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.
In this tutorial, learn some easy leg exercises that you can do at home or the gym. These exercises don't require much space or any equipment and you can learn them pretty quickly.
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.
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.
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.
In this exercise, Erika shows you one of her favorite exercises, the "butt blaster." Do the "butt blaster" exercise.
Perfect lower abdominal muscles really complete a tight, healthy stomach. This instructional video teaches you five separate methods of isolating your lower abs. This tutorial demonstrates exercises such as rock-backs, direct hip rotations, ab lifts, modified leg lifts, and lying hip thrusts. Once you combine each method in a regular routine, you'll have awesome lower abs in no time.
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.
In this Fitness video tutorial you will learn how to do hip pushups. This one is for advanced body builders and not for beginners. You can use push up stands or use towel to cushion your fists while doing hip push ups. This is not to be done with palms open. Keep your elbows on your sides and you will be pushing from your hips. Stretch your body with the weight on the fists and toes. Keep your torso straight, abs flexed tight, then go down slow and come up slow. The body should be straight. D...
If you practice Muay Thai then you're probably more than familiar with a move called the Muay Thai clinch. In boxing and in Muay Thai, clinching involves holding your opponent's body or arms in a tight position that prevents him from punching or kicking you. This is an excellent offensive strategy that many fighters use during a match.
This is a basic abdominal workout, called the "16-inches" abs exercise, where you lay flat on your back, legs tucked tightly together, and raise them about 16 inches. Then lower them and repeat. This is a great move to get rock hard abs! Personal trainer Milton Morehead, from Fit&FabLiving, shows you this easy body sculpting workout.
Get your best legs yet with these simple exercise moves. Get fit. This is the saddle bag blaster. It is a pliee that will sculpt your legs. Shimmy your hips. You are working your legs, hips, waist and under butt area.
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...
Advanced workouts with weights can help strengthen your neck. Learn exercises and stretches for your workout routine in this fitness video. Take action: protect forehead from weight, hang neck off bench and lift forward, keep back straight & tighten abs, and place feet flat on floor. 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 train...
This exercise is challenging! The static V-hold is a fairly simple exercise to perform. But if done correctly and at the right time, it can be very demanding. This exercise is most effective when performed as the last in a series of ab exercises; or basically, when the abs are completely fatigued.
This curl up is commonly used to test abdominal endurance. Many fitness certifying organizations use the curl up as a protocol for exercise testing. This exercise is similar to the abdominal crunch. However, the range of motion is greater than the crunch.
Want to get great abs, thighs, and a butt all by doing just one exercise? Then save time while still getting awesome results by doing the flutter kick exercise, which involves kicking your legs one on top of the other while keeping them at a 45 degree angle.
It can be really hard and intimidating to start a fitness program, especially if you've never worked out on a consistent basis before. But if your goal is to lose anywhere from 30 to 50 pounds then you really can't get away with not exercising.
This how to video shows a great exercise called the bridge or the plank. This is a great abdominal exercise to throw into your core conditioning routine. Watch this fitness tutorial and you can use the bridge or plank on your road to six pack abs.
The plié squat is a great way to tone your leg muscles, not to mention burn some fat off. Just make sure you're tightening your glutes when performing this exercise, to make sure you're getting the full benefits. Watch this video to see the correct method for doing this exercise. This also works the hamstrings out! Personal trainer Milton Morehead, from Fit&FabLiving, shows you this easy body sculpting workout.
We don't usually think that you need exercise equipment in order to work out effectively. In fact, most of the time you can achieve comparable results to going to the gym simply by using your own body weight (doing push ups, for instance, or the Warrior 3 yoga pose).
In this video, we learn how to do a toe touch. First, grab a yoga mat and place it on a hard surface. Sit down and rock back pulling your legs in the air. Now, raise your arms creasing your elbows slightly. lower and pull your legs in the air, making your arms touch your toes as close as possible. If you can just touch the ankles that is fine. You can also place your arms on the floor if raising them in the air is too much work for you. If you want, you can lay flat on the floor and raise you...
