Rotator Cuff Tears

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I’m interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles and their tendons that together form a « cuff » around the head of the humerus (upper end of the …

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Overuse Injuries

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I’m interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. There are 2 types of injuries : Acute injuries and overuse injuries. Acute injuries are usually caused by a single traumatic event. Here are some examples : Wrist …

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Stretching Of Trapezius And Neck

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. A hand on your head, you pull slowly to tilt your head to the side. This exercise stretches the sternocleidomastoid, all (anterior, middle and posterior) scalenes muscles, the upper part of the trapezius, splenius capitis , splenius cervicis , semispinalis and …

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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 …

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Barbell Pullovers

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Arms stretched with the barbell with a pronated grip. Your arms spread to your shoulders width: Inhale as much as possible and lower the barbell behind your head by slightly bend your elbows. Exhale returning to the starting position This exercise …

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Dumbbell Pullovers

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Lying on a bench with your feet on the ground. You take a dumbbell with both hands and your arms outstretched. The dumbbell is on your palms and your thumbs and forefingers encircling the handle: Inhale and lower the dumbbell behind …

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Cable Crossover Flys

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Stand with your legs slightly apart and your torso in little inclined. Your arms spread with your elbows slightly bent on the pads and a handle in each hand : Inhale and tightens your arms to bring the handles in contact Exhale …

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