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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Meniscal 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. Meniscus tear Meniscal tear is one of the most common knee injuries in athletes. This is caused after a contact injury or a traumatic twist. The meniscus is a wedge-shaped cartilage…

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Heat Illness

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. Every summer, hundreds of people experience sun-related illnesses and heat. Being prepared and hydrated avoids theses situations. Why When an athlete exercises, his/her body temperature increase and the body sweats to…

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Standing Calf Raise Machine

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Stand with your back straight and your shoulders under the pads. The front of your feet on the step with your ankles in passive flexion : Do an extension of your feet with of your knees joints in extension. This exercise works the triceps surae composed of…

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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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Squat Correctly (Part 2)

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. Click here to read the Part 1  Barbell Squat I know 3 types of squat and this is the best known : the high bar back (also named « Olympic Squat » or « Oly Squat »), the low bar back squat and the front squat. Maybe there are others but I’ll talk about…

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Squat Correctly (Part 1)

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. I’m sure that in your gym, everyone says it’s good to do squat ? But who do your see really doing ? There’s not a lot of people, it’s weird, no ? I do the squat on leg’s day but the truth is that it’s actually a « full body » exercice. « Full body »…

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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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From Beginner To Become Your Own Personal Trainer (Part 2)

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. If you didn’t read the Part 1 , click here  Mastering the movement If you want to have lasting results, there is no shortcut, you need to learn the basic movements. It’s like at school, learning and progressing. The best way to start a strength training is to do…

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How To Do Reverse Chin-Ups

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Hanging at the fixed bar with your hands apart with a supinated grip : Inhale and pulls by pulling out your chest to bring your chin almost to the level of the bar Exhale at the end of the movement Return to the starting position by controlling…

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