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Posts tagged with: exercise

Making Time to Work Hard and Smart

Making Time to Work Hard and Smart I decided to dedicate time and energy towards getting in shape. As a business owner and mom of two young children, time spent on improving myself (specifically not related to my work or my kids)... Read More

Muscle and Function: The Gluteus Medius Muscle

Muscle and Function: The Gluteus Medius Muscle One of the most used, but least known muscles in the body is the gluteus medius. Partially covered by the Gluteus Maximus, the Gluteus Medius originates along the iliac crest and inserts into... Read More

Biceps; Not Just for the Flexing?

Biceps; Not Just for the Flexing? When someone tells you to “make a muscle”, they aren’t asking to see your quad. They want you to flex your biceps. The biceps brachii or “biceps” are one of the more popular muscles... Read More

Testimonial – Jill Spelina

Testimonial – Jill Spelina I have been working out at Vertex Fitness Personal Training Studio since June of 2010.  I had cartilage restoration knee surgery and while I was in the hospital the nurses were impressed with my ability to... Read More

Appreciate What You Have and Realize Your “BETTER” Life

Appreciate What You Have and Realize Your “BETTER” Life With everything that occurs in this world, it is easy to become so numb and affected by the bad news you hear almost daily and not appreciate what you have. It... Read More

How Muscles Contract

How Muscles Contract How many times have you heard us tell you to contract your muscles or pull this muscle here to produce this movement? Probably every workout, right? Have you ever considered what goes on in your body to... Read More

The Rise of the Superman

The Rise of the Superman Have you ever been playing a sport, doing an activity, or even driving and all of a sudden you come out of an almost “blackout” type daze not knowing how the last few seconds have... Read More

Are You Working Hard Enough?

Are You Working Hard Enough? I actually had something else in mind to write my blog about this week, but Dwayne sent something out to the Vertex team that really inspired me and I wanted to continue the discussion. What... Read More

Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis Spondylolisthesis is a condition in which one vertebra slips either forward or backward on an adjacent vertebra. There are three types of spondylolisthesis:congenital spondylolisthesis (means your were born with it), isthmic spondylolisthesis (overuse-think football lineman and gymnasts), and degenerative... Read More

Success in Wealth and Health: More Similar Than You Think

Success in Wealth and Health: More Similar Than You Think At an early age my parents taught me the importance of saving money and investing for the future.  These conversations, although the best advice and information they could give me... Read More