Biceps

How To : Do a bow and arrow pull exercise for your back

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. To begin, grasp the O-loop with one hand an ...more

How To : Do tricep push downs for better muscle strength

You've probably heard muscleheads boasting about their ginormous biceps before, or how Michelle Obama's biceps are to die for. But when it comes to sculpting lean and slim arms, your triceps need equal loving (they're the muscles right below your triceps on the underside of yo ...more

How To : Practice chin ups on a Smith machine

Learn how to do chin ups on a Smith machine. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits We'd all like to be able to bust out a set of chin-ups, but the reality is that many of us have to work up to it. This exercise introduces the chin-up and makes it manageab ...more

How To : Do a fat burning cable workout

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. ...more

How To : Do dumbbell regular 21 curls to preacher curls

Learn how to do dumbbell regular 21 curls to preacher curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Bicep curls shouldn't always go from hip to shoulder; using half of your range of motion demands greater control within your muscles' working range of motion ...more

How To : Do the Sautillé bowing technique on violin

Sautillé is french for jumping. This how to video teaches you the Sautillé bowing technique on the violin. You should repeat each note 8 times. Find the "sweet spot" where the bow bounces by itself. The stick bounces but the hair never leaves the string. Your hand has to be th ...more

How To : Do medicine ball situps on a stability ball

Learn how to do medicine Ball situps on stability ball. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Doing abdominal work on the stability ball is great because it allows your abs to flex and move within the full range of motion. The unstable surface of the stab ...more

How To : Do a supine row exercise weight lifting exercise

Watch this instructional fitness video to do a supine row weight lifting exercise. Keep your back straight and your body in a straight line. Exhale as you lift the weights up and inhale on the way down. This supine row exercise works the back, biceps and posterior deltoids.

How To : Do seated dumbbell hammer curls

Learn how to do seated dumbbell hammer curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Dumbbell hammer curls isolate and build the brachialis portion of the biceps muscle, making them a great addition to your biceps program. Muscles Worked Biceps Starting P ...more

How To : Work out smaller muscle groups

When working out or lifting weights, many people focus on large muscle groups like biceps, legs, shoulders and chest and forget to work out smaller muscle groups like the forearms and abs. Stan McQuay shows you how to do some great exercises for those "forgotten muscles". Work ...more

How To : Practice standing barbell curl drop sets on a wall

Learn how to do a standing barbell curl drop set while leaning against a wall. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The classic standing barbell curl is a staple of any biceps-building exercise regimen. By leaning against a wall in this variation on the ...more

How To : Play the Collé bowing technique on the violin

Collé is French for glued or sticky. In this tutorial you can play the Collé bowing technique on the violin. Play slow with no metronome and away from the bridge. Play small but powerful "T" consonant at the tip. Start at the very tip and throw the bow up bow with the biceps ( ...more

How To : Do single leg twisting dumbbell curls

Learn how to do single-leg twisting dumbbell curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Balance is everything in this combo bicep curl, which combines a one-legged stance with a hammer curl on the upswing and a regular curl on the way down to add a twist ...more

How To : Play advanced octave exercises on the violin

Do you want to improve your violin playing technique? This violin lesson teaches you a great exercise to improve your octave technique. This exercise is based on the Yost system. This exercise is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in all positions, develop confi ...more

How To : Do a seated row exercise for weigh training

Watch this instructional fitness video to do a seated row exercise. Keep your back and your body in a straight line. Exhale as you lift the weights up and inhale on the way down. This supine row exercise works the back, biceps and posterior deltoids. Watch this strength traini ...more

How To : Exercise with the canoe twist

Learn how to exercise by doing the canoe twist. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: biceps, lats, levator scapulae, serratus anterior, shoulders, traps - lower, traps - upper, triceps Base Movement: trunk rotation Equipment: bench, ...more

How To : Do one arm seated row exercises

Watch this instructional fitness video to do a one arm seated row weight lifting exercise. Keep your back straight and your body in a controlled position. Exhale as you lift the weights up and inhale on the way down. This one arm seated row exercise works the back, back of the ...more

How To : Build Wonder Woman's Armor for Halloween

Wonder Woman has always been a Halloween and cosplay staple. It's a costume that's both dependable and stylish — just like the Amazon who wears it. This year's reprise with Gal Gadot offers a fresh take on the old standby, with more muted colors, a tougher demeanor, and a deci ...more

How To : Use a rowing machine

A rowing machine, or indoor rower, provides the benefits of rowing without the hassle of transporting a boat and having access to a lake or river. Learn how to use a rowing machine in this exercise tutorial. When using a rowing machine you should work back & biceps, do eight t ...more

News : Pulse - The Ultimate Messenger

What is Pulse Pulse is that weird sensation that we feel when we palpate the skin overlaying an artery. There is many different sites that we could feel that pulse Radial Artery; That is the commonest site to feel the pulse. [Picture 01] Brachial Artery; we can just feel th ...more

How To : Make conventional shadow puppets

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make shadow puppets. Users will need a good, strong light and good positioning of the light. It is recommended to use white or any bright colored walls. Users learn how to do 2 types of shadow puppets in this video. The first type i ...more

How To : Play the Martelle bowing technique on the violin

Martelé is French for hammered or with a hammer. You will learn how to play the Martelle bowing technique on the violin with this tutorial. This is played slow with no metronome and away from the bridge. Starting at the tip, using the upper half, throw the bow up bow going exa ...more

