Mature Athlete

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. Physical exercises are for everyone, including the mature population. Exercises allow older people to keep a healthy body and maintain their independence. The main health problems …

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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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Deadlift Correctly (Part 3)

If you didn’t read the first parts, click Part 1 and Part 2  I read a Nerd Fitness article and I learned good stuff. Grip the barbell The strength of the grip is an important part of the deadlift. There are 2 types of grip: Overhand grip => The palms of your hands are towards …

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How To Do Barbell Shrugs

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Stand with your legs slightly apart. You’re in front of the barbell which is on the floor or on a support : Take the barbell with a pronated grip or a over-under grip if the weight is heavy. The spacing of your …

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Incline Dumbbell Flys

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on a incline bench between 45° and 60° with dumbbells in your hands and your arms slightly stretched vertically : Inhale and spread your arms to horizontal Lift your arms to the vertical while exhaling This exercise works the upper part …

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Low Pulley Bent Over Lateral Raises

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing, your feet apart with your legs slightly bent. Bent your bust forward with your back straight. Lets hang your arms and take a handle in each hand for cables to cross : Inhale and raises your arms to the horizontal Exhale …

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Bent Over Lateral Raise

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with your legs apart and flexed. Your torso bent forward with your back straight. A dumbbell in each hand with elbows slightly bent : Inhale and raise until to the horizontal Exhale when you return to the start position This exercise …

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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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