Kicking Exercises

How To : Do a scissor kick ab exercise

The scissor kick is often used to target the lower abs. However, this exercise does a poor job of working the abs. The hip flexors do most of the work. This exercise can be used in a continuum of ab exercises, but it should not be used as a primary ab exercise. Begin by lying ...more

How To : Do the flutter kick exercise

Want to get great abs, thighs, and a butt all by doing just one exercise? Then save time while still getting awesome results by doing the flutter kick exercise, which involves kicking your legs one on top of the other while keeping them at a 45 degree angle. This is a four-co ...more

How To : Exercise with leg raise with flutter kick on bosu

Learn how to exercise by doing leg raises with flutter kicks on the bosu. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors Base Movement: leg raise Equipment: bosu flat down Training Type: balance and stability, weight training Level ...more

How To : Do a flutter kick ab exercise

Flutter kicks are often used to work the lower abs. Generally, flutter kicks are performed at the end of an abdominal workout when the abs are fatigued. In reality, this exercise does very little for abdominal development. The main muscles worked are the hip flexors. So if you ...more

How To : Do the sumo kick exercise

Learn how you can do the sumo kick exercise with this fitness tutorial. Sumo kicks are great for toning and building muscle in your gluts and legs. Watch this how to video and you can do the sumo kick exercise.

How To : Do the donkey kick exercise

Learn how you can do the donkey kick exercise with this fitness tutorial. Donkey kicks strengthen your lower back and gluts. With the steps in this how to video you can get in shape with donkey kicks.

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 : Do a one leg kick pilates exercise

The one leg kick is an original pilates exercise that strengthens the hamstrings and glutes. You'll tone the back of the legs and firm your butt while increasing your abdominal strength as you hold your abs off the floor. If you have tight quads, only bend your knee as far as ...more

How To : Exercise with kickboxing

Check out this instructional kickboxing video that demonstrates how to perform various exercises with this sport. Kickboxing can be great exercise and improve cardio fitness. Learn the skills of kickboxing in this video on competitive kickboxing moves. Take action and remembe ...more

How To : Do a 10 min resistance workout with Joel Harper

This video shows advance resistance workout for lower body and abs. This is a level 2 band work out video. To do this you need the bands. First wrap the bands tightly around both of your hands. In the first exercise to do the butt blaster go into a cat position. Hold the bands ...more

How To : Do flat bench freestyle kicks

Learn how to do flat bench freestyle kicks and sculpt your body without weights. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Freestyle swimmers who need more kick out of their caboose will appreciate this exercise. The flat bench freestyle kick mimics the freest ...more

How To : Do a pool workout with SELF Magazine

Get bikini ready with a few tips from the experts. In this fitness how-to video SELF Magazine gives you a full-body workout centered around swimming exercises. Watch to learn how to dive into the pool to do the following exercise: egg beaters, stair star, water taxi, toe touch ...more

How To : Do the top three exercises to firm your butt

Unfortunately, your booty won't get round and firm if all you do is sit and eat potato chips on the couch. If you want a derriere that would make Jessica Alba jealous then get off your lazy butt and start moving what your mama gave you around! Check out this episode of Sarah ...more

How To : Hold plank position while doing a cross kick under

Learn how to hold plank position while doing a cross kick under. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This core-busting exercise demands balance and strength. Start with a basic plank position and attack it from both ends, bringing your foot up to meet t ...more

How To : Tone your buttocks with a butt blasting workout

You want to know the real reason people don't exercise? Often, it comes down to having bulky exercise machines. Every time you look at them you get a reminder of how much pain you'll have to go through to get those perfect abs or sculpted butt. So for many of us we simply choo ...more

How To : Burn fat with a plyometric weight loss routine

How do you amp up your current cardio/strength training routine to make sure you burn extra calories and shed extra fat? By jumping. Though jumping sounds easy, after you try this routine and repeat it a few times we'd be surprised if you weren't completely winded and sweaty. ...more

How To : Do dumbbell squat thrusts with shoulder presses

Learn how to do dumbbell squat thrusts with shoulder presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This powerful combo exercise focuses on the legs and shoulders, but trains the entire body. You'll develop core strength and power as you squat and jump wit ...more

How To : Do dumbbell fly to presses

Learn how to do dumbbell fly to presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The dumbbell fly to press combination exercise works your pectoral muscles from different angles, giving the benefits of a traditional dumbbell press combined with the pec-stret ...more

