Seated Barbell Calf Raises

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on a bench with a step under your forefeet. The barbell placed on the bottom of your thighs. Do an extension of your feet This exercise works mainly soleus. This muscle is part of the triceps surae and inserted above …

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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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Know How Much Weight To Lift (Part 1)

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. When we’re beginners and we have studied the theory well, the first time we train in a gym, we have this kind of questions : What weight should lift to begin with ? If my program tells me to do 5 sets of 5 reps at …

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Biceps Tendon Rupture

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Rupture or tear of the biceps long head is the serious injury the most frequent in sport This injury usually appears on a muscle weakened by tendinitis caused by a sudden movement of the arm. Sudden arm movements are usually thrown …

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Being An Entrepreneur Is Being A Student

I watched an Olivier Roland’s video  and I learned good stuff. I see a lot of entrepreneurs make this mistake. They create their companies based only on their technical skills. A good baker who create his/her own company is a excellent start but we must not forget the second part of the equation. When you …

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Back To The Source Of Equipment (Part 2)

I read a Nerd Fitness articles  and I learned good stuff. If you didn’t read the part 1, click here.  Racks Et Machines To do squat, there are differents equipements, we name it « racks ». Let’s go. Squat stands It’s 2 pieces standing, next to each other to hold the Olympic bar. It’s handy because it’s …

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Back To The Source Of Equipment (Part 1)

I read a Nerd Fitness articles  and I learned good stuff. When I began, I went is a small gym at Sous-Moulin . It was a gym in sport center for volleyball, basketball, soccer players. There were only machines (because people stole dumbbells) and when we were 10 people, the gym was full. 2 years …

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Know What We Want In Life

I watched an Olivier Roland’s video  and there is good stuff. A lot of young and less young (30-50 years old) still don’t know what they want in life. It’s not something essential to succeed in life and be happy. But read this Seneca’s quote: « If one does not know to which port one is …

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