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Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV IMG_1275 Why Hiring a Personal Trainer Will be More Effective than Joining a Gym

Why Hiring a Personal Trainer Will be More Effective than Joining a Gym

For many, fitness resolutions for 2020 have already fizzled. They’re not alone – a study at the University of Scranton found that only 8 percent of people fulfill their New Year’s goals, while roughly 80% give up. But here’s something worth considering. If you want to lose weight, build strength, burn fat, or otherwise improve your […]

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 […]

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Five Tips to Stay Fit and Healthy this Holiday Season

We’re moving at breakneck speed to Christmas and the New Year, and the holiday season has likely been a whirlwind of overindulgence, minimal exercise, and not enough sleep. Don’t make the mistake of assuming that the holidays are a time of inevitable weight gain – it doesn’t have to be that way. Even if you […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-fitness-after-40 4 Benefits of Functional Training for Just About Everyone

4 Benefits of Functional Training for Just About Everyone

Fitness fads come and go, but functional training is a tried-and-true method that suitable for people of all abilities and ages. Here are four benefits of functional training that make it suitable for just about anyone. It Makes Daily Movement Easier Functional training mimics the movements we do every day. As we build muscle strength and […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV IMG_0768 What's Better - Hiring a Personal Trainer or Joining a Gym?

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 framework-personal-training-reno-exercise-during-recovery Is Walking Good Enough for Fitness?

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 […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV IMG_1275 Why a Personal Trainer is the Best Accountability Partner

Why a Personal Trainer is the Best Accountability Partner

Accountability is a buzz word in the world of fitness, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t important. Accountability is what keeps you training, even when you don’t feel like it. It’s one of the simplest ways to reach your fitness goals faster, and it can take the form of a friend or a training partner. […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV 51810_168161069890566_4911598_o What Seniors Should Look For In A Personal Trainer

What Seniors Should Look For In A Personal Trainer

The negative impact of inactivity, particularly for people over the age of 50, is well documented. Some 31 million American seniors qualify as inactive, which means their daily movement is only enough to satisfy basic tasks. This puts them at risk of serious health issues and a far greater likelihood of accidents and injuries, thanks to […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-personal-training 8 Benefits of Weight Lifting for Women

8 Benefits of Weight Lifting for Women

Many women default to cardio for fitness. And while cardiovascular exercise has its benefits, it’s only one piece of the puzzle. If your goal as a woman is weight loss and improved health, resistance training needs to be part of your routine. Here are eight benefits of weight lifting for women. You’ll Burn More Fat […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-strenght-training-mistakes Three Reasons to Start Strength Training Now

Three Reasons to Start Strength Training Now

If you could improve your balance, strengthen your bones, get better sleep, help your heart, and look and feel better, would you be skeptical? It’s not a magic pill – this is what happens with regular strength training. Some people find the idea of strength training intimidating, or assume you need some base level of fitness […]