Exercise with the Sit-up with Arms Overhead

How To : Exercise with the sit-up with arms overhead

Learn how to exercise by doing the sit-up with your arms overhead. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors Base Movement: sit up Training Type: weight training Level of Difficulty: 3 Sport Specific: football, wrestling Posit ...more

How To : Do tuck jumps

Learn how to do tuck jumps. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Tuck jumps are the last word in simple power leg workouts. Jump into the air as high as you can, bringing your knees up in mid-air, and then land light—even if your muscles are shaking. St ...more

How To : Do V situps with heels and legs straight on a wall

Learn how to do V situps with and legs straight on a wall. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits For a power abdominal workout, try a V Sit-up. With a wall to provide leg support, you can reach higher and push your abs harder than you can in a standard fl ...more

How To : Do flat bench straddle hops

Learn how to do flat bench straddle hops and sculpt your body without weights. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits To do straddle hops, you'll stand with one leg on either side of a Reebok step or flat bench, and jump from the ground onto the step with b ...more

How To : Work your core with medicine ball soccer throws

Learn how to do medicine ball soccer throws. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Work toward a World Cup physique by throwing a medicine ball toward the ground, then catching it and bringing it overhead. Your abs support the movement of your shoulders; ...more

How To : Tone arms with an inverted row exercise

The "inverted row" is a great move for the beginner who cannot yet perform a proper chin-up or pull-up. Men's Health shows you the ins and outs of this arm exercise. Sit under a Smith machine or squat rack with your legs straight and the bar set a few inches higher than arms ...more

How To : Do seated arnold presses

Learn how to do seated arnold presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Good trainers love this strength-training exercise because it targets and isolates both the front and side heads of the deltoid muscles. Lowering the dumbbells gradually down in ...more

How To : Exercise with the cable sit-up

Learn how to exercise by doing the cable sit-up. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors Base Movement: sit up Equipment: cable, rope Training Type: weight training Level of Difficulty: 3 Sport Specific: football, wrestling ...more

How To : Do a yoga camel pose and rabbit pose

In this video, we learn how to do a yoga camel and rabbit pose with Dina Prioste. Make sure you warm up before you start this, so you don't pull a muscle. First, start on your knees and your toes tucked under. Your hands should be on your lower back, then inhale and lift your ...more

How To : Exercise with the V sit

Learn how to exercise by doing the V-sit. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors Training Type: balance and stability, weight training Level of Difficulty: 5 Sport Specific: baseball, basketball, boxing, cycling, field hock ...more

How To : Do one arm lat pulldowns to work the back

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. For example, when you open a refrigerator or a car door, you are primarily using your lat muscl ...more

How To : Do the dumbell fly exercise

This exercise is great for shaping and strengthening the chest muscles. The chest is scientifically named the pectoralis. This muscle is used any time you push a chair up to the table, shut a car door, or push a shopping cart. There are two muscles that make up the pectoralis. ...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 declined bench sit-up ab exercise

This exercise is one of the oldest exercises for stimulating the hip flexors and abdominals. However, individuals with low back pain should avoid performing this exercise; abdominal crunches might be a safer alternative. Adjust the incline of the bench for the desired level o ...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 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 : Do dumbbell squat thrust with speed presses

Learn how to do dumbbell squat thrust with speed alternate neutral presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Combine two power moves for an intense leg and shoulder muscle workout. Start with a squat thrust, popping out of a squat to a plank position; ...more

How To : Get Fit And Cut Fast

This won't be a fancy video or have crazy photos of before and after. I'm not insanely buff nor do I use supplements/drugs to stay fit. Just have a look at my photo and decide if that's how you want to look. As the title suggests, you don't need to use a gym, you don't need a ...more

How To : Do single-leg flat bench standups

Learn how to do single-leg flat bench standups and sculpt your body without weights! Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Single leg flat bench stand-ups improve strength and balance evenly in each of your legs. This exercise develops quadriceps, hip flex ...more

How To : Tone arms with a push press exercise

Want to get in shape? Well, with Men's Health, you're bound to, especially with this "push press" exercise. This shoulder and triceps exercise is also great for the core and improving your ability to generate force. Stand with a light bar-bell across the front of your shoulde ...more

How To : Use a medicine ball to do flat leg sit ups

Learn how to do flat leg medicine ball sits ups. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Medicine ball sit-ups ensure your abs work doubly hard, as they lift not just the weight of your upper body but the weight of the ball. By keeping your legs flat throug ...more

