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Dec 2014



 Greetings from Dr. Christian & the Staff of Inside Outside


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Holiday season is upon us!  Christmas soon and a New Year around the

Corner.  Let's get serious about our Nutrition, Exercise and Skin care & make 2015 the best year yet!!  At Inside Outside we have "The Cure" for our Health and Fitness Crisis, never doubt it!! "The Inside Outside Way of Life"!

Live It in 2015 & Take it to a New Level!




in this issue

  • Our Newest Inside Outside Star: Kyle Griffin, Hi-Lo Pro Level Workout, <4min a week!
  • From Dr. Christian: It's Official! Time Magazine: Eat Less, Exercise More is Not the Answer!
  • National Geographic Special "Sleepless In America"!
  • Sitting is the New Smoking, Revisiting NEAT - Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis!!
  • How The Sun Sees You!  Amazing images of faces with a UV Light Sensitive Cameral!
  • Update on our Web Analytics by Revolver, 122 Countries! They love us around the World!!!
  • Dr. Christian selected as Supervising Physician for Methodist CardioPulmonary Rehab!!
  • Welcome to our Go Roadrunners!! Spring 2015 Kinesiology Interns, Kemi, Mackenzie and Krystel!
  • It is Better to Give than Receive! Gift Certificates!! Personalized!
  • Member Spotlight: Jim Tomlin, Ex Pro Football Player and Owner of Padre Mud Co!            
  • Community Relations:  Silent Auctions, Raffles, Walks and Runs!  65 Events so far 2014!!
  • From Dr. Christian: It's Official: Time Magazine: Eat Less, Exercise More is not the Answer!

    165lbs of Rompin, Stompin, Airborne Romance in Jump Boots!     Yes! Exercise Less and Eat More with the" Whole New You Program!"

    Yes!  Time Magazine Article in June of this year entitled "Eat Less, Exercise More is not the Answer for Weight Loss".  Of Course!

    That is exactly what we have been teaching since we opened in 2004!  In the article they quote several researchers from Boston Children's Hospital and the Nutrition Science Initiative of San Diego. " We intuitively know that eat less exercise more doesn't work. It's such simple advice that if it worked, my colleagues and I would be out of a job," says Dr. David Ludwig, director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children's Hospital. The uncomfortable fact is that an exceedingly small number of people can lose a substantial amount of weight and keep it off following that advice."    Exercise Less & Eat More, The Real Cure for our Health and Fitness Crisis!!  Since the beginning we have preached this message during our new client orientations and I am still looking for a few brave souls who can let themselves think Outside the Box and realize that this really works!!  Follow me here... We have a Fiscal Crisis and supposedly the cure is Spend Less and Save More.  As you know this is a very unpopular strategy and few are willing to do this which we all know is the Real Cure!  Can't we just print more money or borrow from the Chinese, you ask?  But let's not Spend Less and Save More!!  And we have a Health and Fitness Crisis and the prevailing strategy we have been hearing for over 40 years is Eat Less and Exercise More!!  Again, this is a very unpopular strategy and is becoming more and more unpopular, it doesn't sound like fun and guess what, it doesn't work!  If you have tried it, you know it does not work!!   How about Exercise Less & Eat More as a strategy.  I know, it's totally counter to all you have been taught about nutrition and exercise, but it is what we teach at Inside Outside and it works.  It sounds radical but it gets down the the basics about sensible lifelong approaches to exercise and nutrition that work.  Are brave enough to give it a try and take your eating and exercise to a new level?  At Inside Outside "Some do it different, nobody does it better".


    Time Magazine: "Eat Less, Exercise More" Isn't The Answer For Weight Loss!

     "Increasing Adiposity, Consequence or Cause of Overeating" Ludwig DS JAMA Jun 14

    Learn to ExercISe LeSS & Eat More at Inside OutsIde!

    Inside Outside Theme Song "Nobody Does It Better!" Carly Simon, The Spy Who Loved Me 1977

    Start Here with "The Whole New You Program!"

