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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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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 […]

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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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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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Here’s How Fitness Improves Mental Health

We regularly share information about current research and studies that link exercise to improved physical health. But fitness can be as effective as pharmaceuticals for mental health issues like depression, anxiety, stress, even ADHD and PTSD. Here’s how consistent exercise improves mental health. The Trickle-Down Effect While losing weight or fitting a certain physical ideal may be […]

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What Seniors Should Look For In A Personal Trainer

The negative impact of inactivity, particularly for people over the age of 50, is well documented. Some 31 million American seniors qualify as inactive, which means their daily movement is only enough to satisfy basic tasks. This puts them at risk of serious health issues and a far greater likelihood of accidents and injuries, thanks to […]

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8 Benefits of Weight Lifting for Women

Many women default to cardio for fitness. And while cardiovascular exercise has its benefits, it’s only one piece of the puzzle. If your goal as a woman is weight loss and improved health, resistance training needs to be part of your routine. Here are eight benefits of weight lifting for women. You’ll Burn More Fat […]

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7 Training Tips for the Summer

Summertime here in northern Nevada is pretty great. And while the afternoons can get hot, mornings are often a great time to train. But outdoor workouts, particularly in the summer, should be approached with care. If you aren’t already working with a certified personal trainer like the pros here at Framework Personal Training in Reno […]

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How Long Does it Really Take to Lose Weight?

Losing weight is one of the most common reasons people begin seriously pursuing fitness. And these people often want to know how long will it take to see changes. In today’s world, no one likes to wait for anything, and that includes the number on the scale. But quick fixes like wraps, “slimming” teas, and […]

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Three Reasons to Start Strength Training Now

If you could improve your balance, strengthen your bones, get better sleep, help your heart, and look and feel better, would you be skeptical? It’s not a magic pill – this is what happens with regular strength training. Some people find the idea of strength training intimidating, or assume you need some base level of fitness […]