Better Playlist = Better Workout

February 15th, 2013

Better Playlist = Better Workout

A new study by Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, confirmed that people tend to stick to a ‘natural’ pace that minimizes physical exertion while running or walking, and won’t change th

Gym Source Opens for Business in Rockville, MD.

February 14th, 2013

Gym Source Opens for Business in Rockville, MD.

New York, NY (PRWEB) February 13, 2013—Gym Source, America’s most-trusted residential and commercial fitness equipment distributor, is proud to announce the grand opening of its newest retail stor

Gym Source Rocks at Rascals Fitness

February 13th, 2013

Gym Source Rocks at Rascals Fitness

Rascals Fitness wanted to install a new fitness center for their Limerick, PA, location with a variety of strength and cardio equipment. Impressed with Gym Source’s proven track record of ‘reliabi

Exercise ‘Snacking’ Exposed

February 12th, 2013

Exercise ‘Snacking’ Exposed

The benefits of short bursts of high intensity exercise—also called ‘exercise snacking’—has supporters and skeptics. Now there’s a new study in its favor. New research published 2/1/13 in Th

For Total Body Fitness – Take a Functional Fitness Test!

February 8th, 2013

For Total Body Fitness – Take a Functional Fitness Test!

Functional Fitness is a way of evaluating—and improving—how your body performs doing five essential movements: squat, lunge, push, pull, and rotate. All of these movements require muscle groups to

How to Recover From a Tough Workout

February 6th, 2013

How to Recover From a Tough Workout

You know that stiff, achy feeling that comes the day after a tough workout? There’s a name for it: Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). And believe it or not, there are better ways to recover from

The TRUE ES900 Elliptical Trainer

February 5th, 2013

The TRUE ES900 Elliptical Trainer

(by Norm Morrison) True fact: I’ve always believed it is just-plain tough to make a good machine better—but that was before I tried the new ES900 elliptical from TRUE Fitness. I may have to includ

Is breakfast over-rated?

February 4th, 2013

Is breakfast over-rated?

A new study from Northumbria University suggests that people burn up to 20% more body fat by exercising in the morning on an empty stomach. The British Journal of Nutrition described the study, in whi

Minimalist Running Shoes—Fad or Fantastic?

February 1st, 2013

Minimalist Running Shoes—Fad or Fantastic?

With a lower heel and sole than traditional running shoes, minimalist running shoes offer a totally different running experience. So what’s the attraction? With minimalist running shoes, your feet a

Woman’s Fitness Specialist Certification: What's in it for You?

January 31st, 2013

Woman’s Fitness Specialist Certification: What's in it for You?

Many personal trainers get certifications in specialized fields such as sports conditioning and weight management to complement the training they already have. These trainers become the go-to experts

Shake Up Your Diet With Simple Food Swaps

January 30th, 2013

Shake Up Your Diet With Simple Food Swaps

When it comes to our daily food intake, many of us are on autopilot. We buy, prepare and eat the same food week after week. Thinking of cleaning out your pantry and starting fresh? Starting today, you

Cool Accessories for Cold Weather Workouts

January 29th, 2013

Cool Accessories for Cold Weather Workouts

What should you wear for those cold-weather workouts? Try these tips to keep up the pace when the temperature drops. Layers, Layers, Layers  One of the biggest mistakes you can make while exercising

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