Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-training-reno-fitness-for-brain How Much Exercise Do We Need for a Longer Life?

How Much Exercise Do We Need for a Longer Life?

Most of the people we see here at Framework Personal Training in Reno are interested in improving their health and fitness to enjoy a better, longer life. But if the goal is a longer, healthier life, how much exercise is really necessary? Two studies have come up with an answer to the question, how much exercise do […]

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What Working with a Personal Trainer Really Gets You

There are many, many great reasons to hire a personal trainer. You’ll hear that the accountability factor is the biggest benefit. But if all you need is someone who expects you to show up, you can find that for free with a training buddy. Here’s what working with a personal trainer really gets you.  An Investment […]

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The Benefit of Indoor Fitness Over Outdoor Exercise

Wildfires have been raging in California this summer, and the smoke from those fires has choked northern Nevada for weeks on end. It highlights a benefit of indoor fitness over outdoor exercise that’s often low on the list—filtered air and temperature regulation. Here’s why that makes a difference. A Regulated Indoor Environment We’re written before […]

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Why Exercise Begets Exercise, And Why It Matters As We Age

Research is clear on the benefits of weight training and aging well. Not only does it help us gain muscle mass and strength, improve mobility, sharpen us mentally, and improve metabolic health, it can help shape our minds, too. An interesting study out of Finland found that a big percentage of older adults who have […]

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How to Improve Posture as a Senior Citizen (And Why It Matters)

The idea that we “shrink” with age is actually grounded in some truth. As early as age 50, discs and vertebrae in the spine can begin breaking down and thinning, while cartilage and connective tissue start losing elasticity and thickness. It gives the impression that seniors are losing height and many find that standing upright […]

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3 Signs You’ll Benefit from a Personal Trainer

Once upon a time, personal trainers offered a service for only the fortunate few. But like many things, the industry has evolved, and today, more people than ever can benefit from the expertise of a certified personal trainer. If you’re wondering whether that includes you, the answer is yes. And if you’re wondering whether you […]

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Yes, Seniors Should Have Personal Trainers

Everyone understands the value of physical fitness, but over 31 million Americans past the age of 50 qualify as inactive, which means they move just enough to satisfy basic daily tasks. That number is only expected to increase, but there is a solution. Regular, scheduled exercise has a huge impact on your health and independence. […]

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Studies Confirm This Kind of Exercise Supports Cognitive Health As We Age

While we spend a lot of time focusing on the benefits of resistance training for seniors, that’s not to say that cardio doesn’t have its place. In fact, a study out of Floria Atlantic University has established the positive effects of aerobic fitness on brain function and health in those at risk of Alzheimer’s. That’s […]

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Why Seniors Over 65 Should be Lifting Weights

The idea of your grandparents lifting weights may be humorous, but the benefits can’t be denied. Resistance training is important at any age, but particularly so for seniors. In fact, seniors over the age of 65 should be lifting weights to benefit both their body and mind. Here’s why. Lifting Weights to Benefit the Body […]

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Three Qualities Seniors Need in a Personal Trainer

We’re clear on the impact of inactivity, or when daily movement is just enough to satisfy the basic needs of getting through the day. The consequences are serious, with a greater likelihood of major health issues and injuries that stem from poor balance and coordination, low muscle tone, and inflexibility. Consistent exercise is the key to […]