Stretching At The Bar

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Suspended at the fixed bar with the hands apart and with a pronated grip (thumb inwards) : Inhale and exhale slowly focusing on the relaxation of your body. This allows you to relax your back and rebalance the pressure inside the intervertebral discs (the discs that connect…

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How To Do Close-Grip Lat Pulldowns

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Podcast: Sitting at the machine with your knees under the pads: Inhale and bring the handle back to the sternum by swelling your chest and tilting your back slightly Exhale at the end of the movement This exercise works the latissimus dorsi and teres major. This…

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How To Do Seated Rows

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Podcast.   Soundcloud version https://soundcloud.com/user-86516392/seated-row Sitting on the machine with your feet on the foot stop and with your torso bent: Inhale and straightening your back and pulling your elbows back, you bring back the handle to your sternum’s base Exhale at the end of the…

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Acromioclavicular Problems

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Frequent bodybuilding’s athletes are often confronted with acromioclavicular diseases. This doesn’t happen in the same way as with sports like rugby, football, riding or combat sport with projections where the shoulder joint can be damaged by a fall or violent contact which leads to acromioclavicular dislocation…

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