Calf Stretching

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with your hands on your hips. One leg forward with your knees stretched and your feet in the knee axis : Flex the knee of the front leg while advancing your pelvis. Be careful to keep your back leg straight and …

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Standing Calf Raise Machine

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Stand with your back straight and your shoulders under the pads. The front of your feet on the step with your ankles in passive flexion : Do an extension of your feet with of your knees joints in extension. This exercise works …

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How To Do Dumbbell Sumo Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with your legs apart. Your toes are pointing outwards and you hold a dumbbell between your legs : You look straight in front of you. You inhale deeply. You arch a little bit your back and squat down. When your thighs …

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Deadlift Correctly (Part 2)

I you didn’t read the Part 1, click here I read an Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. Setup As you know, there are several versions of deadlift that can match your training goals or your body type but the conventional deadlift is great for starting to learn the basics. Attention : It’s important …

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Squat Correctly (Part 3)

Classical errors I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. Click here to read Part 1 and Part 2  Squat is a movement that we make since baby, it’s a basic movement. But when I started to do squat with weight, I make mistakes and I’m going to talk about the classical …

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Squat Correctly (Part 1)

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. I’m sure that in your gym, everyone says it’s good to do squat ? But who do your see really doing ? There’s not a lot of people, it’s weird, no ? I do the squat on leg’s day but the truth is that it’s actually a …

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Muscle Memory

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and there is good stuff. Muscle memory is an action execute with a lot of repetitions physically or mentally. The body will learn to execute this action more effectively using less brain power. Your muscles don’t have brain but rather your brain learn to create a procedure list to …

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Incline Leg Press

Today was legs day. There is an exercise that improves your performance for squat, it’s the One Leg Incline Leg Press. This helps your leg power balance. You know when repetition is difficult, it’s the side where the muscle is the most powerful that helps the weaker side. For example with bench press, you see …

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