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How To : Do straight leg bridge on a swiss ball

The Swiss ball brings an element of instability to basic exercises like the straight leg bridge. This stimulates and conditions your deep core muscles improving spinalstability. In addition to these small but important joint stabilizer muscles the Straight Leg Bridge also targ ...more

How To : Exercise with the Roman chair straight leg raise

Learn how to exercise by doing the Roman chair straight leg raise. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors Base Movement: leg raise Equipment: roman chair Training Type: weight training Level of Difficulty: 4 Sport Specific: ...more

How To : Exercise with the lying on back straight leg raise

Learn how to exercise by lying on your back and doing straight leg raises with ankle weights. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors Base Movement: leg raise Equipment: ankle weights Training Type: weight training Level of ...more

How To : Do the donkey leg stretch

Learn how to do the donkey leg stretch exercise with this tutorial. The donkey leg stretch is a back and buttock muscle strengthening exercise. Watch this how to video and you can strengthen your back and butt with the donkey leg exercise.

How To : Do a deep hip and leg stretch for the lower back

After practicing, the hipster stretching sequence outlined by yogi Sadie Nardini in this two-part yoga instructional video is something you can use to help build flexibility in your inner thighs and quads. Part 1 of 3 - How to Do a deep hip and leg stretch for the lower back. ...more

How To : Do a pilates single leg stretch

The single leg stretch is a classical Pilates exercise for strengthening and toning the abdominal muscles. For increased abdominal challenge, stop the knee at 90 degrees of hip flexion instead of hugging the knee into the chest. Actively stretch through the legs, flatten the a ...more

How To : Do knee and straight leg drives

Take a look at this demonstrational video and learn how to do kneel and straight leg drives. Using a lateral movement drive each knee lifting the foot over each hurdle. Going over all 5 hurdles and back again is one rep. Do 3 reps and move on to Straight Leg Drives. For the St ...more

How To : Warm up and stretch correctly before exercise

Those stretches you learned as a kid – called "static stretching" – can actually weaken muscles before exercise. Learn how to warm up the right way, with "dynamic" stretching. Watch this video to learn how to warm up and stretch correctly before exercise. You Will Need * Wel ...more

How To : Do the splits if you're a boy

In this video from 01blackkat01 we learn how to do the splits if you are a boy. First you must stretch. First legs apart, lean to right and left and right and left. Now stretch with palms to the floor, move forward, spread legs more, walk hands behind legs. Hold it. Come back ...more

How To : Do a split

Splits are popular in dance and cheerleading, do you think you can do one? Practice, practice, practice and check out the helpful tips in this video to avoid injury. You Will Need • Flexibility • Time to practice **Never bounce while stretching. Step 1: Warm up Warm up for ...more

How To : Do a crossover lunge

The crossover lunge is an advanced exercise that is used to build strength and improve flexibility in the muscles that act on the hips and thighs. The crossover step is often used as a warm-up to prepare for more dynamic exercises or sports conditioning drills. The following ...more

How To : Do dumbbell swings on single leg

Learn how to do dumbbell swings on single leg. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This combination exercise mixes dumbbell lateral and front raises with a one-legged support to train your shoulders, legs, balance, and coordination. You'll use your entir ...more

How To : Dance like Beyoncé

If you want to shake your booty like Beyoncé, you'll have to work on your flexibility – and a style of dance called J-Setting. You Will Need * Online videos * Practice * High heels (optional) Step 1: Research J-Setting Research the dance style called J-Setting. Beyonce incorp ...more

How To : Do multi directional speed lunges with shoe tap

Learn how to do multi directional speed lunges with shoe tap. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Starting Position Stand upright with feet about hip-width apart and arms at your sides. Exercise 1. From the starting position, step one foot forward into a lunge. D ...more

How To : Tone your glutes

Firm glutes and slender legs are popular goals for those who want to get fit. Learn how to tone glutes in this exercise tutorial. When doing glute exercises you should keep back straight, abs tight, exhale & contract, work both sides evenly, try 15 to 20 reps and remember to s ...more

How To : Do proper gymnastic splits

Sippydip teaches you how to do proper gymnastic splits. You don't have to have a lot of flexibility, be a gymnast, or a girl to properly do the splits. Bend your legs so that you kneel on your back leg and use your dominant one, usually the right, in front. Tilt your body forw ...more

How To : Get skinny legs through Pilates exercise

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 th ...more

How To : Do the Brazilian high kick

In this tutorial, we learn how to do the Brazilian high kick. First, stretch out your body before you do this so you don't pull a muscle. You want to stand on one leg when you do this and bring the other leg straight up. The leg on the ground will turn to the side while your o ...more

