View answers to frequently asked exercise questions provided by Jacques Courseault, M.D!

How Long Does it Take to “Detrain?”

Q: I haven’t worked out in a few weeks. How long does it take to detrain, or lose the gains that I made from regular exercise?

A: Many of us are guilty of being roller coaster […]

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How to Avoid Missing a Workout

“I’m gonna start Monday…” A phrase that we all have used and made a regular practice of in some point of our exercise lives. Sometimes we start strong on Monday and maintain. Other times, our […]

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3 Things to Do After You Workout

Finishing a workout is one of the most rewarding experiences of the day. Not only are you proud of yourself for squeezing in an effective workout into your day, but you also feel less stressed […]

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How to Get Rid of Cellulite with Exercise

Adiposis edematosa, dermopanniculosis deformans, status protrusus cutis, and gynoid lipodystrophy,  orange peel syndrome or cottage cheese skin all point to one dreaded skin change that affects 85-98% of women- cellulite.

Cellulite (not cellulitis) is a descriptive […]

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The Ultimate Home Exercise Program for A Total Hip Replacement

Designed by Nicole Sheldon and Joseph M. Keating, UQ-Ochsner Clinical School, Class of 2014

Introduction

You are about to undergo hip surgery.  After your successful surgery, you will play a very important role and have great influence […]

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Aging Women Need High-Intensity Exercise

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) should be incorporated into all of our lives without a doubt. There is quite a bit of research to back up the benefits of HIIT training, but this study out of […]

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Vitamin D Lowers Weight? New Study Finds

Unless you have fair-colored skin and spend many hours a day in the sun, it may be prudent to assume that you are vitamin D deficient unless your lab work proves otherwise. According to

The FAST PACE Workout: The Efficient Way to Perform Cardiovascular Exercise

The FAST PACE Workout allows you to reap the maximum benefits of your cardiovascular workout in the minimal amount of time. A cardiovascular workout (cardio) includes walking, running, biking and other exercises that […]

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Six Ways to Improve Your Exercise Technique

Technique, or the way you perform a particular exercise is often overlooked when exercising. Proper exercise technique is important for two simple reasons:

1) Your workouts are more effective if you workout the right way. Meaning, […]

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