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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 310: Perform Sprints To Burn Fat And Lose Weight

by cpoliquin on
Thursday, March 22, 2012 9:15 AM
Perform sprints to burn fat and lose weight. Sprinting can also improve your immunity! If all-out repeated sprints seem too hard, high-intensity intervals will also burn fat and elevate immunity to a much...

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 300: Get Adequate Nutrients: Why Official Recommendations Are NOT Enough And What To Do About It

by cpoliquin on
Thursday, March 8, 2012 8:59 AM
It’s essential you get adequate nutrients in your diet to be healthy and have a lean body composition. Vitamin D, B vitamins, magnesium, zinc, omega-3 fish oils, carnitine and many more nutrients are absolutely...

Tip 299: Eliminate Grains In Favor Of Veggies And Fruits To Stay Young And Healthy

by cpoliquin on
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 9:06 AM
Eliminate grains in favor of vegetables, fruits, and nuts to stay young, healthy, and prevent disease. You’ll also have a better body composition and you will probably live longer. If you want to be as...

Tip 298: Add Front Squats To Your Workouts To Get Stronger: The Why And How

by cpoliquin on
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 9:04 AM
Add front squats to your workouts to get stronger and improve athletic performance. The front squat trains you to produce high levels of force, and it correlates to athletic performance in sports such as bobsledding, alpine skiing, speed skating, and rugby. Mastery of the front squat also helps you train vertical acceleration for Olympic lifts and sports that require jumping.





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