How To : Treat calf muscle strains

There are two calf muscles in each leg, both of which can be injured. Healing and treating a calf strain can take time and patience. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Stretch with knee bent & straight Medial calf injured ...more

How To : Perform the 6 o'clock in ballet

In order to perform a perfect six o'clock, you will need to, first, begin by increasing your strength and flexibility. Partner stretches may be beneficial to you, in order to increase your flexibility. This will be of additional benefit to you, if you've pushed yourself as far ...more

How To : Do a standing hamstring stretch

Stretching the hamstrings is important when weight training the legs or before exercising or sports. Learn how to do standing hamstring exercises in this stretching and flexibility video. Take action: cross right foot in front of left leg, bend down in front and exhale, switch ...more

How To : Use a strap to assist in yoga stretching

In this video, Dina Prioste shows us how to use a strap while stretching with yoga. Start off laying down with your feet against a wall and toes pointed to the ceiling. Now, take your strap and extend your right leg up. Keep your left foot pressed against the wall. Next, pull ...more

How To : Reverse yoga poses to open up shoulders

In this tutorial, we learn how to do reverse yoga poses to open up the shoulders with Dina Prioste. You will want to start off in a reverse table top position, which will give your shoulders a nice deep stretch. To come into this position, sit with your knees bent and take you ...more

How To : Do middle splits in gymnastics

If you've never been able to do the splits, or struggle to do them, this video will show you a very quick and simple way to accomplish that goal. You will be shown how to complete the middle splits in just a few steps. First you want to make sure that you are already stretched ...more

How To : Look Taller

Looking taller is always kind of fun for someone who's not so tall to begin with. Fortunately, looking taller is easy to achieve and gives you more flexibility in your dress and style. The primary way to look taller is with shoes; however, use discretion when selecting tall sh ...more

How To : Do a stiff leg deadlift with a medicine ball

The stiff leg deadlift is a great exercise for the hamstring and glute areas. The movement is relatively easy to perform. The key is to keep the lower back flat as you bend at the waist. Do not round the back on the way down. The preferred feet position is about shoulder width ...more

How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more

How To : Do hanging leg raises properly

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

How To : Do 20 warm-up exercises to build heat

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 you ...more

How To : Do sitting abdominal exercises while pregnant

In this video from modernmom we learn about doing abdominal exercises when pregnant. These exercises prevent lower back pain during pregnancy and when you're ready to push the baby out makes it a bit easier. On a mat, place sit balanced with your butt on the mat and place your ...more

How To : Do downhill ski series exercises

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

How To : Dp flat bench leg lifts

Learn how to do flat bench leg lifts. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Looking for a excellent way to flatten and strengthen the lower abdominal muscles? The flat bench leg lifts hits the lower abdominals directly for an excellent isolated workout. M ...more

How To : Practice 2-1 arm snatches with a medicine ball

Learn how to do heavy medicine ball alternate 2-1 arm snatches. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits To work both legs and shoulders through a full range of motion, take a medicine ball from the floor to overhead. To push your shoulders even further, you ...more

How To : Do a double leg freerun trick

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a double leg free-run trick. This trick is similar to the side flip, except the side flip needs the legs to be tucked in while the double flip needs the feet to be kept straight. The double leg is at a 90 degree angle in mid-air. ...more

How To : Tone abs with front-pillar bridges & arm-lifts

This is a great Men's Health abs workout called the "front-pillar with diagonal arm-lift". The bridge position is a fantastic core muscles workout for the abs. Assume a modified press-up position with your forearms resting on the floor. Your elbows should be under your should ...more

How To : Exercise to get 6-pack abs

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 pla ...more

How To : Lose weight using yoga with Tara Stiles

In this tutorial, we learn how to lose weight using yoga with Tara Stiles. Start off by stretching out your body, then go into a downward facing dog position. Now position yourself so that your hands are on the floor and your are bringing your leg in and out, while stretching ...more

How To : Do barbell single leg squats

Michelle Trap, a Certified Personal Trainer from Gold's Gym, teaches the viewers how to do barbell leg squats. First, use the Smith machine to do the leg squats. It is beneficial because the machine holds you in place. You will also need to place a bench behind you since you w ...more

How To : Practice squat thrust push ups with double punches

Learn how to use a heavy boxing bag to do squat thrust push ups with power double punches. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The squat thrust push-up develops explosive leg power plus chest and shoulder strength. The power double punch is a straight sh ...more

How To : Do a single cable scissor squat and row

Learn how to do a single cable scissor squat and row. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The single cable scissor squat and row works the legs and back in unison, training strength, coordination, and balance. Muscles Worked Back Legs Starting Positio ...more

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