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 […]

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4 Benefits of Functional Training for Just About Everyone

Fitness fads come and go, but functional training is a tried-and-true method that suitable for people of all abilities and ages. Here are four benefits of functional training that make it suitable for just about anyone. It Makes Daily Movement Easier Functional training mimics the movements we do every day. As we build muscle strength and […]

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3 Signs That You’d Benefit from a Personal Trainer

While personal trainers used to be reserved for Hollywood stars getting in seriously good shape for a movie role, the industry has come a long way. Today, there are personal trainers catering to people at all stages of fitness. Here in Reno, Framework Personal Training has been offering effective, personalized training at our private studio […]

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Leg Exercises to Prepare for Ski Season

Early October is when many people start thinking about ski season. Whether you downhill ski or snowboard, these are activities that call for lower body strength and the endurance necessary for a short, explosive run. If you’re the kind of person who wants to start preparing for the rigors of these outdoor activities, now is […]

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What’s Better – Hiring a Personal Trainer or Joining a Gym?

If improving your physical fitness is on your to-do list, you may be considering joining a gym or hiring a personal trainer to show you the ropes. Both ideas have merit, but what’s a better fit for you? The truth is that hiring a personal training and joining a gym are two very different things. […]

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This is the Key to Success in Fitness

When it comes to fitness, success is directly linked to consistency. Even a random, poorly-designed fitness program, followed consistently, will yield results. Here’s the problem with sporadic workouts, and why consistency really is the key to success in fitness. Gradual Improvement Feeling motivated to train can get you into the gym or on the trail […]

Study Links Physical Fitness and Better Brain Function

There’s a lot of research that looks at the impact of physical fitness on the mind, and the largest, most detailed study of its kind has just linked bodily fitness with improved cognitive performance. Published recently in Scientific Reports, the study was conducted by scientists from University Hospital Muenster in Germany. And the results are impressive. […]

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Core Conditioning Exercises for Lumbar Disc Health

Dr. Lynelle McSweeney is a holistic chiropractor here in Reno, and we’ve recommended her to a few of our clients. We’ve featured some of her content here on the Framework blog, and we’ve been lucky to do the same. In 2017, we wrote a post about core conditioning for lumbar disc health that was featured […]

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A Quick Test for Tight Hamstrings

There is much discussion about what constitutes tight hamstrings. What most people don’t understand is that the anatomy of the hamstring means that a short muscle can sometimes be mistaken for one that is “tight.” This muscle fiber shortening can be the result of immobilization or lack of movement, and it’s evidenced in people who have […]

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The Role Posture Plays on your Physical Health

For many of us, posture is low on the list of things we regularly think about. That’s true up until our neck, shoulders, or low back start aching, and we suddenly realize that sitting slumped over the computer or on the couch isn’t doing us any favors. But there’s more to posture than meets the […]