Superman is here to save the day! Actually, it's personal trainer Milton Morehead, from Fit&FabLiving, showing you an easy body sculpting workout called the Superman. The Superman is a floor exercise that helps strengthen your back muscles. All you need to do is hold the Superman pose for your desired amount of time. Watch to see the correct technique.
Learn how to exercise by doing the 1 arm dumbbell clean and jerk. EXERCISE DETAILS:
A strong core is the key to a healthy, strong body. And who knows more about core strength than the elite Navy SEALs? Check out this workout video to learn three simple exercises that will get your abs, lower back, glutes, and more in top shape.
We've all come up with lame excuses for not working out: Gym memberships can get really pricey, you don't have enough room in your living room to follow a workout tape, you're too tired, etc. But have you ever considered simply hitting up your local high school track field?
Seated dips are one of those exercises that looks easy but is a real pain to actually do. While you can do seated dips on the floor, doing them on a bench with your feet flexed adds an extra dimension of height that will increase muscle intensity and heart rate.
Learn how to do incline push-ups and sculpt your body without weights. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life.
No pain no gain, ladies and gents. If you want a fabulous body, trying to take the easy way out by trying those hokey "As Seen On TV" exercise machines or just by starving yourself is going to get you nowhere fast. Neither serve to encourage long term weight loss results, and while you may lose weight, most of that weight is going to be loss of muscle mass because you're not exercising.
Learn how to exercise by doing the dumbbell bicep curl with underhand grip. EXERCISE DETAILS:
Working out your abs strengthens your core, the center of your body that holds everything together. The stronger your core is, the stronger the rest of your body will be.
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...
The seated chest press can be done from any chair with a seat back. This exercise is great for shaping and strengthening the chest muscles. The chest is scientifically named the pectoralis. This muscle is used any time you push a chair up to the table, shut a car door, or push a shopping cart. There are two muscles that make up the pectoralis. They are the pectoralis major and minor. The pectoralis major is always the prime mover during chest exercises.
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.
We don't know about you, but we're wondering how the hell Katy Perry even has time to work out these days with the countless number of promotional appearances, hostess jobs, planning a wedding, and singing gigs she's doing on a daily basis. But, after looking at a few recent pictures of the singer's fit and curvy body, she must be doing something to keep all that in shape.
Fit bodies are made, gals, not born (unless your name happens to be Megan Fox). Most of us have some trouble getting the flab off our bellies because the fat there is the last to go when you're dieting and exercising to lose weight (sucks, we know). So how do you conquer the ab region without subjecting yourself to 3,000 crunches?
Want your bum to look as perky as it did twenty years ago in a bikini? Unfortunately there's no way to cut corners when you want to tone your glutes and thighs (lipo is an alternative, but that just gets rid of fat and doesn't actually help you tone or increase muscle).
In this demonstration, Erin Huggins shows Pilates exercises that can be used to firm and tone legs. Start laying on our left side with your arm above your head and your head resting on your arm. Your legs should be straight. Start by pointing your right kneecap (top leg) to the ceiling. Then lift it straight up to a 90 degree angle. Flex your foot at the top of the move and keep it flexed when you drop the leg. A variation of the move is to keep your foot pointed and bend your knee as you pul...
Stair steppers are popular for cardio at the gym or at home. Learn how to use a stair stepper in this exercise tutorial. When using a stair stepper you should work quads, hamstrings & glutes, follow instructions on machine, keep hands on sensors, and keep pedals centered. With this how to video you will be able to use a stair stepper for a more effective workout.
Combination exercises allow the body to mix endurance training with strength training. Learn how to perform renegade rows and duck walk combos properly from a professional trainer in this workout tutorial. Begin in plank position, perform rows with dumbbells, mix in duck walks and stay low. With this how to video you can renegade rows and duck walks into your workout.