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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getting stronger

Am I Getting Stronger? (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 12)

Am I Getting Stronger? (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 12) Getting stronger is, in truth, only part of my goal for performing strength training at Vertex Fitness every week. Getting stronger is the reason for the exercises we perform, but I actually sought out strength training for the host of side benefits that…

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cervical and lumbar exercise

Cervical and Lumbar Exercise Equipment Comes to Vertex Fitness to Make Your Spine Stronger

Can Cervical and Lumbar Exercise Make Your Spine Stronger? As we discussed in our recent post, Vertex Fitness is very excited to be offering some new equipment and programming. The MedX line is available at only a few physical training facilities throughout the world, and we’re proud to be one of those few. The incoming top-of-the-line…

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year end reflection

My Year End Reflection (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 11)

My Year End Reflection (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 11) This is my eleventh Vertex Fitness diary post, which means I’ve been writing these for just about a year now. This Christmas, while I was spending time with my family, I found myself reflecting on how far I had come in the past…

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fitness routine for the holidays

How to Maintain Your Personal Fitness Routine While Traveling for the Holidays

How Do You Maintain Your Personal Fitness Routine While Traveling for the Holidays? Everybody worries about their diet going haywire when they travel home for the holidays, but what about your fitness routine? If you neglect your fitness routine while you’re running around away from home, you could suffer the effects of detraining and end…

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