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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 : Fire up your metabolism

This video focuses on strategies you can use to boost your metabolism--one-step needed in order to lose belly fat. Obtaining a faster metabolism will train your body to burn more calories throughout the day. The first step to boost your metabolism is through strength training, ...more

How To : Jump higher through proper exercise

If you would like to jump higher for sports or just for pure athleticism these plyometric exercises will challenge your muscles to optimize their ability to perform. This will involve a series of jumping exercises with weights and props. Deep Knee Bends --- Be standing. Slowl ...more

How To : Enhance your athletic performance naturally

Learn some tricks that will give you an edge during your next workout or competition. This video will show you how to enhance your athletic performance naturally. You Will Need * Caffeine * Fiber-loading * Peppermint essential oil * Probiotics * Compression socks Step 1. Ge ...more

How To : Do a calming yoga flow to increase leg flexibility

There are a plethora of reasons why you should practice yoga, from easier breathing to increased flexibility to clearing your mind. But there's another super important reason you should take up the art of the pretzel-limbed: It helps build strength all throughout your body, wh ...more

How To : Do calisthenic mountain climber exercises

Increase energy, heart health and respiratory muscles with aerobic exercises. Learn how to do callisthenic mountain climber exercises in this fitness tutorial. When performing calisthenic mountain climber exercises you should start out in push-up, bring one leg up, switch with ...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 the Develope pilates exercise

The Develope is a variation of the original pilates exercises in the side-lying series. This exercise tones the muscles of the legs and increases flexibility while improving core strength as well. Focus on proper form and the fluidity of the movement instead of the height of t ...more

How To : Do the Scissors pilates move

The Scissors is an original pilates exercise that strengthens the abdominal muscles and increases hamstring flexibility. If your hamstrings are tight initially, decrease the range of motion so that you can keep your knee straight, otherwise your hamstring flexibility won't inc ...more

How To : Get rid of love handles

Not sticking to your New Year's resolution of finally getting rid of that spare tire? Trade in those love handles for a slender waistline by following these tips starting today! You Will Need: • Water • Cardio training • Weight training • Oblique exercises • A balanced d ...more

How To : Do the ski squats exercise

Back exercises can greatly increase the condition of your spine and posture. Learn how to do ski squats exercise with this tutorial. The ski squat exercise strengthens the back and thigh muscles. People with knee problems should avoid this exercise. Watch this how to video and ...more

How To : Do the seal stretch

Back exercises can greatly increase the condition of your spine and posture. Learn how to do the seal stretch with this tutorial. The pelvic lift exercise is a great exercise for the back and buttock muscles. Watch this how to video and you will be able to perform the seal str ...more

How To : Do the pelvic lift exercise

Back exercises can greatly increase the condition of your spine and posture. Learn how to do the pelvic lift exercise with this tutorial. The pelvic lift exercise is a great back and abdominal muscle strengthening exercise. Watch this how to video and you will be able to perfo ...more

How To : Do an aerobics L-Step

Strengthen the heart muscle with aerobic exercises. Learn how to do an aerobics L-Step in this exercise tutorial. When performing the L-Step you should start with left foot, step up, bring feet together, step down, bring feet together again, and add knees to increase workout. ...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 : 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 : 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 the Neck Pull #1 pilates exercise

Neck Pull #1 is an easier version of the original Pilates exercise Neck Pull which helps build strength and increase spinal flexibility. By focusing on keeping the abdominal muscles pulled in flat throughout the exercise, the lower back is always protected and the abdominal mu ...more

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 : Use a foam roller to work your core muscles

Sarah and Katrina show you how to use a Foam Roller and the different to increase stability and flexibility, by really working your core muscles. Katrina shows you how to do a pushup and works your abs in this video.

How To : Do a calf stretch

Stretching calf muscles is important for lengthening a key leg muscle and increasing flexibility. Learn how to do calf stretch exercises in this stretching and flexibility video. Take action: use platform or stairwell, stretch calves before flexing muscles, go one leg at a tim ...more

How To : Do the double leg kick pilates exercise

The Double Leg Kick is an original pilates exercise that strengthens the muscles of the back and increases flexibility of the spine. As this exercise involves a lot of spinal extension, it is important to keep your abdominal muscles engaged and progress through this exercise a ...more

How To : Target your obliques with pilates

The obliques exercise is a classical pilates exercise which targets the abdominal muscles to flatten the stomach and strengthen the core. Keeping the elbows wide helps keep the shoulders down and increases the rotation in the trunk, which helps shrink your waist. Be sure to st ...more

How To : Get six pack abs with cardio & strength training

In this video, Yuri Elkaim will teach you how to get six pack abs using cardio and strength training. He breaks down the discussion of cardio vs. strength training for burning fat and building muscle. In the video, Elkaim stresses high-intensity interval training (HIIT), in wh ...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 : Stretch the anterior deltoid

Increase the flexibility of your shoulders. Exercises and stretches for your workout routine in this fitness video. Take action: use stretching device, hold stretch for 15 to 30 seconds, then lean farther from hand to increase the stretch, and rotate shoulder to target deltoid ...more

How To : Do quad extensions to strengthen the legs

Exercise the quadriceps muscle with quad extensions. Learn about increasing leg strength in this training video. Take action: keep core tight, squeeze legs at top of movement, but only legs will move. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gy ...more

