Strength Training for Kids

Strength Training for Kids: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

Strength Training for Kids Many parents and physical education teachers have traditionally shied away from strength training with their children or students. However, there is sufficient research to suggest that strength training is a suitable—and safe—option for most youth. Here are some tips about strength training for kids. Correcting the Misconceptions There are a number…

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Activities for Kids

10 Fun Fitness Summer Activities for Kids

10 Fun Fitness Summer Activities for Kids Summer is here and children need to stay active, healthy and busy during their break from school.  To keep kids moving, the American Council on Exercise suggests ten, fun fitness summer activities for kids. SoccerThis highly active game involving both agility and teamwork has grown increasingly popular in…

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Staying Fit with Lung Conditions

Staying Fit with Lung Conditions

Staying Fit with Lung Conditions Years ago, people with lung conditions were advised to take it easy, and sit out of strenuous activities. Thanks to medical research, those days are over. It’s established that regular exercise is beneficial for people with lung disease. Staying active and fit can help you breathe easier and do more…

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Reduce Your Risk for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, Reduce Your Risk Now!

Osteoporosis, Reduce Your Risk Now! Osteoporosis is an age-related disorder in which bones become gradually thinner, more porous and less able to support the weight of the body. It has a debilitating effect on quality of life, as it limits a person’s independence. This condition attacks both men and women, but women usually suffer more…

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Ashvini Mashru,MA,RD,LDN Vertex Fitness Testimonial

Ashvini Mashru,MA,RD,LDN – Registered Dietitian Recommends Vertex Fitness – Testimonial

Registered Dietitian, Ashvini Mashru,MA,RD,LDN, Recommends Vertex Fitness As a Registered Dietitian with a specialty in weight loss and weight management, strength training is what I recommend my clients , especially women over 40. Strength training allows you to build and maintain muscle. The more muscle you have, the greater your resting metabolic rate will be.…

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Alcohol Eats Away at Muscle Mass

Alcohol Eats Away at Muscle Mass

Alcohol Eats Away at Muscle Mass If increasing muscle mass is one of your goals, then think twice before you go out for a night of heavy drinking. Consuming alcohol in large quantities has a direct effect on your metabolism, causing fat to be stored instead of being utilized as an energy source. Alcohol contains…

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