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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 219: Take Coenzyme Q10 to Decrease Oxidative stress and the Negative Effects of Aerobic Training

by cpoliquin on
Monday, November 21, 2011 9:11 AM
Take Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) and decrease oxidative stress and inflammation in the body. CoQ10 will also reduce the negative health effects of aerobic training because it elevates your antioxidant levels and abolishes free radicals that cause cell damage and premature aging. CoQ10 is well known for its ability to support cardiovascular health, slow atherosclerosis, prevent heart attacks, and lower blood pressure.


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 215: Strength Train for Less Body Fat and Better Performance

by cpoliquin on
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 9:16 AM
Strength train to lose body fat and have better overall physical fitness. A new study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research analyzed the relationship between various measures of maximal strength, muscular endurance, fat free mass, and body fat to identify which traits correlated with optimal performance. A second study in Military Medicine compared how fitness performance in soldiers is affected by body fat, providing additional guidance in training for the best physique and peak performance.


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...




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