How To : Perform triceps kickbacks to tone triceps

Despite what the name may imply, triceps kickbacks don't involve kicking of any sort. Rather, this tricep-sculpting exercise move involves getting down to a near squat position and bringing a dumbbell forward and back, keeping the shoulders stead and down. This move targets a ...more

How To : Improve your soccer goalkeeping with Petr Cech

Chelsea F.C. and Czech Republic goalkeeper Petr Cech believes that goalkeeping is one of the most important and strenuous positions on the soccer team. And with this video, he shows you just how hard tuning into the ball's whereabouts it. This video is not for you if the thou ...more

How To : Do squat thrusts

Learn how to do squat thrusts. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Squat thrusts, or burpies as they are commonly known, are much beloved by trainers, athletes and bodybuilders alike because they combine the benefits of the squat with the added bonus of ...more

How To : Do dumbbell squat thrust with alternate lockouts

Learn how to do dumbbell squat thrust with alternate lockouts, an advanced exercise. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits A strong legs and back demand a powerful core for support. Train all three with this exercise. You'll develop power and control, and ...more

How To : Do Superman holds with freestyle kicks

Learn how to do superman holds with freestyle kicks. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The Superman hold is a lower back flexion; you lie facedown on the floor with your arms, shoulders, chest, and legs off the floor in the style of the flying superhe ...more

How To : Do incline dumbbell flys

Learn how to do incline dumbbell flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The incline dumbbell fly works your upper and inner chest muscles in particular. Muscles Worked Chest Starting Position Set a bench at an approximately 20- to 25-degree angle. L ...more

How To : Do flat bench dumbbell flys

Learn how to do flat bench dumbbell flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The classic dumbbell fly works your chest and your inner chest muscles in particular. It's an essential part of any chest-building regimen. Muscles Worked Chest Starting Posi ...more

How To : Get Six Pack Abs

The abdominals can be considered one of the best signals of fitness and strength and is one of the most sought-after muscle groups to develop by both men and women. While the abdominals are very desirable, it can be one of the most difficult areas to distinguish and maintain. ...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 side kick with o-loop resistance

If you are trying to work the hips and butt, this exercise is for you! The side kick mainly targets the gluteus muscles. Any movement away from the center of the body is known as "abduction." To perform the side kick exercise with resistance, place the tubing around the ankle ...more

How To : Do a reverse leg kick on a bench

The reverse leg kick is perfect for working the glutes/butt. It is very easy to perform, and is one of the few exercises that works the glute muscles exclusively [with assistance from the hamstring muscles]. Begin by placing one knee on a weight bench. Use your hands to suppo ...more

How To : Do donkey kicks

The gluteal muscles, or glutes, can be targeted with donkey kicks. This exercise is easy to perform and does not require any fancy equipment. The donkey kick is a classic "butt" exercise, and there are many variations of the original donkey kick. Instructions for the donkey ki ...more

How To : Use a broom handle to get fit with SELF Magazine

You don't need fancy equipment to workout and get a great body. In this how to video SELF Magazine shows you how to utilize a broom handle to stabilize your workout routine. Grab that broom stick and start doing the following exercises: flutter kicks, straight arm raises, side ...more

How To : Do a kneeling glute kickback

Here is an exercise that really works the gluteus muscles. It is relatively easy to perform. However, for this exercise to be effective, it does require a bit of skill and proper technique. A workout mat is recommended. Get on your hands and knees. Ensure your back is flat. S ...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 : Strengthen your lower body

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a pedestal routine. This exercise circuit contains exercises. The exercises in this circuit are: 5 reps of prone leg lift, 5 reps of lateral leg lift, 5 reps of supine leg lift, 10 reps of donkey kicks, 20 reps of scorpions, 5 re ...more

How To : Do the Grant Green exercise circuit

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to the "Grant Green" exercise circuit. This exercise circuit contains exercises. The exercises are: 10 raps of donkey kicks, 20 reps of scorpions, 20 reps of iron cross, 8 reps of both lateral leg lifts with toe out and in, 5 reps of R ...more

How To : Improve hip girdle strength and flexibility

In this video tutorial, viewers learn a workout routine that will strengthen and improve the flexibility of the hip girdle. This routine contains 12 exercises. The exercises and the amounts of reps for each exercise are: clams (8 reps per leg), lateral leg raises (15 reps per ...more

