Shoulder Impingement

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. Impingement is the fact of having mechanical compression and/or tendon wear of the rotator cuff. Rotator cuff is composed of a serie of 4 muscles connected to the shoulder blade at…

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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 fractures Ankle sprains Shoulder dislocations…

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Concussion

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interessed in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that alters mental state or creates others symptoms. Many people think they have no concussion because they have not lost consciousness. You must know…

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Break For Injuries

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE and today I didn't train. I will tell you why, because I feel pain to my left shoulder and my 2 knees. 6 day ago, it was my leg day and you know, I hurt my right knee during a martial art session. So I used lightweight to train my leg. Since around…

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Find The Gym For Your Goals (Part 1)

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. The gym can become an important part in your life. For this reason is important to choose your gym well otherwise you will become bitter. It’s not necessary to train in a gym to gain strength or to have a good physical condition. You can do a bodyweight workout…

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Back To The Source Of Human Strength (Part 1)

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. When I’m in gym, people tell me why they started to train. There are several reasons, lose weight, gain muscles or to be in shape for a special event. There is a golden rule to have result in strength training, it’s eat clean and lift heavy. Everybody says it,…

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Beginners Errors

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and there is good stuff. Chasing the illusion « This training shocks muscle », « it’s a training from army » or « this diet work without change what you usually eat ». You have already heard these slogans several times I think. This type of advertising always encourages us to look for the last training program, last supplement, DVD,etc.…

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Sometimes We Are Struggling To Be Healthy

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and there is good stuff. Doing things we know we need to do may sometimes seem impossible. We know we can have a better lifestyle to « stay motivated » and « get focused ». And yet when we work on a long-term project, we have the impression of always starting from scratch. We doubt : « What’s happening ? Why…

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No Shame To Be A Beginner

I watched an Olivier Roland’s video  and there is good stuff. When I went to a gym for the first time, I lifted only light weights and I did bad movements. I felt uncomfortable because there were people much more athletic than me and it impressed me. This situation remind me the first time I did karate when I was…

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Calories Are Good Or Bad

I read a Nerd Fitness article and there is good stuff. In the world of nutrition, we can find contradictory things. It depends of the point of view of people about food : I’m Paleo and I eat only meat, vegetables, fruits and nuts. My diet is based on my macros (protein, carbs, fats). Paleo is ridiculous. Fool, a calorie is…

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FAQ Food (Part 1)

What that means « eat better ? ». How many calories you need to eat ? Why ? It's questions that people ask me when I train. This is why I will answer these questions in this article to help. How much to eat « It is true that if I eat less, I will lose weight fast ? » Perhaps. The goal isn’t to lose weight as…

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Body Acceptance

I like your body, doesn’t change ! This guy must be stupid, he nearly have a bodybuilder’s body. Give this girl a burger ! She's too skinny ! Every day you hear someone with that kind of comment. It's as if everyone knew how the human being’s body should be. Accept his/her body is the first step to better health. Shame of being…

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