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Standing Calf Raises

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Stand with the front of your feet on a step. Put your hand on a wall or a support to have more stability : Slowly flex your feet to stretch your calves. Extend your feet with your knees extended or slightly bent. …

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Machine Adductions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on the machine with your legs apart : Tighten your thighs Back to the starting position by controlling the movement This exercise works all the adductor muscles (pectineus, adductor longus, adductor magnus and gracilis). This exercise allows lifting weights heavier than …

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Cable Adductions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing on one leg with the other leg attached to the strap.The opposite hand on the frame of the machine : To bring back the leg while crossing in front of the leg which is in support. Return to the starting position …

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Power Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. This movement is the same as the classic squat but the difference is that legs are really wider and the feet are outwards. This position allows to work the inner thighs more intensely. This exercise works quadriceps, adductors (adductor magnus, adductor …

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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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Barbell Wrist Curls

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy »  and there is good stuff. Sitting with your forearms on your thighs or on a bench. Hold the barbell with a supinated grip : Inhale and flex your wrists Exhale at the end of the movement This exercise work your flexor carpi radialis muscle, palmaris longus …

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