What Causes Muscle Soreness & How To Reduce It

Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is a potential inhibitor of participation in, and frequency of, activity. DOMS is a diffuse muscle soreness occurring as a result of pressure, as well as active and passive movement, that occurs 24 to 48 hours after an exercise session. There are many beliefs...
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How To Control Appetite With Exercise: Walking, Sprinting, Running

The "eat less, exercise more approach" to weight loss is more complicated than it appears. This is because human physiology works in direct opposition to this approach. When we exercise more, the natural compensatory reaction of the body is to eat more and when we exercise less, the body responds...
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Female Belly Fat: Stress, Menopause & Other Causes

If you are a female that stores fat primarily in your belly, an apple instead of a pear, then this blog is for you. And if you are not the type that likes all the science, then skip to the bottom and just read the "action steps" section. :-) The other day in the clinic a patient of mine asked me...
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1-minute of exercise delivers fat loss?

Have you heard of burst training? It may be the fastest, most convenient high-intensity cardiovascular exercise that exists. It is also extremely effective. There are many programs in exercise that work very well. The only problem is most people won't do them. As personal trainers, we love...
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4 Carbs For Fat Loss

Jade Teta ND, CSCS Carbohydrate intake has replaced fat as one of the most talked about issues in body change. Body change or body transformation is a term I like to use to not only distinguish weight loss from fat loss, but also to take fat loss one step forward. Fat loss is when weight is...
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3 ways to make healthy food fat loss food

By Jade Teta ND, CSCS A healthy diet does not equal a fat loss diet. Choosing healthy food is a good start and you MAY lose some weight, but they will likely NOT aid your fat loss goals. You heard us say it before, but fat loss and weight loss are not the same. You may be burning calories and...
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3 fat-burning hormones you've never heard of and how to get them.

Jade Teta ND, CSCS In 2005 my brother Keoni and I wrote a paper entitled Hormonal Weight Loss: Is there such a thing as the Metabolic Effect? It was later published in the alternative medical journal Townsend Letter in February of 2007 under the name Hormonal Exercise for Fat Loss. This article...
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3 Step Treatment For Hamstring

Jade Teta ND, CSCS You should avoid lower body exercise after a hamstring injury, and depending on the severity should be evaluated by a physician, particularly if walking is difficult and/or causes severe pain. If the injury is minor and you can exercise, do light activity only. Activity should...
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4 Tips to Pre- and Post- workout nutrition.

Jade Teta ND, CSCS One of the regular questions we get asked by our clients is what they should eat before and after their workouts. If you have ever taken a metabolic effect class you have probably heard your trainer mention something to you about staying away from alcohol and sugar and focusing...
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