Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-stress Why Pretty Much Any Kind of Exercise is The Best Stress Reliever

Why Pretty Much Any Kind of Exercise is The Best Stress Reliever

For too many people, stress is a regular part of our lives, along with not enough sleep, poor nutrition, and inadequate exercise. But the latter three lifestyle habits actually contribute to stress levels. You may feel too tired, too busy, and too stressed out to find time for exercise, but doing so will help you […]

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Why Hiring a Personal Trainer Will be More Effective than Joining a Gym

For many, fitness resolutions for 2020 have already fizzled. They’re not alone – a study at the University of Scranton found that only 8 percent of people fulfill their New Year’s goals, while roughly 80% give up. But here’s something worth considering. If you want to lose weight, build strength, burn fat, or otherwise improve your […]

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The Truth about Elongating Muscles

The idea of “elongating” your muscles is baked into certain fitness fads. It’s nonsense – no matter how many low-intensity reps you do, you can’t actually make your muscles any longer. Muscle length is predetermined by genetics, and related to where your muscles attach to your bones. But while elongating muscles may be impossible, increasing elasticity is […]

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Got 15 Minutes? Here’s Why A Light Jog is Worth It.

Spending fifteen minutes scrolling though your phone and sipping a coffee may seem like a good way to take a break, but a recent study is proving otherwise. A quick, easy jog in that same timeframe will boost your energy levels far more effectively, with a few other happy benefits. Here’s why a light jog is worth […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV fitness-resolutions-2018-framework-personal-training-ren 5 Reasons to Make Strength Training Your New Year's Resolution

5 Reasons to Make Strength Training Your New Year’s Resolution

Whether or not you see the value of “new year, new you” type resolutions, committing to improved health and fitness is never a and decision. There are so many benefits to strength training in particular, no matter your current age or fitness level. As we approach a new decade, we hope everyone will consider prioritizing their […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-training-reno-tips-for-healthy-holiday-season Five Tips to Stay Fit and Healthy this Holiday Season

Five Tips to Stay Fit and Healthy this Holiday Season

We’re moving at breakneck speed to Christmas and the New Year, and the holiday season has likely been a whirlwind of overindulgence, minimal exercise, and not enough sleep. Don’t make the mistake of assuming that the holidays are a time of inevitable weight gain – it doesn’t have to be that way. Even if you […]

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Top Ten Fitness Trends for 2020

More than 3,000 health and fitness professionals were polled for the annual American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) survey that predicts trends for the upcoming year. It’s an interesting list not because of the inclusion of crazy fitness fads (none of those made the top ten), but because it highlights what we’ve been doing here at […]

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Pilot Study at Veterans Administration Medical Center Shows Impact of Minimal Intense Exercise

The Buffalo Veterans Administration Medical Center recently completed a pilot program designed to show the power of even just a few minutes of intense exercise for senior citizens. While any exercise is better than no exercise, the benefits of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) are impressive. What’s more, they’re accomplished with just a few minutes of HIIT […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-christmas-motivation The Benefit of Consistent Fitness Over the Holiday Season

The Benefit of Consistent Fitness Over the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a busy time, bringing some level of stress no matter how much we enjoy this time of year. Shopping, parties, house guests, erratic schedules – it all adds up, and sticking to a consistent fitness routine becomes that much harder. But as appealing as it may seem to take a break […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV IMG_1108-1 The Importance of Technique in Fitness

The Importance of Technique in Fitness

If you send any time researching poor exercise technique as a means of avoiding it, you’re likely to stumble across warnings of dangerous exercises or exercises to avoid if you’re over a certain age. Here at Framework Personal Training in Reno, we specialize in fitness over forty, and we know that these kinds of dire warnings […]