Increase Arm Strength

How To : Do exercises to increase swim strength

Breast strokes are pretty fun until you get to your 100th and each arm feels weighted down by 1,000 octopuses. It's nice to have agility and speed when careening over the vast seas, but for long distance swims it's best to also have strength. Watch this video for a quick exer ...more

How To : Increase strength with power yoga

Power yoga is the one of the more rigorous yoga workouts. Learn how to increase strength with Power yoga poses in this video clip. Take Action: gain strength, tone every muscle, and reach toward Divine. Cindy Mastry, the instructor of this how-to video, has practiced yoga sinc ...more

How To : Build arm strength for pitching

In this how to video, you will learn how to build up your arm strength for pitching. This involves using exercises that give you more focus on the muscles you will use for throwing. A high cable curl and crunch is a useful exercise for doing this. It involves gripping the rope ...more

How To : Do the pedestal pose to increase strength

In order to do the increase your strength, through the Pedestal Pose Routine, you should begin in a modified pushup position. Resting on your elbows and looking down at the ground/floor, while you rest on pointed toes. Hold each pose for 20 seconds. Next, rotate over to one si ...more

How To : Increase muscle strength with the pyramid method

Cardio intervals, circuit training, plate exercises...when it comes to fitness, it seems like there's always a fancy name for what are essentially really easy yet effective strength building, fat burning, and toning exercises. The pyramid method, presented in this video, simp ...more

How To : Increase core strength to love running more

Check out this instructional cross country video that shows you how to increase core strength so that you love running more. A lot of people underestimate the importance of a core strength routine. Your core muscle groups consist of your abs, lower back, glutes, and obliques. ...more

How To : Do Pilates mat exercises to increase core strength

This clip presents an overview of a number of simple but powerful mat exercises useful for strengthening your core. With Pilates, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and av ...more

How To : Do a yoga crane pose for arm and core strength

In this video, Dina Prioste shows us how to do a yoga crane pose for arm and core strength. First, start off with your knees bent and your arms out in front of you. Now bend your elbows and place your back legs into your arms. Now, balance on your arms and push your legs into ...more

How To : Do side dumbbell lateral raises

Increase arm strength with side dumbbell lateral raises. Learn how to work out with dumbbell exercises in this training video. Take action: begin with moderate weight, keep shoulders back and chest high with abs tight, doing slow and controlled movements. Michelle, the instruc ...more

How To : Do tricep push ups

Strengthen the triceps with triceps push ups. Learn how to increase arm strength with triceps exercises in this training video. Take action: position hands in diamond shape under chest,so that the elbows move straight back, and maintain plank position. Michelle, the instructor ...more

How To : Get bigger biceps by lifting weights

How do you get bigger biceps, the age-old quest for bigger guns. Well, first things first, more is not better. Hefting around 50-pound dumbbells as opposed to 20-pound dumbbells is not necessarily going to build you bigger biceps because what's probably happening, you're proba ...more

How To : Strengthen the core with Superman exercises

Have you tried working out with the Superman exercise? The Superman exercise is an essential part of strength training and core stability. This fitness how-to video demonstrates how to increase body strength and flexibility with "Superman" exercises. Learn how to do this exerc ...more

How To : Workout your triceps for bigger arms

This tutorial demonstrates a weight training workout for your triceps. This how to video provides different exercises to target specific muscle groups so you can gain lean muscle mass and increase strength levels in your triceps and the rest of your arms.

How To : Train your arms for bigger biceps

This tutorial demonstrates a weight training workout for your biceps. The how to video provides different exercises to target specific muscle groups so you can gain lean muscle mass and increase strength levels in your biceps.

