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Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-training-reno-benefits-stretching Here's Why Everyone Should be Stretching Regularly

Here’s Why Everyone Should be Stretching Regularly

We spend a lot of time discussing the benefits of physical fitness for our health, and stretching is part of it. It’s about more than flexibility. Consistent stretching can help improve posture, reduce stress and body aches, increase range of motion, and much more. Here’s why everyone should be stretching regularly. Eight Benefits of Stretching Maintains […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-strength-training-for-seniors-e1527624131738 How Much Exercise Does a Senior Need to Stay Healthy?

How Much Exercise Does a Senior Need to Stay Healthy?

Framework Personal Training, a private gym on Lakeside Drive in Reno, understands the many benefits of fitness, particularly for older adults. In fact, we specialize in senior fitness, which means we create personalized workout programs designed to improve our clients’ health while accommodating for any existing conditions or limitations. A common question relates to frequency – how much […]

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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 […]

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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 spring-workout Staying Active During the Pandemic

Staying Active During the Pandemic

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, common sense prevails. We’re advised to wash our hands, practice social distancing, and keep our immune systems strong with plenty of rest, nutritious foods, and exercise. If you’re used to a personal trainer getting you moving, it can be challenging to take control of your own fitness. Fortunately, […]

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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 IMG_0966-Version-3 Looking for a Personal Trainer? Avoid These 3 Mistakes

Looking for a Personal Trainer? Avoid These 3 Mistakes

Every January, people tend to be full of good intentions about improving their health and fitness. Gym memberships are up (at least short term), and people are asking friends and family for personal trainer referrals. But before you decide to just go with your best friend’s brother’s girlfriend’s trainer because he’s taking new clients, take […]

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 […]