Nutrition

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interested in nutrition to stay in shape. I read a Arnold Schwarzenegger's book « Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding » and I learned some good stuff. Training stimulate muscle growth. To have an effective training, it's necessary that your body has the sufficient amount of energy and enough raw materials. The role…

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Break For Injuries

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE and today I didn't train. I will tell you why, because I feel pain to my left shoulder and my 2 knees. 6 day ago, it was my leg day and you know, I hurt my right knee during a martial art session. So I used lightweight to train my leg. Since around…

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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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General Stretching Of The Upper Body

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Stand with your feet a little wider than your pelvis width and you back is straight : Hold your ams vertically with your hands clasped and your fingers crossed. Your palms directed upwards : Inhale to inflate your lungs to the…

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Good Position For Abs

Action on lumbar curvature of the psoas muscle Psoas muscles have other functions than to be powerful flexors of hip. They put the lumbar spine in lordosis, which increases the arch. I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Abs exercises (especially for rectus abdominis) must work with the round back (round your spine).…

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Good Morning

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with your feet slightly apart. The barbell put on your trapezius or lower on your posterior deltoids : Inhale and bend you torso forward to the horizontal with your back straight, the axis of flexion passing through coxofemoral joint. Back to the start position and exhale.…

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Hamstring Stretching

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing in support on one leg with your knee slightly bend. Your other leg stretched with your forefoot in flexion : Your hands on your thighs with your back slightly arched. Slowly tilt your torso forward and focus on the feeling of stretching to the back of…

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Tear Of Hamstring Muscle

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. In bodybuilding, tears of hamstring muscles are common. This often happens during squat when the torso is too much inclined. All hamstrings muscles (except biceps femoris short head) are extremely stretched and squeeze strongly to straighten the pelvis. Precisely at this point, there may be a…

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Understand How Your Workout Works In Your Body (Part 1)

I watched a Jamcore DZ's video  and I learned good stuff. I will talk about the training or workout. It's a simple subject but everyone is lost because of theories and training systems. A training is a physical activity and we will return to the basic seeing the effects of a training in your body. Why when we train we…

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Angled Leg Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Warning : Using leg press with heavy weight may cause a displacement in the sacroiliac joint, which can lead to contracture. Installed in the machine with your back on the back pad and your feet a little apart : Inhale and unlock security. Bend your legs as much…

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How To Do Box Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Box squat is often used by powerlifters to gain strength to do squat. This exercise involves doing a squat sitting on a bench for 1-2 seconds and returning to the standing position . In classic squat the tension accumulated in the muscles during the negative phase…

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