How To : Do a double leg lift pilates move

The double leg stretch is an original pilates exercise that strengthens your abdominal muscles and your core. Reaching your arms and legs away from your torso challenges your core strength. To increase the core challenge, don't let your head and shoulders drop as your arms and ...more

How To : Do the side plank yoga pose

Yoga is a great way to strengthen your body and increase flexibility. This how to video teaches a yoga pose for arm balance, Vasisthasana or the side plank yoga pose. Yoga instructor Christine Navarro demonstrates the Vasisthasana or the side plank yoga pose and provides instr ...more

How To : Increase the Number of Push Ups You Can Do

Consistently used in many forms of physical training, the push up has been considered one of the best physical tests of muscular fitness and endurance. Namely known for its use in the military as well as other physically demanding activities such as boxing and the martial arts ...more

How To : Prevent back pain with hamstring stretches

It's no surprise that there's a link between not stretching your muscles and crippling back pain. Admittedly you work at an office all day, bum blued to your chair, but that's no excuse to continue your non-movement when you get home. In fact, if you have an office job it is a ...more

How To : Do lying skull crusher barbell extensions

Increase muscle strength with barbell exercises done while lying down. Learn about muscle training, fitness, and growth in this fitness video. Take action: do not rock arms and keep core tight. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gym in NC ...more

How To : Develop your legs with seated one leg presses

Learn how to do seated one leg presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The seated one-leg press is a safe and effective way to focus on building the leg muscles without putting extra stress on the lower back. Leg presses build strength and increase ...more

How To : Tone arms with a standing scaption exercise

Doing this workout from Men's Health will increase flexbility and strength in your rotator cuffs. Make sure to execute technical precision to avoid injury. Stand holding a light pair of dumb-bells in front of your thighs with a neutral grip, your palms facing each other. Rais ...more

How To : Do tricep kick backs to strengthen the arms

Increase strength in the triceps with triceps kick backs. Learn about muscle growth with arm exercises in this fitness video. Take action: keep head in line with spine, only movement should be with lower arm, and keep core tight. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, ...more

How To : Work out triceps with rope pulldowns

Have you ever tried working out your arms with rope pulldowns. If so, you know that they are a great exercise for strength training and weightlifting. This fitness how to video demonstrates how to work out the triceps with triceps rope pull downs. Learn how to increase muscle ...more

How To : Do an ROTC/US Military-style push-up

The Georgetown Army ROTC program first describes the benefits, and then demonstrates a proper army pushup to standard. Pushups are common in the army, they increase the strength and endurance of your chest, shoulders, and triceps muscle. The push up is also a part of the Army ...more

How To : Do hanging dip exercises

Work out and getting in shape with dips. Learn how dip exercises can increase your strength and fitness in this training video. Take action: do not lock elbows, upper arms stay parallel to floor, and no partial reps, use full range of motion! Michelle, the instructor in this h ...more

How To : Exercise with a weighted bar

Try adding some weighted bar exercises to your workout routine to not only strengthen you arms but to increase your core and back strength as well. Use heavier weights to build larger muscles and more reps at a lighter weight for lean strong muscle. Using a weighted bar is gr ...more

How To : Tie the snell knot fisherman's hitch

No, this isn't called the "snail" knot. It's the "snell" knot, and is the perfect knot for attaching an eyed fishing hook to fishing line. The snell knot is a favorite among fishermen, and is the perfect hitch knot to learn. Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV will show you exactly how ...more

How To : Tone arms with a chin-up exercise

The chin-up… everybody hates them. But it's one of the best exercise you can do to improve arm strength. Men's Health shows you the correct way to do a "chin up" in this exercise video. When performing a chin-up, keeping a slight bend maintains tension in your biceps. Grab a ...more

How To : Make fresh homemade tofu

Ever wonder how tofu is made? Well here is a how-to video that shows you the step by step process of making fresh homemade tofu from scratch. All you really need to make tofu is dried soybeans and a little arm strength. Ingredients for tofu: 150g Dried Soy Beans 2g Calcium Su ...more

How To : Do barbell full squats

In this video from Livestrong we learn how to do a barbell full squat to increase leg strength. Find a squat rack at a gym and rack your bar a little bit below shoulder. In a split stance, come up underneath the bar and rest it on the back of your shoulders. Lift off, core tig ...more

How To : Do yoga arm binds in standing yoga poses

Yoga arm binds are part of what make seasoned yogis look like walking pretzels. Arm binds add difficulty to any yoga pose, testing your flexibility and balance. For this reason, many people find it hard to hold a standing pose with an arm bind, let alone get to an arm bind pos ...more

How To : Tone your core with a stability ball ab plank

Unless your name is Jessica Alba, you probably weren't born with a pack of abs that resembles a cheese grater. But whether you're skinny as a rail or have recently let yourself go (to McDonald's a few too many times) and are concealing a nice pair of man boobs, you can perfect ...more

How To : Do a 10 minute pilates arm workout

Katherine and Kimberly Corp show you how to do a ten-minute (1o min) pilates arm workout using stretch bands. This workout targets every major muscle group in the arms and helps maintain alignment and ab strength.

