A healthy back is the key to a healthy body. Yoga backbends stimulates the spine and spinal nerves, relaxes the lower back and strengthens the legs. Deborah York guides the more experienced yoga viewer in a healthy backbend routine, which stretches and tones the abdominal regi ...more
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Learn how to do great toe rise back bends. Great for jazz dancers.
Yoga instructor Sheila Miller teaches you a great "anti-slouch" pose.
This square dance video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Back Track, Lead Right, Circle to a Line, Bend the Line, All Around your Left Hand Lady, See Saw
This tutorial shows three ways of doing pitch bends as used in "Lean Back" in Fruity Loops (FL Studio) software.
Learn a few yoga movements that will help you improve your posture and poses in yoga. In this yoga how-to video Kira Ryders plays with Cactus Arm Action. This yoga Cactus Arm Action helps you find the alignment of the shoulders for upward facing bow pose (Urdhva Dhanurasana) w ...more
Watch this video to learn how to tie the Bend Back fly for fly fishing.
Bent over barbell rows are the king of all back exercises. The barbell rows exercise is perfect for building overall thickness and width in your back. With this how to video you can add this exercise to your workout and watch your back grow.
This exercise is a convenient alternative to the traditional barbell row. The main target is the upper back, or scientifically, the latissimus dorsi. The "lat" muscles function to pull things. So whenever you open a door, your lat muscles are allowing the movement to take plac ...more
This is an easy exercise you can even do at home - all you need is a weight or dumbbell and a few chairs or similar low table to exercise on. This is a bit more challenging than a traditional exercise, but the results are worth it! Always keep your back straight.
Jenny DiDonato with MadefitTV demonstrates a really good back workout. The first exercise is called the Resistance Band Lat Pull Down. Hold the resistance band above the head and bring it down the back to the shoulders and back up again. Do 20-30 repetitions. Next comes the ...more
Learn how to do lower back extensions. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This exercise isolates and strengthens the often-neglected lower back muscles. Muscles Worked Lower back Starting Position Lie face downward on the back extension machine. Your ...more
In this video from ravenranda25 she shows how to do a back handspring. She shows a five step process, building a new element each time. First do a simple back bend. Second do a back bend with a kick over. Third, do a back bend with walkover. Fourth, do the back bend but keep y ...more
Good mornings are used primarily to work the lower back muscles. The hamstrings and gluteus muscles are also involved in the movement. This exercise is not without controversy. Some maintain that good mornings can lead to lower back injuries. While this might be true in rare ...more
In this video from InstruxionAE we learn some exercises to do at work to relieve your back and neck pain. You cannot cure this pain from exercise. You can only keep safe posture throughout the day. The weightlifter's technique is the best exercise. Traction or hanging is one o ...more
The two arm dumbbell row exercise is used to target the back, primarily the latissimus dorsi or "lats." The lower back is also used in this exercise as a stabilizer. However, many individuals can often mistake this exercise as an arm exercise. While in fact you are incorporati ...more
Back pain is a common discomfort that women experience during and after pregnancy. Though a short, effective standing and seated series, this yoga how to video concentrates on alleviating some of these common aches and pains. Side bending poses help release lower back pain by ...more
Yoga can be challenging, but with a lot of practice and concentration you can learn to master certain moves and poses. This beginners level yoga how to video shows you how to work your way into a push back from a standing yoga pose. Start from a forward bend, relax you hands, ...more
In this video, we learn how to do gymnastics with back handsprings. First, you want to stand straight and bend your knees slightly. Point your arms out in front of you and tense your body up. Back up a little bit, then swing your arms and jump backwards, landing back onto your ...more
Yoga is for everyone, not just yoga lovers. It helps relieve stress and tension. This how-to video has yoga poses to relieve lower back pain. Watch and learn how a few bends and twists can help get rid of nagging back pain.
