pre-exhaustion training

Should You Try Pre-Exhaustion Training?

Should You Try Pre-Exhaustion Training? The HIT (High-Intensity Training) method suggests that you reach momentary muscular failure–that moment when you resist against the resistance, and for just a moment, you are incapable of overcoming the resistance. HIT is good for overcoming your strength plateaus to stimulate further muscle development beyond what you can reach with…

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golf sports conditioning

August is National Golf Month – Vertex Fitness Can Help with Golf Sports Conditioning

August is National Golf Month – Vertex Fitness Can Help with Golf Sports Conditioning If you plan to hit the links during the beautiful remaining days of summer, consider improving your game with sports conditioning boosted by the strength training regimen offered at Vertex Fitness. Peter Draovitch and Wayne Westcott have a great book on…

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Heart Health

Resistance Training is Medicine: Effects of Strength Training on Health: Heart Health (Part 2)

Resistance Training is Medicine: Effects of Strength Training on Health: Heart Health (Part 2) This week, we are going to continue our look at the article published by Wayne Westcott, PhD for Current Sports Medicine Reports titled “Resistance Training is Medicine: Effects of Strength Training on Health“. (You can catch Part 1 of this post here.) According…

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Resistance Training

Resistance Training is Medicine: Effects of Strength Training on Health (Part 1)

Resistance Training is Medicine: Effects of Strength Training on Health (Part 1) We are going to take a look at an article published by Wayne Westcott, PhD for Current Sports Medicine Reports titled “Resistance Training is Medicine: Effects of Strength Training on Health“. According to the article, inactive adults experience a 3% to 8% loss…

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back problems

The Unguarded Moment – Resistance Exercise can Help Back Problems

The Unguarded Moment – Resistance Exercise can Help Back Problems Back problems has become all too prevalent in today’s society. Typical solutions include surgery and medication. However, Vert Mooney, M.D., a clinical professor of Orthopedics at the University of California- San Diego, proposes that resistance exercise may have medical benefits to treat back problems in…

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