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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Back To The Source Of Equipment (Part 1)

I read a Nerd Fitness articles  and I learned good stuff. When I began, I went is a small gym at Sous-Moulin . It was a gym in sport center for volleyball, basketball, soccer players. There were only machines (because people stole dumbbells) and when we were 10 people, the gym was full. 2 years …

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Lateral Raise

This is The Stephane Andre and today I’m talking about lateral raise with dumbbells. I read Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with your legs slightly apart. Your back straight, your arms along your body with a dumbbell in each hand : Raise your arms to the horizontal …

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Shoulder Injury (Part 2)

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Dumbbell bench press with elbows along the body to continue training with a shouler injury It’s one of rare exercice to do when you have a shoulders injury, subacromial bursitis Do dumbbell bench press with elbows along the body work, the …

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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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Triceps Stretching

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing or sitting with your back straight. An arm glued to your head with your elbow bent at 90° : Take your wrist with your other hand and pull slowly while trying to bring your elbow behind your head. Maintaining the stretch …

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Beginners Errors

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and there is good stuff. Chasing the illusion « This training shocks muscle », « it’s a training from army » or « this diet work without change what you usually eat ». You have already heard these slogans several times I think. This type of advertising always encourages us to look for the last …

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Dumbbell Triceps Extension

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Lying on a bench with a dumbbell in each hand and arms in vertical : Inhale and flex your arms by controlling the movement Back to the start position and exhale at the end of the movement This exercise allow to work …

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