A More Convenient Cross Country Workout

January 28th, 2013

A More Convenient Cross Country Workout

Stuck in a cardio rut? Here’s something new for your favorite elliptical: Keep that heart pumping by transforming your everyday elliptical session into a cross-country skiing adventure. To simulate

Trainer Spotlight - Efrain Larenas

January 25th, 2013

Trainer Spotlight - Efrain Larenas

Turning Injury Into Inspiration Efrain Larenas was an athlete all of his life, but didn’t decide to pursue a career in personal training until fate–through football–stepped in. While

Are You Allergic to Your New Workout?

January 25th, 2013

Are You Allergic to Your New Workout?

If you’re sticking to your health-related New Year’s resolutions—Good for you!  Maybe you’ve joined a gym or stocked your kitchen with healthy food.  Now here’s the caveat: Make sure your

LIVE with Kelly and Michael Feature Must-Have Fitness from Gym Source

January 23rd, 2013

LIVE with Kelly and Michael Feature Must-Have Fitness from Gym Source

Fitness is a hot topic in January, so it’s no surprise that must-have fitness machines from Gym Source were prominently featured on two of TV’s biggest morning shows this month. First, NBC’s Tod

The New 525AT Arc Trainer—A Masterpiece of Mobile Fitness

January 22nd, 2013

The New 525AT Arc Trainer—A Masterpiece of Mobile Fitness

(By Norm Morrison) Nowadays, top fitness manufacturers are working harder than ever to keep pace with our mobile-savvy lifestyle. The new Cybex 525 Cardio Series does just that.  In fact, with the ne

Climbing the Corporate Ladder? Get Fit!

January 21st, 2013

Climbing the Corporate Ladder? Get Fit!

If you’re on track for the corner office (or want to be) don’t neglect your workout.  Staying fit is now considered an increasingly important requirement for senior management success. In fact, n

The Dieter’s Dilemma—Resolved

January 18th, 2013

The Dieter’s Dilemma—Resolved

It’s the classic dilemma for dieters everywhere: How to lose weight without feeling hungry? Scientists say you can lose weight (and keep it off) by making small diet changes that stick. In fact, res

The Pros and Cons of Progressive Stabilizations

January 17th, 2013

The Pros and Cons of Progressive Stabilizations

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

January 16th, 2013

7 Sleep Strategies to Snooze By

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

January 14th, 2013

For Cold Weather Fitness, Check the Weather

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?

January 11th, 2013

Is Your Workspace a Fitness Friend or Fiend?

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.”

January 10th, 2013

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

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

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