    New National Geographic Special   "Sleepless in America"

    Here is the Trailer for "Sleepless in America"!


    "Sleep, that knits up the ravell'd sleave of care.

    The death of each day's life, sore labour's bath,

    balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course,

    chief nourisher in life's feast." 

    Shakespeare, MacBeth, Act II.


    Seems like everyday there is something new on the Internet about the critical importance of a regular sleep cycle.  Sleepless In America is a new National Geographic Documentary which again focuses on the epidemic of sleeplessness affecting millions of Americans.  Remember the Health Triad, Exercise, Nutrition and.....drum roll..... Sleep.


    Remember Exxon Valdezzzzzzzzzzzzzz?


    "No, you're not sleeping enough, and it's a problem, 15 scary facts in new Nat Geo Documentary

    Full Version on YouTube of "Sleepless in America"

    ABC News "In the blink of an eye: Dozing while driving"

    "Six ways a poor night's sleep messes with you" from Big Think

    Dr. William Dement YouTube "Sleep and Optimal Performance"

    and one more "That Beauty Sleep Thing is no Myth!"

    Sitting is the New Smoking!  Revisting NEAT Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis!!

     The stationary position is the beginning of the end.....Lean people walk and stand more than obese people.

    The Stationary Position is the Beginning of the End...   Dr. James A. Levine at the Mayo Clinic has devoted much of his career studying NEAT.  He writes that "You can expend calories in one of two ways. One is to go to the gym and the other is through all the activities of daily living called NEAT (Non-exercise activity thermogenesis). It appears that NEAT is far more important for calorie-burning than exercise in nearly everyone."  This graph from Dr. Levine's work show that those who walk/stand most are more likely to be lean than those who sit.  Recent studies in mice have also shown that our desire for more NEAT activity may be genetically based.  In other words some people may have genes that make them do more NEAT activity resulting in leanness. You may have been born to be a couch potato. There may be a Laziness Gene!!!  It is postulated that couch potatoes could try to sit/lie harder or faster, or....

    Sitting is the New Smoking: Ways a Sedentary Lifestyle is Killing You    

    NEAT: The Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon of Societal Weight Gain

    See Time Magazine, Is there a Laziness Gene?

    NEAT References and Infographics!

    But! 20 Ways Sitting In Silence Can Completely Transform Your Life....

    And.... If you want to sit, do it right!  from Daniel Vitalis at ReWild Yourself

    "The Flat Footed Squat" How Homo Sapiens Sit! and

    "Mastering The Flat Footed Squat"

    How The Sun Sees You! Amazing images of faces with a UV Light Sensitive Camera!

    Grrrrr....I'm gonna burn you!Here is the Video of the UV Light Sensitive Camera!


    For most of us 80-90% of what we don't like about our skin is related to sun damage from UVA, UVB and Infrared radiation from the sun (meaning premature aging). The only thing that trumps sun damage for some is heavy smoking. We know that the sun damage is cumulative, meaning sun exposure when we are young is with us forever and is additive to our current dose we get every day.  Some of the early damage from the sun will not be apparent for 30-40 years when skin cancers begin to emerge, all related to early sun burns. Other problems such as pigmentation and loss of collagen (wrinkles) are also consequences of Sun Exposure.  This YouTube Video shows very dramatically how a special UV sensitive camera can show us sun damage much earlier than we can see with our eyes which only are able to see light in the visual light spectrum (colors of the Rainbow)or ROYGBV.  It also shows how effective Sunscreens and Sunblocks are in preventing UV light penetration of our skin.   Check out our web page "The Dark Side of the Sun" for more information.  

    YouTube "How The Sun Sees You"

    Skinceuticals Double Defense against the Sun and Premature Aging!

    The Dark Side Of the Sun - Inside Outside Web Page about the Sun!

    Update on our Web Analytic Reports, The Revolver Map!!  They love us around the world!

