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Monthly Archives: August 2017

How Fats Fit in to Your Active Lifestyle

How Fats Fit in to Your Active Lifestyle Are Fats the Villain? We talk an awful lot about carbohydrates and proteins when we discuss workout supplementation, but the conversation often neglects the third macronutrient, fats. Here’s the problem with having... Read More

Muscle and Function: The Serratus Anterior

Muscle and Function: The Serratus Anterior This muscle is sometimes known as the “boxer muscle”, because it’s the muscle along the sides of the torso that make boxing athletes look so shredded. Tucked away on the lateral thoracic wall of... Read More

Working with Clients That Have Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

Working with Clients That Have Joint Hypermobility Syndrome What is Joint Hypermobility Syndrome? Have you ever heard of the term “loose joints”, or heard of someone who was “double jointed”? If so then you have seen joint hypermobility! Somebody with... Read More

Overdoing It, I Feel Like an Idiot – (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 7)

Overdoing It, I Feel Like an Idiot – (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 7) I don’t know what got into me the other day. It’s not like someone had cut me off or insulted my mother or denied climate change on the way... Read More

Tips to Keep Training Motivation High

Tips to Keep Training Motivation High  The Training Motivation Struggle Finding yourself still struggling with those training goals you set at the beginning of the year or season? You’re not alone. The trick is to find fun ways to boost... Read More

Rhabdomyolysis: What is It, and Why Should You Care?

What is Rhabdomyolysis? Today I want to talk about a serious health condition that anybody who works out needs to be aware of. It’s called Rhabdomyolysis, and it happens when people push their training too far, too fast. Rhabdomyolysis is... Read More

Muscle & Function – The Latissimus Dorsi

Muscle & Function – The Latissimus Dorsi The latissimus dorsi, otherwise known as your “lats”, is the widest muscle in the human body. Having a strong latissimus dorsi is very important for improving posture, preventing back pain, and improving spinal... Read More

Being Prepared For Boot Camp, Client Testimonial – Robert O’Connor

Being Prepared For Boot Camp, Client Testimonial – Robert O’Connor Just wanted to let you know that vertex has helped me out a ton at boot camp and the academy. This morning we had half an hour to workout, and... Read More

Manual Resistance Training vs. Conventional Strength Training

Manual Resistance Training vs. Conventional Strength Training You may have heard the term “manual resistance training” (or MRT) on the web or around the gym. Manual resistance training is a form of exercise that doesn’t incorporate any equipment at all.... Read More

How to Up Your Game with Golf Sports Conditioning

How to Up Your Game with Golf Sports Conditioning August is National Golf Month, and we want to bring your game to the next level. Last month, we talked about how it’s a good idea to get your body used... Read More