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How To : Avoid winter weight gain with nine easy tips

Humankind likes to think it is superior to all the other species out there, but during the winter, we hibernate just like every other mammal. Though we don't exactly drag our fuzzy butts into a bear den and call it quits for the winter, we tend to stay still more during the wi ...more

How To : Do an incline dumbbell fly weight lifting exercise

In this free video exercise lesson, you'll learn how to do a incline flyes with free weights. With weight lifting, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accident ...more

How To : Do a seated bicep curl exercise with free weights

In this free video exercise lesson, you'll learn how to do a seated bicep curls with dumbbells. With weight lifting, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accide ...more

How To : Do a single-arm standing tricep extension exercise

In this free video exercise lesson, you'll learn how to do a single-arm standing tricep extension exercise weight lifting routine. With weight lifting, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness o ...more

How To : Knit a hat

This instructional knitting video will show you how to knit a hat using a fixed circular needle and bulky weight yarn. These step by step knitting guidelines cover casting on, knitting in the round, decreasing, and weaving in the ends. If you are a beginner, you may want to av ...more

How To : Knit a garter stitch scarf

This instructional knitting video will show you how to knit a garter stitch scarf using bulky weight yarn. If you are a beginner, you may want to avoid knitting your scarf with thin, skinny yarns. These step by step instructions cover casting on, knitting, adding new yarn, and ...more

How To : Avoid dangers of low water crossings

Flooding occurs in a low water area and often appears to be safe. Motorists who drive through flooded areas risk losing control of their cars. People have extreme confidence in the size and weight of their vehicles. Flooding kills more people than any other natural disasters. ...more

How To : Eat Healthier at Your Fourth of July Barbecue

Fourth of July is, at its core, a foodie holiday. When you get together with friends and family to celebrate the occasion, it's almost impossible to avoid stuffing your face with grilled meats, excessive BBQ sauce, coleslaw, hot dogs, french fries, and more. So given that you ...more

How To : Build a unique terraced garden

In this episode of Southwest Yard and Garden Curtis Smith shows you how to turn a steep slope into a usable garden. By building walls along the slope using serpentine designs he shows you how to obtain a compromise of both strength and artistic design. Starting with a good con ...more

How To : Properly measure liquid and dry ingredients

Properly measure liquid and dry ingredients Diane Morgan describes the basic technique for measuring ingredients, which is critical to baking. There are two types of measuring cups, one for liquids and a different type for dry ingredients that need to be leveled off, such as ...more

How To : Tone abs with a weighted crunch exercise

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. Lie on your back with your knees bent and hold a weight plate or dumb-bell on your c ...more

How To : Perform a walltap on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. W ...more

How To : Perform the stall on a surfboard

Surfing: Hang Ten The ocean is a force of nature that refuses any effort to tame it. To throw one's self on the mercy of this beast is a courageous act. With the help of this trick guide, you can learn to harness that power and push your water-borne adventures to new heights. ...more

How To : Tone arms with a standing scaption exercise

Doing this workout from Men's Health will increase flexbility and strength in your rotator cuffs. Make sure to execute technical precision to avoid injury. Stand holding a light pair of dumb-bells in front of your thighs with a neutral grip, your palms facing each other. Rais ...more

How To : Perform a walltap barspin on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. W ...more

How To : Develop your legs with seated one leg presses

Learn how to do seated one leg presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The seated one-leg press is a safe and effective way to focus on building the leg muscles without putting extra stress on the lower back. Leg presses build strength and increase ...more

How To : Do seated dumbbell shoulder presses

Learn how to do seated dumbbell shoulder presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The standing dumbbell shoulder press works the core of the shoulder's deltoid muscle complex. Only do this exercise if your shoulders are free of pain or injury. Musc ...more

How To : Transition Smoothly To Vegetarianism

So you've found yourself opting to be a vegetarian. The transition into a new way of eating and living is not always easy and as a result people often ditch their vegetarian goals and revert back to their previous eating habits. Here are some steps to ensure a successful trans ...more

How To : Do a dumbbell freestyle swim stroke drop set

Learn how to do a dumbbell freestyle swim stroke drop set. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The dumbbell freestyle swim stroke exercise mimics freestyle swimming to strengthen the shoulders in general and the rotator cuffs in particular. Adding a dro ...more

How To : Choose The Right Paper for Your Origami

A lot of people that are new to Origami struggle with the choice of paper. Some even give up folding all together because they use the wrong material! But this guide will help you find the paper you need for that cool design you always wanted to try. It all boils down to thre ...more

How To : Get Six Pack Abs

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. ...more

How To : Throw a Naked Sushi Party

The Japanese know how to party. Browsing the internet for my daily fix of Weird Asian News, I stumbled across this article on Cannibal Banquets. According to Steve Levenstein, Japanese Innovations Writer, "a pinata-like 'body' is carefully crafted, then stuffed with edible go ...more

How To : Choose the right pair of jeans

In this tutorial, we learn how to choose the right pair of jeans. The high waisted skinny jean only works on a tall and very thin girl. A nice fitted jacket will help proportion your entire body. A boot cut will flare out and the knee and help you appear thinner. If you have e ...more

