Why Your Knees Hurt When You Exercise

When was the last time you ran, climbed stairs, squatted, or knelt down without your knees hurting? Have you ever thought there could be a relatively simple answer to solve your knee pain troubles for good? Knee pain, specifically Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or PFPS, is one of the most common causes of knee joint pain in the community today. The primary cause of this condition is due to improper movement of the knee cap. This means that when the knee is bent or straightened, the knee cap, instead of moving in a straight line, veers off to the outside of the knee causing the associated pain. Do you notice any of the following symptoms while performing any specific movements or exercises? · P

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HammerFit Athletic Club is a unique and locally owned fitness concept—based on the idea that the best equipment and classes usually appeal to different people and that no one should pay for what they aren't using!


In addition to state-of-the-art Hammer Strength equipment, we are proud to offer a great personal training program and an exceptional group fitness program in our Motion Studio. All classes are led by the area's most in-demand, experienced instructors. You do not have to have a membership to attend our classes.


And, the best part...if you live locally....

      ...your first class with us is FREE!



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21 Essex Way, Suite 115 
Essex Jct, Vermont 05452

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HammerFit is located in the Essex Shoppes and Cinema complex off route 15 and i-289 in Essex Center, near Hannaford’s, The Essex Resort and Spa and the Links at Lang Farm. Only 2.5 miles from the Five Corners Intersection.

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