Fitness Candor

Dwayne Wimmer Featured on the Fitness Candor Podcast: “How Not To Be A Weight Caddy”

Dwayne Wimmer Featured on the Fitness Candor Podcast: “How Not To Be A Weight Caddy” Vertex Fitness was honored to be featured on the Fitness Candor podcast with Eric Feigl. Fitness Candor is a monthly podcast highlighting fitness, health, and nutrition industry professionals who make an impact in their field.The Fitness Candor podcast has been…

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IHRSA Conference 2019

We Will Be Attending the IHRSA 2019 Fitness Industry Conference in San Diego

We Will Be Attending the IHRSA 2019 Fitness Industry Conference in San Diego We are looking forward to, again attending the IHRSA Conference in San Diego. This year’s schedule is packed with great sessions and events starting at the Networking Walk at 6am on Wednesday, March 13th until ending with the Saturday Keynote session on “The Fusion Formula:…

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Take Control of Your High Blood Pressure for February Heart Health Month

Take Control of Your Blood Pressure for February Heart Health Month You already know that a strength training regimen with a qualified personal trainer can improve your cardiovascular health. We’ve written before about how there isn’t much difference to your body between “cardio” and “strength” exercises, and that both can bring great health and heart…

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sliding filament theory

Sliding Filament Theory – Why You’re Stronger Lowering a Weight Than Lifting It

Sliding Filament Theory – Why You’re Stronger Lowering a Weight Than Lifting It It’s easy to instinctually understand that lowering a weight is easier than lifting it–but why? You might assume that it’s because “gravity is helping you”, but that’s not accurate–gravity is actually the force pulling against your contraction when you lift or lower the…

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