Rear deltoid rows are a great way to work parts of your upper body, letting you go from "bony" to "broad shouldered" in no time. Warning: always consult a physician before starting any exercise program. You will need a barbell and optional: a cambered curl bar. Watch this video to learn how to do rear deltoid rows.
The outer thigh lift is a great way to work the butt. Whenever leg abduction (movement away from the midline of the body) takes place, the gluteus muscles are involved. Instructions for the outer thigh lift are as follows:
Trim and slim your stomach. Learn exercises and stretches for your workout routine in this fitness video. Take action: work the obliques, the sides of torso, using a mat for comfort, keep feet off floor and the body as straight as possible. Tom Clifford, the instructor of 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 for two years. He also has a separate bus...
The host of the video, Sara is joined by Stephen. Sara introduces Stephen, and how he has come up with a leg work out you can easily do at home, with just a chair. First off they start off with a lateral step up. With this you will be able to work the inner and outer thighs. With the chair in position, Stephen instructs Sara to put her left foot on the chair, right foot on the floor. Pushing, off with her left foot, she is completely raised, in a standing position on the chair, pulling her ri...
Visit any gym and you'll see almost all the fitness freaks crunching their abs and lifting weights to tone their arms and midsection. But toning your back is just as important for looking lean and staying strong and fit.
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.
The scissor kick is often used to target the lower abs. However, this exercise does a poor job of working the abs. The hip flexors do most of the work. This exercise can be used in a continuum of ab exercises, but it should not be used as a primary ab exercise.
In Scooby's opinion, pushups are the #1 best exercise you can do! They are simple to do and are a great upper body workout for the complete beginner or the advanced bodybuilder. You can get a complete upper body workout by combining these pushups with crunches and pullups, all of which can be done easily at home.
The prone (face down) bridge or plank is a great exercise if you are trying to develop the core. This exercise is unique in that it is done from a static position. There are no repetitive movements. The prone bridge strengthens the lower back, as well as several muscles in the upper body. If you are new to exercise, consider starting with a modified version of the prone bridge, then progress to a full bridge. A workout mat is recommended.
Back exercises can greatly increase the condition of your spine and posture. Learn how to do ski squats exercise with this tutorial. The ski squat exercise strengthens the back and thigh muscles. People with knee problems should avoid this exercise. Watch this how to video and you will be able to perform the ski squat exercise.
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.
Hip lifts may look simple but they are trickier and tougher than they appear. But do them every day and you'll be on your way to a sexier butt in no time!
Get your straight bar and the weight that you are use to. Get the technique down before you add a bunch of weight. With the straight bar in front of you bend over and grab the bar with your hands. A narrow grab, much closer then you are use to. As you raise the bar up to your chin, visualize that you are bending the bar. The movement is as if you were scooping water up to your mouth. As your hands come up think of the pinky side of the hand coming up to your nose. Also as you do this squeeze ...
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...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to get ripped and tone feminine arms. This video provides 4 exercises to do. The exercises in this video are: triangle push-up, shoulder press, pike push-up and triceps extension. For the triangle, form the hands together into a triangle and push, keeping the elbows close to the body. For the shoulder press, lift a pair of dumbbells with the arms parallel to the ground, then push them up over the head. For the pike push-up, go into a downward dog posi...
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).
If you want killer abs, then you have to work on them. Men's Health gives you the expertise advice on improving your abs. Try this "pulse up" exercise that helps beginners strengthen their core muscles.
Watch as Joshrulz77 Shows your how to get Six pack abs in just one month! Depending on how much you need to lose you can achieve it in one week or up to one month. One exercise you can do is to hold on to the bottom of a bed or a couch with your hands and then use your abs to lift up your legs in the air and then back down. Remember to keep your legs straight and move them slowly and controlled. Remember to also not let them touch the ground when going down but just about a few inches off of ...
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.
Get a good abs workout with this "weighted crunch" exercise. Men's Health shows you how to do it. Using a weighted plate on your chest makes this abs exercise harder, but so much more useful.
Improve your cardiovascular system and tone your legs with help from Men's Health. With this leg workout exercise, you'll work on many muscles of the body and improve your cardio system. The exercise is called the "dumbbell corkscrew to single arm Cuban press".
This video is for those people who have been doing a lot of exercise for months and not getting stronger and bigger and not developing muscles. The techniques that are being shown here are advised by the professionals and skilled trainers in this area. So the technique that can be used is forced negatives. It is called so because in this technique we are trying to lift more weight than what we can possibly lift normally. About ten percent more. It is done by using out other hand to give an ad...
The supine abdominal bridge is a great core exercise. It is relatively easy to perform and requires no fancy equipment. While the abs are the primary focus, the supine abdominal bridge also works the thigh and hip muscles (e.g. gluteus, hamstrings, quadriceps). They each allow the "bridging" of the hips to take place. Here is how this exercise is done:
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.
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Follow along as Yuri Elkaim shows us how to do a plyometrics chest workout. This will help improve your overall upper body strength.
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Push throughs are essentially modified crunches. Rather than crunching upwards with your hands at your sides, you pull your hands together and through your two legs for extra upper abdominal work.
In order to get 6-pack abs, the most important part of this process is to lose weight. You can do that by increasing cardio exercise and decreasing your caloric intake. There is an iPhone app that can help you called "LoseIt". It will keep up with your weight loss and your plan. It will tell you your calorie budget for the day. It keeps up with your calories. It keeps track of your food intake. It will keep track of your exercise.
Are you working out non-stop in pursuit of that hot beach bod you've always wanted? Are you tired of being the one with your t-shirt on because you are embarrassed about your man boobs. This great video, takes you on the journey to knowing everything you need to know to achieve that hot bod and get rid of your man boobs in no time.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tone and build the back muscles. Expanding the size of the back will help increase the size of the chest. The exercise shown in this video is the lat pull-down. The first part of the movement is to drop the shoulder down and the second is to pull to the chin. All the finger should be one the same side of the bar. Keep your head and chest up. Do not yank or jerk the weight. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in health and fitne...
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Want massive, Arnold Schwartzenegger-worthy shoulders? Well, you'll have to work for it, but they're achievable with a few strategic exercises. Building muscle, especially big muscles like your biceps, requires heavy resistance.
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...
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