Exercise Physiology

Unlock the science behind your physical fitness. Our professionals are full of results-oriented techniques that will have you looking at exercise—and the body—in a new way.

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Performance athletics and Aging

Are you curious about the physiological changes that can make exercise more difficult for people in their mid-40’s? “I’m old” is the common refrain for why athletics can be more challenging as we age. Find out what is really happening in the body that can inhibit physical performance. Most sports have an age “sweet spot,” which combines the physical, technical, and strategic abilities. Learn about oxygen consumption, recovery ideas, and efficient training methods to help you achieve and maintain your peak performance levels, regardless of your age.

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EXERCISE FOR HEALTHY BONES

Have you ever wondered if certain exercises are right for you? Many of us have concerns about the limitations of exercise and the need to optimally protect our bones. Join Kristi Weber, to learn about ways to ensure your fitness routine is enjoyable and effective. Osteoarthritis and osteopenia and strategies for protecting joints will be discussed.

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EXERCISE FOR HEALTHY JOINTS

Have you ever had joint concerns and weren’t sure what you should and shouldn’t do? Most of us want to stay active and optimal joint health is a critical part of our well-rounded exercise routine. Join Exercise Physiologist, Kristi Weber, M.Ed., M.S. to learn about ways to protect the joints and to prevent injury so that you get the most enjoyment out of your workouts. You will find that it may not be as hard as you may think to keep those joints healthy.

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ZEN AND THE ART OF WEIGHT LOSS

Long-term weight loss can be hard to achieve and support. Sometimes even our best intentions need a boost, regardless of progress. Join Kristi Weber in this informative lecture which offers tools and tips to set you up for success.