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Posts tagged with: exercise

How Your Muscle Fibers Work

How Your Muscle Fibers Work I was talking to one of my clients the other day, and she wanted to know why we didn’t incorporate more diversity into her workout routine in order to change up what muscle fibers we... Read More

Are You Getting The Most Value From Your Training?

Are You Getting the Most Value from your Training? Do you have measurable data that you analyze on a regular basis from your strength training program? A topic that comes up frequently at Vertex Fitness is, “How much effort should I... Read More

Understanding Your Why

Understanding Your Why A question we all can ask ourselves on a daily basis is “why do I participate in x, y, z activity?” This is an important question to understand and think about daily. The answer is the basis... Read More

From Cajun Country to Philadelphia’s “Main Line”; changing my life for a Personal Training Opportunity – Joshua Guillory

From Cajun Country to Philadelphia’s “Main Line”; changing my life for a Personal Training Opportunity – Joshua Guillory My name is Joshua Guillory. I was born and raised in South Louisiana, specifically the small town of Youngsville right outside of... Read More

Why Am I Hungry After My Workout?

Why Am I Hungry After My Workout? If you’ve stuck to a new workout routine, chances are you know what the fuss is all about: the exercise-induced endorphins, the sense of accomplishment after you crush a workout, the realization that... Read More

Frozen Yogurt – 4 Myths

Frozen Yogurt – 4 Myths You may feel virtuous ordering a creamy white swirl of frozen yogurt from any one of the “real” yogurt shops popping up across the country—frozen yogurt has become a 2 billion dollar industry, but what... Read More

Exercise to Boost Your Job Performance

Exercise to Boost Your Job Performance How would you like to feel more energized at work — to sharpen your brain and enhance your ability to concentrate, learn, and think creatively? Not only would you feel better physically, but you’d... Read More

Summer Strength

Summer Strength Summertime is here (did we even have a spring?)! Summer is such a great time. I look forward to working out in the yard, taking the kids to the pool and seeing all of our friends out and... Read More

Type 2 Diabetes & Exercise

Type 2 Diabetes & Exercise The incidence of type 2 diabetes is on the rise, which experts largely attribute to the rise in obesity. Type 2 diabetes, which is responsible for 90 to 95% of all diabetes cases, is more... Read More

Type 1 Diabetes & Exercise

Type 1 Diabetes & Exercise Type 1 diabetes is a disease that affects the body’s ability to use sugars, starches, fats and proteins. Because the body needs various fuels for energy, this disease disrupts normal energy metabolism both at rest... Read More