The 4 Types of Fitness Seniors Need

It’s pretty typical for people to focus entirely on a single form of fitness, like 10,000 steps a day. But there are actually four types of exercise, and it’s important to prioritize all of them for the most balanced approach to fitness. Not only do they offer their own unique benefits, they also improve your ability […]


Grip Strength is a Key Health Indicator — Here’s Why

One of the best ways to assess your muscle strength, overall fitness, and general longevity is easier than you’d think. It’s not how much you can weight you can bench or squat. Turns out, grip strength is a key health indicator. Here’s why. Grip Strength as a Health Indicator The stronger your grip, the stronger your muscles. […]


The Benefits of Indoor Exercise in Reno

Smoke from California wildfires is pouring into our Reno valley, and it feels like August 2021 all over again. It’s a reminder that indoor exercise can be a better option that fitness outdoors sometimes, especially when you consider benefits like filtered air and a regulated temperature. In Reno, Framework Personal Training offers a great way to enjoy […]


Why Seniors Should Lift Weights — And Where to Start in Reno

If you’ve never lifted weights before, the idea of getting started in your golden years may seem laughable. Your hips are bad, you don’t know where to begin, what about your back? Those are all valid concerns, and yet the American College of Sports Medicine recommends weight lifting for seniors over the age of 50, noting that […]


Balance as an Indication of Overall Health

Can you balance on one leg for 10 seconds? It might be important. A new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine is highlighting balance as an indication of overall health, and you might be surprised at the findings. Read on for specifics, plus tips from the certified personal trainers at Framework Personal Training […]


The Best Kind of Personal Training for Seniors in Reno

It’s true that even half an hour of moderate activity, like a brisk walk, has health benefits for seniors. But strength training is a better choice if the goal is maintaining or improving strength and mobility. For many older adults, the idea of strength training is somewhat intimidating. Where do they even begin? In that scenario, the […]


Looking for Senior Fitness Training in Reno?

These days, it’s hard to overlook the benefits of resistance training for anyone, senior citizens included. Not only does it make us stronger and improve balance and flexibility, it can improve cognitive function and even extend our lifespan. The challenge is often knowing how to get started. That’s where a trainer from Framework Personal Training […]


This Kind of Exercise Could Improve Lifespan

Resistance or strength training has a laundry list of benefits, but two new benefits have recently been confirmed — along with how much time you need to spend exercising for the greatest health impact. New research confirms that strength training can help prevent disease and improve lifespan. Here’s what the research says and the best […]


The Enormous Benefit of 10 Minutes of Daily Exercise

If starting a fitness program sounds too hard, too expensive, or too much for your lifestyle, budget, or schedule, you may want to re-think things. A new study shows that just 10 minutes of daily exercise could be truly life-saving, with estimates of over 110,000 US deaths that can be prevented if adults over age […]