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Ten Things I Do To Stay Healthy and Fit

by cpoliquin on
Thursday, October 27, 2011 12:38 PM
 

Top Five Pressing Issues

by cpoliquin on
Thursday, October 27, 2011 8:52 AM
During the past fours decades the focus in bodybuilding magazines has been on developing the chest, back and arms. In the strength and conditioning community, the focus has been on increasing pulling power...

Tip 202: Deadlift with Chains to Improve Power and Get Faster

by cpoliquin on
Thursday, October 27, 2011 6:19 AM

Use weighted chains when deadlifting to improve power and get faster. Research shows that the deadlift can be trained as a ballistic lower body exercise, and adding chains to the lift will help you...

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

by cpoliquin on
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 5:56 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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Tip 200: Start Your Day with More Energy by Training in the Morning: Time of Day Critical for Maximum Power

by cpoliquin on
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 6:07 AM
Feel more energized after your workout by regularly training in the morning. New research shows that by making it a habit to work out in the morning, you can improve poor morning performance to a higher...

Tip 198: Strength Train to Improve Peak Aerobic Endurance Performance and Lose Fat

by cpoliquin on
Friday, October 21, 2011 6:06 AM
Strength train to improve aerobic endurance performance and lose fat. I’m not big on aerobic training, but a fascinating new study conducted on elite cyclists compared regular cycling training (just cycling,...

Tip 197: Imagine Your Work Out Before You Train: Mental Imagery Improves Performance and Raises Confidence

by cpoliquin on
Thursday, October 20, 2011 6:08 AM
Use mental imagery and adhere to a pre-workout or competition routine to improve performance, raise confidence, and decrease anxiety. Research shows that using task-oriented coping, such as mental imagery,...

Tip 196: Take Creatine to Jump Higher and Get More Powerful

by cpoliquin on
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 6:18 AM
Take creatine to jump higher and get more powerful. Creatine is an essential addition to any post-workout nutrition program, and everyone will benefit from taking it whether you’re a recreational trainee...
 

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