Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-seniors-target-heart-rate Studies Confirm This Kind of Exercise Supports Cognitive Health As We Age

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 […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-training-reno-senior-fitness The Best Exercises for Seniors

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 […]

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Three Reasons to Start Lifting Weights Today

Don’t make the mistake of assuming that you need a base level of fitness to begin weight lifting, or that it’s too challenging at your age. Regular strength training builds more than just muscle. It strengthens your bones, improves your balance, helps you enjoy better sleep, and makes you feel better. And those benefits apply […]

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Finding a Personal Trainer in Reno

Big franchises, local gyms, specialty fitness – Reno has a lot of options for fitness. To someone interested in committing to some kind of fitness plan, it can be a little overwhelming. Where should they get started? Will a $10 gym membership keep them committed? Should they shell out hundreds for a ten-week fitness boot […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-training-reno-soreness-after-workout Why Are My Muscles Tight?

Why Are My Muscles Tight?

It’s not uncommon to experience muscle tightness in the day or two following a good workout. But even spending the day flopped on the sofa or at your desk can lead to tight muscles. So what’s going on? Here’s why your muscles are tight. Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) The pain and stiffness you feel in […]

Framework Personal Training - Reno, NV framework-personal-training-reno-strenght-training-mistakes The Science of Workout Intensity

The Science of Workout Intensity

Not every workout needs to be extreme or punishing, despite marketing campaigns from fitness philosophies suggesting otherwise. Actually, your workout intensity is completely dependent on your personal health and fitness goals. Here’s what to understand about the science of workout intensity. First, Identify Your Goals Just like goals in life, goals in the gym are […]

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Here’s How You Know a Personal Trainer is a Good Idea

Whether you’re currently working out or would like to get started, you might have considered a personal trainer. And if you haven’t already found one, it’s probably because you’re wondering whether it’s really worth the investment. Here’s how you know a personal trainer, like the professionals at Framework Personal Training in Reno, is a good idea. You Don’t […]

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The Benefit of Twice-Weekly Resistance Training for Older Adults

We already know that regular resistance training can help maintain and increase muscle strength and function for aging adults. But a study out of Finland has found that the recommend twice-weekly strength training plan has another benefit. From the Study The nine-month study was designed as an intervention on three tenets of exercise – motivation, planning […]