How To : Do Nia lower body exercises

Nia combines various martial arts moves for a smooth, aerobic exercise routine. Learn how to do kicks for the lower body in Nia with this free exercise series from a black belt Nia instructor. Part 1 of 6 - How to Do Nia lower body exercises. Do Nia lower body exercises - Part ...more

How To : Get flat, firm, fabulous abs with SELF Magazine

Get flat firm and fabulous abs with tips form the experts. In this fitness how to video SELF Magazine demonstrates an extensive abdominal workout session. Watch and learn how to do the following exercises: slideshow, dolphin pull, bridge plus, krav maga kick, bow wows, chair r ...more

How To : Practice aerobic exercises with Maggie Q

This how to video demonstrates a SELF magazine workout featuring intense aerobic movements. Watch and learn how the Maggie Q, star of Live Free or Die Hard, tones, strengthens and sculpts her body. All Maggie Q does and all you need to do to get a strong body is an intense aer ...more

How To : Get a perky butt

Sophie Rycott demonstrates how you can get a perky butt by doing pilates. There are four exercises you can do: hamstring press, side leg kicks, leg extensions, and single leg kicks. Get a perky butt. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Use a pilates ball

In this video, we learn how to use Pilates balls. These balls help you with your posture and also help you become stronger. This is an uneven surface that you have to keep in place, so you are using your muscles more than a hard and flat surface. One exercise you can do is to ...more

How To : Do intense cardio intervals to burn fat faster

In a sense, cardio intervals are God's gift to lazy exercisers everywhere. Why? Well, rather than commiting yourself to an excrutiatingly long exercise routine every day, you can actually cut down the time you exercise in half if you add cardio intervals. There is one snatch, ...more

How To : Do a simple gluteus maximus stretch exercise

Learn how to perform a kick-butt stretch exercise for your glutes 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 mastery ...more

How To : Aqua jog for low impact cardio exercise

Getting regular cardiovascular exercise is extremely important to maintain good health but it can be difficult to find an exercise that isn't strenuous on the joints. Luckily aqua jogging is a great workout for any age. Aqua jogging is great for your cardiovascular system, an ...more

How To : Do a BOSU ball squat thrust

This video shows you how to perform a BOSU ball squat thrust. A beginner and a more advanced version of this exercise are both shown. First you put the BOSU on the ground flat side up and you reach down and grab the sides of the BOSU. You then kick your legs out into a push-up ...more

How To : Do the beginner pilates move Front & Back kick

Search "Pilates animation" on Wonderhowto for other more videos by this user. If you are looking a for a quick pilates reference, take a look at this pilates animation. This a quick & easy, clearly explained diagram of the pilates mat exercise: Classical Pilates for Beginners ...more

How To : Do the beginner pilates move Up and Down kick

Search "Pilates animation" on Wonderhowto for other more videos by this user. If you are looking a for a quick pilates reference, take a look at this pilates animation. This a quick & easy, clearly explained diagram of the pilates mat exercise: Classical Pilates for Beginners ...more

How To : Do beginner pilates Inner Thigh Lifts & Circles

Search "Pilates animation" on Wonderhowto for other more videos by this user. If you are looking a for a quick pilates reference, take a look at this pilates animation. This a quick & easy, clearly explained diagram of the pilates mat exercise: Classical Pilates for Beginners ...more

How To : Do the beginner pilates move Side Kick Swimming

Search "Pilates animation" on Wonderhowto for other more videos by this user. If you are looking a for a quick pilates reference, take a look at this pilates animation. This a quick & easy, clearly explained diagram of the pilates mat exercise: Classical Pilates for Beginners ...more

How To : Do the beginner pilates move Heel Beats

Search "Pilates animation" on Wonderhowto for other more videos by this user. If you are looking a for a quick pilates reference, take a look at this pilates animation. This a quick & easy, clearly explained diagram of the pilates mat exercise: Classical Pilates for Beginners ...more

How To : Do leg extensions with exercise bands

The seated leg extension is used to isolate the quadriceps muscles. The quadriceps muscles are located on the front of the thighs. As you might have guessed, there are four muscles that make up the quadriceps. Each muscle works in unison to extend the knee. In everyday life, t ...more

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