Deadlift Correctly (Part 3)

If you didn’t read the first parts, click Part 1 and Part 2  I read a Nerd Fitness article and I learned good stuff. Grip the barbell The strength of the grip is an important part of the deadlift. There are 2 types of grip: Overhand grip => The palms of your hands are towards …

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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 …

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How To Do Seated Rows With A Bar

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Podcast: Sitting on the machine with your feet on the feet stop. Your torso is bent and you hold the bar with a pronation grip (thumbs inside). Your hands are more apart than the width of your shoulders: Inhale, pull the …

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Dumbbell Pullovers

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Lying on a bench with your feet on the ground. You take a dumbbell with both hands and your arms outstretched. The dumbbell is on your palms and your thumbs and forefingers encircling the handle: Inhale and lower the dumbbell behind …

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Wrist Pain With Barbell Curls

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy »  and there is good stuff. Biceps training with a EZ-bar allow to limit excessive strain on wrists. A) Elbow angle a little bit marked B) Elbow angle marked in valgus (more common with women) For biceps training with a barbell, there is important to take care …

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