How To : Increase spine mobility with pilates side bends

This Pilates Side Bend exercise is used to enhance lateral mobility of the spine. It primarily targets the transversus abdominis, obliques and scapular stabilizers. Attention should be paid to the abdominal contraction to maintain rib connection and prevent the hips and should ...more

How To : Do dumbbell Turkish get-ups

Learn how to do dumbbell Turkish get-ups. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Not many exercises let you be creative in your movements, but the dumbbell Turkish get-up is one of them. This exercise trains your entire body to work as a unit as you rise up ...more

How To : Do dumbbell alternating chest flys

Learn how to do dumbbell alternating chest flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The classic dumbbell fly works your chest and your inner chest muscles in particular. The one-armed alternating variation has you do one side at a time, increasing the ...more

How To : Exercise with advance triceps dips

Have you tried working out with advance triceps dips? Advance triceps dips are an essential part of body sculpting and strength training. This fitness how-to video demonstrates how to work out the triceps muscle with advanced triceps dips. Learn about arm exercises in this tra ...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 : Practice the side crane yoga pose properly

Parsva bakasana is more commonly known as crane pose. This posture requires good upper body strength. There is a way to get into the pose by placing the elbow into the sides of the ribs. The lower arms bones (ulna and radius) act as supporting beams and the yoga pose side cran ...more

How To : Do the Crane yoga pose

Improve balance, concentration and arm strength with the Crane Pose. Learn how to do the Crane Pose in this yoga video clip. To practice the Crane pose you should come into squat, frog-like position, lift tailbone toward sky, balance knees on arms and breathe properly. With th ...more

How To : Workout your shoulders for bigger delts

This tutorial demonstrates a weight training workout that develops your deltoids. This how to video provides different exercises to target specific muscle groups so you can gain lean muscle mass and increase strength levels in your shoulders.

How To : Workout your chest for bigger pecs

This tutorial demonstrates a weight training workout for the chest. This how to video provides different exercises to target specific muscle groups so you can gain lean muscle mass and increase strength levels in your pecs.

How To : Improve your mood with yoga

Learn how to shift your mood, and feel happy again with this yoga tutorial. Yoga is a great way to relax and get in shape. These poses are designed to increase strength and improve your mood. Watch this how to video and you'll be relaxing with yoga in no time.

How To : Do a behind hip flip with a kettlebell

The kettlebell or girya is a traditional Russian castiron weight, that looks somewhat like a cannonball with a handle. Kettlebell workouts are intended to increase strength, endurance, agility and balance. Learn how to do a behind the hip flip with a kettlebell as well as some ...more

How To : Do the "Kip up" breakdance move

Breakdance, or breaking is a street dance style that evolved as part of the hip hop movement in Manhattan and the South Bronx of New York City during the early 1970s. In this breakdancing tutorial, you will learn how to do the "Kip-up" move. This move takes a lot of upper arm ...more

How To : Do the "Bronco" breakdance move

Breakdance, or breaking is a street dance style that evolved as part of the hip hop movement in Manhattan and the South Bronx of New York City during the early 1970s. In this breakdancing tutorial, you will learn how to do the "Bronco" move. This move takes a lot of upper arm ...more

How To : Do the Swan Dive Graceful Rock pilates exercise

Swan Dive Graceful Rocks is a variation on the original Pilates exercise "Swan Dive." It strengthens the gluteus muscles (so your butt will get firmer.) and increases flexibility of the spine. Keeping your abdominal muscles engaged throughout will increase core strength and pr ...more

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