During the Pandemic, Weight Gain is Up and Fitness is Down

It’s been a whirlwind year, and a recent survey highlights the physical and mental toll it’s having on many Americans. During the pandemic, weight gain is up and fitness is down. But there is a bright side. The Study The survey was commissioned by a sports nutrition company called Optimum Nutrition. From the study: 62% of […]

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 […]

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Bad Exercise Technique Is About More Than Injury Risk

On its surface, the concept of improper exercise technique seems clear. When you don’t know the right way to perform an exercise, you’re putting yourself at risk of injury. And while that’s true, it’s only part of the issue. Because bad exercise technique is about more than injury risk. A Constant Battle You may not be […]

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The Best Reason to Hire a Personal Trainer Isn’t Accountability

Accountability is a huge selling point for deciding to hire a personal trainer – we’ve written about it several times here on the Framework blog. And it’s true that you’re more likely to stick to your workout routine when you have someone waiting on you to show up. But you can find accountability and even […]

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 […]