Abdominal exercises such as kneeling ab crunches work out the abdominal muscles. Learn abdominal exercises in this free ab workout video series featuring a personal trainer.
In this exercise video, Brooke Burke and Autumn Calabrese, trainers with Modern Mom, help women viewers attain their fitness goals by teaching you how to perform stomach exercises! They demonstrate how to perform aerobic motions that train your abs and core; they explain how V-sit abdominal exercises work, show how you can set your own personal fitness goals, and also show you how you can increase the level of challenge you get from your workout. Advice is also offered on rest and managing th...
Want to increase your height? Well watch this fitness instructional video and learn how through some simple yoga stretching exercises you will seem taller. Having the right posture is key to how tall or short you seem and you will learn all this by watching this yoga stretching instructional video. Seem taller and improve your posture by simply doing some easy yoga stretching a couple of days a week. So if you want to seem taller watch this instructional video.
This exercise video for women, featuring Autumn Calebrese and Brooke Burke from Modern Mom, show you how to work your abs and stomach area! In "the Bridge," you arch your back slowly, working the gluteus maximus as well as the core area in general. Do about twenty-five repetitions, if possible, in three sets; afterwards, you can try a "pulse" method for an increased rate of "burn." This activity can be repeated until you are fatigued, and possibly consider holding at the top for increased fit...
In this tutorial, we learn how to build chest muscles through chair push-ups. To begin, you will need to set up three chairs in a pyramid shape that will fit your body laying down. To begin, place both of your feet on one chair and then push each of your hands laying on a chair. After this, do as many push ups as you can. If you want a more challenging work out, you can wear a backpack that is filled with weights. You can also stay at the bottom for a couple seconds while you are doing the pu...
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The standing cable rope curl is a great exercise for building overall thickness and size in your biceps. With this how to video you can add the cable rope curls to your biceps workout and watch your arms grow.
This video shows you how to get taller through stretching. This video shows you how you can grow taller by stretching your body daily. It also explains how stretching exercises help your body release high amounts of Human Growth Hormone which helps you grow taller. In this video you will learn what kind of daily exercise routine you will have to follow to achieve success. This is a good video for people that are looking for some ways to grow taller naturally without any medication.
This extremely difficult yet highly effective training combination is designed for athletes looking to strengthen their core, glutes, and shoulders.
The Power Plate is a high tech piece of exercise equipment. Make sure you know how to use it before you start your workout. This video will explain how to use the control panel of the Power Plate to prepare for your workout
This video demonstrates how to properly do ujjayi breathing. Ujjayi breathing aids in yoga poses by bringing maximum amount of oxygen to the body and generating heat in the body.
Are you looking to slim down and get fit? Want to get rid of your annoying love handles? Add the woodchopper to your routine and improve your core strength and overall fitness. This video provides a clear demonstration of the proper technique for this rotational exercise using a free weight for resistance.
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With the recent death of Osama bin Laden near Islamabad, the whole world has gone crazy for Navy SEALs. Everybody wants to know what it was like for SEAL Team Six to carry out their heroic mission last weekend. Others want to know what it takes to become one.
Consistently used in many forms of physical training, the push up has been considered one of the best physical tests of muscular fitness and endurance. Namely known for its use in the military as well as other physically demanding activities such as boxing and the martial arts, the push up is necessary for any physical examination in which many struggle with.
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In this tutorial, we learn how to do exercises that help cleanse the colon. You will first need to start in a position where you are squatting with your hands on the ground in front of your feet. While you are in this position, you will want to sing your favorite mantra while breathing in and out and completely relax the body. Use your lower abdominals to deep breathe while releasing the breathe through your mouth. When finished, relax and sit back down into a butterfly position and deep brea...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn a workout routine that will strengthen and improve the flexibility of the hip girdle. This routine contains 12 exercises. The exercises and the amounts of reps for each exercise are: clams (8 reps per leg), lateral leg raises (15 reps per leg), donkey kicks (8 reps per leg), donkey whips (5 reps per leg), fire hydrant (8 reps per leg), knee circle forward (5 reps per leg), backward knee circle (5 reps per leg), forward leg hurdle (5 reps per leg), backwar...
Tone your upper body by doing these simple pilates exercises with 3-5 pound weights. Begin with the pilates zip up exercise working your biceps and triceps and finish with the superman lunge.
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This clip demonstrates five different exercises that can be performed with a Pilates arc in under five minutes' time. 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...
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The Georgetown Army ROTC program first describes the benefits, and then demonstrates a proper army pushup to standard. Pushups are common in the army, they increase the strength and endurance of your chest, shoulders, and triceps muscle. The push up is also a part of the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT). In order to be contracted and received scholarship benefits male cadets in the age range of 17 - 21 must perform 43 pushups while female cadets in the same age range must perform 19 pushups.
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.
Straightforward ab work with modifications for beginners and experts are shown in this pilates how-to video. Practice doing single leg lifts and changes with this pilates core workout. These pilates single leg lifts are sure to help tone and strengthen your abdominals in now time.
Katherine and Kimberly Corp show you how to do the short plank with leg lifts pilates exercise in this how-to video. This exercise is used to develop core stability and balance as well as build a strong foundation for proper push-ups.
What's in a name? Quite a lot. Learn how to choose a good one that targets your desired demographic. Whether you're considering the possibility of starting your own Pilates studio or already have one and just need a little help tackling a particular pedagogical problem, you're sure to be well served by this free video lesson from the folks at Balanced Body Pilates. For more information, including a comprehensive overview, watch this video guide.
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How to do squats to strengthen your stomach muscles
The largest muscle in the back is scientifically known as the latissimus dorsi. You might see it referred to as the "lats" or "wings." The lats are used any time you pull something. For example, when you open a refrigerator or a car door, you are primarily using your lat muscles. The one arm lat pulldown is a great way to work the back. The following are instructions for performing this exercise:
The Golden Egg is perhaps more of a state of mind than a posture in yoga. The Golden Egg involves sustaining and concentrating your core strength, creating what Sadie Nardini calls an "abdominal balloon."
When it comes to weights and lifting them, often people slack off or just forget about form because it's easy to do so. Additionally, it gets a little hard to think about sitting up straighter and rolling your shoulders down when you have a 100 pound weight above your head.
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...
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Chiropractors always come home from a hard day's work with a smile on their face because so many adults have back pain that just won't go away.
The side leg lift series is part of the classical Pilates repertoire and the circles strengthen the core, flatten the abdominal muscles and tone the inner and outer thighs. If you feel strain in your lower back, bring your legs slightly forward of your body, but for a real challenge, maintain a perfectly straight line and bring your top hand to your hip. Watch this fitness how to video and you'll be strengthening your body with pilates in no time.
Even thought this exercise has the word negative in it, doesn't mean it isn't good. Men's Health shows you exactly how to do the "negative crunch" exercise, where you need to lean backwards into a 45º angle and work your abs.
First of all, there is no supplement or vitamin that can replace healthy eating habits. So don't think even for a second that you can indulge yourself with a Big Mac and supersize fries and toss in a vitamin or two and still be healthy.
Don't have enough time to workout? Then watch this how to video to learn how to use weights to do a 5 minute workout. These five exercises will help tone biceps and triceps.
Learn how to exercise by doing the Roman chair bent knee leg raise. EXERCISE DETAILS: