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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 […]

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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 […]

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Leg Exercises to Prepare for Ski Season

Early October is when many people start thinking about ski season. Whether you downhill ski or snowboard, these are activities that call for lower body strength and the endurance necessary for a short, explosive run. If you’re the kind of person who wants to start preparing for the rigors of these outdoor activities, now is […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-building-core-e1520297785537 5 Benefits of Strong Cores for People of All Ages

5 Benefits of Strong Cores for People of All Ages

A rippling core is often a sign of peak physical fitness. But the benefits of a strong core go far beyond mere aesthetics. Building strength and stability in our midsection is important for everyone – seniors included. Here are five benefits of strong cores for people of all ages. Defining the Core When we talk about […]

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 framework-personal-training-fitness-during-injury-recovery Here's How Fitness Improves Mental Health

Here’s How Fitness Improves Mental Health

We regularly share information about current research and studies that link exercise to improved physical health. But fitness can be as effective as pharmaceuticals for mental health issues like depression, anxiety, stress, even ADHD and PTSD. Here’s how consistent exercise improves mental health. The Trickle-Down Effect While losing weight or fitting a certain physical ideal may be […]

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8 Benefits of Weight Lifting for Women

Many women default to cardio for fitness. And while cardiovascular exercise has its benefits, it’s only one piece of the puzzle. If your goal as a woman is weight loss and improved health, resistance training needs to be part of your routine. Here are eight benefits of weight lifting for women. You’ll Burn More Fat […]