Inside Outside Wellness Center & Medical Spa

Monthly Newsletter

August 2006

 Greetings from Dr. Christian & the Staff of Inside Outside! 

It's August, the kids are going back to school, 4 months till the holidays, let's get in shape for all those parties!    


in this issue
  • This Month's SuperSlow® Star: Loretta Ehrlund DVM
  • Dr. Christian and an example of a "High Protein Day in the Zone" 
  • Vitamins!  Vital to our health, Part 2a Vitamin A is good for the skin!
  • Strong, Healthy and Empowered (SHE) Study and Strength Training.
  • Learn More about the Zone, Check out some more "Unofficial" Zone Internet sites!
  • Good Bye to Misty Bashara, Personal Trainer and Massage Therapist!
  • Inside Outside Welcomes Jody Ognoskie R.N. to Staff.
  • Diamond Microdermabrasion! No More Crystals!
  • Javani Procedure for Deep Skin Moisturizing and Much More!! 
  • Member Spotlight: Ralph Bender, Architect and SS Fanatic!
  • Marketing Update: San Antonio Wedding Magazine and Bridal Boot Camp!
  • Dr. Christian & a great example of a "High Protein Day in the Zone"


    Many of our clients have enjoyed this selection of protein items for a High Protein Day in the Zone, so we are running this article again this month. We have noticed over the years that many of our members have difficulty selecting low fat protein sources for their Zone snacks and meals.  Dr. Christian recently created a nice flyer of a great High Protein Day in the Zone.  Check out the selections that helped Le Chasseur lose 10lbs in 7 weeks. You can do it! 

    Vitamins, these are vital, New Series Part 2a Vitamin A for the Skin?




    Vitamine was the term coined by Casimir Funk, a Polish Biochemist, (1884-1967) for the unidentified substances present in food which could prevent the diseases scurvy, beriberi, and pellagra. This is the pioneer work in the study of vitamins in which Funk reviews his research work and postulates his theory of the existence of vitamines, essential factors in the diet.  We continue our series on the Vitamins.  Part 2a Vitamin A is helpful for the skin, topical and oral, the Retinoids.

    Click on Mr. Vitamin to learn about Vitamin A and Skin Problems!...

    SHE Study, Strong, Healthy and Empowered study and Strength Training.

    Women who lift weights twice a week can prevent or at least slow the ”middle-aged spread,” researchers reported at the American Heart Association’s 46th Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention. Check out the "She" Study, Strong, Healthy and Empowered Study.       


        Synopsis of the SHE Study.

    Check out some more of the "unofficial" Zone Diet Sites!

    In my early days of learning about the Zone, I went to a certification course in San Francisco.  There were about 100 attendees and only about 10 of them were actual health professionals.  The remainder were lay people who had become Zone advocates and wanted to learn more to teach their family and friends.  Many of these have established their own Zone sites to help spread the word.  Check out these sites.                   "Zone Diet Info!"


    The Zone Diet Recipe Collection:

    Welcome! We offer a large collection of Zone Diet recipes. If you love the quick results of zone diet, but feel limited by the food choices, put some variety into your diet - with the recipes here. There are no special ingredients and no special products to purchase.


    Check out the Zone at Wikepedia "Zone Diet at WikipediA"


    Misty Bashara, Personal Trainer leaving San Antonio and Inside Outside!


     Misty Bashara, a personal trainer and Massage Therapist for the past 25 years has decided to move to Houston, Texas to further her studies in the field of body work and fitness.  She has been an important part of Inside Outside for the past 12 months and has integrated the Inside Outside Lifestyle into her programs for a large number of her San Antonio Clients.  We will be forever grateful for her contributions at Inside Outside and wish her the best of luck.  She will be returning from time to time to San Antonio for our Spa treatments and to do a killer SuperSlow workout.  We're gonna miss you Misty!!                           

    Inside Outside welcomes Jody Ognoskie R.N. to Staff.


    Jody Ognoskie R.N. has joined the Inside Outside staff and will be working part time to help with Personal Training, DXA Bone Density Testing and marketing of our Medical Spa services.  She received her nursing degree at the College of St. Mary in 1992 and had held various positions in Medical/Surgical Nursing and sales of medical devices.  She is an addicted exerciser and is anxious to add SuperSlow Protocols to her own training and to begin learning the essentials of the SuperSlow Philosophy.  We Welcome you Jody!


