Close-Grip Bench Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Lying on a horizontal bench with your butt glued to the bench and your feet on the ground : Takes the barbell with a pronated grip. The distance between your hands varies from 10 to 40 cm (3.9 to 15.7 inches) of …

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Bent Over Lateral Raise

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with your legs apart and flexed. Your torso bent forward with your back straight. A dumbbell in each hand with elbows slightly bent : Inhale and raise until to the horizontal Exhale when you return to the start position This exercise …

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Lateral Raise

This is The Stephane Andre and today I’m talking about lateral raise with dumbbells. I read Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with your legs slightly apart. Your back straight, your arms along your body with a dumbbell in each hand : Raise your arms to the horizontal …

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One Arm Dumbbell Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Sitting on a bench with your back straight. Your arms bend with your elbows forward. A dumbbell in each hand in supinated grip (thumbs inwards) and at the level of shoulders : Inhale and press your arm vertically by rotating your …

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Triceps Extension

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Lying on the bench, you take the barbell with a pronated grip with your arms in vertical : Inhale and flex your arms. Taking care to not spread too much your elbows to go down the barbell at your forehead or behind …

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Reverse Pushdowns

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy »  and there is good stuff. Standing in front of the machine with your hand on the bar with a supinated grip. Your elbows are along of your body. Your arm must be do a « L » : Inhale and make an extension of your arms and be sure …

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Shoulder Injury (Part 1)

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Shoulders injuries are frequent in bodybuilding because we want develop all deltoid muscles. To do this, we must perform a signigicant number of repetition and movements thus multiplying the risk of injury. It’s worth remembering that, in comparison with the solid …

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Pushdowns

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy »  and there is good stuff. Standing in front of the machine with your hand on the bar with a pronated grip. Your elbows are along of your body. Your arm must be do a « L » : Inhale and make an extension of your arms making sure not …

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