Incline Leg Raises

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Lying on the incline bench with your hands gripping the handles : Raise your legs up to the horizontal Raise your pelvis by rounding your spine to try to touch your head with your knees This exercise works your muscles in 2 …

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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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How To Do Box Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Box squat is often used by powerlifters to gain strength to do squat. This exercise involves doing a squat sitting on a bench for 1-2 seconds and returning to the standing position . In classic squat the tension accumulated in the …

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Incline Dumbbell Flys

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on a incline bench between 45° and 60° with dumbbells in your hands and your arms slightly stretched vertically : Inhale and spread your arms to horizontal Lift your arms to the vertical while exhaling This exercise works the upper part …

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Incline Dumbbell Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on an inclined bench (no more than 60° because you don’t want to work only your deltoids) with your elbows bent. You have a dumbbell in each hand with a pronated grip. Inhale and extend your arms vertically by bringing …

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Incline Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Sitting on a bench inclined between 45° and 60° and takes the barbell with a pronated grip. The grip is wider than your shoulders : Inhale and lower the barbell until it reaches your jugular notch (upper chest at the base of …

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Stretch Of The Rotator Cuff’s Posterior Muscles

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with a dumbbell in one hand. You bend your bust forward by holding yourself to a machine (or with a incline bench). Release your arm and let hang the dumbbell for a minute trying to relax your shoulder. This exercise …

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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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