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Posts filed under: Exercising with Health Challenges

Resistance Exercise and Bone Mineral Density & Osteoporosis

Resistance Exercise and Bone Mineral Density & Osteoporosis The statistics on bone loss in the United States can be staggering.  There are over 10 million Americans suffering from Osteoporosis, with 8 million of those being women.  Osteoporosis is defined as advanced... Read More

Resistance Training As We Age – Use It or Lose It

Resistance Training As We Age – Use It or Lose It As we become older (30+ yrs) our bodies are changing and many people don’t realize that their normal routines may be hindering their overall health, especially if their routines... Read More

Pregnant Women Can Workout

Pregnant Women Can Workout During pregnancy, exercise can help you stay in shape and prepare for labor and delivery. In fact, pregnancy can be a great time to get active — even if you haven’t exercised in a while. Pregnant... Read More

Vertex Fitness Puts The PERSONAL In Personal Trainer – Linda Garfield, Testimonial

Vertex Fitness Puts The PERSONAL In Personal Trainer – Linda Garfield, Testimonial On June 4, I was at a training session at Vertex Fitness with Dwayne, my personal trainer, when my cell phone rang. I told Dwayne I had to take the call.... Read More

Diabetes and Exercise

Growing up in a family plagued with diabetes, I’ve seen first hand the devastation it can cause to a persons health and quality of life. Unfortunately some diabetic patients think the diagnosis is a life sentence to an uncomfortable life.... Read More

Resistance Training has Similar Effects as Aerobic Exercise in Lowering Blood Pressure

Resistance Training has Similar Effects as Aerobic Exercise in Lowering Blood Pressure Lowering blood pressure is a very important part of a healthy life style. Dr. Scott Collier was the lead investigator of the study published in the October 2010 Journal... Read More

Even a Little Exercise May Protect Against Colon Polyps

Even a Little Exercise May Protect Against Colon Polyps Even a little exercise may ward off Colon Polyps, which are sometimes precursors to cancer. In fact, just an hour a week of low-intensity exercise — even such seemingly trivial activities... Read More

Activity Level Predicts Heart Disease In Women

Activity Level Predicts Heart Disease In Women Research suggests that a woman’s level of physical activity is a better sign than body weight of existing coronary artery disease and future heart problems. The study, which appeared in the September 8... Read More