Don’t Pop that Pre-Workout Pill

Don’t Pop that Pre-Workout Pill

Posted Dec 18, 2012 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Many people take ibuprofen before a strenuous workout–sometimes every day–to guard against muscle pain. However, a new study published in the December, 2012, issue of Medicine & Science in Spo

Gym Source Praised for Ossining High School Weight Room Renovation

Gym Source Praised for Ossining High School Weight Room Renovation

Posted Dec 13, 2012 by Gym Source in Testimonials.

Ossining High School in Ossining, NY, has a thriving athletic program, but its weight room—dark and cramped with low ceilings—needed a makeover.  With limited resources to upgrade, school facilit

Weekend-Proof Your Diet, Part 1

Weekend-Proof Your Diet, Part 1

Posted Dec 12, 2012 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Do you exercise and eat well Monday through Friday? Don’t wreck your hard work on the weekends. Use these tips to keep you on-track. Happy Hour:  Free appetizers and half-price drinks are great for

Get Smart About Dumbbells

Get Smart About Dumbbells

Posted Dec 11, 2012 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

Dumbbells are among the most widely-used fitness equipment—but few people realize just how much they vary with regard to comfort, function and durability. If you’re in the market for high-quality

Bone Loss Also a Men’s Health Issue

Bone Loss Also a Men’s Health Issue

Posted Dec 10, 2012 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Recent reports linking body fat to bone loss tend to focus on women. But according to a study presented in November the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), obesity lead

Smart Cycling

Smart Cycling

Posted Dec 7, 2012 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

When using a stationary bike, keep fatigue and knee strain to a minimum by pacing yourself between 80 and 110 rpm. Favoring the open road this weekend? To gauge your pace, count how many times your ri

Does Cardio Yoga Make Sense?

Does Cardio Yoga Make Sense?

Posted Dec 4, 2012 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

Hardcore yoga, Shred yoga, cardio yoga—no matter what you call it, fitness trainers who combine the flexibility of yoga with blood-pumping cardio are more popular than ever. A mashup of traditional

Stretch for Strength

Stretch for Strength

Posted Dec 3, 2012 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

What’s the smartest way to get stronger, faster? Stretching. According to a 2010 study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, men who stretched for 20 to 30 seconds between

Gym Source Announces Sponsorship of Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets

Gym Source Announces Sponsorship of Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets

Posted Nov 29, 2012 by Gym Source in Gym Source News.

Summary Gym Source, the nation’s leading provider of innovative fitness solutions, is now a sponsoring partner of Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets NBA basketball franchise. As such, Gym Source

The 10 Best Holiday Fitness Apps

The 10 Best Holiday Fitness Apps

Posted Nov 28, 2012 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

Thinking trim this holiday season? Tap into your mobile device! With hundreds of health and fitness apps available, there’s something right for you. Here’s a list of our top-10 favorite fitness ap

Is Crossfit Worth the Hype?

Is Crossfit Worth the Hype?

Posted Nov 28, 2012 by Gym Source in Fitness Tips.

The Crossfit craze is stronger than ever, but just how safe is this training technique? Coach Michael Boyle, a recognized thought leader in the world of fitness, speaks out against the ‘random’ na