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Tip 315: Eat More Protein To Lower Blood Pressure

by cpoliquin on
Thursday, March 29, 2012 9:09 AM
Eat more protein to lower your blood pressure. A new study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition confirms recent evidence that increasing protein intake to 25 percent of your diet can decrease blood pressure and should be a first line of defense when trying to lower blood pressure. Boosting protein intake will also improve body composition by increasing muscle mass. ...

Tip 313: Get Faster By Getting Stronger: Train Heavy

by cpoliquin on
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 9:04 AM
Get faster by getting stronger. Strength training will make you stronger so that you will be able to apply more force into the ground, which is the key to running fast. Power and running mechanics are also necessary to be fast, but research shows being strong may be more important. ...

Tip 306: Train Twice A Day To Gain Strength And Power

by cpoliquin on
Friday, March 16, 2012 9:09 AM
Train twice a day to gain strength and power. If you structure twice-a-day training correctly, there is no down side to this superior method for increasing strength and power. It will easily translate to better performance in your sport, or will simply help you gain strength and size. ...

Tip 304: Improve Body Composition With Strategic Eating: Solid Protein Is The Answer

by cpoliquin on
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 9:01 AM
Improve body composition with strategic eating and drinking. Be aware of how different types of foods and beverages affect energy and desire to eat, and you will be leaner and feel better. Research shows...

Tip 302: Strength Train And Eat Adequate Protein To Improve Insulin Health And Prevent Diabetes

by cpoliquin on
Monday, March 12, 2012 8:49 AM
Strength train and eat adequate protein to improve your insulin health and prevent diabetes. You will also have a better body composition and more lean muscle mass! Statistics show that just by doing regular...

Tip 301: Deep Full-Range Squats Are Better Than Partial Squats To Increase Vertical Jump

by cpoliquin on
Friday, March 9, 2012 9:00 AM
Perform deep full-range squats if you want to increase your vertical jump and enhance performance. A new study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research shows that deep squats in which you go...

Tip 296: Sleep Enough: Get More Sleep and Make It A Habit for Optimal Body Composition

by cpoliquin on
Friday, March 2, 2012 9:23 AM
Make it a habit to go to bed at the same time nightly and you’ll have a better body composition. Adequate sleep duration is linked to less belly fat (both visceral and subcutaneous) and a leaner body overall....

Tip 295: Take Magnesium to Lower Blood Pressure: The Long Ignored Answer

by cpoliquin on
Thursday, March 1, 2012 9:05 AM
Take magnesium to lower blood pressure and you’ll also improve insulin sensitivity and have a better cholesterol profile. Magnesium is a favorite topic for the Poliquin readership, and it plays a critical...

Tip 283: Include Olive Oil In Your Diet For a Healthy Heart and Protective Antioxidants

by cpoliquin on
Thursday, February 16, 2012 8:58 AM
Include extra virgin olive oil in your diet to get a potent dose of antioxidants and protect your heart. Olive oil is one of the healthiest cooking oils because it is packed with nutrients and antioxidants....

Meet the Team: 20 Strong and Growing

by cpoliquin on
Monday, February 6, 2012 12:39 PM

Meet part of the Poliquin Team





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