Exercise with Assist

How To : Exercise with the assisted rectus femoris stretch

Learn how to exercise by doing the assisted rectus femoris stretch. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: quads Training Type: stretching assisted Level of Difficulty: 1 Position: side lying Plane of Motion: sagittal Joint Action: hip extension, knee flexion Exercise with th ...more

How To : Exercise with the assisted it band massage

Learn how to exercise by doing the assisted it band massage with foam roller. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: outer thighs Equipment: foam roller Training Type: massage assisted Level of Difficulty: 1 Position: side lying Exercise with the assisted it band massage. Cli ...more

How To : Exercise with the assisted it band stretch

Learn how to exercise by doing the assisted it band stretch. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: outer thighs Training Type: stretching assisted Level of Difficulty: 1 Position: face up Plane of Motion: frontal Joint Action: hip adduction Exercise with the assisted it band ...more

How To : Exercise with the assisted lat stretch on table

Learn how to exercise by doing the assisted lat stretch on table. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: lats Equipment: table Training Type: stretching assisted Level of Difficulty: 1 Position: seated Plane of Motion: frontal Joint Action: shoulder abduction, shoulder girdle ...more

How To : Exercise with the assisted hip flexors stretch

Learn how to exercise by doing the assisted hip flexors stretch. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: hip flexors Training Type: stretching assisted Level of Difficulty: 1 Position: side lying Plane of Motion: sagittal Joint Action: hip extension Exercise with the assisted ...more

How To : Exercise with the assisted calf stretch on bench

Learn how to exercise by doing the assisted calf stretch on bench. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: calves Equipment: bench Training Type: stretching assisted Level of Difficulty: 1 Position: face up Plane of Motion: sagittal Joint Action: dorsi flexion, knee extension ...more

How To : Exercise with the assisted chest stretch

Learn how to exercise by doing the assisted chest stretch. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: chest Training Type: stretching assisted Level of Difficulty: 1 Position: seated Plane of Motion: transverse Joint Action: shoulder horizontal extension Exercise with the assiste ...more

How To : Practice the pilates spine twist exercise

This pilates how-to video illustrates the Pilates Spine Twist exercise. This exercise is great for spinal rotation. The Spine Twist exercise targets the transversus abdominis, pelvic floor, obliques and scapular stabilizers. Focus on maintaining abdominal contraction to preve ...more

How To : Do tube assisted dumbbell curls

Learn how to do tube assisted dumbbell curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Turn your body into a cable machine by doing curls with dumbbells and a tube simultaneously. How you stand on the tube controls the difficulty of the exercise, allowing for ...more

How To : Practice Gravitron one arm neutral grip pull ups

Learn how to do one arm neutral grip pull ups on a Gravitron machine. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits One-armed pull-ups are hard to do without jerking or dropping—in a word, safely. Here, you'll use a Gravitron machine to assist your lift, and to h ...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 : Do assisted pull-ups with resistance bands

Assisted pull-ups, as the name implies, allow you to perform pull-ups with help. In this exercise, the help is in the form of heavy duty rubber bands. This version of the pull-up is a great alternative for those who are unable to perform a traditional pull-up. Instructions: ...more

How To : Play the Djembe

A step by step lesson on how to play call and response exercises with the West African Djembe drum. These exercises are meant to deepen listening skills and will also assist you in learning the building blocks of how to create great solos with your Djembe. Part 1 of 2 - How to ...more

How To : Do a front shoulder raise arm exercise

The shoulder or deltoid is made up of three muscular heads: anterior (front), medial (middle), and posterior (rear). Each head plays a different role in how the shoulder moves. The front shoulder raise mainly works the front head of the shoulder, although each head assists wit ...more

How To : Do Push-Ups and Crunches to Get Ripped at Home

This how-to video is for anybody looking to gain lean muscle right in the convenience of your own home with little to no equipment. The intensity and variety of these exercises makes for an effective muscle-building workout. Standard Pushup With hands extended slightly outsid ...more

How To : Do a hip roll ab exercise

The hip roll is great if you are looking to target the midsection. This exercise is used to target the oblique muscles, which occupy the sides of the midsection. The job of the obliques is to assist with rotation of the torso, as well as basic abdominal contractions. The hip ...more

How To : Do an elbow to knee side crunch ab exercise

If you're looking for an easy oblique exercise, try the side crunch. The oblique muscles are used to assist with rotation of the torso, as well as basic abdominal contractions. It is important to note that even though the side crunch is an oblique exercise, the entire abdomina ...more

How To : Do an oblique twist ab exercise

The obliques are used to assist with rotation of the torso, as well as basic abdominal contractions. This exercise is great if you want to target the oblique muscles. Unlike traditional abdominal exercises, the oblique twist works other muscle groups as well. To begin the tor ...more

How To : Do a heel toucher ab exercise

Here is a simple exercise. Heel touchers are primarily used to work the oblique muscles. The obliques are used to assist with rotation of the torso, as well as basic abdominal contractions. The obliques are commonly referred to as the "love handles." It is important to note th ...more

How To : Do a lying-sideways side crunch ab exercise

There are many variations of the side crunch exercise. This exercise works the oblique muscles. The lateral flexors of the spine (quadratus lumborum) are also involved in this exercise. The obliques are commonly referred to as the "love handles." They are used to assist with r ...more

How To : Do a dumbell side bend ab exercise

The standing side bend is similar to the side crunch exercise. The only difference is that the upper body has to resist gravity in the side crunch exercise. Side bends require weighted resistance to resist gravity, but the movement is virtually the same as the side crunch. Thi ...more

How To : Do a supine leg raise

The supine leg raise is often used to target the lower abs. However, when the legs are elevated from a supine position, the hip flexors become the prime movers, not the abs. Leg raises can put stress on the lumbar spine. Thus, alternative exercises are recommended. It is also ...more

How To : Do step ups for aerobics

The step-up is a great exercise for the muscles of the upper leg. It effectively works the thighs, hips, and butt. The calf muscles work as synergists during the step-up exercise. They assist with balance. The step-up exercise can either be done one leg at a time or alternatin ...more

How To : Do a bodybuildling home lat work out

Pull-ups are the all-around best exercise for lats but it takes a lot of strength to do them, a catch-22 of sorts. This video shows three ways you can do assisted pull-ups until you are strong enough to do them on your own.

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

News : DAQRI Deploys Smart Helmet for Navy Gunners

Augmented reality headset maker DAQRI has collaborated with the US Navy to outfit the company's Smart Helmet device for use on battleships. The GunnAR system delivers firing commands issued from the gunner liaison officer (GLO) and received by the gunner. The GLO uses an Andr ...more

Know Your Android Tools : What Is ADB & How Do You Use It?

Anyone who has rooted their Android device has likely used a tool called Android Debug Bridge, better known as ADB, at some point during the process. For most, that is their only interaction with the ADB, but to be a true Android power user, you need to really know the tools a ...more

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