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Tip 225: Take BCAAs to Stay Strong Longer: Greater Energy Use and More Fat Burning

by cpoliquin on
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 9:10 AM
Take branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) to burn more fat, train longer, and recover faster. Research shows BCAAs supplementation will help you stay strong longer when performing exhaustive exercise because...

Tip 223: Perform Heavy Back Squats to Jump Higher: Complex Training Revisited

by cpoliquin on
Friday, November 25, 2011 10:15 AM
Perform heavy back squats and jump higher by preconditioning the body for maximal performance. Research shows that complex training that pairs strength and power exercises can increase athletic performance...

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...

Tip 218: Run for the Best Testosterone to Cortisol Ratio: Avoid the Elliptical and Bike

by cpoliquin on
Friday, November 18, 2011 6:30 AM
Choose running for your conditioning exercise to get the best testosterone to cortisol ratio and avoid the elliptical and bike. I suggest running outside or on a track and doing sprint intervals for best results, but certain limitations including winter weather...

Tip 217: Take BCAAs and Arginine for a Better Anabolic Response After Training

by cpoliquin on
Thursday, November 17, 2011 9:13 AM
Take BCAAs and arginine after training to increase anabolic response. And if you performed exhausting exercise or have very low body fat, throw some carbs into the mix for best results. BCAAs, or the Branched-Chain...

Tip 216: Look Up: Focus Attention Externally to Produce More Force

by cpoliquin on
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 9:00 AM
Look up! If you’re jumping, focus your attention further from your body and you’ll jump higher. The same goes for long jumping, and research shows that by focusing your attention externally on your goal,...

Tip 214: Limit Fructose and Take Vitamin D for Better Strength and Bone Health

by cpoliquin on
Monday, November 14, 2011 8:57 AM
Limit your intake of fructose because it reduces the protective effects of vitamin D in the body and is linked to numerous metabolic abnormalities, such as visceral belly fat gain. A fascinating new study...

Training Tips: The Role of the Spotter

by cpoliquin on
Friday, November 11, 2011 4:54 PM
Insight into a neglected training responsibility

Tip 213: Avoid Plastics and Chemicals that Mess with Your Hormones and Make you Fat

by cpoliquin on
Friday, November 11, 2011 9:05 AM
BPA or Bisphenol A has recently gotten a lot of attention for its ability to alter hormones , decrease brain function, and lower reproductive health. Be aware that there are other chemicals and plastics...
 

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