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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 […]

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The Best Exercises for Seniors

It’s well established that fitness is important for us, regardless of age. But evidence is increasingly pointing to the importance of regular exercise for seniors. If you’re wondering how to get started, we’re sharing the health benefits of exercise and the best exercises for seniors. Health Benefits of Exercise for Seniors While appearance can be […]

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Three Reasons to Start Lifting Weights Today

Don’t make the mistake of assuming that you need a base level of fitness to begin weight lifting, or that it’s too challenging at your age. Regular strength training builds more than just muscle. It strengthens your bones, improves your balance, helps you enjoy better sleep, and makes you feel better. And those benefits apply […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-strenght-training-mistakes The Science of Workout Intensity

The Science of Workout Intensity

Not every workout needs to be extreme or punishing, despite marketing campaigns from fitness philosophies suggesting otherwise. Actually, your workout intensity is completely dependent on your personal health and fitness goals. Here’s what to understand about the science of workout intensity. First, Identify Your Goals Just like goals in life, goals in the gym are […]

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10,000 Steps a Day? Here’s the Latest Research

We’ve all heard that we should be taking 10,000 steps a day, and some studies have corroborated that this step count might improve heart and mental health. But that number in particular may be somewhat arbitrary. New research from Harvard is showing a different number. Still, there’s more to fitness than steps. The Latest Research According […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-training-reno-realistic-health-fitness-resolutions-2021 Five Realistic Resolutions for Improving Health and Fitness in 2021

Five Realistic Resolutions for Improving Health and Fitness in 2021

Around this time of year, many of us start setting ambitious goals for the next twelve months, and many of them relate to health and fitness. These goals are admirable, but in many cases, completely unrealistic. Resolutions like fitting into a certain pair of jeans by summer, or getting up every morning at 5 am for […]

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3 Kinds of Exercise to Boost the Immune System

A healthy immune system is important all the time, but some people are paying more attention to protecting theirs these days. It makes sense, and it’s easier than you think. Exercise has been proven to boost the immune system, helping it more efficiently target harmful pathogens. As we get older, the importance of exercise only […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-best-way-manage-stress Three Obstacles to Fitness - And How to Manage Them

Three Obstacles to Fitness – And How to Manage Them

You may have good intentions to get regular exercise, but it’s not always easy to turn intention into action. Life happens, and for many people, exercise is the first thing to slip. But fitness is so important to your health and well-being. It should be prioritized as much as possible. Here are three common obstacles […]

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Three Perks of Lifting Weights — At Any Age

One of the best things about taking charge of your own health and wellness is that it’s really never too late to get started. In fact, the American College of Sports Medicine calls strength training the most important thing older adults can do and recommends it as a priority over aerobic exercise. Read more about […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-reno-training-outside Heading Outside? Follow These Tips for Summer Fitness.

Heading Outside? Follow These Tips for Summer Fitness.

As businesses re-open, the weather warms, and we collectively head outside, it’s an opportunity to change up your workouts. If you aren’t thrilled to back at it with a personal trainer here at Framework Personal Training and your home workouts are starting to feel a little repetitive, training outside can be a (literal) breath of fresh air. So […]