Abs Stretching

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Lying on your stomach on your hands with your arms extended : Straighten up your chest slowly by tilting your head back slightly Maintain this position for few seconds while breathing slowly to feel the …

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Floor Hip Abductions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Lie on your side with your head and shoulders on line : Raise your leg to an angle of 70 degrees (at the most off the floor, always keeping you knee extended).   Back to the starting position   This exercise works …

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Individual Variations In Hip Mobility

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Without taking into account the individual differences in muscle elasticity and ligament laxity, it’s bone shape of the hip joint that determines the main variation in hip mobility. It’s mainly in the amplitude of hip abduction that bone configuration plays an …

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Bridge

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Lie on your back with your hands flat on the floor. Your arms along your body with your knees bent : Inhale and lift your buttocks from the floor by pushing hard on your feet Maintain the position 2 seconds and go …

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Floor Hip Extensions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Kneeling on one leg and the other under the torso. You’re resting on your elbows or on your hands and your arms outstretched : Tuck your opposite leg under your chest Move your tucked leg to the rear until your hip is …

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How To Do Machine Back Extension

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on the machine with your torso bent. The pads placed on your shoulder blades : Inhale and straightens your torso at the maximum Back to the start position by controlling the movement and exhaling. This exercise works spinal erectors muscle mainly, …

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