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How Posture Affects Everything - Including Your Workouts

We've written before about the many benefits of working with a personal trainer. But not all trainers are equal, and if you're researching options, it's worth your time asking about whether a potential trainer offers a postural analysis. That's…
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Four Excellent Benefits of Functional Training for Seniors

Functional training is one of those industry buzzwords, but it's a philosophy rooted in common sense. This kind of training mimics movements in your day-to-day life, which means you spend time and effort helping your body prepare itself for…
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Three Benefits to Training in a Private Gym

Framework Personal Training is a private, by-appointment personal training studio on Lakeside Drive here in Reno. Unlike many of the other fitness facilities in town, it's not open to general membership but rather designed for those receiving…
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Testing for Tight Hamstrings

It's a common misconception that tight hamstrings are the reason some people can't touch their toes. But the anatomy of the hamstring is such that in some cases, a short muscle can sometimes be mistaken for one that is tight. There are a few…
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Are Standing Ab Exercises More Effective?

We wrote previously about standing for abdominal work, and after reading contrary opinions online about the efficacy of standing ab exercises, we're re-visiting this topic. The true benefit of standing ab exercises is in their emphasis on movement…
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The Real Impact of Bad Exercise Technique

It's easy enough to rationalize the importance of correct form when you're pushing or pulling heavy weights in the gym. Obviously, you don't want to hurt yourself. But you may be surprised to learn the real impact of bad exercise technique,…
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Here's the Big Benefit of Hiring a Personal Trainer

From instant motivation to reducing your risk of injury, there are lots of valid reasons to hire a personal trainer. One of the most common selling posts for working with a trainer is the accountability factor. But you can find accountability…
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Six Things Messing with Your Metabolism

When people talk about losing weight and getting fit, they're usually referring to losing body fat. A key factor in burning fat is a robust metabolism, which is what turns calories into energy in our bodies. Our metabolisms are unique, affected…
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Fitness is Different After Age 40

It's not uncommon to notice changes to your body as you age. In fact, it's entirely expected. And while it may seem funny to begin working out in your 40s - especially if it's not something you did when you were younger - it's never too…
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Seniors Need Strong Cores Too - Here's Why

Fitness changes as we age, and that could be why some people are surprised when they learn how important it is for seniors to have strong cores. But once you understand what exactly we mean by a strong core - and it's not six-pack abdominals…