Standing Calf Raise Machine

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Stand with your back straight and your shoulders under the pads. The front of your feet on the step with your ankles in passive flexion : Do an extension of your feet with of your knees joints in extension. This exercise works …

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How To Do Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Squat is the #1 exercise for bodybuilding because it works a lot of the muscular system and is great for the cardiovascular system. Squat allows to have a good thoracic expansion and a good respiratory capacity. Standing in front of the …

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Squat Correctly (Part 1)

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. I’m sure that in your gym, everyone says it’s good to do squat ? But who do your see really doing ? There’s not a lot of people, it’s weird, no ? I do the squat on leg’s day but the truth is that it’s actually a …

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Decline Bench Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. By lying on a bench with you head down and fix your feet so as not to slip. The bench is declined between 20° and 40° Take the barbell with a pronated grip and a hand gap equal to or wider …

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Close-Grip Bench Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Lying on a horizontal bench with your butt glued to the bench and your feet on the ground : Takes the barbell with a pronated grip. The distance between your hands varies from 10 to 40 cm (3.9 to 15.7 inches) of …

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Back To The Source Of Equipment (Part 2)

I read a Nerd Fitness articles  and I learned good stuff. If you didn’t read the part 1, click here.  Racks Et Machines To do squat, there are differents equipements, we name it « racks ». Let’s go. Squat stands It’s 2 pieces standing, next to each other to hold the Olympic bar. It’s handy because it’s …

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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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From Exercise Machines To Free Weights

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and there is good stuff. Very often in gym’s advertisements, we watch a lot of high-tech machines to do exercises and the free weight zone is a small hidden room. What I see in my gym, it’s people start their training with a little bit cardio and they use …

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