How Many Reps To Gain Muscle

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This is a good question when you are starting a new exercise or an exercise that you haven’t done for a long time. First, what are the reps? “Rep” means “repetition”. It is a movement of an exercise from start to finish. A set is different because a set is the total number of repetitions …

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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 …

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Create Bins and View Distributions

I have just enrolled in a Data Science course on Udemy  and I learned good stuff. It’s cool, you finished the 1st part. Now we’re going to do more deep Data Mining analysis with this bank’s dataset. To make these analyzes more deep, we’ll create a more statistical approach. To do that we will create …

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Incline Bench Sit-Ups

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on the bench with your feet under the pads and your hands behind your neck. Inhale and tilt your torso without ever exceeding 20° : Move your torso back up by slightly rounding your back to better target the effort on …

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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 …

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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 …

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Seated Barbell Calf Raises

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on a bench with a step under your forefeet. The barbell placed on the bottom of your thighs. Do an extension of your feet This exercise works mainly soleus. This muscle is part of the triceps surae and inserted above …

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Work With An Alias

I have just enrolled in a Data Science course on Udemy and I learned good stuff. In the last article, I showed you how to do a simple A/B test. We will continue with the result we had with the A/B test. Here is the result of the A/B test. What is in orange is the …

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