Variant To Avoid Dumbbell Bench Press Shoulder Pain

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I watched an Athlean-x's video  and I learned some good stuff. I wrote an article about to avoid pain when you do dumbbell press or overhead shoulder press because I have a pain when I do it. Click here to read the article  . I have the same problem with the dumbbell bench…

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How To Do Sumo Deadlift

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with the barbell on the floor in front of you. Your legs spread with your feet outside (always in your knees axis) : Bent your legs to have your thighs in horizontal. Your arms are straight, you take the barbell with a pronated grip. Your hands…

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Deadlift Correctly (Part 3)

If you didn’t read the first parts, click Part 1 and Part 2  I read a Nerd Fitness article and I learned good stuff. Grip the barbell The strength of the grip is an important part of the deadlift. There are 2 types of grip: Overhand grip => The palms of your hands are towards your body (pronated grip). Over-under…

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How To Do Front Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with your feet apart at about the shoulder’s width. You take the barbell with a pronated grip and you put the barbell on your upper chest and your anterior deltoid : Inhale deeply to maintain intrathoracic pressure that prevents your torso from sagging forward. Arch slightly…

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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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How To Do Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Squat is the #1 exercise for bodybuilding because it works a lot of the muscular system and is great for the cardiovascular system. Squat allows to have a good thoracic expansion and a good respiratory capacity. Standing in front of the barbell resting on the support.…

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Machine Shrugs

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing in front of the machine with a pronated grip. You hands are a little larger than your shoulder’s width. Some machine allow you to have a semi pronated grip with you palms face to face : Your head and your back are straight. You shrug your…

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How To Do Trap Bar Shrugs

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with your legs slightly apart. You’re in front of the trap bar on the floor or on a support : Take the trap bar, paying attention to centering your grip (attention : with heavy weight, a poorly adjusted grip will rock the bar backwards or forwards). You…

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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 others but I’ll talk about…

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How To Do Barbell Shrugs

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Stand with your legs slightly apart. You’re in front of the barbell which is on the floor or on a support : Take the barbell with a pronated grip or a over-under grip if the weight is heavy. The spacing of your hands is your shoulder’s width.…

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How To Do Upright Rows

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with your legs slightly apart and your back is straight. You hold the barbell with a pronated grip and the spacing of your hands is a palm’s width or a little more. Inhale and you pull the barbell along your body to your chin by…

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Stretching At The Bar

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Suspended at the fixed bar with the hands apart and with a pronated grip (thumb inwards) : Inhale and exhale slowly focusing on the relaxation of your body. This allows you to relax your back and rebalance the pressure inside the intervertebral discs (the discs that connect…

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