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TuffStuff SXT 550 Home Gym Product Demonstration

Tuff Stuff SXT 550

Posted Jan 13, 2017 by Gym Source in Strength Training Equipment.

Enjoy a virtual product demonstration of the TuffStuff SXT 550 Hybrid Home Gym with one of Gym Source’s equipment experts. The TuffStuff SXT 550 is a universal home gym that also…

Evaluating Pulley Weights for Home Gyms

Evaluating Pulley Weights for Home Gyms

Posted Dec 17, 2013 by Gym Source in Home Gyms.

One of the most challenging pieces of equipment to evaluate is a cable-system weight machine. There are a lot of numbers associated with the pulley weights, and learning how to evaluate them for your

The Evolution of Tuff Stuff

The Evolution of Tuff Stuff

Posted Apr 19, 2014 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

“Evolution” is an apropos name for Tuff Stuff’s new line of exercise machines, officially shipping on April 11th. The line is a great example of how manufacturers are competing to stay ahead of

Is Bench Pressing Better than a Smith Machine?

Is Bench Pressing Better than a Smith Machine?

Posted Jan 27, 2014 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

When the Department of Kinesiology at California State University published a paper in 2010 titled “A Comparison of Muscle Activation Between a Smith Machine and Free Weight Bench Press” in The Jo

Functional Training Pros and Cons

Functional Training Pros and Cons

Posted Jan 20, 2014 by Gym Source in Fitness Industry News.

Functional training has earned high praise recently for its ability to help people of all ages and fitness level reach their own unique goals—whether that means running a marathon or walking up the

Featured Product Category: Multi-Station Gyms

Featured Product Category: Multi-Station Gyms

Posted Oct 1, 2014 by Gym Source in Featured Fitness Products.

For residential and commercial facilities looking to pack more fitness into their available space, few pieces match the multi-station gym. Perfect for smaller, multi-tenant facilities—think hotels,

Jan’s Excellent Icelandic Adventure, Part 2

Jan’s Excellent Icelandic Adventure, Part 2

Posted Jun 12, 2015 by Gym Source in Outdoor/Adventure.

Last month, we introduced you to Gym Source’s own Jan Schole (manager of our showroom in Westport, CT), who is training to compete in the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon in Iceland on July 18, 2015.  Pre

Go Ahead, Crowd the Dumbbell Rack

Go Ahead, Crowd the Dumbbell Rack

Posted Jul 20, 2016 by Gym Source in Dumbbell Rack.

If you’ve been a member of a gym, you’ve seen the newbies crowding the dumbbell rack. It’s a common occurrence but it prevents others from getting to the free weights and carrying them…