Angled Leg Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Warning : Using leg press with heavy weight may cause a displacement in the sacroiliac joint, which can lead to contracture. Installed in the machine with your back on the back pad and your feet a little apart : Inhale and unlock security. Bend your legs as much…

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How To Do Leg Extension

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on the machine with your hands on the handles or the seat to keep your torso montionless. Your knees are bent and your ankles are under pads : Inhale and extend your legs to the horizontal. Exhale at the end of movement. This exercise is great…

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How To Do Box Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Box squat is often used by powerlifters to gain strength to do squat. This exercise involves doing a squat sitting on a bench for 1-2 seconds and returning to the standing position . In classic squat the tension accumulated in the muscles during the negative phase…

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How To Do Hack Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Your legs are strained with your back against the backrest. Your shoulders are wedged under the pads with your feet averagely apart : Inhale, unblock security and bend legs. Back to the start position and exhale at the end of the movement. This exercise works quadriceps : More…

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Manage Repetition When There Is A Lot Of Content

I watched an Olivier Roland's video  and I learned good stuff. There is a secret to manage repetitions when there is a lot of content. The secret is that you don't need to manage your repetitions when you have a mission to learn something from your audience. To make a transfer of knowledge to your audience. Attention, if every day…

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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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Schools To Be An Entrepreneur

I watched an Oliver Roland's video  and I learned good stuff. There are schools with specific courses about entrepreneurship. But several studies show that only 10% of students create their own companies. The vast majority go looking for a job. It's possible that these students create their own companies 5 or 10 years later but these are statistics that are…

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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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Automate Any Company

I watched an Olivier Roland's video and I learned good stuff. When I read Tim Ferriss's book « 4 Hour Work Week » , I discovered what a muse business was. A muse business is an automated business. In this book muse business is mainly on internet but it's possible to have a traditional business that is largely automated. The most important thing in…

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The Only Thing To Be Successful In the Long Term

  I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. Sir Winston Churchill said : « Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm ». I’m sure you’ve heard this quote . But there’s something that nobody told you about that quote. This thing is the « GRIT ». What’s this The meaning of the…

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Body Under Construction 2017 12 01

Each month I do my body check to track my body’s evolution with photo, measurements and body fat(%) to reach my Golden Ratio. I take my results in the morning with my stomach empty or just a glass of water. I calculate my body fat ( %) with the 1 site skin fold (fat caliper) and I use the caliper’s chart.…

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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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