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Posts tagged with: strength training

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...
Spotlight – Dr. Jessica Dine, Reaps the Benefits of Strength Training Dr. Jessica Dine is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania...
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...
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...
Celebrate International Women’s Day with Strength Training International Women’s Day is March 8th. I thought that it was a great time to discuss the benefits of strength training for women. Before we even get started, let me dispel a common myth...
February is Heart Health Month – Strength Training is Cardio February is Heart Health month, and I’m not talking about candy hearts. What many people don’t realize is that strength and resistance training can be a form of cardio, which...
How Do Your Muscles Remember What To Do? – Muscle Memory The Truth About Muscle Memory I’ve been hearing about this concept of ‘muscle memory’ from my clients. One of my clients approached me to ask me about muscle memory,...
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...
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...
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...