In this tutorial we learn how to get rid of your love handles. The simple answer is that there is no ab exercise that is going to burn love handles. The key is that you are looking to burn the maximum amount of calories. The abs are very small muscles, sit ups aren't going to get rid of your love handles. You must do workouts that incorporate your whole body and muscle mass so you burn the most amount of calories that is possible. Once you do the proper workouts, then you will be able to star...
You don't need a pricy gym membership or a personal trainer to achieve a celebrity-worthy body. In fact, all you really need to tone up at home is a yoga mat, a few good exercise videos, and some weights. After all, your own body is often more than enough to act as its own resistance during workouts.
This won't be a fancy video or have crazy photos of before and after. I'm not insanely buff nor do I use supplements/drugs to stay fit. Just have a look at my photo and decide if that's how you want to look. As the title suggests, you don't need to use a gym, you don't need a new diet or any kind of supplements (although a sensible intake of food is really good for you anyway).
In this brief health-minded video tutorial from ICYou, we learn about the benefits and strength-building potential of the cross-training exercise method. For details, and to get started creating and following your own custom cross-training exercise routine, watch this free video guide.
Take it from people who have done jump burpees before: These exercises, though they look easy, are some of the hardest you will ever do in a cardio routine since they are extremely aerobic.
In this video, we learn how to get a bigger butt with squats. First, place your feet wider than shoulder width apart. Then, point your toes out at a 45 degree angle and look straight ahead. Squat down as deep as you can while carrying a bar. Repeat this again, making sure you are keeping your head up and looking straight ahead. The deeper your squats, the larger your butt will be from the muscle you are building. Continue to do this for several reps, then add in more weights as your body gets...
Don't let bikini season be the only motivation for you to work out and flaunt toned, cheese grater abs and lengthy, sculpted arms. Whether you want your midsection and arms to look good in a new cocktail dress for happy hour or you just want to feel and look more fit in general, these arm and midsection exercises will get you there.
In this tutorial, we learn how to get a bigger butt using two chairs. First, stand in between the two chairs and put your hands on the chair in front of you. After this, put your foot on the back chair and squat down, placing your back knee on the ground. Your other leg should be out in front of you. Do not let your knee go over your toes as you are squatting down. Go down as far as you can without your heels coming off of the ground. Do this right and you will get a bigger butt in no time an...
Unfortunately, your booty won't get round and firm if all you do is sit and eat potato chips on the couch. If you want a derriere that would make Jessica Alba jealous then get off your lazy butt and start moving what your mama gave you around!
Modern bombshell Scarlett Johannson literally worked her butt off to get into shape for the role of Black Widow in "Iron Man 2." While always lean, Johannson whittled down her famous curves, losing about ten pounds (a major difference for a woman that small) and gaining a lot of lean muscle.
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.
A lot of women mistakingly think that they can't do arm exercises or lift weights because they will bulk up like a classic chunkhead. But this logic is extremely false. If you're trying to lose weight, muscle burns more calories per unit than fat, which means gaining muscle is to your advantage.
Not all of us have hours and hours to devote each day to exercise. In fact, we applaud you if you manage to squeeze in a thirty minute workout about five times a week. Life tends to get busy, but if you want to lose weight then exercise has to be a priority, as important to attend to as your marketing pitch meeting tomorrow.
A little tidbit of fitness advice: Always do cardio first, and strength training afterwards. Cardio builds heat in your body and lubricates joints so once you're lifting weights or doing muscle-specific moves you're less likely to break something and you're also burning more calories.
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.
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.
Did you know you don't even have to get off the floor to tone your butt into a streamlined, round bedonkadonk and to boost your cleavage so it's rounder and firmer?
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.
Fitness gurus always recommend you have fun during your workouts in order to keep your mind and body stimulated and to get you to keep working out. But we all know that after a few lateral lifts and jumpkin squats we're feeling more exhausted and in pain than excited and energetic.
Get rock-hard abs with a very basic and well-known abs exercise— bicycle crunches. This bicycle crunches workout is a really great way to exercise those abdominal muscles. Watch the video to see the step-by-step instructions for performing bicycle crunches for toning and strengthening your abs.
If you are morbidly obese, you need to do something about it. Exercising is tough when you're that big though, but you need to start somewhere. This video will give you some ideas for ways to start exercising that should help you start along the path to health.
Got problem areas? If you do, are you willing to work hard to get rid of them? If the answer is yes, then check out this fitness video for a workout pose that will banish saddle bags and love handles within a few weeks...though we will admit it's a killer.