    Diamond Microdermabrasion, No More Annoying Crystals.

    Inside Outside is now offering Diamond Microdermabrasion as an alternative to the Aluminum Oxide Crystal Microdermabrasion many of you are accustomed to.  The Diamond Microdermabrasion is a cleaner technique and produces a very smooth Polished skin surface which is cleaned of dead skin and debris.  We will follow each Diamond Microdermabrasion with the "Javani Procedure" discussed in the next section.  For those of you who have tried the Diamond Microdermabrasion, you know how good your skin feels and without the "Wind burned" and "Stinging" feeling associated with the Crystal Method.

      More Information about Diamond Microdermabrasion...

    The Javani Procedure,  Let's get wet!!


    The key to healthy skin and for that matter the rest of our body is adequate hydration.  Our skin is 70% water and drinking enough water helps our skin, but the sun and the aging process degrade the collagen in our skin as we age.  Collagen and another molecule, hyaluronic acid, are the sponges that hold water in our skin.  We now have a technique to markedly increase the hydration in your skin with the use of the Javani Collagen Gel and using the SmartSound electrical stimulation to open the pores and Ultrasound to force the collagen into the epidermis which pulls moisture into the dermis.  The result is softer and fuller skin which is healthier and more radiant.  We will be using the "Javani Procedure" in association with all of our other procedures which tend to dehydrate the skin such as  Microdermabrasion, Intense Pulsed Light and Glycolic Peels.

    Visit the "Javani Site"

    Member Spotlight: Ralph Bender, Architect, Sports Promoter and SS Fanatic!

    SuperSlow member and fanatic Ralph Bender is a well known architect and promoter of sports in San Antonio.  He is the founder of the San Antonio Sports Foundation and is a member of the San Antonio Sports Foundation Hall of Fame.  He recently celebrated his 82nd birthday and we at Inside Outside take some credit for getting him through another one!  Click to see his 82nd Birthday greeting card featuring SuperSlow! Dow Patterson, a professional associate at the Architect Firm has created these birthday cards for Ralph every year for over 30 years!


    Marketing:  San Antonio Wedding Magazine Holds annual Reception!

    Inside Outside staff, Dr. Christian, Jody Ognoskie and Jackie Urbanczyk attended a special 15 Year Anniversary special reception held by the San Antonio Wedding Magazine. Inside Outside has marketed their Bridal Boot Camp through this magazine and through Bridal Fairs in San Antonio.



    San Antonio Weddings Web Site.

    Check out the Bridal Boot Camp

    Revolutionary! Product of the Year!

    Zeno, For Resolution of those Pesky Pimples in 24-48hrs!

    Coming Soon!

    Place your Order Now!

    Learn More about Zeno





    This Month's SuperSlow® Star Loretta Ehrlund DVM

    Loretta, a long time SS Member has made steady and significant changes in her strength and body composition with once a week workouts.

    Read her story


    Check out the SuperSlow®

    Star Archive


    500 Club

    New Members

    Mike Yantis

    Larry Van Horn

    Kacee Surratt


    "Row Your

    Own Weight Club"

    New Member

    Jennifer Yantis


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    Current and Past

    Quick Links...

     Zone Recipe of

    the Month!   

    "Zone Meals from the Doctor's Lounge " Many Good plus a Few Bad Examples

    Brain Shake Recipe

    Dr. Sears Web Site

    ?Why? the Zone & SuperSlow® PowerPoint Presentation

    Inside Outside & SuperSlow® Media Coverage

    Skin Lesions We Treat PowerPoint Presentation  

    Map to Inside Outside Wellness Center & Medical Spa

    Quote of the Month

    "The Man in the Arena"

    Theodore Roosevelt


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    Products We Recommend

    International Fish Oil Standards Testing. Check out Dr. Sears Fish Oil


    Ask Dr. Christian about Cenegenics Hormone Optimization Programs and the Inside Outside

     "The Works Health Evaluation".



    Article of the Month "Alterations in body weight and composition subsequent to 20wk of endurance training: The HERITAGE Family Study"

     Wilmore J et al  Am J Clin Nutr 1999


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