Hamstring Stretching

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing in support on one leg with your knee slightly bend. Your other leg stretched with your forefoot in flexion : Your hands on your thighs with your back slightly arched. Slowly tilt your torso forward and focus on the feeling of …

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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 …

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Adapt Your Training To Your Morphology (Part 2)

This is The Stephane Andre and today I’m talking about adapt your training to your morphology. I read Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. This is the part two. If you didn’t read Part 1, click here. Legs Improve your squat position There is a tip to reduce …

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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 …

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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 …

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Parallel Bar Dips

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. On the parallel bars with your arms outstretched and your legs in the void : Inhale and flex completely your forearms to have your chest at the bars Flies back to the starting position and exhale at the end of the movement. …

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From Exercise Machines To Free Weights

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and there is good stuff. Very often in gym’s advertisements, we watch a lot of high-tech machines to do exercises and the free weight zone is a small hidden room. What I see in my gym, it’s people start their training with a little bit cardio and they use …

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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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