    122 Countries!  They love us!

    Everyone is aware that Businesses & Organizations use Web Analytic Tracking Services to monitor their web site traffic for marketing purposes.  Inside Outside uses Google Analytics, Clicky and recently started using Revolver Maps for tracking services. The Top Ten Countries are United States, Canada, United Kingdom, India, Australia, Germany, Italy, Philippines, Mexico and Brazil!  We recently added #122 Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean!  The map shows hits over the past 30 months, monitored by Revolver Maps, 122 Countries & over 27,120 Visits. Popular pages for international visitors are the DXA Body Composition, DXA Bone Density & our Dark Side of the Sun page.   

    To Checkout our current Revolver Map, click on the 2D Version and Hover over the Red Dots to see Location, Requires Java!

    We Dr. Christian Selected as Supervising Physician for Methodist CardioPulmonary Rehab!

    Methodist Hosptial Outpatient CardiPulmonary Rehabilitation, Now in Methodist Plaza!

    Dr. Christian, Rene Fletcher RN, Nurse Director and Jim Willis, Methodist VP of CardioVascular Services.

    Dr. Christian was asked to serve as the Supervising Physician for Methodist Hospital Outpatient CardioPulmonary Rehabilitation which has recently moved into Methodist Plaza.  The 5000+ SqFt facility has been relocated from Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital. Dr. Christian will be be available for Consultation and assistance with any emergencies which might arise during the Rehabilitation Sessions.  Dr. Christian is seen with Rene Fletcher MSN, RN, CNS and Nurse Director of the Facility for the past 25 years and Jim Willis, Methodist Hospital Vice President of CardioVascular Services.

    Welcome to our Spring 2015 UTSA Kinesiology Interns!

    We Love our Interns!We welcome Kemi Omotola, 2015 Spring Intern!We welcome Mackenzie Cooper, 2015 Spring Intern!We welcome Krystel Ritcherson, 2015 Spring Intern!

    Inside Outside welcomes Kemi Omotola, Mackenzie Cooper and Krystel Ritcherson as our UTSA Interns for Spring 2015.  They are all Kinesiology/Exercise Science Majors.  We are excited to have these future health care providers with us for the 2015 Spring Semester and to share with them The Inside Outside Way of Life!  Coming 12 Jan 2015!!!

    This is where we get our Interns!

    UTSA Health and Kinesiology Department Website

    Our Current and Past UTSA Kinesiology Interns 

    We have Gift Certificates for all of our products and services!

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    Christmas, Birthday, Valentines, Mother's Day, New Bride, Graduation

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    Member Spotlight: Jim Tomlin, Ex Pro Football Player and Owner of PadreMud Co.

    One of Jim's Collectable Football Cards!


    We salute Jim Tomlin in our Member Spotlight this Month.  Jim and his wife Christa found InsideJim Tomlin #23 in white catching up and going for the tackle! Outside through long time member Michelle West. Jim and Christa are owners of Padre Mud Co. which supplies mud and chemicals for drilling and fracking operations. Jim wrote a Novel entitled "Pipeline". Prior to this Jim was a Professional Football Player in both Canada and America.  After graduation from Steven F. Austin College, Jim played for New Orleans, the Toronto Argonauts, British Columbia and the Denver Broncos.  Jim, considered the fastest player in Canadian Football History, still holds the record for longest interception and return for a touchdown in the Canadian Football League (112yards, Montreal, 12 Oct 1970!)  We are proud to have the Tomlins as part of the Inside Outside Family!  

    Jim Tomlin Bronco's Trading Card!      "Pipeline" by Jim Tomlin

    Community Relations: Silent Auctions, Raffles, Walks and Runs, 65 Events so far in 2014!

    Since it's inception, an important mission at Inside Outside has been to makeAsk Us!  Inside Outside has helped many San Antonio non-profit organizations!

    a difference in our community.  The best way we have found to do this is to

    make contributions to Non-Profit organizations through silent auctions at their

    annual fund raising events, seminars, health fairs or direct donations.  We would

    consider it an honor for any request for items to be donated or for Dr. Christian to speak to Non-Profit and other organizations/businesses in San Antonio and surrounding cities. Check out our New Community Service Page chronicling Inside Outside's Community Service efforts since 2004!

