Cable Hip Abductions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing on one leg. Your other leg attached a low pulley to your ankle and your opposite hand placed on the machine to stabilize your body : Raise your leg as high as possible This exercise works mainly gluteus medius and gluteus …

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Machine Adductions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on the machine with your legs apart : Tighten your thighs Back to the starting position by controlling the movement This exercise works all the adductor muscles (pectineus, adductor longus, adductor magnus and gracilis). This exercise allows lifting weights heavier than …

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Cable Adductions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing on one leg with the other leg attached to the strap.The opposite hand on the frame of the machine : To bring back the leg while crossing in front of the leg which is in support. Return to the starting position …

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Machine Shrugs

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing in front of the machine with a pronated grip. You hands are a little larger than your shoulder’s width. Some machine allow you to have a semi pronated grip with you palms face to face : Your head and your back …

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Biceps Tendon Rupture

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Rupture or tear of the biceps long head is the serious injury the most frequent in sport This injury usually appears on a muscle weakened by tendinitis caused by a sudden movement of the arm. Sudden arm movements are usually thrown …

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Triceps Tear With Back Exercises

I read Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Podcast: Back exercises with very heavy weights can create injuries to the long head of the triceps. In fact, the latissimus dorsi is a powerful muscle and its function is to bring your arms close to your rib cage. It’s because your …

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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 …

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Cable Crossover Flys

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Stand with your legs slightly apart and your torso in little inclined. Your arms spread with your elbows slightly bent on the pads and a handle in each hand : Inhale and tightens your arms to bring the handles in contact Exhale …

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