Overuse Injuries

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I’m interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. There are 2 types of injuries : Acute injuries and overuse injuries. Acute injuries are usually caused by a single traumatic event. Here are some examples : Wrist …

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Ankle Sprain

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I’m interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. A sprain is a stretch injury of the ligament that supports the ankle. This sprain often happens to the ligament outside the ankle when the foot …

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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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Standing Machine Hip Abduction

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing on the machine on one leg. The outer side of the other leg is gluted to the pad below the knee joint (close to your ankle) : Raise the leg as high as possible and slowly return to the starting position …

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Cable Hip Abductions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing on one leg. Your other leg attached a low pulley to your ankle and your opposite hand placed on the machine to stabilize your body : Raise your leg as high as possible This exercise works mainly gluteus medius and gluteus …

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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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Machine Hip Extensions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. The torso tilted forwards with your hands on the handles. You’re standing on one leg and the other is slightly forward with the pad placed under the knee joint at mid-distance from the ankle : Inhale and move your thigh to the …

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High Calf And Low Calf

I read Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. You noticed that there are big differences in the shape of the calves, high calf, and low calf. The adaptations of the climate during the first human migrations caused these variations. High calf It’s common to see African black people …

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