Front Raise

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with your legs slightly apart. Take a dumbbell in each hand in pronation. You can keep dumbbells on your thighs or on the side : Inhale and make an alternate raise of your arms forward (or antepulsion) until your eyes level. Exhale at the end of…

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Bent Over Lateral Raise

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with your legs apart and flexed. Your torso bent forward with your back straight. A dumbbell in each hand with elbows slightly bent : Inhale and raise until to the horizontal Exhale when you return to the start position This exercise work the whole of shoulders…

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Low Pulley Lateral Raises

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with the handle in your hand. Your arm along your body : Inhale and raise your arm to the horizontal Exhale at the end of the movement This exercise mainly works deltoid lateral (middle) beams. Deltoid is composed of several beams : anterior, lateral and posterior. This…

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Lateral Raise

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with your legs slightly apart. Your back straight, your arms along your body with a dumbbell in each hand : Raise your arms to the horizontal with your elbows slightly flexed Back to the start position This exercice works deltoids, mainly middle portion. The middle portion…

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One Arm Dumbbell Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Sitting on a bench with your back straight. Your arms bend with your elbows forward. A dumbbell in each hand in supinated grip (thumbs inwards) and at the level of shoulders : Inhale and press your arm vertically by rotating your wrists at 90° to have…

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Dumbbell Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Sitting on a bench with your back straight. Take dumbells in pronation (thumbs inwards) at shoulders height : Inhale and press to have dumbells over your head Exhale at the end of the movement This exercice works deltoids (mainly medial deltoids), trapezius, serratus anterior muscle and triceps.…

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Back Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Sitting with your back straight. Take the barbell with your hand in pronation behind your neck : Inhale and press the barbell above your head without arching your back Exhale at the end of the movement This exercice works deltoids (middle part and posterior part), upper trapezius,…

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Front Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Sitting with your back straight. Take the barbell with your hands in pronation resting on the top of your chest : Inhale and press the barbell over your head Exhale at the end of the movement This exercice works anterior and medial deltoids, upper pectorals, upper trapezius,…

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