If you want to plank, you need core strength. Take your planking to the next level by practicing the exercise shown in this video. How do you know this exercise will help your planking? Well, it's called the plank so that's a good start.
There is a reason why this little gadget is called a powerball. It gets its name because it exercises your wrist, fingers, and forearm.
Watch and learn from our personal trainer how to do knee lift step exercises in this free fitness video on step exercises you can do with equipment. Do knee lifts for step aerobics - Part 1 of 9.
Have access to a Pilates Reformer machine? This clip discusses how to warm up before using it, ensuring your spine is in neutral alignment. 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...
Casey Neuwirth demonstrates how to do the grapevine step. Take a big side step, put the following foot behind the lead foot, and take another side step (in the same direction) and close your feet.
Sadie Nardini teaches you a core yoga power flow for beginners for a holistic whole body workout.
Learn how to warm up in the water in this free exercise video on swimming pool workouts and aqua fitness. Warm up in the water with aqua fitness - Part 1 of 15.
This tutorial gives a demonstration of a cardio workout. It explains the jump rope exercise and provides tips on how to perform the exercise correctly. Jumping rope is one of the best overall cardio exercises and burns serious calories in a short amount of time. This is one exercise you definitely want to keep in your workout routine to see results.
Get the perfect abs workout with Men's Health. By keeping tension in the band during this "torso rotation" exercise, and by rotating your body, you will target your core muscles.
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Here is an exercise that really works the gluteus muscles. It is relatively easy to perform. However, for this exercise to be effective, it does require a bit of skill and proper technique. A workout mat is recommended.
In this online video series learn aerobics from personal trainer Ricketta Butler, who holds a Health Science Education Degree from the University of Florida. In this series of video clips she teaches aerobics exercises such as : the a step, hop turn, knee straddle, alternating knees, L step, basic left, over the top, basic right, safety for step exercises, straddle, turn steps, v step left, v step right, and the v step right and left.
This clip offers advice on how to use a Pilates Reformer table to strengthen your hip muscles. 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 exerci...
Do a light workout to tone your neck muscles. Learn exercises and stretches for your workout routine in this fitness video. Take action: use these drills before work outs, roll neck slowly to warm up muscles, follow full range of motion, and hold head in place while contracting. Tom Clifford, the instructor in this how-to video, has a degree in physical education, fitness and health from Eastern Michigan University, where he ran track and cross-country. Tom has worked as a personal trainer fo...
No, this exercise isn't for you pets, it's for you! The cat dog exercise is perfect for helping you gain stability while strengthening your core muscles. You need to get on all fours, with the wrist right below the shoulders, and the knees right below the hips. Then lift one leg and one opposing arm (i.e. right leg; left arm), and hold it, then release. Watch to see the dog/cat in action! Personal trainer Milton Morehead, from Fit&FabLiving, shows you this easy body sculpting workout.
This video workout is aimed at skinny guys who want to get ripped. Some tips for weight training are to train less than 45 minutes at a time, focus on compound movements, try to get 5% stronger every two weeks, don't do more than one or two forced reps, and split your workout into 3 days for various body parts. To gain muscle mass, eat about 15 times your current body weight in calories, including 1-1.5 grams of protein per pound. Eat twice as many carbs as protein, high quality fats, and nut...
In this video Brooke Burke demonstrates how to do leg lifts. This exercise targets the abs. Lay your mat on the floor. Lie on your back with your hands on the floor. Raise both legs together, keeping them straight. Do it slowly to make it a little harder, and lower them again but not right to the floor. Do this ten times at first, then aim for twenty times. Keep your lower back on the ground. Rest a little. Now to make it even more difficult, do it very slowly, counting down from five until o...
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Score those famously fit football player shoulders by watching this video, which teaches you how to perform a pull up exercise.
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There are many variations of the side crunch exercise. This exercise works the oblique muscles. The lateral flexors of the spine (quadratus lumborum) are also involved in this exercise. The obliques are commonly referred to as the "love handles." They are used to assist with rotation of the torso. They are also instrumental during abdominal contractions.
Katherine and Kimberly Corp show you how to do the breast stroke pilates exercise. This exercise is used for strengthening and improving the flexibility of your spine.
This video in the Fitness category will show you how to do barbell hack squats. The video is from Livestrong. Michelle Trapp, a Certified Personal Trainer at Gold’s Gym will demonstrate this routine. Keep the bar low enough so that you can safely un-rack it. Stand next to the bar facing away from the bar. Lift the bar and step away from the rack. Keep the bar close to your legs and let it slide along your legs as you come up and down. Your chest should be up and your head should be straight u...
During pregnancy the natural curves of the spine become exaggerated causing the lower back to sway as well as the upper back and shoulders to round. This rolling forward of the shoulders causes the ribcage to collapse down compressing the lungs and diaphragm which results in a breathless feeling along with feeling like there is very little space left for the baby. Another unfortunate result of the ribcage compressing the stomach area is the stomach acid gets pushed up the esophagus resulting ...
This tutorial demonstrates a plyometrics sports training exercise. This side box jump workout was developed to increase your overall sports performance. This how to video explains a plyometric side box jump exercise and how you can incorporate this explosive training into your routine to develop your speed and power to become bigger, faster and stronger.
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Sadie Nardini teaches you how to improve your yoga fan pose stretch for release in the legs, hips, and lower back.
The truth is, it's not about how many repititions of an exercise you do; it's about how well you hold the form and what kind of exercise you do. Heck, you could probably do 1,000 sit ups a day and still have some extra flab on your belly. That's because sit ups only tone the upper portion of your core, making the rest liable to grow chub.
Working out the arms with standing dumbbell curls. Learn to increase muscle strength in the arms with dumbbells and curl exercises. Take action: start with feet shoulder-width apart, palms face forward, keep elbows at sides, and do not rock. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting and she enj...
Love handles, also affectionately known as saddlebags, don't look quite so cheery in a bikini or popping over skinny jeans as a muffin top. In fact, if we're going to be honest here, the only time you can get away with being adorably chubby is when you're five.
Getting regular cardiovascular exercise is extremely important to maintain good health but it can be difficult to find an exercise that isn't strenuous on the joints. Luckily aqua jogging is a great workout for any age.
Here is a killer arm workout you can do at home with just a set of dumbbells to help get those huge guns. You will be sore for days after doing this workout. This is for the advanced bodybuilder.
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...
Contrary to popular belief, you don't need a whole room of exercise equipment or a gym to get in a good workout or warm up. In fact, for the most part all you need to lengthen and tone is a resistance band and your own weight.
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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.
Eliminate the FUPA from your body! This fitness video will show you the cure to that nasty "Fat Upper Pubic Area" that most woman have trouble with. That belly flab is a no-go, so start using this abs workout to begin exercising your abdominal area and feeling great again. You don't need to go the gym for this exercise routine… you just need some motivation and a workout ball.
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.