Exercise Right with Jacques Courseault, M.D.

Jacques Courseault, M.D.

Dr. Jacques graduated from Tulane Medical School and has seven years of experience as a personal trainer. He is combining his personal training experience with his medical education to bring you the exercise information you need to exercise efficiently.

With Dr. Courseault as your guide, you'll learn how to make the most out of your exercise, whether you're just getting started or have been exercising for years.

Why Should I Exercise?

Exercise doesn't just help you lose weight. You'll feel better and live longer. Read the research on exercise.

How Should I Exercise?

Getting started with an exercise plan is easier than you might think. Explore our step-by-step How To section.

Easy Exercise Videos

Learn how to make the most out of your exercise with easy-to-follow exercise videos.

Learn to Exercise

Walking ShoesStep 1. Begin a Walking Program

Walking is one of the first exercises we learn how to do, and it's still extremely effective. Follow these instructions and use these simple tips to build a personalized walking program that you will love. How to Begin a Walking Program

Dumbbell and Resistance BandStep 2. Beginning Resistance Training

This beginner's workout utilizes resistance bands so that you can jump into exercise with a small financial investment. Plus, resistance bands can be used practically anywhere! Beginning Resistance Training Using Resistance Bands

ExercisersStep 3. Intermediate Resistance Training

Those at an intermediate exercise level have been working out regularly for six weeks or more and are comfortable using the basic equipment. Intermediate Resistance Training Using Dumbbells or Barbells

ExercisersStep 4. Advanced Resistance Training

An advanced workout is appropriate if you have been consistently performing intermediate workouts for about six to eight weeks, or if you have previously been gaining strength and have reached a plateau. Advanced Resistance Training


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