Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV walkig The Value of Functional Training — At Any Age

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Looking for a Personal Trainer? Avoid These 3 Mistakes

Every January, people tend to be full of good intentions about improving their health and fitness. Gym memberships are up (at least short term), and people are asking friends and family for personal trainer referrals. But before you decide to just go with your best friend’s brother’s girlfriend’s trainer because he’s taking new clients, take […]

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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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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 […]

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. […]