The supine pull-up is generally performed on a Smith machine. This exercise is a modified version of the classic pull-up. It is sometimes referred to as an inverted pull-up. The first step in this exercise is to adjust the bar height. The bar height should be approximately 4 feet high. You can adjust the bar height as needed. Next, ensure your handgrip is slightly wider than shoulder width apart. For this exercise, use an overhand grip. With your arms fully extended, pull yourself (neck/chest...
If tension is bothering you, take some time to relax and let the stress melt away by practicing the Reversed Corpse pose, or Adavasana. This simple exercise can help you relax your body and mind, by focusing on your breathing you will find relief from stress and tension.
In order to do the swimmer exercise, you need to be flat on the ground (on your belly) with your arms and legs stretched out. Then, you just lift one arm and one opposing leg (i.e. right arm; left leg), hold, then drop them while simultaneously lifting the other ones. The swimmer works the core muscles, the glutes and the hamstrings. You should do this move about 5 times (sets) with 12 reps each. Personal trainer Milton Morehead, from Fit&FabLiving, shows you this easy body sculpting workout.
There is a reason why this little gadget is called a powerball. It gets its name because it exercises your wrist, fingers, and forearm.
Yoga butterfly breathing is a great way to start you day or any work out. It gets you well oxygenated, helps you eliminate toxins, gets your cardiovascular system revved up and bumps up your metabolism. Watch this how to video and start using this butterfly breathing technique.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to get perky pecs and get rid of "side boobs". This video lists several exercises for viewers to do. Users will need a pair of dumbbells for some of these exercises. The exercises in this are: chest fly, dumbbell press and a variation of push-ups (narrow, wide, knees). Do 3 sets of 10 repetitions for each of these exercises. This video also provides 2 isometric exercises. The first exercises to press the hands together. The second exercises is the sid...
In order to get a ripped lower and upper chest, without going to a gym, you will need something to prop your knees up. You can use your bed or a chair. To recreate your incline and decline chest press exercises, a modified pushup substitutes for it. Watch your posture and your spine alignment, when you are doing them.
Most people don't realize this, but yoga is a form of strength training. If you've never done yoga before then you probably think it's nothing but a series of New Age-y stretches that get you in tune with your inner Zen, but yoga is a lot more intensive than that.
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Who says yoga is done on an individual basis, try this yoga pose with a partner. Watch this how to video and learn how to do a backpack pose. The backpack pose is a great way to stretch your back and lower body. This is a fun thing to do with a friend to stretch out your spine and hamstrings. Practice the backpack yoga pose with a partner.
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The abdominals can be considered one of the best signals of fitness and strength and is one of the most sought-after muscle groups to develop by both men and women. While the abdominals are very desirable, it can be one of the most difficult areas to distinguish and maintain. This article's purpose is to give you the hard truths, advice, and workout for gaining a hard body and new look.
Got problem areas? If you do, are you willing to work hard to get rid of them? If the answer is yes, then check out this fitness video for a workout pose that will banish saddle bags and love handles within a few weeks...though we will admit it's a killer.
To do this "curtsy lunge" exercise is a great for a leg workout. But you should first be completely competent with the lunge and split squat exercises first. This lunge exercises is brought to you by Men's Health.
Pushups are a great workout. But if you think you're ready to take it to the next level, you should consider incorporating backback pushups into your workout. The added weight will give your muscles added strength and give an exciting new take on a simple exercise.
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In this video series, expert Constance Borho teaches you some great pilates exercises for strengthening your arms, chest, and shoulders with small weights. Connie leads you through chest expansions and shoulder raises, showing you how to maintain good posture (keeping the “core” aligned) and various ways to strengthen your arms.
In this video, we learn how to improve your yoga with the hara breath. Start by sitting down on your yoga mat and become centered in your body. You will start to breathe in different poses by placing your hands underneath your navel. Close your eyes and envision the center of energy that's in your body. Close your eyes and deep breathe, inhaling and screening energy into your body. Feel your body fueling up with energy and block out all the negative thoughts from your mind. As you do this, fe...
The double crunch exercise involves two movements: a traditional abdominal crunch and a reverse crunch or knee-in. The reverse crunch portion of this exercise is supposed to target the lower portion of the abdomen. However, it is important to note that whenever the knees move toward the chest from a supine position (on your back), the hip flexors are the prime movers.
See how to make use of a Pilates ladder barrel. With pilates, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accidental injury. Whether you're looking to slim down or merely tighten up your core, you're sure to be well served by this home fitness how-to from the folks at Balanced Body Pilates. For complete instructions, give this free exercise video a gander.
Core strength is often associated with the practice of pilates, but having a strong midsection is just as important in pilates' sister practice, yoga. With all the flow between down dogs and vinyasas, it's important to keep your body steady and your core engaged.
Your 60s is the time to exercise and stay fit and flexible. Learn exercises and fitness tips for your 60s in this exercise and fitness tutorial. To exercise in your 60's you should use resistance bands, alternate resistance levels, and work joints and back. With this how to video you will be able to safely and effectively workout well into your 60's.
Watch this instructional fitness video to do a supine row weight lifting exercise. Keep your back straight and your body in a straight line. Exhale as you lift the weights up and inhale on the way down. This supine row exercise works the back, biceps and posterior deltoids.
Start by lying on your side on the floor or mat with the legs extended. The elbow should be directly underneath the shoulder to support the body. As you contract your abdominals, use your torso to lift yourself off of the mat while your elbow and feet are touching the ground. Hold this for 10 to 15 seconds making sure that the spine and neck are in a neutral position. Repeat on the opposite side.
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Ardha-Ushtrasana, or Half Camel Pose, is a Yoga pose designed to help strengthen your neck, back, pelvis and abdominal muscles while also helping you to relax. It's great for relieving back ache, rounded back, and drooping shoulders. In this video you will get a quick tutorial on how to perform the pose.
This clip offers a demonstration a number of methods for improving posture through thoracic extension and hamstring stretching. With Pilates, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accidental injury. Whether you're looking to slim down or merely tighten up your core, you're sure to be well served by this home fitness how-to from the folks at Balanced Body Pilates. For complete in...
This clip offers advice on how to save your wrists and build strength in your back when using a Pilates Reformer exercise machine. With pilates, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accidental injury. Whether you're looking to slim down or merely tighten up your core, you're sure to be well served by this home fitness how-to from the folks at Balanced Body Pilates. For complete...
These three pilates glute exercises will help tone your butt and thighs. Get in shape to wear a bathing suit by doing any one or all three pilates moves. Watch this pilates how-to video to learn how to do this glute series.
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There is an easier way to get in shape—and you can do it from the comfort and privacy of your own home if you so prefer. There are a few low impact pieces of exercise equipment that you can use to tone and shape your body; and often these simple tools can produce dramatic results. In these exercise videos, learn how to workout with a resistance band and a fitness ball. Through the power of the internet, our expert can be your personal trainer and lead you through several exercises to tone you...
Beginners yoga offers supine yoga poses that can be fit into a sequence for restorative or fitness goals. Learn supine yoga poses from a certified instructor in this free yoga video series.
The body saw exercise is as difficult as it sounds, but once you see your body the next day you'll be happy you stuck to it.
Watch this how to video to learn Nordic pole walking in 6 easy steps. Learn the basic of adjusting your poles to proper walking techniques. Its a great low impact outdoor exercise.
Learn how to exercise by doing the trunk rotation on the bosu with the flat side down with your feet up.
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