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.
The hip roll is great if you are looking to target the midsection. This exercise is used to target the oblique muscles, which occupy the sides of the midsection. The job of the obliques is to assist with rotation of the torso, as well as basic abdominal contractions.
This how-to video is for anybody looking to gain lean muscle right in the convenience of your own home with little to no equipment. The intensity and variety of these exercises makes for an effective muscle-building workout. Standard Pushup
Whether you're preparing for a thirty minute bout of interval running or for an intense weight lifting session, warming up is vital to building heat in your body so your joints are lubricated and there is less of a chance of injury. Warming up before exercising also boosts your metabolism so you get your heart rate up early and burn more calories during your workout.
Brooke Burk with Modern Mom instructs this video on how to do a quick ab work out. Lay down on your back on a yoga mat. Start with 20 basic crunches with your hands behind your head. If you feel it start to hurt your neck, rest your head against your hands. Now do a bicycle motion with your legs, touching your elbow to your opposite knee with each rep. Do 20 reps. Now point your legs into the air and do 20 crunches. Next bring your legs beside you and to the right, and do 20 more crunches. Re...
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Here is a killer 45 minute back workout that you can do at home with just a set of dumbbells and a pullup bar. This is a back (lats,latissimus dorsi)workout for the advanced bodybuilder. Make sure you have done warm-up sets for both biceps and triceps before starting this workout because we start in with really heavy weights and you don't want to get injured.
Out of all the celebrities out there now, Kim Kardashian has one of the nicest looking butts around. In this video tutorial, you'll find out how to get a Kim Kardashian butt with just a few simple exercises. Good luck and enjoy!
Do you own a Powertech Workbench? If you do, learn how to exercise effectively while using the Powertec Workbench Multisystem in this walkthrough of the system. This tutorial will demonstrate how to make sure that every rep counts rather than just counting each rep. With appropriate technique, you will get the best out of your training session.
A certified strength and conditioning specialist, demonstrates the fat burn circuit with the Powertec Workbench Multisystem. He talks about maintaining muscle, gaining muscle, and losing fat with the right set of workouts. In this workout, you will need to use a circuit which involves moving from one exercise to another and doing everything in the same order several times in a row.
The towel crunch is similar to the traditional abdominal crunch. The purpose of the towel is to stabilize the head and provide comfort. It also takes away the tendency to want to pull the chin forward into the chest, which compromises the cervical spine.
The supine leg raise is often used to target the lower abs. However, when the legs are elevated from a supine position, the hip flexors become the prime movers, not the abs. Leg raises can put stress on the lumbar spine. Thus, alternative exercises are recommended. It is also important to note that the midsection is not divided into lower and upper halves. The rectus abdominis is one muscle.
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.
Love handles suck. It doesn't matter if you're slightly chubbier than you'd like to be or skinny with a case of the muffin top: Love handles plague us all. But there is a way to get rid of them for good.
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.
To do this tricep and arm toning exercise, just think of the way you take a back scratcher to your back, moving your arms up over your head and then up and down until you finally scratch that itch.
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...
How do you know if you are making progress when you put yourself on a strict diet and exercise regimen? Many people wonder whether the numbers going down on the scale means they're losing fat, and if the numbers are going up, whether they're gaining muscle. This is a question that many body builders and those trying to lose weight (while gaining muscle) try to understand on the way to their goal weight.
Are your man boobs, or the man boobs or someone close to you, weighing you down? Well then Yuri is here to help with some common-sense advice on how to burn fat most effectively and get those things off your chest by burning a lot of calories, increasing your lean muscle mass and thus your metabolic rate.
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.
This video will show you how to build your arms with lying single arm dumbbell extensions. Darin Steen, creator of the Fat Loss Lifestyle 12-Week Body Transformation Program, Shows you how to build up your triceps with this exercise of the week! Make sure to get your shoulder off the bench and keep your elbow nice and high. Bring the dumbbell down to your cheek and exhale as you bring it back up. Use your other hand to stabilize your arm. For a more intensive workout, after the extensions get...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to burn fat with a cable workout. These exercises will require a cable machine. There are four exercises in this workout. These four exercises are: cable wood chop, reverse wood chop, one arm cable row and exercise ball cable crunches. When performing these exercises, do not use a heavy weight. These exercises mainly target the abdominal and core muscles. They also target biceps, obliques and back muscles. This video tutorial will benefit those viewer...
In this video from fatlosslifestyle we learn how to get a smaller waist and to burn belly fat. In this exercise he is lying down, bending the knees. You are creating a vacuum in a sense. You take a deep breath in forcing your belly button to push up towards the ceiling, then as you blow the air out, feel your belly button going down. When you have 3/4 of the air out, hold your breath, and suck in through your throat with your breath being held. Visualize your organs going up into your diaphra...
In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how perform the "Spiderman dumbbell curl". The name refers to the similar stance that Spiderman makes when she shoots webs. This exercise targets the bicep muscles. It will stimulate your body to gain muscle and lose fat. Start by sitting on an incline bench. Chest should be open, keep entire upper arm stationary, bring in palms, push elbows back a bit and palms should be facing towards shoulders. The exercise should be done slowly with 3 second posi...
In this video, Scott Colby shows you a four minute workout that will get you in great shape. All you need is a hill and some tennis shoes as simple as that. He shows you different exercises you can do, all going uphill. A few examples of the different exercises are sprints, walking push-ups, and bear crawls. The object is to continuously do them uphill then walk downhill, kind of like a circuit training. If you follow this routine you should most certainly get awesome results!
The "cable single-arm pull-down" will really improve your biceps. If you want huge biceps, Men's Health will get you there with this arms workout.
Get rid of man boobs by lowering body fat percentage and avoiding the flat bend press exercise.
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...
You don't have to be a detective to learn how to shed those pounds. In this fitness how-to video SELF Magazine presents Yvonne Strahovski from "Chuck" teaching you how to slim down Secret Agent-style. Watch as she demonstrates a Forza workout. Forza simply means strength. You too can learn how to get a strong body with this SELF workout.
Get bikini ready with a few tips from the experts. In this fitness how-to video SELF Magazine gives you a full-body workout centered around swimming exercises. Watch to learn how to dive into the pool to do the following exercise: egg beaters, stair star, water taxi, toe touches, kick board climb, surf's up, mogul jumps and deck dips. Strengthen and tone your core, legs and arms.
Pushups are a great body weight exercise you can do just about anywhere. Pushups work your pecs, shoulders and triceps. With this how to video you can add pushups to your body weight workout and get buff pecs.
Learn how to exercise by doing the seated cable row wide overhand grip. EXERCISE DETAILS:
Learn how to exercise by doing the bent over glute kickback with ankle weight and support. EXERCISE DETAILS:
The bow and arrow pull is a simple exercise that is great for working the back muscles. This exercise also targets other muscles such as the triceps, biceps, and shoulders. The bow and arrow pull can be performed seated or standing.
Learn how to exercise by doing lying trunk rotations on bosu with the flat side down with a medicine ball and your feet up.
The vertical leg crunch is similar to the traditional abdominal crunch. The difference is in the positioning of the arms and legs, as well as the range of motion (the upper back comes higher off the ground). Listed below are instructions for performing the vertical leg crunch:
Learn how to exercise by doing the trunk rotation on the stability ball with a medicine ball. EXERCISE DETAILS:
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