Hanging Leg Raises

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Suspended on a chin-up bar : Inhale and back up your knees as high as possible by approaching your knees to your torso. Exhale at the end of the movement This exercise works : The iliopsoas, …

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Individual Variations In Hip Mobility

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Without taking into account the individual differences in muscle elasticity and ligament laxity, it’s bone shape of the hip joint that determines the main variation in hip mobility. It’s mainly in the amplitude of hip abduction that bone configuration plays an …

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How To Do Front Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing with your feet apart at about the shoulder’s width. You take the barbell with a pronated grip and you put the barbell on your upper chest and your anterior deltoid : Inhale deeply to maintain intrathoracic pressure that prevents your torso …

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Machine Shrugs

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing in front of the machine with a pronated grip. You hands are a little larger than your shoulder’s width. Some machine allow you to have a semi pronated grip with you palms face to face : Your head and your back …

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Stretching Of Trapezius And Neck

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. A hand on your head, you pull slowly to tilt your head to the side. This exercise stretches the sternocleidomastoid, all (anterior, middle and posterior) scalenes muscles, the upper part of the trapezius, splenius capitis , splenius cervicis , semispinalis and …

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