Improve Without Stress

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE !!! I watched an Olivier Roland's video  and I learned some good stuff. I think that's already happened to you. Do you put so much pressure on yourself to reach a goal that you fail ? And that's very frustrating when we do personal development. When we put too much pressure on ourselves, we have…

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Variant To Avoid Dumbbell Bench Press Shoulder Pain

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I watched an Athlean-x's video  and I learned some good stuff. I wrote an article about to avoid pain when you do dumbbell press or overhead shoulder press because I have a pain when I do it. Click here to read the article  . I have the same problem with the dumbbell bench…

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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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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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How To Do Quadriceps Stretchning

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Stand on one leg : Take your ankle or your foot of your opposite leg. Try to bring your heel closer to your buttocks by pulling upwards This exercise works deep the iliopsoas and work a little bit the tensor fasciae latae. To better feel the rectus…

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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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Adapt Your Training To Your Morphology (Part 2)

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. If you didn't read Part 1, click here. Legs Improve your squat position To reduce the lower back's effort and limit the hamstrings tension, it's possible to do like powerlifters by putting the barbell on posterior deltoids. This technique decreases the cantilever and increases the power…

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Adapt Your Training To Your Morphology (Part 1)

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. In bodybuilding, it's really important to take into account individual morphological differences. Especially for squat and deadlift. Squat and deadlift have a different muscular work for a brevilineal person and a rangy person A brevilineal person has a proportionally long torso and short limbs. An rangy…

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Biceps Tendon Rupture

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Rupture or tear of the biceps long head is the serious injury the most frequent in sport This injury usually appears on a muscle weakened by tendinitis caused by a sudden movement of the arm. Sudden arm movements are usually thrown like baseball, tennis, throwing sports…

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Side-Lying Lateral Raise

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Lying on the side, on the floor or on a bench with a dumbbell on your hand in pronation : Inhale and raise your arm to the vertical Exhale at the end of the movement When you do « standing » raise, you work the muscle to a maximal…

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Triceps Extension

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Lying on the bench, you take the barbell with a pronated grip with your arms in vertical : Inhale and flex your arms. Taking care to not spread too much your elbows to go down the barbell at your forehead or behind your head. Back to the…

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Preacher Curls

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy »  and there is good stuff Podcast Sitting with your arms on the bench : Inhale and flex your arms Exhale at the end of the movement This exercise is good to target the biceps, brachialis and brachioradialis. Note : Because of the bench's inclination, the tension will be very important during the complete extension…

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