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Charles Poliquin

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sports coach

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Charles R. Poliquin was a Canadian strength coach. He was also the author of eight books.
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Jailhouse Strong
Josh Bryant - Oct 01, 2013
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Tired of all the latest exercise "advancements" delivering no results? For less than the cost of a day pass to any trendy chain gym, you can get Jailhouse Strong. With innovation and dedication prisoners make incredible strength gains. Jailhouse Strong offers functional strength training with a workout system that is based on the training habits cu...
Charles Poliquin
A really good book on interval training.     source
Checklist Manifesto
Atul Gawande - Jan 04, 2011
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A New York Times BestsellerIn latest bestseller, Atul Gawande shows what the simple idea of the checklist reveals about the complexity of our lives and how we can deal with it.The modern world has given us stupendous know-how. Yet avoidable failures continue to plague us in health care, government, the law, the financial industryin almost every rea...
Charles Poliquin
A great book.     source
Bad Science
Ben Goldacre - Oct 12, 2010 (first published in 2008)
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Have you ever wondered how one day the media can assert that alcohol is bad for us and the next unashamedly run a story touting the benefits of daily alcohol consumption? Or how a drug that is pulled off the market for causing heart attacks ever got approved in the first place? How can average readers, who aren't medical doctors or Ph.D.s in bioche...
Charles Poliquin
You would stop making those dumb comments if you read Bad Science.     source
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The Warrior Diet
Switch on Your Biological Powerhouse For High Energy, Explosive Strength, and a Leaner, Harder Body
Ori Hofmekler - Dec 04, 2007 (first published in 2001)
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Along with the many benefits of leisure-class living comes obesity and its attendant ailments. In The Warrior Diet, Ori Hofmekler looks not forward but backward for a solution–to the primal habits of early cultures such as nomads and hunter-gatherers, the Greeks, and the Romans. Based on survival science, this book proposes not ordinary dietary cha...
Charles Poliquin
Having met the author Ori Hofmekler on several occasions, I can certainly attest that he is the living proof that his system works. He maintains a ripped muscular body year round despite juggling extreme workloads and family life.     source
Life 101
Everything We Wish We Had Learned About Life in School--But Didn't (The Life 101 Series)
Peter McWilliams - Dec 01, 1994 (first published in 1990)
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With quotes from Aristotle to Mae West, this acclaimed common-sense narrative helps to make up for lost time in the classroom of life....
Charles Poliquin
Changed my outlook.     source