Basic Nutrients

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interested in nutrition to stay in shape. I read some advices from Arnold Schwarzenegger and I learned some good stuff. There are 3 basics nutrients called macronutrients : Protein A protein is made of different amino acids to provide the materials constituting the muscle tissue. A protein is also a…

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SLAP Tears

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. SLAP is an acronym for superior labrum anterior to posterior. The labrum is a rim of tissue that adds depth to the bony socket of the shoulder. The superior or « top »…

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Manage Your Amino Acids

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE !!! I watched a Jamcore DZ's video  and I learned some good stuff. To put it simply, protein is an assembly of amino acids which means that you have to eat protein so that your body can have amino acids. There are a total 20 amino acids, 8 are essential and 12 nonessential. Be…

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Shoulder Instability Or Dislocations

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Shoulder is the most mobile joint of the body. This allows you to lift your arm, rotate your arm and lift your arm over your head. It's possible to have a…

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Shoulder Impingement

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Impingement is the fact of having mechanical compression and/or tendon wear of the rotator cuff. Rotator cuff is composed of a serie of 4 muscles connected to the shoulder blade at…

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Overuse Injuries

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. There are 2 types of injuries : Acute injuries and overuse injuries. Acute injuries are usually caused by a single traumatic event. Here are some examples : Wrist fractures Ankle sprains Shoulder dislocations…

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Mature Athlete

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Physical exercises are for everyone, including the mature population. Exercises allow older people to keep a healthy body and maintain their independence. The main health problems of the mature population are…

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Articular Cartilage Injuries

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interessted in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Definition Articular cartilage is difficult to understand because there are 3 types of cartilages in the body : articular of hyaline cartilage (covers joint surfaces), fibrocartilage (knee meniscus, vertebral disk) and elastic…

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Knee is the largest and most complex joint of the body. There are 4 primary ligaments (with their muscles and tendons) and secondary ligaments for the knee to function properly. Here…

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Understand How Your Workout Works In Your Body (Part 2)

I watched a Jamcore DZ's video  and I learned good stuff. If you didn't read the Part 1, click here. Knowing your type of morphology (ectomorph, mesomorph or endomorph) helps a lot to select a training program. Morphology Ectomorph An ectomorph tends to be thin, and struggles to gain weight as either body fat or muscle. They can eat piles…

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Incline Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Sitting on a bench inclined between 45° and 60° and takes the barbell with a pronated grip. The grip is wider than your shoulders : Inhale and lower the barbell until it reaches your jugular notch (upper chest at the base of your neck). Press the barbell…

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The Confusion Of Whey Protein

I watched a JamCore DZ’s video  and there is good stuff. People have a lot of questions about whey and they become crazy. Companies take advantage of this confusion to make money without educating people. People who are misinformed think whey help to lose weight. It’s for this reason I’m writing this article to explains how work whey. The notion…

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