Exercise Helps You Keep Your Cool

Exercise Helps You Keep Your Cool

Posted Mar 19, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

A recent analysis of published evidence in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, indicates that short stints of moderately intense exercise seem to boost self control in preadolescent children (6–

10 Top Fitness Destinations

10 Top Fitness Destinations

Posted Mar 18, 2013 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Vacations are a time to rest, relax and rejuvenate. But when you’re off your training schedule, it can be tempting to overindulge and skip exercise altogether. Too many days off your game and you co

Make a Safer Switch to ‘Minimalist’ Shoes

Make a Safer Switch to ‘Minimalist’ Shoes

Posted Mar 15, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

If you’re thinking of trying out those ‘barefoot’ running shoes, take it slow—or your risk of stress injuries and fractures increases. A Brigham Young University study published in Medicine &a

SNEWS Gives Kudos to TRUE’s Revamped Ellipticals

SNEWS Gives Kudos to TRUE’s Revamped Ellipticals

Posted Mar 14, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

(by Norm Morrison) It’s nice to know that when consumers speak, companies listen. Take TRUE Fitness, a proven fitness leader, which revamped its line of elliptical trainers in response to customer f

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