The Pros and Cons of Progressive Stabilizations

The Pros and Cons of Progressive Stabilizations

Posted Jan 17, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

Recently, I’ve had a ton of people ask me about the pros and cons of progressive stabilization—and what it actually is. Here’s a summary, to help you determine if this type of exercise (and the

7 Sleep Strategies to Snooze By

7 Sleep Strategies to Snooze By

Posted Jan 16, 2013 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Are you getting enough sleep, or are you too tired to tell? “Insomnia is a bona fide health problem,” says Dr. Rubin Naiman, PhD, an internationally-recognized leader in integrative sleep

For Cold Weather Fitness, Check the Weather

For Cold Weather Fitness, Check the Weather

Posted Jan 14, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Love working out in cold weather, but nervous about hypothermia? Recently, the American Council on Fitness posted recommendations for exercising in frigid climes. Among the guidelines they suggest inc

Is Your Workspace a Fitness Friend or Fiend?

Is Your Workspace a Fitness Friend or Fiend?

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

No matter how fit you are, you probably spend many more hours sitting at a desk than exercising in the gym.  Sitting and staring at a computer screen for long periods of time can put strain on your b

“I Can Shop Anywhere for a Treadmill. But I Only Have One Place – Gym Source.”

“I Can Shop Anywhere for a Treadmill.  But I Only Have One Place – Gym Source.”

Posted Jan 10, 2013 by Gym Source in Testimonials.

It’s all about relationships. In 2010, David Grunhut, President of Astor Chocolate, came into Gym Source’s flagship store in Midtown Manhattan and told sales executive Nigel Anderson and his team

Food For Thought – Do You Have a Nutritional Conditioning Plan?

Food For Thought – Do You Have a Nutritional Conditioning Plan?

Posted Jan 9, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

For optimum health, athletes need to have a training plan AND an eating plan – this is called nutritional conditioning.  Think of nutritional conditioning as a goal just as important as your fitnes

Make Sure to Add Flexibility Training

Make Sure to Add Flexibility Training

Posted Jan 7, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Many people do aerobic training for endurance and resistance training for strength – but neglect flexibility training.  The American Council on Exercise reports that flexibility training is conside

Strange But True? Can a MOUTHGUARD Improve Your Performance?

Strange But True?  Can a MOUTHGUARD Improve Your Performance?

Posted Jan 4, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

This may sound a little unusual, but one study found that wearing a mouthguard while training could actually give athletes a boost of power.  A study published in the Journal of Strength & Condit

Firmer Core -- Fitter You

Firmer Core -- Fitter You

Posted Jan 2, 2013 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

“Working your Core” is not just a trendy phrase from the latest Pilates or Tai Chi class.  Core stability (or core strengthening) is now a well-known fitness trend that has started to transcend i

The Evo CX – Combined Technology for a NEW Cycling Experience

The Evo CX – Combined Technology for a NEW Cycling Experience

Posted Dec 28, 2012 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

The Evo CX offers an innovative and realistic riding experience like no other indoor cycle. The Evo CX’s RAMP™ frame actually sways with a cyclists’ body movement and engages core muscles for an

Tell Us What YOU Think! Cardio vs Strength Training – Which is Better For Fat and Weight Loss?

Tell Us What YOU Think!  Cardio vs Strength Training – Which is Better For Fat and Weight Loss?

Posted Dec 28, 2012 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

A recent Duke University study claims that you’ll lose more weight/fat with aerobic training than resistance training. The study, which appeared recently in the Journal of Applied Physiology, found

Here’s a LEGAL Performance Enhancing Drug – Caffeine!

Here’s a LEGAL Performance Enhancing Drug – Caffeine!

Posted Dec 27, 2012 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

If you want to improve your performance in the gym, don’t forget the java.  Caffeine can help you lift more weight and also lessens your perception of exertion and pain, according to research in Th