colorectal cancer

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

Unmotivated? Accountability Beats it the 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…

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

Getting Stronger, Am I Really? – (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…

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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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