Push ups are the one exercise move we can't seem to do without feeling like we're dying half the time, but if you happen to have mastered the standard push up and want to break past that plateau then check out this fitness video.
If you work out on a regular basis and all of a sudden get an injury then you probably think it's okay to stop exercising until you're completely healed. But unless you're on doctor-prescribed bedrest there's ALWAYS soemthing you can do to stay fit and lean.
Want buff, fat-free legs that would put the Incredible Hulk to shame? Then lunges are your new best friend. While basic lunges work and are great for sculpting your entire leg, adding weights makes you work your core out more and causes your quads to really strain to get yourself up.
It doesn't matter if you can do 1,000 classic situps in one go if you're not doing them correctly. Additionally, if you're trying to lose weight or firm up there are ab workouts significantly more effective than sit ups for toning your abs. Doing just a few of these ab exercises gives you the results equivalent of lots of sit ups.
One of the easiest ways to increase the intensity of your strength training workout is to add weights to your normal exercise. So if you're acclimated to doing the pilates 100, then add a set of three pound weights, holding them in your hands as you shift them up and down. The addition of weights makes the motion much harder, which means greater muscle intensity for a better workout.
In this video, we learn how to do incline rows for lats. There is no substitute for pull ups if you want wide lats. This exercise is a great addition to add to pull ups to get a great workout and build muscle. To do this exercise, lay on an adjustable bench that is set on an incline. After this, hang your arms down and start to lift up the weights, raising them to your hips. Don't raise to your shoulder or this will start to build your upper back. Do as many of these as you can with an underh...
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.
No pain, no gain, guys. Sexy bodies with six packs aren't ever born; they're made. So if you want to look hot for the ladies the next time you're wearing swimming trunks or a bicep broadcasting t-shirt, then check out this supersonic strength training video.
In this video, we learn how to reduce shoulder injuries with stabilizing exercises. This will not build your muscle, but it will help prevent you from hurting your shoulder, which will cause you not to work out. The first exercise you can do is to lay on your side and place a folded towel underneath your elbow. After this, relax your body and prop your head up with your other hand. Now, grab a small weight and lift from the ground to slightly higher than horizontal. The next exercise you can ...
In this video, we learn how to do triceps presses for big arms. If you want big arms, you need to work on triceps more than biceps. You will take a barbell and leave your elbows motionless. You will lay down and push up with the barbell, holding it with a narrow grip. Make sure the elbows are in the same place as the hands. Another variation of this is to push the elbows forward 45 degrees so the bar comes down to the chin. Make sure your elbow stay in and your hands are narrow. If the elbows...
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.
In this video, we learn how to do bent over rows for lats. All you need to do these is a barbell, so it's easy to do at home. Start by bending over with your back straight, then lift up the barbell slowly with your palms facing forward. Make sure the movements are smooth and you aren't going too quickly, which will hurt the muscle. Make sure you aren't pulling the bar up to your shoulders, this will not be working your lats. Also, if you are lifting while doing squats, this is a dead lift and...
In this video, we learn how to do a teen workout for ages 10-17. The first exercise you can do to warm up is lift a barbell on both arms while leaning down. Then, do sets of twenty push-ups and go back to dumbbell arm raises. After this, use push-up stands to do more push-ups, going slowly and keeping the body stiff. Next, lay down flat on the ground and raise up two dumbbells with each hand above you, going slowly and keeping arms straight. Next, using a wide grip, do pull ups on a bar for a...
In this video, we learn how to start doing pull-ups. First, stand up while you pull down on the machine at a weight you can handle. After this, do wide lat pulls using a weight that is heavy for you, but you can still handle. Next, do seated row exercises in sets to where you can't do anymore of them. Low cable rows are your next exercise, making sure you have the right form while doing them. Start to do W's next, while sitting down on your knees and using control with your arms. After this, ...
Are you a woman who's afraid to lift weights because you think you're going to end up looking like the Incredible Hulk? Contrary to what many women believe, lifting weights will not make you look super bulky and manly. In fact, adding muscle to your body will burn more fat and also make your arms and legs look more toned.
Want to cut down on belly flab? Do you want a flatter, more attractive stomach? Use these workout tips to improve your abs! You can do a few of these exercises, like crunches or sit-ups, each day, and you'll be a regular fitness guru in no time!
We remember doing our first hand stand. Well, okay, we remember toppling over after our first hand stand and falling flat onto our rump. The hand stand is one of those holds that looks not too hard to do when those who are good with it perform it, but when you try it yourself you find your ego bruised and butt sore.
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.