Nutrition

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interested in nutrition to stay in shape. I read a Arnold Schwarzenegger's book « Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding » and I learned some good stuff. Training stimulate muscle growth. To have an effective training, it's necessary that your body has the sufficient amount of energy and enough raw materials. The role…

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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 of the mature population are…

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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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Break For Injuries

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE and today I didn't train. I will tell you why, because I feel pain to my left shoulder and my 2 knees. 6 day ago, it was my leg day and you know, I hurt my right knee during a martial art session. So I used lightweight to train my leg. Since around…

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Variant To Avoid Dumbbell Bench Press Shoulder Pain

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I watched an Athlean-x's video  and I learned some good stuff. I wrote an article about to avoid pain when you do dumbbell press or overhead shoulder press because I have a pain when I do it. Click here to read the article  . I have the same problem with the dumbbell bench…

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Exercise To Avoid Overhead Shoulder Press Pain

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. I watched an Athlean-X's video  and I learned some good stuff. I have a little pain when I do dumbbell press  or overhead shoulder press, maybe you have that pain too ? As I want to avoid having surgery like the majority of professional athletes, I tried to find out if I could find…

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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 inflate your lungs to the…

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Angled Leg Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Warning : Using leg press with heavy weight may cause a displacement in the sacroiliac joint, which can lead to contracture. Installed in the machine with your back on the back pad and your feet a little apart : Inhale and unlock security. Bend your legs as much…

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Adapt Your Training To Your Morphology (Part 2)

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. If you didn't read Part 1, click here. Legs Improve your squat position To reduce the lower back's effort and limit the hamstrings tension, it's possible to do like powerlifters by putting the barbell on posterior deltoids. This technique decreases the cantilever and increases the power…

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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 your body (pronated grip). Over-under…

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The Reasons For An Asymmetric Body (Part 2)

I watched a Jamcore DZ’s video  and I learned good stuff. If you didn't read the Part 1, click here . When it’s a real weak point, the only thing you can do is to be persistent and patient. For this, it’s important that you learn to isolate and feel the muscle’s sensation. Learning to isolate muscle involves 2 things :…

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