Know How Much Weight To Lift (Part 1)

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. When we’re beginners and we have studied the theory well, the first time we train in a gym, we have this kind of questions : What weight should lift to begin with ? If my program tells me to do 5 sets of 5 reps at …

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Seated EZ-Bar Triceps Extensions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Sitting or standing, take the EZ-Bar with a pronated grip and your arms upright : Inhale and flex your arms to bring them behind your neck Back to the start position and exhale at the end of extension The vertical position of …

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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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Wrist Pain With Barbell Curls

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy »  and there is good stuff. Biceps training with a EZ-bar allow to limit excessive strain on wrists. A) Elbow angle a little bit marked B) Elbow angle marked in valgus (more common with women) For biceps training with a barbell, there is important to take care …

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Preacher Curls

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy »  and there is good stuff Podcast Sitting with your arms on the bench : Inhale and flex your arms Exhale at the end of the movement This exercise is good to target the biceps, brachialis and brachioradialis. Note : Because of the bench’s inclination, the tension will be very …

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