Principles of Change

To keep seeing change in your body, mix up your exercise plan once in a while by adjusting  the frequency of your workouts, intensity, time and/or type of exercise (FITT principle). Try two workouts per day, an early workout session followed by a lunch time or evening swim will nearly double the calories you burn throughout the day, which also follows the excess post-exercise oxygen consumption principle (EPOC). EPOC refers to the extra boost in your metabolism following each workout. This varies based on fitness levels and genetics.

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About Dr. George Tabares DACM, L.Ac., Dipl. OM

Dr. George Tabares is a Licensed Acupuncturist who improves patient health using Herbal Formulas, Nutrition, Asian Bodywork &, Corrective Exercise in Austin & San Antonio, TX. Contact him at 619.723.6705 or

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