mental health

April is National Mental Health Month – Improve Your Mental Health with Strength Training

April is National Mental Health Month – Improve Your Mental Health with Strength Training For national mental health month, we’re going to take a look at how high-intensity strength training can improve several symptoms and aspects of your mental health. We’ve all heard that exercising releases endorphins, a “feel good” chemical, but it looks like…

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Why It’s More Important to Work Out When You’re Busy (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 14)

Why It’s More Important to Work Out When You’re Busy (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 14) Let’s take a look at a typical busy Tuesday for me. I wake up when my husband heads out for work and start my day with a bowl of cereal, but not before feeding my cat and…

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Fitness Hacks

Vertex Fitness Featured in MainLine Today Magazine Article, “5 Fitness Hacks”

Vertex Fitness Featured in MainLine Today Magazine Article, “5 Fitness Hacks“ We are honored to be featured in Main Line Today alongside Dan Kubo, personal training manager of Life Time Fitness in Ardmore. In this feature, we took the time to bust some of the biggest fitness myths and share some fitness hacks for our readers. Fitness Hack…

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Personal Commitment and Routine is the Key to Success – Client Spotlight, Mike Garrison

Personal Commitment and Routine is the Key to Success- Client Spotlight, Mike Garrison For Michael Garrison, routine is the key that keeps him coming back to Vertex Fitness, week after week. We sat down with Mike to find out what he finds most valuable about his experience at Vertex Fitness, and how he maintains his…

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month During the month of March, we’re urging folks to educate themselves about their risk factors and preventative measures of colorectal cancer during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects…

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Accountability Beats the Unmotivated Winter Months (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 13)

Accountability Beats the Unmotivated Winter Months (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 13) I’ll be honest with you. In the winter months, I’m very much like a squirrel. I don’t actually hibernate, but I get very lazy and unmotivated and just hang out in my nest in a pile of debris for most of…

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Lung Cancer Doesn’t Stop Her From Dancing at Her Daughter’s Wedding – Client Spotlight, Nikki Keach

Lung Cancer Doesn’t Stop Her From Dancing at Her Daughter’s Wedding – Client Spotlight, Nikki Keach At Vertex Fitness, we help people get back on their feet and bounce back from difficult health issues feeling stronger and more like themselves. Today’s spotlight, struggled with lung cancer and knee surgery before coming to Vertex Fitness to…

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heart health

February is National Heart Health Month

February is National Heart Health Month February is national heart health month, so we’re going to be taking a look at what strength training can do for your heart health. You may have assumed, like many others, that the purpose of strength training is strictly to increase your muscle strength, and that it doesn’t offer…

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