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Posts tagged with: exercise

Strength Training Can Improve Quality of Life for The Older Population

Strength Training Can Improve Quality of Life for The Older Population This month, we have a triple-play on the health awareness front: May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, Older Americans Month, AND Arthritis Awareness Month. That’s a lot... Read More

Building Strength for Everyday Activities – (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 4)

Building Strength for Everyday Activities – (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 4) Since I’ve begun working out regularly at Vertex Fitness, I’ve been building strength and watching my body change. It isn’t always in the way that I... Read More

Should You Rethink Your Meal Timing for Weight Loss?

Should You Rethink Your Meal Timing for Weight Loss? We have all heard the age-old weight loss advice to eat less and exercise more. But a number of recent studies suggest that the key to dieting success is not just... Read More

The Resistance Exercise Conference – Exercise and Arthur Jones

The Resistance Exercise Conference – Exercise and Arthur Jones I recently had the opportunity to attend the Resistance Exercise Conference over April 7th and 8th at the JW Marriott in Minneapolis, Minnesota, hosted by Discover Strength. We had a fantastic... 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

To Macro Or Not: Should You Track Your Macronutrient Intake?

To Macro Or Not: Should You Track Your Macronutrient Intake? As if counting calories isn’t stressful enough, there’s a diet trend that’s gaining popularity among Cross Fitters, bodybuilders, models and social media enthusiasts seeking a leaner physique, tracking your macronutrient... Read More

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month April is Autism Awareness month, so I’d like to take this opportunity to do something a little different with the blog. I spend a lot of time dispelling health and fitness misconceptions, so this month... Read More

How to Fit Exercise Into a Busy Lifestyle – Client Spotlight, Nadja Mencin

How to Fit Exercise Into a Busy Lifestyle – Client Spotlight, Nadja Mencin For Nadja Mencin’s crazy busy life, Vertex Fitness was the perfect fit. As a fourth year medical student of Drexel University set to graduate in May, Nadja... Read More

The Truth About Core Exercises

The Truth About Core Exercises Grab your anatomy book and look up the word “core”. You won’t find it. That’s because the entire concept of Core Exercises is a made up marketing term. Your “core”, as the term is commonly... Read More

The Low Down on Intermittent Fasting

The Low Down on Intermittent Fasting Call it Intermittent Fasting (IF), alternate day fasting, 5:2 Diet, 4:3 Diet, 18-hour Diet, Every Other Day Diet, Fast Diet or Starvation Diet, but going without food for a period of time each week... Read More