Learn how to develop core strength by doing quick build back arches. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Back arches develop core strength while working your legs and shoulders. Go from a flat to a fully arched position, pressing through your legs and s ...more
Learn how to do narrow grip seated rows. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Seated rows develop the entire complex of muscles in the upper back. Success depends on isolating those muscles to perform the row—your lower back would like to arch, and your ...more
Learn how to do tube rows. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Resistance tubes are a great alternative to the cable machine, because with tubes the resistance becomes greatest when the muscle is at its most flexed. For tube rows, keep your motion conti ...more
Hammer grip pull ups are amazing for building overall thickness and width in your back. Add hammer grip pull ups to your back workout and include bent over barbell rows and seated cable rows for a solid mass building back routine!
Gemstone earrings are quick to make at home, not to mention cheaper and more customized. To make gemstone lever back earrings with snap fit findings, you'll need snap fit lever back findings, gemstones to match the findings, and bent chain nose pliers will help. Learn how to m ...more
Cable rope rows are great for adding as a finishing exercise in your routine. With this how to video you can add the cable rope rows to the end of your back workout and start with bent over barbell rows and seated cable rows for a solid mass building back workout.
If you're a dancer, gymnast, cheerleader or tumbler, then you definitely need to know this gymnastic move. It's called a back handspring, but before you try and do one, you need to perfect a basic handstand. Also, a back bridge. These back handsprings can be used in your danc ...more
This video tutorial in Fitness category will show you how to do butt & lower back exercises to lose fat. Start off by lying flat on your stomach. Extend the toes and fingers fully. Then raise your hands, upper part of the body and your legs in to a superman flying pose. Don’t ...more
To do a back handspring, raise your hands over your head in a standing position. Then, stretch your arms out in front of your while lowering yourself, with knees bent, to a simulated sitting position. Use propulsion from your legs to jump into the back handspring. If you don't ...more
If you feel tightness in you back and need a yoga pose to help open up your spine then this is the video for you. Watch this fitness how to video to learn how to stretch the back with a yoga cobra pose. Cobra pose entails lying flat on your belly, spreading your fingers apart, ...more
This instructional fitnes HowTo video demonstrates how to do a ustrasana pose. Ustrasana or camel pose is a basic backbend posture that can really help open up the front of your body. When we talk about forward bends, we're opening up the back of the body; and when we talk abo ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to do a back pain prevention workout. The first exercise you can do is a low back stretch with pull. First, sit down with your legs parallel to each other. Then, round back and bring your head below your needs and clasp your hands together under ...more
Learn how to do a cable seated row drop set. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Cable seated rows are a great, safe way to build your lats and traps. For this exercise, you'll max out four times using progressively lighter weights, increasing the burn ...more
If you are looking for a different exercise to work the back muscles, try the med ball pullover. The largest muscle in the back is scientifically known as the latissimus dorsi. You might see it referred to as the "lats" or "wings." The lats are used any time you pull something ...more
The cable pullover is a great way to work the upper back muscles. This exercise also works just about all the muscles of the upper body to some degree. The largest muscle in the back is scientifically known as the latissimus dorsi. You might see it referred to as the "lats" or ...more
If you are looking for something different for the back muscles, consider the alternating pullover exercise. The largest muscle in the back is scientifically known as the latissimus dorsi. You might see it referred to as the "lats" or "wings." The lats are used any time you pu ...more
This video tutorial belongs to the Pets & Animals category which is going to show you how to teach your dog to stand on your back. The video starts off with showing the dog jumping over the owner's back while he is bent over and staying on top while he is turning around. This ...more
The dumbbell pullover is primarily going to work the upper back muscles. This exercise also works just about all the muscles of the upper body to some degree. The largest muscle in the back is scientifically known as the latissimus dorsi. You might see it referred to as the "l ...more
This improvisation on the classic row is a great way to improve your upper back muscles. Men's Health suggests holding the bar higher for optimal toning. Attach a lat pull down bar to the cable of a cable row station. Sit on the floor and bend forward at the waist to grab the ...more
Learn how to do power stability ball lower back extension with pelvic thrusts. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Your core strength depends in large part on your legs and lower back for support. This exercise works that entire complex by having you pi ...more
