Nutrition

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interested in nutrition to stay in shape. I read a Arnold Schwarzenegger's book « Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding » and I learned some good stuff. Training stimulate muscle growth. To have an effective training, it's necessary that your body has the sufficient amount of energy and enough raw materials. The role…

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The Trick To Have A Prodigious Result

I watched an Olivier Roland's video  and I learned good stuff. This trick is one of the fundamental principles for success. If you want an exceptional result, you need to have an exceptional behavior. Having an exceptional behavior means have a different behavior from the majority of people. Think about it, if you do the same thing as the others,…

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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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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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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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Bench Press And Morphology

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. I think you’ve noticed that the bench press is the most practiced exercise in a gym. And as this is the most practiced exercise, it’s also the exercise that create the most injury per year. This is why, it’s important to have basic morphology’s notions to…

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Being An Entrepreneur Is Being A Student

I watched an Olivier Roland’s video  and I learned good stuff. I see a lot of entrepreneurs make this mistake. They create their companies based only on their technical skills. A good baker who create his/her own company is a excellent start but we must not forget the second part of the equation. When you create a company, you need…

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Know What We Want In Life

I watched an Olivier Roland’s video  and there is good stuff. A lot of young and less young (30-50 years old) still don’t know what they want in life. It’s not something essential to succeed in life and be happy. But read this Seneca's quote: « If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable ».…

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No Shame To Be A Beginner

I watched an Olivier Roland’s video  and there is good stuff. When I went to a gym for the first time, I lifted only light weights and I did bad movements. I felt uncomfortable because there were people much more athletic than me and it impressed me. This situation remind me the first time I did karate when I was…

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At Our Limits We Have Growth

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and there is good stuff. We all searching inspirations and sometimes we found them with videos or in biographies. Our limits The world’s chess champion Josh Waitzkin says in his book « The Art of Learning »  : « Growth comes at the point of resistance. We learn by pushing ourselves and finding what really lies at…

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Reverse Curls

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy »  and there is good stuff. Standing with your legs apart and your arms outstretched. Hold the barbell in  a pronated grip ( thumbs inside) : Inhale and flex your arms Exhale at the end of the movement Back to the starting position by controlling the barbell’s descent This exercise works the extensor…

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Supermarket Mission

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and there is good stuff. In a supermarket, the Matrix put a lot of traps to buy some junk foods. Here some tricks to avoid the Matrix’s traps. The plan You need a plan to succeed, it’s the basis. Create a list ! I use Evernote  to do my supermarket’s list but you can use…

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