SLAP Tears

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. SLAP is an acronym for superior labrum anterior to posterior. The labrum is a rim of tissue that adds depth to the bony socket of the shoulder. The superior or « top »…

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Variant To Avoid Dumbbell Bench Press Shoulder Pain

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I watched an Athlean-x's video  and I learned some good stuff. I wrote an article about to avoid pain when you do dumbbell press or overhead shoulder press because I have a pain when I do it. Click here to read the article  . I have the same problem with the dumbbell bench…

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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 rear until your hip is…

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Cable Back Kicks

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing in front of the machine with your hands on the handle. Your pelvis tilted forward. You're standing on one leg and the other connected to the low pulley : Tilt your pelvis forward Bring your leg back The extension of the hip is limited by the…

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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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Tear Of Hamstring Muscle

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. In bodybuilding, tears of hamstring muscles are common. This often happens during squat when the torso is too much inclined. All hamstrings muscles (except biceps femoris short head) are extremely stretched and squeeze strongly to straighten the pelvis. Precisely at this point, there may be a…

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Seated Leg Curls

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on the machine with your legs straight and your ankles on the pads. Your thighs wedged with your hands on the handles : Inhale and flex your legs Exhale at the end of the movement This exercise works all hamstrings muscles and in depth popliteus muscle.…

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Standing Leg Curls

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Stand with your torso on the support with your knees on the pads and your leg extended. Your ankle is placed under the pads  : Inhale and flex your knee Exhale at the end of the movement This exercise works all hamstrings muscle (semi-tendinous, semi-membranous, biceps…

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Understand How Your Workout Works In Your Body (Part 1)

I watched a Jamcore DZ's video  and I learned good stuff. I will talk about the training or workout. It's a simple subject but everyone is lost because of theories and training systems. A training is a physical activity and we will return to the basic seeing the effects of a training in your body. Why when we train we…

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How To Do Lying Leg Curls

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Lying on your stomach on the machine with your hands on the handles and your ankles under pads : Inhale and bend your legs trying to touch your glutes with your heels. Exhale at the end of the movement. Back to the start position by controlling the…

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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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