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Breast Cancer Early Detection–What You Need to Know For October’s breast cancer awareness month, we’re going to talk about how women and men can detect this devastating disease early by being proactive with their health and taking some common-sense measures....
Older Adults Can Fight the Aging Process with a Supervised High Effort Resistance Training Program The effects of aging on health and well-being are well documented in the medical literature–as you age, you lose muscle mass, strength, and bone density....
Moving Day! How to Skip the Muscle Soreness (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 18) It’s already been a year and a half since I started sharing monthly updates with you, and I’m thrilled to say that my husband...
September is Suicide Awareness Month – How Can You Help? When talking about suicide, it is common for many folks to feel powerless or overwhelmed in the face of such a big social problem. Many folks avoid talking about it...
You Can Save a Life — Consider Joining the Bone Marrow Donor Registry Today, I’d like to talk about a topic that has hit me close to home; my older brother was recently diagnosed with leukemia, and he needs a...
Bulking Up Fear: Exercise Misconceptions A lot of people avoid strength training because they are afraid of bulking up. However, the results they fear the most have little to do with actual strength training. There are many physiological factors that...
Performing Everyday Activities with Ease – Client Spotlight, Kathy Hock With her sixtieth birthday less than a year away, Kathy Hock’s fitness goals have changed. Her whole life she has been centered on sports. Much of her physical activity involved...
Breath, When Life Hits You Hard, Take a Breath I’m writing this post feeling like I just got gut-punched. This week, I got the news that my older brother is going to be facing a serious illness. I woke up...
Resistance Exercise Misconceptions: Exercise Duration When it comes to resistance exercise, it is easy to get the wrong idea. A lot of people avoid it because they think they don’t have the time or they don’t need it. However, resistance...
Should You Try Pre Exhaust Training? The HIT (High Intensity Training) method suggests that you reach momentary muscular failure–that moment when you resist against the resistance, and for just a moment, you are incapable of overcoming the resistance. HIT is...