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Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-training-reno-fitness-at-home 3 Instances When Exercise Form is Really Critical

3 Instances When Exercise Form is Really Critical

We’ve written before about the importance of proper exercise technique. And while the best recommendation is to practice proper form every time you train, there are times it’s even more important. Here are three instances when exercise form is really critical. Your Weights are Going Up As soon as you start adding weight to a […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-training-reno-benefits-stretching Here's Why Everyone Should be Stretching Regularly

Here’s Why Everyone Should be Stretching Regularly

We spend a lot of time discussing the benefits of physical fitness for our health, and stretching is part of it. It’s about more than flexibility. Consistent stretching can help improve posture, reduce stress and body aches, increase range of motion, and much more. Here’s why everyone should be stretching regularly. Eight Benefits of Stretching Maintains […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV IMG_1108-1 The Importance of Technique in Fitness

The Importance of Technique in Fitness

If you send any time researching poor exercise technique as a means of avoiding it, you’re likely to stumble across warnings of dangerous exercises or exercises to avoid if you’re over a certain age. Here at Framework Personal Training in Reno, we specialize in fitness over forty, and we know that these kinds of dire warnings […]

Four Reasons You’ll Only Benefit from a Personal Trainer

You drag yourself to the gym after too many skipped workouts, and then you spend most of your time drifting from one machine to another. You don’t feel stronger, and you definitely don’t see any changes to your physique. If that sounds familiar, it’s time to consider working with an expert. Here are four reasons you’ll […]

The Most Important Medicine for All of Us in 2019

You’ve heard the expression, exercise is medicine. But how accurate is that, really? Is exercise truly as effective as prescriptive medication? The evidence is very clear that the health benefits of exercise are impressive. Here’s why exercise is the most important medicine for all of us in 2019. The Researched Benefits of Exercise According to […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-sore-muscles-e1524595430832 Four Red Flags that Mean You Need a New Personal Trainer

Four Red Flags that Mean You Need a New Personal Trainer

Making the decision to work with a personal trainer means investing time and money in a relationship that should pay off for you in spades. If that isn’t happening, despite commitment and consistency on your part, it may be time to re-evaluate your choice of trainer. Here are four red flags that mean you need a […]

Testing for Tight Hamstrings

It’s a common misconception that tight hamstrings are the reason some people can’t touch their toes. But the anatomy of the hamstring is such that in some cases, a short muscle can sometimes be mistaken for one that is tight. There are a few reasons for shortening of the muscle fibers, including lack of movement (too […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV IMG_1108-1 The Real Impact of Bad Exercise Technique

The Real Impact of Bad Exercise Technique

It’s easy enough to rationalize the importance of correct form when you’re pushing or pulling heavy weights in the gym. Obviously, you don’t want to hurt yourself. But you may be surprised to learn the real impact of bad exercise technique, which isn’t just a greater risk of injury. Understanding the Mechanics A body is in […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-strenght-training-mistakes Don't Make these Four Common Strength Training Mistakes

Don’t Make these Four Common Strength Training Mistakes

One of the reasons folks new to the gym benefit from the assistance of a certified personal trainer is starting things off on the right foot. While it’s probably true that any program in the gym will have some noticeable benefit if it means it gets you off the couch, you’re much better off if […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-functional-training Six Reasons Functional Training is A Great Approach to Fitness

Six Reasons Functional Training is A Great Approach to Fitness

With so many fads, trends and buzzwords in the fitness industry, it can be a challenge to keep them straight. So what makes functional training different? The idea is simple. You perform exercises that mimic the actions of daily life to build strength, mobility and power – fitness for the real world. The focus isn’t on […]