How To : Do a lateral raise exercise routine with dumbbells

In this free video exercise lesson, you'll learn how to do a lateral raise lifting routine with free weights. With weight lifting, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and a ...more

How To : Do tricep extension exercises with a dumbbell

In this free video exercise lesson, you'll learn how to do tricep extensions with free weights. With weight lifting, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accide ...more

How To : Do a front deltoid raise shoulder barbell exercise

In this free video exercise lesson, you'll learn how to do a front deltoid shoulder barbell shoulder exercise with a barbell. With weight lifting, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of you ...more

How To : Decrease stretch marks with lasers

Maverick Television, from the United Kingdom, explains what stretch marks are, why they are undesirable, and some of the ways doctors treat them. But the more useful part of the video are instructions how to avoid having stretch marks in the first place. The Embarrassing Illne ...more

How To : Follow the grapefruit diet

Looking to drop a few pounds? The grapefruit diet has worked for many. Investigate to see if this citrus-based diet – which started back in the 1930s – is the weight-loss plan for you. You Will Need: • Eggs • Bacon • Grapefruit • Unsweetened grapefruit juice • Water • C ...more

How To : Remedy acid reflux

Sick of that burning, persistent, acid sensation? With a couple of easy steps, you can put your stomach at ease and boost digestive health. You Will Need * A healthy diet * Water * Cumin * A healthy weight * A doctor Step 1: Avoid fried foods Avoid fried foods, like French fr ...more

How To : Keep your stomach looking flat

The best way to get a flat stomach is to lose some weight. But you can take a lot of the air out of your spare tire with these anti-bloating tips. Learn how to keep your stomach looking flat. You Will Need * Discipline * Water * "Good" fats Step 1: Don't starve yourself!} Do ...more

How To : Follow the Volumetrics weight loss plan

Ever think you could lose weight from eating MORE food? Well, if you love to nosh, Volumetrics is the right diet plan for you. Volumetrics is based on the density of food, and how it will be absorbed into your body. If you think this might be right for you, give it a try! Good ...more

How To : Use fashion to look taller

Add inches to your appearance without wearing 12-inch platform shoes. You will need: -the right length jacket -V-neck shirts -long pants -pointy shoes -monochromatic clothes -short or teased hair -yoga or pilates classes -elevator insoles Tip: Avoid wearing baggy tops, which c ...more

How To : Do a seated military press

When an exercise has "military" in its name, then you know it's serious. You will need a barbell, a padded seat with a padded back, and additional weight plates. Warning: if you are experiencing any shoulder pain, avoid this exercise. Always consult a physician before attempti ...more

How To : Do back exercise properly using cables

Back exercises are an essential part of lifting weights and strength training. This fitness how-to video tutorial demonstrates how to avoid injury and work out the back with cables. Learn tips and techniques for working out the chest, back, shoulders, and arms in this weightli ...more

How To : Try out the "grapefruit" diet

Have you avoided the grapefruit diet because you hate even the thought of grapefruit juice? Well, why not reconsider? This "Florida diet" actually helps you lose weight in a really natural way, without starving yourself! Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provid ...more

How To : Lose Weight After Pregnancy

During pregnancy, women will end up carrying a good amount of extra weight. While a third of the weight gained will come from the baby, the other two thirds come from the changes that happen in your body while you're pregnant. Losing this extra weight can prove to be difficul ...more

How To : Get ripped fast for guys with a slim tone

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 ...more

How To : Lose weight by making simple lifestyle changes

Good Housekeeping is known for its helpful tips for women. It brings useful tips for women who are dieting. In the following some tips are given to loose weight: • Managing a diary about your diet: it is shown by studies that a dieter who keeps the written record of his/her di ...more

How To : Gain weight like a sumo wrestler

Have you ever wondered how sumo wrestlers are able to obtain and maintain such massive figures? Joseph Stickland, an applied clinical nutritionist, will explain to you exactly how a sumo wrestler is able to do this. Joseph will also explain the health detriments and the danger ...more

How To : Do non-traditional pilates exercises

Non-traditional Pilates strengthens the core by using body weight and avoiding use of the floor, weights or beds. Learn alternative Pilates exercises in this free workout video series from a fitness trainer. Part 1 of 24 - How to Do non-traditional pilates exercises. Do non-tr ...more

How To : Knock out a wall

Many homeowners wish that their master bedrooms were larger or perhaps their dining room and living room were one. You can often create larger living spaces in your home by removing non-weight bearing walls. It is always tempting to just start knocking things down but demolish ...more

How To : Prevent gas

While intestinal gas is a normal occurrence within the digestive process, it can also cause bloating, burping and flatulence. Follow these tips to remedy the problem. You Will Need * A review of your diet * Antacids and other products WARNING: See a doctor if persistent gas i ...more

How To : Prevent heartburn

Take these simple measures to stop heartburn before it starts. You Will Need * Small meals * A healthy weight * A raised bed Step 1 Know what you’re dealing with. Heartburn occurs when food or stomach acid moves into the esophagus, causing discomfort and a bad taste in the mo ...more

How To : Knit socks

Socks may be one of the lamest gifts you could get someone, especially a child… or a boyfriend or girlfriend. But there is one exception… homemade knitted socks. Make these super simple, handcrafted socks for everyone in your family. You Will Need * Two size 8 knitting needle ...more

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