Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-ski-season-prep Leg Exercises to Prepare for Ski Season

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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What’s Better – Hiring a Personal Trainer or Joining a Gym?

If improving your physical fitness is on your to-do list, you may be considering joining a gym or hiring a personal trainer to show you the ropes. Both ideas have merit, but what’s a better fit for you? The truth is that hiring a personal training and joining a gym are two very different things. […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV consistency-exercise-framework-training-reno This is the Key to Success in Fitness

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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Core Conditioning Exercises for Lumbar Disc Health

Dr. Lynelle McSweeney is a holistic chiropractor here in Reno, and we’ve recommended her to a few of our clients. We’ve featured some of her content here on the Framework blog, and we’ve been lucky to do the same. In 2017, we wrote a post about core conditioning for lumbar disc health that was featured […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-sore-muscles-e1524595430832 A Quick Test for Tight Hamstrings

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 […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-reno-posture-for-health The Role Posture Plays on your Physical Health

The Role Posture Plays on your Physical Health

For many of us, posture is low on the list of things we regularly think about. That’s true up until our neck, shoulders, or low back start aching, and we suddenly realize that sitting slumped over the computer or on the couch isn’t doing us any favors. But there’s more to posture than meets the […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-building-core-e1520297785537 5 Benefits of Strong Cores for People of All Ages

5 Benefits of Strong Cores for People of All Ages

A rippling core is often a sign of peak physical fitness. But the benefits of a strong core go far beyond mere aesthetics. Building strength and stability in our midsection is important for everyone – seniors included. Here are five benefits of strong cores for people of all ages. Defining the Core When we talk about […]

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4 Specific Benefits of Exercise for Seniors

By now, everyone knows that exercise is important. And that doesn’t change as we age. According to The American Academy of Family Physicians, almost all senior citizens would benefit from regular physical activity. It’s true that older bodies may need a little more time to recover and it’s important to choose appropriate forms of exercise, but […]

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Is Walking Good Enough for Fitness?

There are benefits to walking, whether you shoot for 10,000 steps a day or not. Unfortunately, if that’s all you’re doing, you aren’t strengthening your muscles or bones. As you get older, the importance of that oversight will become clear. Walking is important, but it’s not enough. The Minimum Experts recommend at least two sessions […]