Machine Trunk Rotation

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Attention Torso's rotation in the machine are proscribed for people suffering from lower back or having already had a herniated disc, as they might aggravate or reappear this lumbar pathology. Standing on the turntable with your hands on the…

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Seated Machine Hip Abductions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on the machine : Force your legs apart as far as possible When the machine's seat is inclined, it's gluteus medius that works. When the machine's seat is slightly inclined or vertical, it's the upper part of the gluteus maximus that works. The ideal is to…

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Cable Hip Abductions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing on one leg. Your other leg attached a low pulley to your ankle and your opposite hand placed on the machine to stabilize your body : Raise your leg as high as possible This exercise works mainly gluteus medius and gluteus minimus placed in more depth.…

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Bridge

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Lie on your back with your hands flat on the floor. Your arms along your body with your knees bent : Inhale and lift your buttocks from the floor by pushing hard on your feet Maintain the position 2 seconds and go down your pelvis without touching…

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Understand How Your Workout Works In Your 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. Knowing your type of morphology (ectomorph, mesomorph or endomorph) helps a lot to select a training program. Morphology Ectomorph An ectomorph tends to be thin, and struggles to gain weight as either body fat or muscle. They can eat piles…

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The Reasons For An Asymmetric Body (Part 1)

I watched a Jamcore DZ’s video  and I learned good stuff. When I look in the mirror, I see that my right biceps is bigger than my left biceps. And I also see that my left calf is bigger than my right calf. I think you too, you have weak points and an asymmetrical body like me. I tried several…

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Become Antifragile

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and there is good stuff. There is a interesting book « Antifragile : Things that Gain From Disorder » of Naseem Taleb. The concept is to rebuilt our body and our environment to become antifragile, getting stronger and more resilient as more chaos is introduced. Do you want be strong like your movie’s hero or your…

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