Overuse Injuries

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. There are 2 types of injuries : Acute injuries and overuse injuries. Acute injuries are usually caused by a single traumatic event. Here are some examples : Wrist …

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

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. Knee is the largest and most complex joint of the body. There are 4 primary ligaments (with their muscles and tendons) and secondary ligaments for the …

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Incline Bench Sit-Ups

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on the bench with your feet under the pads and your hands behind your neck. Inhale and tilt your torso without ever exceeding 20° : Move your torso back up by slightly rounding your back to better target the effort on …

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Lunges

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with your legs slightly apart with the barbell behind your neck on trapezius muscles : Inhale and take a big step forward by keeping your core as straight as possible. During exercise, the thigh of the leg that is moving forward …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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