Acromioclavicular Joint Injury

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. Acromioclavicular joint is a joint between the clavicle and the scapula. Acromion is a continuation of the scapular spine and hooks over anteriorly. It articulate with the clavicle (collar bone )…

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Individual Variations In Hip Mobility

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Without taking into account the individual differences in muscle elasticity and ligament laxity, it's bone shape of the hip joint that determines the main variation in hip mobility. It's mainly in the amplitude of hip abduction that bone configuration plays an important role. Examples An almost…

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Tear Of Hamstring Muscle

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. In bodybuilding, tears of hamstring muscles are common. This often happens during squat when the torso is too much inclined. All hamstrings muscles (except biceps femoris short head) are extremely stretched and squeeze strongly to straighten the pelvis. Precisely at this point, there may be a…

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Automate Any Company

I watched an Olivier Roland's video and I learned good stuff. When I read Tim Ferriss's book « 4 Hour Work Week » , I discovered what a muse business was. A muse business is an automated business. In this book muse business is mainly on internet but it's possible to have a traditional business that is largely automated. The most important thing in…

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The Only Thing To Be Successful In the Long Term

  I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. Sir Winston Churchill said : « Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm ». I’m sure you’ve heard this quote . But there’s something that nobody told you about that quote. This thing is the « GRIT ». What’s this The meaning of the…

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Improve Discipline

I watched an Olivier Roland’s video  and I learned good stuff. Here is how I worked, a few year ago. I had a project that I really wanted to do and I thought to myself : « When I come back home tonight after eating, I work on it ». And after eating, I preferred to play video games or watch a TV…

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Low Back Pain

  I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Audio file : The most common painful affection of lumbar region is low back pain. Usually it’s not serious because it’s often due to the cramps to the small paraspinal deep muscles of the back that connect mainly the bony processes of the vertebrae between…

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Rupture Of The Pectoralis Major

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Pectoralis major begins on the anterior surface of the thoracic cage and its insertion is to the anterior surface of the upper end of the humerus. Pectoralis major is a muscle which has the function of bringing the arm forward in front of the rib cage…

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Shoulder Injury (Part 1)

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Shoulders injuries are frequent in bodybuilding because we want develop all deltoid muscles. To do this, we must perform a signigicant number of repetition and movements thus multiplying the risk of injury. It’s worth remembering that, in comparison with the solid hip’s articulation where the femur…

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Wrist Pain With Barbell Curls

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy »  and there is good stuff. Biceps training with a EZ-bar allow to limit excessive strain on wrists. A) Elbow angle a little bit marked B) Elbow angle marked in valgus (more common with women) For biceps training with a barbell, there is important to take care about individual differences in morphology.…

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