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Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-fitness-app-or-personal-trainer Three Reasons an App Can't Replace Your Personal Trainer

Three Reasons an App Can’t Replace Your Personal Trainer

Much is being discussed about the impact of the coronavirus on life as we know it. From working remotely to online school to fitness at home, it’s true that thing have shifted. But despite articles positing whether gyms are obsolete, the truth is that a personal trainer offers advantages that hand-held technology does not. Here […]

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Six Steps for Getting Back to the Gym After COVID-19 Closures

Framework Personal Training, like other Reno gyms and fitness centers, got the green light to open its doors late last week. And while we couldn’t be more excited to welcome our clients back to the gym — with new safety protocols in safe, of course — it’s worth easing in slowly. There are the pandemic […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-best-way-manage-stress The Single Most Effective Way to Manage Anxiety During Self Isolation

The Single Most Effective Way to Manage Anxiety During Self Isolation

Self isolation is a challenging experience. The uncertainty we’re all facing in terms of the virus itself and the economic fallout creates anxiety, stress, worry, and fear, emotions that can torpedo our quality of life. The good news is that these feelings can be managed in constructive ways. According to the World Health Organization, the […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV walkig Exercising Safely Outside During Self Quarantine

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 […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-sedentary-lifestyle The Importance of Exercise During Self-Isolation

The Importance of Exercise During Self-Isolation

With much of the United States currently self-isolating to flatten the curve and limit the spread of Covid-19, we’re all adjusting a a new normal. If making time for fitness was an issue, that’s probably no longer the case. Instead, it’s figuring out how to summon the motivation to make a plan for a home-based workout – […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-five-fitness-principles Learn the 5 Basic Principles of Fitness

Learn the 5 Basic Principles of Fitness

There are five principles of physical fitness, and understanding them takes out much of the guesswork of improving fitness. The principles are varied yet specific, covering what happens when we train and when we stop. Overload Principle This principle states that the body adapts to the workload. In other words, the more you do, the more […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-tips-new-years-resolutions What's More Important - Weights or Cardio?

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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How Long Does it Take to Lose Weight?

Instant gratification is a common ailment in our modern times. We want what we want when we want it, which is why fitness is a billion-dollar industry – there’s always a new pill or shake or tea that promises instant results. It’s nonsense, of course, and yet it persists. The truth is that nothing happens overnight, […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-training-elongating-muscles The Truth about Elongating Muscles

The Truth about Elongating Muscles

The idea of “elongating” your muscles is baked into certain fitness fads. It’s nonsense – no matter how many low-intensity reps you do, you can’t actually make your muscles any longer. Muscle length is predetermined by genetics, and related to where your muscles attach to your bones. But while elongating muscles may be impossible, increasing elasticity is […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV walkig Got 15 Minutes? Here's Why A Light Jog is Worth It.

Got 15 Minutes? Here’s Why A Light Jog is Worth It.

Spending fifteen minutes scrolling though your phone and sipping a coffee may seem like a good way to take a break, but a recent study is proving otherwise. A quick, easy jog in that same timeframe will boost your energy levels far more effectively, with a few other happy benefits. Here’s why a light jog is worth […]