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Posts filed under: Exercising with Health Challenges

Workout Injuries are Not Normal, So Don’t Accept Them As Normal

Workout Injuries are Not Normal, So Don’t Accept Them As Normal Workout injuries shouldn’t need to happen, ever. Much in the same way that a doctor takes the Hippocratic Oath to “first do no harm”, we at Vertex Fitness adopt... Read More

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month What is Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer? Nearly any health risk can be managed with education, an understanding of the risk factors, and proactive management. Cancer, while seemingly random, is no exception. While it... Read More

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Are You Managing Your Risks for Prostate Cancer? No one wants to live their life in fear of a disease which can seem scary and impossible to control, so it’s easy to develop a... 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

Interview on Proven Strategies for Adding Muscle and Increasing Strength at Any Age

Interview on Proven Strategies for Adding Muscle and Increasing Strength at Any Age I recently had the opportunity to sit down and record a podcast episode with Phil Faris, a Best Selling Author, business consultant, coach, and the host of... Read More

The Mental Health Exercise Connection

The Mental Health Exercise Connection May is a month of observance for Mental Health Awareness, so I’d like to talk about all of the ways that exercise, including a resistance strength training regimen with a qualified personal trainer, can benefit... Read More

How to Avoid an Exercise Mistake

How to Avoid an Exercise Mistake One of the best reasons to seek out a personal trainer to aid you in your fitness regimen is to have a professional to guide you in the gym and avoid hurting yourself. But... Read More

Beat the Heat Before It Beats You

Beat the Heat Before It Beats You It’s summertime and you head out for a run. Before you even finish the first mile, your body feels as though it might ignite from the heat. It’s not your imagination. Fifteen minutes... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More