Triceps Tear With Back Exercises

I read Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Podcast: Back exercises with very heavy weights can create injuries to the long head of the triceps. In fact, the latissimus dorsi is a powerful muscle and its function is to bring your arms close to your rib cage. It’s because your …

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Lateral Raise

This is The Stephane Andre and today I’m talking about lateral raise with dumbbells. I read Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with your legs slightly apart. Your back straight, your arms along your body with a dumbbell in each hand : Raise your arms to the horizontal …

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From Exercise Machines To Free Weights

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and there is good stuff. Very often in gym’s advertisements, we watch a lot of high-tech machines to do exercises and the free weight zone is a small hidden room. What I see in my gym, it’s people start their training with a little bit cardio and they use …

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3 Things To Be More Productive

I watched an Olivier Roland’s video  and there is good stuff. There 3 things to boost your productivity Mirror Have a mirror on your desk. Some scientific studies show when we have a mirror next to us, we have a greater probability to take good decisions to reach our goals. For exemple, if you want …

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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 …

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Weighted Decline Crunch

Today was the abs – back – biceps session, it was especially cool because in July, the gym is almost empty. There is an abs exercise I do after the planck, it’s the weighted decline crunch. For this exercise I use a dumbbell of 30kg (66lbs), right now. Not easy this crunch version but it’s …

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