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Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-seniors-target-heart-rate Should Seniors Care about Target Heart Rate During Fitness?

Should Seniors Care about Target Heart Rate During Fitness?

You’ve likely heard the term target heart rate when it comes to fitness. But what does it mean, and is it of any value to the senior population? More specifically, should seniors care about target heart rate during fitness? Here’s what to understand. Target Heart Rate The most practical formula for finding one’s heart rate […]

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 […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-senior-citizen-fitness Should Seniors Really Lift Weights?

Should Seniors Really Lift Weights?

Lifting weights may seem like a younger person’s activity, but there are benefits to weight training at any age. In fact, building muscle becomes even more important as we move into later stages of life. But don’t take our word for it – just ask the American College of Sports Medicine, which recommends weight training for people […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV 51810_168161069890566_4911598_o A Personal Training Team that Specializes in Senior Fitness

A Personal Training Team that Specializes in Senior Fitness

Personal training for seniors isn’t “fitness lite.” It means training that’s designed for the needs and limitations commonly associated with age — joint issues, joint safety, limited flexibility, poor balance, and low strength and endurance. At Framework Personal Training in Reno, our trainers specialize in personal training for seniors who want to reap the benefits […]

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Reno’s Personal Trainer for Seniors

Getting older isn’t for the weak. The myriad benefits of staying active, particularly with an appropriate mix of resistance exercises, cardiovascular movement and stretches, cannot be overstated. And it’s never too late to get started. But diving into a fitness program from ground zero isn’t the wisest approach. Framework Personal Training here in Reno specializes […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV fitness-resolutions-2018-framework-personal-training-ren 5 Reasons to Make Strength Training Your New Year's Resolution

5 Reasons to Make Strength Training Your New Year’s Resolution

Whether or not you see the value of “new year, new you” type resolutions, committing to improved health and fitness is never a and decision. There are so many benefits to strength training in particular, no matter your current age or fitness level. As we approach a new decade, we hope everyone will consider prioritizing their […]

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Pilot Study at Veterans Administration Medical Center Shows Impact of Minimal Intense Exercise

The Buffalo Veterans Administration Medical Center recently completed a pilot program designed to show the power of even just a few minutes of intense exercise for senior citizens. While any exercise is better than no exercise, the benefits of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) are impressive. What’s more, they’re accomplished with just a few minutes of HIIT […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-strength-training-for-seniors-e1527624131738 4 Specific Benefits of Exercise for Seniors

4 Specific Benefits of Exercise for Seniors

By now, everyone knows that exercise is important. And that doesn’t change as we age. According to The American Academy of Family Physicians, almost all senior citizens would benefit from regular physical activity. It’s true that older bodies may need a little more time to recover and it’s important to choose appropriate forms of exercise, but […]

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 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 […]