How To : Do close-grip lat. pull-down

This video demonstrates how to do a close-grip lat. pull-down. This primarily works the upper back and upper latisimus dorsi and secondarily works the biceps. Don't jerk the bar down using momentum in an attempt to complete the repetition, control the weight at all times. Do c ...more

How To : Do single-arm alternating dumbbell curls

Learn how to do single-arm alternating dumbbell curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Single-arm alternating dumbbell curls work the biceps of each arm individually while overlapping reps to get your heart rate up. Muscles Worked Biceps Starting ...more

How To : Exercise with the dumbbell clean and jerk

Learn how to exercise by doing the dumbbell clean and jerk. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: glutes Secondary Muscle Group: biceps, calves, hamstrings, levator scapulae, lower back, quads, serratus anterior, shoulders, traps - lower, traps - upper, triceps Base Movement ...more

How To : Get riped arms with single arm rope press downs

Learn how to do single arm rope press downs. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Single-arm rope press-downs isolate and work the triceps muscles. The trick is to use proper form so you don't pass the resistance to your shoulders and biceps. Muscles Wo ...more

How To : Tone arms with a side-to-side pull-up exercise

If you thought pull-ups and chin-ups were hard, guess again… this "side-to-side pull-up" takes the lead. Although tough, this exercise is great in keeping your arms toned. This pull-up exercise from Men's Health is ideal for the more advanced trainer, who has outgrown the stan ...more

How To : Get Madonna arms with arm and leg workout

You don’t need to be in the gym to get super toned arms and legs. Stay outdoors and with only an exercise band you can get a difficult and muscle specific exercises that will turn any arm flab into defined muscle. Want Michelle Obamas arms? How to get toned arms and legs exer ...more

How To : Exercise with the 1 arm dumbbell clean and jerk

Learn how to exercise by doing the 1 arm dumbbell clean and jerk. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: glutes Secondary Muscle Group: biceps, calves, hamstrings, levator scapulae, lower back, quads, serratus anterior, shoulders, traps - lower, traps - upper, triceps Base Mo ...more

How To : Do chin ups

Watch this instructional exercise video to do chin ups. Chin ups are different than pull ups because you use an under hand grip on an overhanging bar. Exhale on the way up and inhale on the way down. Chin ups work out your back and your biceps.

How To : Do hanging body curls

These hanging body curls will work out your entire body, specifically your abs, hip flexors, and biceps. Start with one to two reps, and build up to four. Then add a second set, with 90 seconds rest in between.

How To : Do stability ball hammer dumbbell curls

Learn how to do stability ball hammer dumbbell curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Hammer curls are tough to begin with, but doing them while balancing in a modified squat against a stability ball engages your whole body in a battle for stability ...more

How To : Tone arms with a negative chin-up exercise

Negative chin-up… what's that? It's when you focus more on coming down than going up. And Men's Health shows you just how to do the "negative chin-up" exercise. Chin-ups will work your back, biceps, and forearms muscles. Set a bench under a chin-up bar then stand on the bench ...more

How To : Play thirds in 1st and 3rd position on violin

If you want to improve your violin technique then this tutorial is for you. This violin lesson teaches you to play thirds in 1st and 3rd position. This exercise, based on the Yost system, is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in all positions, develop confidence ...more

How To : Throw a large charger plate with Simon Leach

God knows we have enough mass produced plates and dinnerware sets out there, some high quality and others like the McDonald's version of plates - cheap costing and cheap looking. Finding the right plate can be hard, so why not just sculpt your own? Though not the easiest art ...more

How To : Do an up dog pose for yoga beginners

If you're planning to become a veteran yogini, you'd better start practicing and loving the up dog pose now, because you'll be spending the greater part of your yoga flow doing up dogs and down dogs. The up dog targets the muscles of your upper and lower back as well as your ...more

How To : Get Michelle Obama Arms

Stop envying the First Lady's toned arms and start working on your own with these exercises. You Will Need: * 5- to 10-pound weights Step 1 For each exercise, do three sets of 15 reps three times a week. Start with push-ups: Lie facedown on the floor, with your palm on the fl ...more

How To : Play tenths on the violin

Do you want to improve your violin playing technique? This violin lesson teaches you a great exercise to improve your tenths technique. This exercise is based on the Yost system. This exercise is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in all positions, develop confi ...more

How To : Engage your core with single leg cable curls

Learn how to do single leg cable curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits A cable curl is an excellent resistance exercise for targeted bicep work; a cable curl on one leg is a core exercise you won’t soon forget. You’ll need to work to maintain your ...more

How To : Tone arms with a pull-up exercise

Pull-ups are everyone's worst nightmare. Believe it or not, most people can not do a pull-up, but they should, because they work out tons of muscles. The "pull-up" and the "chin-up" both work the back, biceps, and forearms muscles. Learn this exercise the right way with Men's ...more

How To : Do speed dumbbell twisting curls

Learn how to do speed dumbbell twisting curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits For this variation on the standard dumbbell curl, you'll combine a swift and powerful hammer curl on the upswing with a regular curl on the way down to add a twisting cha ...more

How To : Exercise with the kayak twist

Learn how to exercise by doing the kayak twist. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: biceps, lats, levator scapulae, serratus anterior, shoulders, traps - lower, traps - upper, triceps Base Movement: trunk rotation Equipment: bench, ...more

How To : Exercise with 1 arm diagonal dumbbell row & press

Learn how to exercise by doing the 1 arm diagonal dumbbell row and shoulder press with overhand grip. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: shoulders Secondary Muscle Group: biceps, calves, glutes, hamstrings, lats, levator scapulae, lower back, quads, rhomboids, serratus an ...more

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