Roman Chair Side Bends

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. This exercise is working on the bench originally planned for lumbar extension. Put yourself on the side with your hip on the bench and your torso in the void. Your hands are behind your …

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Broomstick Twists

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with your legs apart and the stick placed on your trapezius above your posterior deltoids. Your hands are on the stick but don’t press on it : Make a torso rotation on one side …

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Leg Raises

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. On your elbows with your back on the backrest : Inhale and back up your knees to your torso by rounding your back to feel your abs contraction. Exhale at the end of the movement. …

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Floor Hip Abductions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Lie on your side with your head and shoulders on line : Raise your leg to an angle of 70 degrees (at the most off the floor, always keeping you knee extended).   Back to the starting position   This exercise works …

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Good Morning

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with your feet slightly apart. The barbell put on your trapezius or lower on your posterior deltoids : Inhale and bend you torso forward to the horizontal with your back straight, the axis of flexion passing through coxofemoral joint. Back to …

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Dumbbell Bench Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Lying on a horizontal bench with your feet on the ground to stabilize you. Hold the dumbbells with arms outstretched and your hands are face to face. Inhale and lower the dumbbells to your chest’s level. Bend your elbows and rotate …

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One Dumbbell Front Raises

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with legs slightly apart. Your back straight with your abs contracted. Place a dumbbell on your thinghs with your hand crossed on the handle. The palms of your hands are face to face and you have arms outstrechted : Inhale and …

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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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