Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-strenght-training-mistakes Why Exercise Begets Exercise, And Why It Matters As We Age

Why Exercise Begets Exercise, And Why It Matters As We Age

Research is clear on the benefits of weight training and aging well. Not only does it help us gain muscle mass and strength, improve mobility, sharpen us mentally, and improve metabolic health, it can help shape our minds, too. An interesting study out of Finland found that a big percentage of older adults who have […]

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How to Improve Posture as a Senior Citizen (And Why It Matters)

The idea that we “shrink” with age is actually grounded in some truth. As early as age 50, discs and vertebrae in the spine can begin breaking down and thinning, while cartilage and connective tissue start losing elasticity and thickness. It gives the impression that seniors are losing height and many find that standing upright […]

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3 Signs You’ll Benefit from a Personal Trainer

Once upon a time, personal trainers offered a service for only the fortunate few. But like many things, the industry has evolved, and today, more people than ever can benefit from the expertise of a certified personal trainer. If you’re wondering whether that includes you, the answer is yes. And if you’re wondering whether you […]

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Finding the Right Personal Trainer for Seniors in Reno

Senior citizens are increasingly managing their health with exercise, and in Reno, Framework Personal Training is helping. Our certified personal trainers offer strength training for seniors so they can enjoy the many benefits of consistent activity. Research is clear on the range of physical and mental health benefits of exercise, and for seniors in particular, the […]

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Yes, Seniors Should Have Personal Trainers

Everyone understands the value of physical fitness, but over 31 million Americans past the age of 50 qualify as inactive, which means they move just enough to satisfy basic daily tasks. That number is only expected to increase, but there is a solution. Regular, scheduled exercise has a huge impact on your health and independence. […]

Senior Fitness Tip – Drink Your Water!

The certified trainers here at Framework Personal Training in Reno specialize in senior fitness. We know that fitness changes after forty, and we’re proud to help adults stay strong, flexible, and independent well into their golden years and beyond. Today, we’re sharing a senior fitness tip that has nothing to do with exercise. It’s about hydration. […]

Studies Confirm This Kind of Exercise Supports Cognitive Health As We Age

While we spend a lot of time focusing on the benefits of resistance training for seniors, that’s not to say that cardio doesn’t have its place. In fact, a study out of Floria Atlantic University has established the positive effects of aerobic fitness on brain function and health in those at risk of Alzheimer’s. That’s […]

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Why Seniors Over 65 Should be Lifting Weights

The idea of your grandparents lifting weights may be humorous, but the benefits can’t be denied. Resistance training is important at any age, but particularly so for seniors. In fact, seniors over the age of 65 should be lifting weights to benefit both their body and mind. Here’s why. Lifting Weights to Benefit the Body […]

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Three Qualities Seniors Need in a Personal Trainer

We’re clear on the impact of inactivity, or when daily movement is just enough to satisfy the basic needs of getting through the day. The consequences are serious, with a greater likelihood of major health issues and injuries that stem from poor balance and coordination, low muscle tone, and inflexibility. Consistent exercise is the key to […]

The Best Exercises for Seniors

It’s well established that fitness is important for us, regardless of age. But evidence is increasingly pointing to the importance of regular exercise for seniors. If you’re wondering how to get started, we’re sharing the health benefits of exercise and the best exercises for seniors. Health Benefits of Exercise for Seniors While appearance can be […]