General Stretching Of The Upper Body

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Stand with your feet a little wider than your pelvis width and you back is straight : Hold your ams vertically with your hands clasped and your fingers crossed. Your palms directed upwards : Inhale to …

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Machine Shrugs

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing in front of the machine with a pronated grip. You hands are a little larger than your shoulder’s width. Some machine allow you to have a semi pronated grip with you palms face to face : Your head and your back …

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How To Do Upright Rows

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with your legs slightly apart and your back is straight. You hold the barbell with a pronated grip and the spacing of your hands is a palm’s width or a little more. Inhale and you pull the barbell along your …

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Stretching Latissimus Dorsi And Teres Major

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. This exercise is to be done with a support like a machine or a squat rack. Standing with your legs slightly apart : Incline your chest forward and with your arm stretched, grab a stable support. Place your palm of the other …

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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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Incline Dumbbell Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on an inclined bench (no more than 60° because you don’t want to work only your deltoids) with your elbows bent. You have a dumbbell in each hand with a pronated grip. Inhale and extend your arms vertically by bringing …

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Stretching Of Forearm Muscle

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy »  and there is good stuff. Stretching of the wrist’s extensor muscles An arm almost stretched forward, wrist flexed, take the hand with the other and pull slowly to try to bring the palm towards the anterior face of the forearm while extending the elbow. This exercise …

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