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 …

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Bench Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Lying on a horizonzal bench with your butt glued to the bench and your feet on the ground : Takes the barbell with a pronated grip. The distance of your hands is wider than the width of your shoulder. Inhale and lower …

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Incline Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Sitting on a bench inclined between 45° and 60° and takes the barbell with a pronated grip. The grip is wider than your shoulders : Inhale and lower the barbell until it reaches your jugular notch (upper chest at the base of …

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Barbell Front Raises

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with legs slightly apart. Your back straight with your abs contracted. Place a barball on your thinghs with a pronated grip and you have arms outstrechted : Inhale and raises the barbell until the level of your eyes Back to the …

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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. …

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One Arm Dumbbell Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Sitting on a bench with your back straight. Your arms bend with your elbows forward. A dumbbell in each hand in supinated grip (thumbs inwards) and at the level of shoulders : Inhale and press your arm vertically by rotating your …

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Dumbbell Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Sitting on a bench with your back straight. Take dumbells in pronation (thumbs inwards) at shoulders height : Inhale and press to have dumbells over your head Exhale at the end of the movement This exercice works deltoids (mainly medial deltoids), trapezius, …

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Back Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Sitting with your back straight. Take the barbell with your hand in pronation behind your neck : Inhale and press the barbell above your head without arching your back Exhale at the end of the movement This exercice works deltoids (middle part …

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