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Exercise Physiology

Explore the science of physical fitness.

Less Is More: Intelligent Exercise for Graceful Aging

The human body is adaptable at any age should you decide to make a change. The question is how much change is enough. In this exploration of aging versus detraining, Andrew Wolf lays out real world action steps that can help fit exercise into a busy schedule for healthy aging.

Making Weight Loss a Reality

If weight loss is as simple as eating less and moving more, then why does it seem so complicated? In this informative and fun lecture Andrew Wolf cuts through some of the popular weight-loss myths of the day and sheds some light on this frustrating topic. The role of resting metabolic rate, weight training and the importance of cardiovascular exercise are all addressed and put into prospective so you can start spending your time and energy on what will work for you.

Smart Muscle

Classically we think of our muscles as simply flexing so we can move. Recent science shows muscles produce chemicals when we use them and these chemicals can affect other organ systems, fat cells and the muscles themselves. Explore the various ways that movement can ultimately change the inner working of your entire body in ways never before imagined.