Exercise To Avoid Overhead Shoulder Press Pain

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. I watched an Athlean-X's video  and I learned some good stuff. I have a little pain when I do dumbbell press  or overhead shoulder press, maybe you have that pain too ? As I want to avoid having surgery like the majority of professional athletes, I tried to find out if I could find…

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Lunges

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with your legs slightly apart with the barbell behind your neck on trapezius muscles : Inhale and take a big step forward by keeping your core as straight as possible. During exercise, the thigh of the leg that is moving forward must stabilize horizontally or slightly…

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Seated Barbell Calf Raises

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on a bench with a step under your forefeet. The barbell placed on the bottom of your thighs. Do an extension of your feet This exercise works mainly soleus. This muscle is part of the triceps surae and inserted above the knee's joint, on tibia…

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Good Morning

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with your feet slightly apart. The barbell put on your trapezius or lower on your posterior deltoids : Inhale and bend you torso forward to the horizontal with your back straight, the axis of flexion passing through coxofemoral joint. Back to the start position and exhale.…

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How To Do Sumo Deadlift

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with the barbell on the floor in front of you. Your legs spread with your feet outside (always in your knees axis) : Bent your legs to have your thighs in horizontal. Your arms are straight, you take the barbell with a pronated grip. Your hands…

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Spinal Disc Herniation

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. First we can say : « disc herniation » or « herniated disc » but I prefer use « disc herniation » in my article. Disc herniation is a common pathology in bodybuilding. This often occurs because of poor back placement during exercises such as squat, deadlift and rows (barbell bent row, seated…

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Adapt Your Training To Your Morphology (Part 2)

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. If you didn't read Part 1, click here. Legs Improve your squat position To reduce the lower back's effort and limit the hamstrings tension, it's possible to do like powerlifters by putting the barbell on posterior deltoids. This technique decreases the cantilever and increases the power…

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Adapt Your Training To Your Morphology (Part 1)

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. In bodybuilding, it's really important to take into account individual morphological differences. Especially for squat and deadlift. Squat and deadlift have a different muscular work for a brevilineal person and a rangy person A brevilineal person has a proportionally long torso and short limbs. An rangy…

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Deadlift Correctly (Part 3)

If you didn’t read the first parts, click Part 1 and Part 2  I read a Nerd Fitness article and I learned good stuff. Grip the barbell The strength of the grip is an important part of the deadlift. There are 2 types of grip: Overhand grip => The palms of your hands are towards your body (pronated grip). Over-under…

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How To Do Front Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with your feet apart at about the shoulder’s width. You take the barbell with a pronated grip and you put the barbell on your upper chest and your anterior deltoid : Inhale deeply to maintain intrathoracic pressure that prevents your torso from sagging forward. Arch slightly…

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Deadlift Correctly (Part 2)

I you didn’t read the Part 1, click here I read an Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. Setup As you know, there are several versions of deadlift that can match your training goals or your body type but the conventional deadlift is great for starting to learn the basics. Attention : It’s important to do 1-2 sets warm-up…

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Deadlift Correctly (Part 1)

I read an Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. I see there are many people who are avoiding deadlift because they are afraid of getting hurt. It’s funny, it’s like squat. Doing deadlift with good a technique is excellent for health, it allow your to have stronger joints and a stronger posterior chain. All exercises can be dangerous…

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