Steroids

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. We regularly read in news articles, the use of anabolic steroids or performance enhancing drugs by elite athlete. But you should know that these dangerous drugs are more and more used…

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Shoulder Impingement

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. Impingement is the fact of having mechanical compression and/or tendon wear of the rotator cuff. Rotator cuff is composed of a serie of 4 muscles connected to the shoulder blade at…

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Concussion

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interessed in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that alters mental state or creates others symptoms. Many people think they have no concussion because they have not lost consciousness. You must know…

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Articular Cartilage Injuries

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interessted in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Definition Articular cartilage is difficult to understand because there are 3 types of cartilages in the body : articular of hyaline cartilage (covers joint surfaces), fibrocartilage (knee meniscus, vertebral disk) and elastic…

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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 knee to function properly. Here…

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Proteins And Kideys

I watched a Jamcore DZ's video  and I learned a lot of stuff. When I started to train in a gym. I often asked myself this question : « How much protein do I have to eat at each meal ? ». I asked this question to people in the gym and I had several different answers. For example, someone told me that if…

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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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Masturbation And Sport

I watched a Jamcore DZ's video  and I learned good stuff. My intention is to explain masturbation's effect on a sport activity without being vulgar. Masturbation is a normal activity for some people and abnormal for others. In some religions, it's a forbidden or ignoble activity but it's an activity that most people do. Type of person The open minded…

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Deadlift Correctly (Part 1)

I read an Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. I see there are many people who are avoiding deadlift because they are afraid of getting hurt. It’s funny, it’s like squat. Doing deadlift with good a technique is excellent for health, it allow your to have stronger joints and a stronger posterior chain. All exercises can be dangerous…

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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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Rupture Of The Pectoralis Major

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Pectoralis major begins on the anterior surface of the thoracic cage and its insertion is to the anterior surface of the upper end of the humerus. Pectoralis major is a muscle which has the function of bringing the arm forward in front of the rib cage…

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Acromioclavicular Problems

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Frequent bodybuilding’s athletes are often confronted with acromioclavicular diseases. This doesn’t happen in the same way as with sports like rugby, football, riding or combat sport with projections where the shoulder joint can be damaged by a fall or violent contact which leads to acromioclavicular dislocation…

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