Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-seniors-target-heart-rate Here's What Differentiates Exercise from Physical Activity

Here’s What Differentiates Exercise from Physical Activity

Ever wondered if you hit the minimum daily requirement of activity just going through your daily routine? It’s not likely. For most of us, our regular daily physical activity would quality as light to moderate in intensity.  Defining Exercise and Physical Activity Exercise is generally defined as a form of planned physical activity that’s mindfully […]

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3 Kinds of Exercise to Boost the Immune System

A healthy immune system is important all the time, but some people are paying more attention to protecting theirs these days. It makes sense, and it’s easier than you think. Exercise has been proven to boost the immune system, helping it more efficiently target harmful pathogens. As we get older, the importance of exercise only […]

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3 Instances When Exercise Form is Really Critical

We’ve written before about the importance of proper exercise technique. And while the best recommendation is to practice proper form every time you train, there are times it’s even more important. Here are three instances when exercise form is really critical. Your Weights are Going Up As soon as you start adding weight to a […]

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Five Signs a Personal Trainer is a Good Fit

The world is full of amazing personal trainers, and we have our fair share right here in Reno, Nevada. But the challenge isn’t finding just any old trainer – it’s finding one who will suit your needs. That’s not always easy to determine when you’re reading a trainer bio, which is why it’s so important […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-start-fitness-program-wont-quit The Most Important Part of Fitness is Consistency

The Most Important Part of Fitness is Consistency

If you have fitness goals, no matter what they may be, the way to reach them is always the same. It’s not about more miles, more intensity, or more weight. It’s about progress. And progress comes from training purposefully over and over again. That’s why the most important part of fitness is consistency. Consistency is […]

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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]