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Posts tagged with: exercise

The Benefits of Strength Training

The Benefits of Strength Training There are numerous benefits to strength training regularly, particularly as you grow older. It can be very powerful in reducing the signs and symptoms of numerous diseases and chronic conditions, among them: arthritis diabetes osteoporosis... Read More

Fitting Exercise Into a Busy Schedule with High Intensity Training (HIT)

Fitting Exercise Into Busy Schedules with High Intensity Training (HIT) Life can get pretty hectic at times with life’s busy schedule. With all the responsibilities people have to take care of i.e. work, kids and other responsibilities, people fine themselves short on... Read More

Why You Cannot Do Personal Training in a Vacuum Part 2: Client’s Perspective

Why You Cannot Do Personal Training in a Vacuum Part 2: Client’s Perspective In my last post, I wrote about personal training and it’s similarities to refereeing fencing. Wait, what does refereeing a sport that most people are unfamiliar with... Read More

What Exercise Means To Me

What Exercise Means To Me I describe myself as a physically active person, but being active does not necessarily mean I’m getting exercise. Before I arrived at Vertex Fitness and met the owner Dwayne Wimmer, I was under the misconception, like many... Read More

Why You Cannot Do Personal Training in a Vacuum Part 1: The Trainer’s Perspective

Why You Cannot Do Personal Training in a Vacuum Part 1: The Trainer’s Perspective It you want to to get into personal training?  You need to work outside the bubble. I’ve been working as a personal trainer at Vertex Fitness... Read More

How to Find Motivation for Exercise

  How to Find Motivation for Exercise It’s easy to be motivated about starting a brand new exercise program. It’s something new, exciting, and you feel like you’re on the right track to achieving your fitness goals. However, after you’ve... Read More

Exercise Recovery: Why You Don’t Need to Exercise Everyday

Exercise Recovery: Why You Don’t Need to Exercise Everyday Throughout the fitness industry, it has been touted that one must exercise daily in order to see great results and feel better. Many have been led to believe that greater volume... Read More

How to Make Time for Exercise

How to Make Time for Exercise As we settle into our work routines, it’s always a challenge to find time for exercise. It always seems like other things just take higher priority, you don’t have enough energy or lack motivation to... Read More

The Relationship Between Frequency, Duration, and Exercise Intensity: Why These 3 Terms Matter

The Relationship Between Frequency, Duration, and Exercise Intensity: Why These 3 Terms Matter Lets start with the relationship between duration and exercise intensity: duration is the amount of time in which you participate in a single bout of exercise, and... Read More

High Intensity Training (HIT) and Mental Endurance

High Intensity Training (HIT) and Mental Endurance How can High Intensity Training help strengthen the mind as well as the body? As a college athlete, my coach always emphasized the importance of being mentally tough in order to succeed. It... Read More