Expresso Bikes Celebrates National Recreational Sport and Fitness Day

Expresso Bikes Celebrates National Recreational Sport and Fitness Day

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

(By Norm Morrison) Kudos to Expresso Bikes from Interactive Fitness, who during last month’s National Recreation Sports and Fitness Day engaged college students with exercise in exciting new way

6 Steps to Better Running

 6 Steps to Better Running

Posted Mar 12, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

Are you a seasoned runner (or fairly green)? With spring coming, it’s a perfect time for all runners to review their training style. Running may seem like the most natural of sports, but a few helpf

Exercise for Better Sleep

Exercise for Better Sleep

Posted Mar 11, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

The National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 Sleep in America® poll shows a compelling association between exercise and better sleep. Participants were asked to identify how often they exercised and ho

When do you replace your running shoes?

When do you replace your running shoes?

Posted Mar 9, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

How do you determine when to replace your running shoes—mileage, months, appearance or technology? Ask 10 different runners that question, and you’ll probably get 10 different answers. Conventiona

Do You Know What Drives Your Elliptical?

Do You Know What Drives Your Elliptical?

Posted Mar 8, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

Is the drive system of your elliptical trainer its most important feature? Some trainers say yes. Your elliptical’s drive system determines the feel of the machine and the overall experience of your

The Heart-Healthy Mediterranean Diet

The Heart-Healthy Mediterranean Diet

Posted Mar 6, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

An impressive study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that people at high risk for heart disease reduce their risk of heart attacks and strokes by 30% by switching to a Mediterran

Exercise Aids the Aging Brain

Exercise Aids the Aging Brain

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

Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common cause of dementia among older people—with no available cure. But a promising study published recently in the Annals of Internal Medicine reports that physica

The Do’s and Don’ts of Energy Bars

The Do’s and Don’ts of Energy Bars

Posted Feb 28, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

Energy bars offer a delicious, convenient way of keeping your body fueled during hectic days and challenging workouts.  But some energy bars are loaded with sugar and are essentially candy bars in di

Strengthen Your Skating Skills

Strengthen Your Skating Skills

Posted Feb 27, 2013 by Gym Source in Outdoor/Adventure.

Whether you compete in a serious ice hockey league, or leisurely lap an ice rink now and then, ice-skating engages your body like no other sport. Skating requires enormous strength, endurance and flex

Feeling mean? Eat green!

Feeling mean? Eat green!

Posted Feb 26, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

A recent University of Warwick and Dartmouth College study reports that people who eat 7 servings of fruits or vegetables a day report being “happier” than those who don’t. After studying the ea

5 Surprising Habits to Avoid

5 Surprising Habits to Avoid

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

We all know that smoking, fast food and distracted driving are bad habits to avoid—but here are a few more that may surprise you. These seemingly habits may not warrant their own PSA, but are discou