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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]