    Inside Outside Community Service, 65 Events this Year so Far!

    Silent Auctions and Raffles

    Over the past 4 months we have made donations for the following Silent Auctions, Raffles or Door Prizes organized by these fine Non-Profit Organizations!!  this is one of our favorite ways to support them!

    Inside Outside donated silent auction items forthe HRC Gala!Inside Outside donated silent auction items for on of our favorite non-profits, Gayla's Gala, benefiting Transplants for Children.Inside Outside donated silent auction items for the Chamber of Commerce Gala!Dr. Chrristian and Inside Outside sponsor 4 children in Plan USA's program! The children are from India, Honduras, Equador and Brazil!

    Donation to the AaronArdoin foundation.Inside Outside donated silent auction items for the Zoobilation Ball 2014!

    Inside Outside participated in the Partner's Shopping Card CTRC Promotion!Dr. Christian with Lora and Jim Watts. Lora was the Co-Chair of the Book and Author Luncheon!Check out our Facebook Album of this event. Inside Outside is a Non-Voting Friend of Impact San AntonioCheck out our Facebook Album of this event. Inside Outside is a Non-Voting Friend of Impact San AntonioSilent Auction Items for the Boo & Gold Carnival!

    Supporting Julie Kenfield in the bike MS ride!Inside Outside is a Research Sponsor of the Mind Science Foundation!Dr. Christian with Staff Member Eli Ybarbo and UTSA Kinesiology Intern Haley Titsworth at the Seminar by Laurie Santos Ph.D.Inside Outside always has an ad in the Book and Author Lucheon Program Book!

    Silent Auction Items for the Witte Game Gala!Roy Mass, a critical Non-Profit for children for over 50 years!For the Wounded Warriors!Inside Outside donated silent auction items for the Green Space Alliance Gala 2014.Supportiing the Antonian Heritage Gala 2014!

    Dr. Christian with Barbie Scharf-Zeldes and our Interns Haley Titsworth and Gilbert Vazquez at her Rally at the Red Barn.Inside Outside is a Research Sponsor of the Mind Science Foundation!Dr. Christian, Staff Member Sierra Lee and Intern Gilbert Vazquez at Dr. Sapolsky's seminar at Laurie Auditorium.Dr. Robert Sapolsky speaks about HUman Nature!Inside Outside donated silent auction items for the Magdalena House Gala 2014.

    Inside Outside donated silent auction items for the Eva Longoria's Non Profit, Eva's Heroes 2014.Inside Outside donated silent auction items for the Alpha Home Gala 2014 befitting chemically dependent women and menInside Outside donated silent auction items for the Spay SA Gala 2014.Be for Barbie!

    Inside Outside donated silent auction items for the Kids & Harleys Gala 2014.Inside Outside donated silent auction items for the Cowboy's and Angels Gala 2014.Inside Outside donated silent auction items for St. Peter the Apostle Parish Annual Gala!

    Tour for Children, benefitting Transplants for Children!Wings, Helping Breast Cancer patients and their familiesInside Outside donated silent auction items for the Taste of the Heights Gala 2014.Inside Outside donated silent auction items for the Red Carpet Gala 2014.

    Dr. Christian with Impact Members Lora Watts and Julie Kenfield and Staff Members Eli Ybarbo and Elena Camargo at Impact 10th Anniversary Event at the Botanical Gardens.Impact SA! 10 Years of Giving!Inside Outside Clients Jody Ognowski and Mary Mendez, our Interns Haley Titsworth and Gilbert Vazquez with Bexar County Sherrif Susan Pamerleau who was a speaker at the Impact Event concerning Violence and Women at The Plaza Club.Silent Auction items for Starry Night Camp Gala!


    A Great Christmas White Board by Sierra and Eli!

    Thanks to Eli and Sierra we have another Great Christmas White Board!


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    Inside Outside Star Kyle Griffin

    Kyle Griffin, IO Star Dec 2014!

    Gained 17+lbs of Muscle and lost   5+lbs of Fat!

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