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Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-sore-muscles-e1524595430832 How Intense Should Workouts Really Be?

How Intense Should Workouts Really Be?

The idea that every workout should be extreme or punishing is pervasive, and aggressive marketing campaigns from fitness companies and gyms are largely to blame. But how intense should workouts really be? That really depends on your personal health and fitness goals. The Science on Workout Intensity At Framework Personal Training in Reno, we specialize […]

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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 […]

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Researchers Confirm the Link Between Fitness and Mental Health

While there’s plenty of anecdotal evidence about the link between physical health and mental health, a big study has just confirmed what we already knew. More than 150,000 participants underwent tests to measure their fitness and assess their anxiety and depression with standard clinical questionnaires between August 2009 and December 2010. Seven years later, the same […]

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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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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 framework-personal-training-reno-tips-new-years-resolutions Three Perks of Lifting Weights — At Any Age

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-personal-training-reno-five-fitness-principles Learn the 5 Basic Principles of Fitness

Learn the 5 Basic Principles of Fitness

There are five principles of physical fitness, and understanding them takes out much of the guesswork of improving fitness. The principles are varied yet specific, covering what happens when we train and when we stop. Overload Principle This principle states that the body adapts to the workload. In other words, the more you do, the more […]

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 […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-strenght-training-mistakes Top Ten Fitness Trends for 2020

Top Ten Fitness Trends for 2020

More than 3,000 health and fitness professionals were polled for the annual American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) survey that predicts trends for the upcoming year. It’s an interesting list not because of the inclusion of crazy fitness fads (none of those made the top ten), but because it highlights what we’ve been doing here at […]

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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 […]