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Tip 221:Perform Single-Side Training When Injured and Stay Strong in Both Limbs: Cross-Education Principle

by cpoliquin on
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 10:02 AM
If you’re injured, perform single-side training in the non-injured limb and you will minimize the effects of detraining. It’s well established that if you suffer an injury that causes you to be out of...

Tip 220: Drink Green Tea: Abolish Chronic Inflammation—Tea Protects Against Alcohol

by cpoliquin on
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 9:02 AM
Drink green tea to prevent chronic inflammation and the negative effects of alcohol. Green tea is filled with antioxidants and it has been shown to combat oxidative stress and lower chronic inflammation...

We Are Proud To Announce....

by cpoliquin on
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 9:38 AM
We are proud to announce that plans to build a new PSI are officially underway!  We have purchased the land, here in East Greenwich RI, and will start construction shortly.  The new facility will feature...

Tip 209: Use Full- and Partial- Range of Motion Training for Best Results

by cpoliquin on
Monday, November 7, 2011 9:06 AM
Full-range of motion exercises are critical for strength and performance gains, but partial-range of motion lifts also have an essential time and place. In general, full-range of motion lifts will lead...

Tip 207: Take Leucine Two Hours After Training to Extend Muscle Synthesis

by cpoliquin on
Thursday, November 3, 2011 8:50 AM
Take leucine two hours after training to extend muscle protein synthesis. The amino acid leucine is essential for the greatest protein synthesis because it activates the gene pathways that build muscle....

Tip 204: Eat More Fruits and Vegetables and Get Healthy, Leaner, and Prevent Heart Disease

by cpoliquin on
Monday, October 31, 2011 9:08 AM
Eat more fruits and vegetables and you will probably be leaner than your colleagues who avoid these health-promoting foods. Diets higher in fruits and vegetables have also been shown to help heart disease...

Ten Things I Do To Stay Healthy and Fit

by cpoliquin on
Thursday, October 27, 2011 3:38 PM
 

Tip 201: Improve High Blood Pressure by Strength Training with Active Rest Periods

by cpoliquin on
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 8:56 AM
Strength train with active rest periods to treat high blood pressure. Aerobic exercise is more frequently recommended to prevent and treat high blood pressure, but new research shows strength training with active rest periods is just as effective, and it builds muscle! Building muscle is critical for all ages because it supports a lean physique, but it’s absolutely essential for older individuals who are at greater risk for high blood pressure and muscle loss. The easy solution is to add active rest periods in between weight training sets to build lean mass and lower blood pressure.

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Happier, Healthier and Fitter: 10 Simple Things You Can Do NOW

by cpoliquin on
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 12:35 PM

 

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