Exercise Physiology

Exercise Physiology

Exercise has been shown to play a huge role in disease management, depression, anxiety, weight management, curbing the trajectory of aging, and more. These short tutorials chat through important elements of exercise physiology and how your fitness regimen plays such a significant role in the health of your body and mind. Andrea Speir is Stanford educated in physiology, holds a speciality certification in pre and postnatal fitness, and is the lead teacher trainer for the Speir universal teacher training program.

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Exercise Physiology
  • Diastasis Recti

    Diastasis Recti (DR) is a tearing of the rectus abdominals that often occurs during or after pregnancy. Watch this video to see how to identify it, as well as exercises that are suggested as well as contraindicated with Pilates pre/post-natal specialist Andrea.

  • Trajectory of Aging

    As we age, we begin to lose our muscle mass, called Sarcopenia. Adding in resistance training will start to use your Type 1 and Type 2 fibers, build muscle mass, and more.

  • Fuel Sources and Metabolic System

    Chat carbohydrates, fats and proteins and how they are used as energy sources during physical fitness.

  • Pregnancy + Exercise