Roman Chair Side Bends

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. This exercise is working on the bench originally planned for lumbar extension. Put yourself on the side with your hip on the bench and your torso in the void. Your hands are behind your head or on your torso…

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Dumbbell Side Bends

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing wit your legs slightly apart with one hand behind your head and a dumbbell in the other hand : Do a lateral flexion of your torso on the opposite side of the dumbbell Return to the start position or…

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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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Stretching Of Glutes

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on the floor with one leg stretched out and the other leg bent with your foot on the floor and moving from the outer side of your leg stretched. Press on the outer side of your knee bent with your opposite elbow. This exercise mainly…

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Standing Calf Raises

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Stand with the front of your feet on a step. Put your hand on a wall or a support to have more stability : Slowly flex your feet to stretch your calves. Extend your feet with your knees extended or slightly bent. It's a movement to be…

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How To Do Machine Back Extension

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on the machine with your torso bent. The pads placed on your shoulder blades : Inhale and straightens your torso at the maximum Back to the start position by controlling the movement and exhaling. This exercise works spinal erectors muscle mainly, the sacro-lumbar of the spinal…

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How to Do Back Extension

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Installed in the bench with your ankles blocked. The axis of the bending is done with the coxofemoral joint and the pubis is outside of the bench : Your torso bent and you make an extension to the horizontal by raising your head Then, you make a…

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