Shoulder Instability Or Dislocations

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. Shoulder is the most mobile joint of the body. This allows you to lift your arm, rotate your arm and lift your arm over your head. It's possible to have a…

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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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Triceps Tear With Back Exercises

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Podcast: Workout for back exercise with very heavy weights such as lat pulldowns or chin-ups with weights can create injuries to the long head of the triceps brachii. In fact, the latissimus dorsi is a powerful muscle whose function is to bring your arms close to your…

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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 your head by slightly bending…

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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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Front Raise

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with your legs slightly apart. Take a dumbbell in each hand in pronation. You can keep dumbbells on your thighs or on the side : Inhale and make an alternate raise of your arms forward (or antepulsion) until your eyes level. Exhale at the end of…

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Shoulder Injury (Part 1)

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Shoulders injuries are frequent in bodybuilding because we want develop all deltoid muscles. To do this, we must perform a signigicant number of repetition and movements thus multiplying the risk of injury. It’s worth remembering that, in comparison with the solid hip’s articulation where the femur…

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Wrong Dumbbell Lateral Raise

By increasing the weight last week, I felt my deltoids work less for seated dumbbell lateral raise. Following several Fitness channels on YouTube, there were a video that talked about this exercise 2-3 days later . I watch and I realize that I was making a big mistake. The weight is 28kg (61 lbs) and I balance a lot to…

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