How To : Hold a squat and do a single cable wide pull down

Learn how to do hold a squat while doing a power single cable wide pull down. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits For this exercise you'll stay in a deep squat as you do wide pull-downs with controlled speed and powerful force. Doing pull-downs while in ...more

How To : Get six pack abs in 12 weeks

In this video, Jeff Cavalier demonstrates how the viewer can obtain six pack abs in just twelve weeks while training at home. He begins by explaining that he will show the viewer five separate work outs techniques. The first exercise is called a X-man crunch. To complete this ...more

How To : Tone arms with the Javorek complex exercise

The Javorek complex - what is it? It's an exercise for your shoulders. Men's Health gives you a perfect demonstration of how the "Javorek complex" is supposed to be done. This is an all-round shoulder exercise. Stand holding a pair of dumb-bells, arms at your sides, palms fac ...more

How To : Tone abs with the Swiss ball cable Russian twist

You'll need a stability ball for this "Swiss-ball cable Russian-twist" abs exercise from Men's Health. To progress in this particular exercise, simply increase the weight and use a fuller stability ball. Attach a handle to a high pulley-cable and place a Swiss ball in front o ...more

How To : Do dumbbell clean and press

Learn how to do dumbbell clean and presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This exercise converts a classic shoulder exercise, often done with a barbell or kettlebell, to take advantage of its leg-busting potential. Put squats between the elements o ...more

How To : Do flip turn abs with jumps

Learn how to do flip turn abs with jumps. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This explosive exercise works you in every direction, combining an abs-crunching reverse tuck to squatted tuck with an explosive vertical jump for leg speed and power. Starti ...more

How To : Tone your back with a seated row to chin exercise

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

How To : Tone abs with a negative crunch exercise

Even thought this exercise has the word negative in it, doesn't mean it isn't good. Men's Health shows you exactly how to do the "negative crunch" exercise, where you need to lean backwards into a 45º angle and work your abs. Sit with your knees bent and your feet flat on the ...more

How To : Sculpt your chest with single arm pec decks

Learn how to do single arm pec decks. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This variation of the standard pec deck asks you to do the exercise one arm at a time—helping you further isolate and focus on the center valley of your chest while still working ...more

How To : Tone your arms with devil's triceps press downs

Learn how to do devil's tricpes press downs. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits For this variation on the standard triceps dip, you'll move in a diagonal movement to stretch and work the full range for your triceps muscles. Muscles Worked Triceps Sta ...more

How To : Sculpt you back with a cable seated rows drop set

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

How To : Do double handle low-cable speed squats and rows

Learn how to do double handle low-cable speed squats and rows. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Your back and legs are interdependent muscle structures, so why now work them simultaneously? Use a cable machine to add resistance to a squat; follow wit ...more

How To : Work your legs with half twist jump squats

Learn how to do half twist jump squats. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Developing your legs isn’t just about building bulk—it’s also about training the propulsive strength you need for sports, power workouts, and just having fun. This exercise buil ...more

How To : Do medicine ball power press toss ups for height

Learn how to do medicine ball power press toss ups for height. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits There's a reason NBA players have such big shoulders. For this exercise, you'll use a medicine ball to throw high vertical tosses as you power out of a sq ...more

How To : Do stability ball backbend holds

Learn how to do stability ball backbend holds. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Do as gymnasts do: This exercise develops flexibility, balance, and core strength. Practice this exercise with a stability ball under you until you develop enough strengt ...more

How To : Do triceps bench dips with feet on floor

Learn how to do triceps bench dips with your feet on the floor and sculpt your body without weights. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits For this variation on the standard triceps dip, you'll move in a diagonal movement to stretch and work the full range ...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 : Do seated reverse flys

Learn how to do seated reverse flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Seated reverse dumbbell flys strengthen and develop the rear deltoids, the often-used but hard-to-isolate back of your shoulders. Muscles Worked Shoulders (rear deltoids) Startin ...more

How To : Do dumbbell step-up with shoulder press

Learn how to do dumbbell step-up with shoulder press. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The one leg step-up is a simple and effective leg exercise that strengthens leg muscles while building balance and leg-muscle control. In combination with the dumb ...more

How To : Practice incline barbell presses properly

Learn how to do incline barbell presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Build a well-rounded and proportional chest—the incline variation of the classic barbell chest press targets the upper area of the pectoral muscles. Muscles Worked Chest (uppe ...more

How To : Do single cable rope overhead skull crushers

Learn how to do single cable rope power overhead skull crushers. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Strengthen your triceps with this standing single-armed cable version of the skull crusher. Use power and speed as you mimic a baseball throw with a foc ...more

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