Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-training-reno-10-reasons-to-gift-personal-trainer 10 Reasons Seniors Should Get Themselves a Personal Trainer this Holiday Season

10 Reasons Seniors Should Get Themselves a Personal Trainer this Holiday Season

It’s the season of giving, but don’t put yourself last. You can’t pour from an empty cup, or so the saying goes, and at Framework Personal Training, we agree. Prioritizing your own mental and physical health isn’t selfish or silly, and we all benefit from consistent, mindful movement, particularly as we age. If you’re making […]

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Finding a Personal Trainer in Reno for Seniors

More and more seniors here in Reno and across the country are actively managing their health with regular exercise. Here at Framework Personal Training in Reno, we’re helping a number of seniors enjoy all the benefits that come with strength training specifically. If you’re looking for a personal trainer in Reno, we have a few […]

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Functional Training for Seniors in Reno

For seniors looking to improve their health and quality of life, exercise can’t be beat. But functional training in particular could be most effective. This kind of exercise mimics ordinary, every-day actions to build strength, mobility and power. It’s sometimes called fitness for the real world, and it’s well suited to older adults. The goal isn’t building big, developed […]

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What’s More Effective – Standing or Floor Abdominal Work?

A strong core is important, no matter your age, but chances are good you do most of your ab work on the floor. For most people, some variation of crunches and planks are the standard ab exercises. When you do them properly, you’ll absolutely engage your abdominal muscles to build a strong core. But a little […]

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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 […]