Posts

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 […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-best-reno-trainers What Working with a Personal Trainer Really Gets You

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 […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-strenght-training-mistakes Why Exercise Begets Exercise, And Why It Matters As We Age

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 […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-seniors-target-heart-rate Studies Confirm This Kind of Exercise Supports Cognitive Health As We Age

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 […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV Untitled-design The Benefit of Twice-Weekly Resistance Training for Older Adults

The Benefit of Twice-Weekly Resistance Training for Older Adults

We already know that regular resistance training can help maintain and increase muscle strength and function for aging adults. But a study out of Finland has found that the recommend twice-weekly strength training plan has another benefit. From the Study The nine-month study was designed as an intervention on three tenets of exercise – motivation, planning […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV IMG_1108 Research Shows Why Personal Trainers are Worth the Investment

Research Shows Why Personal Trainers are Worth the Investment

At one point or another, many people wonder whether investing in a personal trainer is worth the money. While most personal trainers, including those here at Framework Personal Training in Reno, can share from experience the difference they’ve made in the lives of their clients, the research may be more compelling. Here’s why research shows […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-training-reno-losing-weight-for-health Losing Weight is Among the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health

Losing Weight is Among the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health

A report published in the British Medical Journal recently confirmed what we already know about the health risks associated with being overweight. Death rates for COVID-19 were ten times higher in countries with over half the population defined as overweight. Both the United Kingdom and the US top that list. While body image is a difficult […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-training-reno-trainers-specializing-senior-fitness Three Benefits of Finding a Personal Trainer Who Specializes in Senior Fitness

Three Benefits of Finding a Personal Trainer Who Specializes in Senior Fitness

Staying strong and active as we age means taking a proactive role in our own health. Losing strength, flexibility, balance and coordination doesn’t have to be inevitable. With consistent exercise, we can stay healthy, active and independent as we get older. One of the ways to get the exercise we need is by finding a personal […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-sedentary-lifestyle Don't Exercise? You're Twice as Likely to Experience Depression

Don’t Exercise? You’re Twice as Likely to Experience Depression

A new study has drawn a direct link between low fitness and the likelihood of experiencing depression and anxiety. Researchers at University College London painted a clearer picture of the relationship between physical and mental health with the study, which had over 152,000 participants ages 40 to 69 and took seven years. The big takeaway? Exercise […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-training-reno-benefits-exercise-1 10 Benefits of Regular Exercise - And Why Any Movement Likely Counts

10 Benefits of Regular Exercise – And Why Any Movement Likely Counts

It’s no secret that exercise has physical and mental health benefits. And while there are various recommendations for how long and how hard we should be training, the truth is that any amount of exercise will likely product benefits — even if it falls well below suggested amounts. Here are 10 benefits of regular exercise, and why any movement […]