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Registered Dietitian, Ashvini Mashru,MA,RD,LDN, Recommends Vertex Fitness As a Registered Dietitian with a specialty in weight loss and weight management, strength training is what I recommend my clients, especially women over 40. Strength training allows you to build and maintain...
December is Root Vegetables Month! Add Some to Your Diet Root vegetables are common staples in winter–back before modern refrigeration, root vegetables would be stored in “root cellars”, which were often just dirt cellars below the house that kept the...
Building Muscle and Losing Fat… at the Same Time Many of the clients that come through Vertex Fitness are interested in losing fat in some form or another. Many are busy professionals who must schedule time to prioritize their health...
Vertex Fitness Featured in MainLine Today Magazine Article, “5 Fitness Hacks“ We are honored to be featured in Main Line Today alongside Dan Kubo, personal training manager of Life Time Fitness in Ardmore. In this feature, we took the time to bust some...
What Do You Get For Your Halloween Candy Calories? As a trainer, the last thing I want to tell everyone is that if they eat any Halloween candy at all, they won’t be healthy. The road to fitness and good...
How Fats Fit in to Your Active Lifestyle Are Fats the Villain? We talk an awful lot about carbohydrates and proteins when we discuss workout supplementation, but the conversation often neglects the third macronutrient, fats. Here’s the problem with having...
The Effects of Carbohydrates on Your Workout We’ve talked quite a bit about the effect of protein on your workout. We’ve discussed how protein affects your performance, protein and your metabolism, and how to enhance your training regimen with a...
How to Enhance your Resistance Training Regimen with a Protein Supplement Over the past few weeks, we’ve been really drilling down and taking a look at how a protein supplement can enhance your workout and aid your muscles in recovery...
Exercise Addiction Exercise addiction is similar to many other types of addictions. Granted exercise is good for you, but in moderation. Exercise addiction can cause people to over-train on a constant basis while never giving the body time to recuperate...
Protein and Metabolism We recently discussed in a previous post whether protein has any effect on your muscles’ ability to recover from workout strain and rebuild muscle mass. According to science, it does. But does it affect other factors, like...