Alzheimer’s

June is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month What You Need to Know During Alzheimer’s Awareness Month June is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and it’s important to know about this devastating disease and how it impacts Americans every day. Alzheimer’s is one type of dementia, which is “a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain…

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Exercise Induced Headache (EIH)

Exercise Induced Headache (EIH): What You Need to Know

Exercise Induced Headache (EIH): What You Need to Know This is an important PSA about a health issue that could affect anyone while working out: it’s known as an Exercise Induced Headache, or EIH. If you ever feel yourself developing a headache while working out, stop the exercise immediately. Relax for a few minutes while…

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ALS Awareness Lou Gehrig’s Disease

May is ALS Awareness Month: Let’s Learn More About Lou Gehrig’s Disease

May is ALS Awareness Month: Let’s Learn More About Lou Gehrig’s Disease May is ALS Awareness Month, what is ALS, or Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?  ALS is a group of rare neurological diseases that mainly involve the nerve cells (neurons) responsible for controlling voluntary muscle movement. The disease is progressive, meaning the symptoms get worse over time.…

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do no harm

Ladies Night Out with Vertex Fitness: Presenting on “First Do No Harm”

Ladies Night Out with Vertex Fitness: Presenting on “First Do No Harm” Vertex Fitness’s Dwayne Wimmer is thrilled to be presenting at the next Main Line Today event, “Ladies Night Out“. This fun inaugural event will be taking place at The Ballroom at Ellis Preserve, in Newtown Square, PA on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 6 – 9:00…

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exercise modality

Effort or Exercise Modality: What Matters More?

Effort or Exercise Modality: What Matters More? Exercise modality (ie, whether you are performing “aerobic” or “high intensity” exercise) has long been considered the only important factor in building muscle and getting all of the benefits out of exercise. We’ve covered this topic several times, while discussing cardio exercise and the difference between cardio and strength…

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