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

Hit the GYM before you hit the SLOPES!

Hit the GYM before you hit the SLOPES!

Posted Dec 26, 2012 by Gym Source in Outdoor/Adventure.

To have a successful ski or snowboarding season, you need to spend some focused time in the gym.  Skiing and snowboarding are high-intensity sports and demand three kinds of cardiovascular fitness: 

Don’t Be Fooled By “Light” Beer and “Skinny “Cocktails – They Can Still Put on the Pounds

Don’t Be Fooled By “Light” Beer and “Skinny “Cocktails – They Can Still Put on the Pounds

Posted Dec 24, 2012 by Gym Source in Weight Loss/Weight Management.

This time of year you’ll hear a lot about the benefits of “light” beer and “skinny” cocktails — so you can enjoy your holiday parties without a calorie-care in the world.  But be advi

Explosive Moves Can Build Your Muscles Faster

Explosive Moves Can Build Your Muscles Faster

Posted Dec 21, 2012 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

If you want to build bulk and strength with weight lifting, don’t just stick to slow, heavy lifts.   Now research shows that FAST explosive movements such as kettlebell swings, box jumps and plyom