Shoulder Impingement

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. Impingement is the fact of having mechanical compression and/or tendon wear of the rotator cuff. Rotator cuff is composed of a serie of 4 muscles connected to the shoulder blade at…

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Rotator Cuff Tears

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. Rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles and their tendons that together form a « cuff » around the head of the humerus (upper end of the arm). The 4 muscle, originate…

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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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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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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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Stretching For Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Here is a stretching exercice often done by the powerlifters to avoid having muscle tears during the squat. It's a stretching exercise to do during the warm-up session and between the first sets. This stretching exercise involves crouching slowly while hanging on a stable support such…

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Shoulder Stretching

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with an arm to the horizontal. You take your elbow with your opposite hand and you pull slowly on your arm to bring your elbow to the opposite shoulder. Keep this position for 30 seconds to feel the stretch. This exercise mainly works the deltoid…

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Stretch Of The Rotator Cuff’s Posterior Muscles

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with a dumbbell in one hand. You bend your bust forward by holding yourself to a machine (or with a incline bench). Release your arm and let hang the dumbbell for a minute trying to relax your shoulder. This exercise stretches your infraspinatus, teres minor…

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Importance Of Shoulder Straightening

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. We spend several hours sitting in a day. It’s relaxing but it can create a problem. This problem is the Kyphosis which is the rounding of the upper back with shoulder enrolement forwards. We can have this bad position because of the hypotonicity (decreased muscle tone)…

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