitness Market

Posted Apr 13, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

By Norm Morrison I’ve always been impressed by SPRI. Although this noted pioneer of effective toning and strength training equipment (like their trailblazing line of training balls, exercise mats, r

Reducing Your Sodium Intake Could Save Your Life

Reducing Your Sodium Intake Could Save Your Life

Posted Apr 13, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

A diet that’s too high in salt (sodium) is linked to numerous health issues—think hypertension, heart disease and strokes. Experts agree that there are huge benefits to reducing sodium in your die

Are you a Breakfast-Skipper?

Are you a Breakfast-Skipper?

Posted Apr 5, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

You already know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Now experts have confirmed it. The Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology examined the impact of breakfast consumption o