Mic Sol-O demonstrates how to prepare for and perform a back handspring. • Warm up first! Get a mat and do some simple stretches to start. • Sitting on the floor, spread your legs into a V. Reach for one foot and try to touch your nose to your knee for position 1. Position 2 ...more
The following is a quick and easy way to relieve yourself of strain in the upper region, a common place of tension. This is going to be accomplished through the art of meditation. The technique literally “relaxes your mind” away from your area of discomfort and puts your atten ...more
It's the bane of many a tech geek's existence that the customizability of Android software cannot be combined with the sleek design of the iPhone. A new Kickstarter project titled Eye, however, is looking to change that with a new iPhone case that allows you to combine the two ...more
Work can be a rough place, especially if you're in construction or another laborious field of work, but that doesn't mean that anybody who works (or even doesn't work) isn't susceptible to work-related injuries. The most common workplace injuries are back injuries. This educat ...more
Spotting is incredibly important in gymnastics or dance. By spotting, you keep your focus steady so that you avoid dizziness or falling. In this tutorial, learn how to start spotting and how to use this technique for back handsprings or back walkovers in gymnastics or tumbling ...more
During September, going back to school is an extremely exciting time involving new classes, new books, and new hotties to drool over. Look your best and be the object of the drooling by styling your hair into this easy loosely pulled back look. It's a super quick look that's ...more
Your core - or, according to the discipline of pilates, your powerhouse - is the point from which all you movements originate. That's why it is vital to maintain a strong, healthy core that helps reduce lower back strain and chances of injury. This video goes over the top thr ...more
This series takes you through a bunch of exercises that you can do to help with lower back therapy. This is good for anyone with back pain or that needs physical therapy. Do lower back exercises for back physical therapy - Part 1 of 16. Click through to watch this video on exp ...more
Chiropractors always come home from a hard day's work with a smile on their face because so many adults have back pain that just won't go away. While you could blame lower back pain on sitting down for extended periods of time, the real culprit is lack of stretching and exerc ...more
Since iOS 6 has been released, it's had its fair share of problems. From battery drainage, to photo uploading errors, to the Maps debacle, lots of users have been less than pleased. So much so that some are even downgrading. Another issue that's been a frequent complaint is i ...more
This video details how to do easy yoga poses for beginners. To start out, assume 'mountain pose' which involves placing the feet at about a hip width distance apart. After the feet are placed, lengthen up through the spine and roll the shoulders back while also tucking the chi ...more
Learn how to do hanging leg raises. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Hanging leg raises isolate and work your lower abs mercilessly. Focus on form to keep the work down low where it belongs. Muscles Worked Abdominals (lower) Starting Position Posit ...more
Learn how to do a single cable handle high, alternate swim stroke, with a wide pull-down, and squat. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits For a back workout that hits your muscles from multiple angles, alternate swim strokes with pull-downs, using a cabl ...more
Joanie Greggains shows us some stretching exercises using the "Cardio Barre." This is a great way to start your day or to warm up for a mild to moderate cardio workout. She introduces a portable ballet or cardio barre to use for balance and support. If you do not have a cardio ...more
If you would like to jump higher for sports or just for pure athleticism these plyometric exercises will challenge your muscles to optimize their ability to perform. This will involve a series of jumping exercises with weights and props. Deep Knee Bends --- Be standing. Slowl ...more
Learn how to do a standing power cable chest press with alternate front lunge. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Add difficulty to the standard cable chest press by doing it with power out of a forward lunge. Not only does this add a leg-strengthening ...more
Learn how to do downhill ski series exercises. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Some of the strongest legs in the world belong to skiers. Alternate sets of squat bounces, center and side, and finish up with giant squat jumps, to give you that downhill ...more
Learn how to do low cable bent bar squat and curl holding the bar high. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The constant cable tension in this combo bicep and leg exercise serves a dual purpose, providing excellent resistance for both your curls and you ...more
An all time football favorite, this cheer will have the crowds spelling out the words right along with you. From your family room to the football field you can lift everyone's spirits with this cheer! Follow along with this cheerleading how-to video to learn the "Be Aggressive ...more
Learn how to do flat bench dumbbell flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The classic dumbbell fly works your chest and your inner chest muscles in particular. It's an essential part of any chest-building regimen. Muscles Worked Chest Starting Posi ...more