How To : Do dumbbell rear lunges

Increase muscle strength and flexibility with dumbbell rear lunges. Learn about dumbbell weight training and exercises in this video. Take action: keep chest high, shoulders back, core tight, raise knee to increase difficulty, make sure back step is big, and add hop to increas ...more

How To : Help children understand steroids

A steroid are a group of fatty substances or lipids found in the body. Sometimes people take steroids for the wrong reason. Anabolic steroids increases muscle mass. Most professional sports and the Olympics test for it. There are many side effects to taking steroids. Many high ...more

How To : Do ballet exercises at home

Increase your flexibility, elongate muscles and strengthen your feet with a thera-band and these at home exercises. Continue practicing ballet at home between lessons with the following instruction from a pro. Mikael Monson is an instructor specializing in ballet and pointe at ...more

How To : Do seated dips to tone and tighten your triceps

Seated dips are one of those exercises that looks easy but is a real pain to actually do. While you can do seated dips on the floor, doing them on a bench with your feet flexed adds an extra dimension of height that will increase muscle intensity and heart rate. To try out th ...more

How To : Do a complete forearm workout

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a complete forearm workout. First, grab a small weight in each hand and start to lift your forearms up into the air. Control your movement when you go both up and down, to help work your arms out better. Next, lift up gently with the weight ...more

How To : Do a quadriceps stretch exercise

Learn how to perform a simple stretch exercise for your quadricep muscles with this video tutorial. Whether you're looking to warm up, wind down or just increase your flexibility, a good stretch routine can go a long way. However, with stretching, as with any exercise, a basic ...more

How To : Gain muscle mass by eating ten bulking foods

Though we're currently in the middle of summer and most of us are either relaxing poolside or beachside, for teenage boys looking to make it as a star player on their high school's football team, summer means major sweat and pain time. Football players do gain a certain advant ...more

How To : Burn calories with a 3 minute push up challenge

Looking to speed up your weight loss? Exercise moves that tone multiple muscle groups at the same time increase calorie burn and allow you to do much more work in less time. Exercises that work large muscles, like your glutes and triceps/biceps, are even more effective for fat ...more

How To : Tone your glutes by squatting with no knee pain

Want your bum to look as perky as it did twenty years ago in a bikini? Unfortunately there's no way to cut corners when you want to tone your glutes and thighs (lipo is an alternative, but that just gets rid of fat and doesn't actually help you tone or increase muscle). So if ...more

How To : Do a Tabata exercise to increase swimming stamina

Rest in between long bouts of exercise is recommended, since muscles need time to heal and patch themselves up after tearing (yes, any form of exercise makes micro tears in your muscles that must be healed. These tears are a good thing because once you get patched up, your mus ...more

How To : Get ripped fast for guys with a slim tone

This video workout is aimed at skinny guys who want to get ripped. Some tips for weight training are to train less than 45 minutes at a time, focus on compound movements, try to get 5% stronger every two weeks, don't do more than one or two forced reps, and split your workout ...more

How To : Lose belly fat with hardcore stomach workouts

Darin Steen of Major League Health demonstrates how to lose belly fat with stomach workouts. Using a boxing technique, you can get your heart rate up to 160 and boost your hormones to gain muscle and lose fat. It works your abdominal muscles in a unique side-to-side plane of m ...more

How To : Strengthen calf muscles

The calf muscles at the back of the lower leg are important to target when strength and weight training for speed and agility. Learn how to do calf muscle exercises in this strength training video. Take action: use platform or stairwell, stretch calves before flexing muscles, ...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 : Do weighted diagonal lunges

Gain muscle strength and flexibility with diagonal lunges. Learn about dumbbell exercises to promote fitness in this weightlifting video. Take action: maintain balance, keep back leg straight, and increase difficulty by adding dumbbells. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to ...more

How To : Stretch the triceps

Increase flexibility and prevent injury by stretching the triceps. Learn how to do stretches and arm exercises in this video. Take action: hold stretch for 20-30 seconds, stretch when muscles are warm, and hold stretch at point of mild discomfort. Michelle, the instructor in t ...more

How To : Do deadweight standing crunches

Increase muscle strength with dead lift exercises. Learn tips and techniques for proper weightlifting in this fitness video. Take action: keep bar close to legs, don't round the back and use proper form. Michelle is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal tra ...more

How To : How Is This Possible? (NSFW)

For most humans, Zlata's level of flexiblity is simply not possible. The Russian contortionist has trained in extreme gymnastics since the age of 14, but her superhuman pliability cannot be entirely attributed to her acquired skills. Zlata has a rare condition called Ehlers–Da ...more

How To : Bulk up and gain weight quickly

It seems like people are always trying to lose weight..but what if you have the opposite problem? Whether you’re recovering from an illness, are a growing teen, or you are an athlete trying to bulk up, a little information can go a long way in helping you pack on a few extra p ...more

How To : Strengthen your heart

The heart needs exercise just like any other muscle. Live longer and healthier by pumping it up! You Will Need * Clothing suitable for exercise * Sneakers * A watch Step 1: Exercise regularly Perform at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise, three to five times a week. For b ...more

How To : Do yoga exercises for weight loss

Yoga exercises are great for building muscle, increasing flexibility and losing weight. Learn a variety of yoga exercises for losing weight from a professional yoga instructor in this free fitness video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Do yoga exercises for weight loss. Do yoga e ...more

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