Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-seniors-target-heart-rate Should Seniors Care about Target Heart Rate During Fitness?

Should Seniors Care about Target Heart Rate During Fitness?

You’ve likely heard the term target heart rate when it comes to fitness. But what does it mean, and is it of any value to the senior population? More specifically, should seniors care about target heart rate during fitness? Here’s what to understand. Target Heart Rate The most practical formula for finding one’s heart rate […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-fitness-after-40 Bad Exercise Technique Is About More Than Injury Risk

Bad Exercise Technique Is About More Than Injury Risk

On its surface, the concept of improper exercise technique seems clear. When you don’t know the right way to perform an exercise, you’re putting yourself at risk of injury. And while that’s true, it’s only part of the issue. Because bad exercise technique is about more than injury risk. A Constant Battle You may not be […]

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Three Obstacles to Fitness – And How to Manage Them

You may have good intentions to get regular exercise, but it’s not always easy to turn intention into action. Life happens, and for many people, exercise is the first thing to slip. But fitness is so important to your health and well-being. It should be prioritized as much as possible. Here are three common obstacles […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-building-core-e1520297785537 Three Reasons a Strong Core Matters

Three Reasons a Strong Core Matters

Having a strong core is a goal to a lot of people, but often the appeal is pure aesthetics. That’s fine, but there are so many benefits to a strong core that go well beyond how it looks. It’s not just about six-pack abs – the core includes muscles in the pelvis, low back and hips, too. […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-strength-training-for-seniors-e1527624131738 How Much Exercise Does a Senior Need to Stay Healthy?

How Much Exercise Does a Senior Need to Stay Healthy?

Framework Personal Training, a private gym on Lakeside Drive in Reno, understands the many benefits of fitness, particularly for older adults. In fact, we specialize in senior fitness, which means we create personalized workout programs designed to improve our clients’ health while accommodating for any existing conditions or limitations. A common question relates to frequency – how much […]

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The Value of Functional Training — At Any Age

Functional training describes a method of fitness that has a specific purpose. More specifically, when you perform a functional training workout, you follow movement patterns that mimic those from daily life or prepare you for competition in a particular sport. It’s a versatile approach to fitness, and there’s tremendous value in functional training — at […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-reno-training-outside Heading Outside? Follow These Tips for Summer Fitness.

Heading Outside? Follow These Tips for Summer Fitness.

As businesses re-open, the weather warms, and we collectively head outside, it’s an opportunity to change up your workouts. If you aren’t thrilled to back at it with a personal trainer here at Framework Personal Training and your home workouts are starting to feel a little repetitive, training outside can be a (literal) breath of fresh air. So […]

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Exercising Safely Outside During Self Quarantine

We’ve had typical spring weather here in northern Nevada, but it’s finally warming up enough to enjoy the outdoors. With gyms still closed under Governor Sisolak’s directive, and self quarantining remaining the new normal, getting outside is a good way to get some exercise and change up your surroundings. Just make sure you’re exercising safely […]

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COVID-19 Stir-Crazy Home Workout Routine

During this COVID-19 pandemic, gyms may be closed – but that doesn’t mean workouts should be put off. To help you stay active and keep you from going stir-crazy as we all practice social distancing, Paul is sharing a functional workout you can do right at home. This program will cover the essential movements for an effective […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-tips-new-years-resolutions What's More Important - Weights or Cardio?

What’s More Important – Weights or Cardio?

It’s a common question in the fitness world, particularly when you’re dealing with people who are trying to “get fit.” What’s more important – weights or cardio? The answer depends entirely on your personal fitness goals. If you’re trying to lose weight and “tone up,” then weight lifting is a more efficient way of making […]