Manage Your Carbohydrate

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE !!! I watched a Jamcore DZ's video  and I learned some good stuff. If you want to learn how to manage your protein, click here and for amino acids, click here. Carbohydrates are the main source of energy for the body. It's true that we can have energy with proteins and lipids but they…

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Manage Your Protein

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE !!! I watched a Jamcore DZ's video  and I learned some good stuff. I write this article about nutrition because when I started to seriously lift weights to build muscles, I didn't know what to eat. There was a lot of people around me with impressive bodies but their muscle weren't visible. So the…

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Machine Crunch

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on the machine with your hands holding the handles. Your feet wedged under the pads : Inhale and round your back to bring your torso to your thighs. Exhale at the end of the movement This exercise is excellent because it allows you to adjust the…

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Non Constructive Criticism

I watched an Olivier Roland's video  and I learned good stuff. These are comments that published regularly on social media. What is the difference between non-constructive criticism and constructive criticism ? Ask yourself this question : « Does this criticism have the will to help me ? ». If you don't feel the will to help you, it's like 95% of critics, it's someone who…

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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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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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Squat Correctly (Part 3)

Classical errors I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. Click here to read Part 1 and Part 2  Squat is a movement that we make since baby, it’s a basic movement. But when I started to do squat with weight, I make mistakes and I’m going to talk about the classical mistakes we make when we’re…

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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, the sacro-lumbar of the spinal…

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How to Do Back Extension

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Installed in the bench with your ankles blocked. The axis of the bending is done with the coxofemoral joint and the pubis is outside of the bench : Your torso bent and you make an extension to the horizontal by raising your head Then, you make a…

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Know How Much Weight To Lift (Part 2)

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. If you didn’t read the Part 1, click here  Several workouts later Now that you know your starting weight, you can do the « progressive overload » method. « Progressive overload » method involves gradually increasing the stress in your body during training. For beginners, this means increasing the weight at each workout…

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Know How Much Weight To Lift (Part 1)

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. When we’re beginners and we have studied the theory well, the first time we train in a gym, we have this kind of questions : What weight should lift to begin with ? If my program tells me to do 5 sets of 5 reps at 80 % of my 1 rep…

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