Shoulder Stretch

How To : Do a shoulder stretch

Get those shoulders ready to exercise. Learn how to do exercises and stretches for your workout routine in this fitness video. Take action: always stretch slowly, using a stretching device, rotate shoulder down to target deltoids, cross arm over chest and pull on elbow, holdin ...more

How To : Do an anterior shoulder stretch exercise

Learn how to perform an anterior shoulder stretch exercise 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 of pro ...more

How To : Do the "shoulder stretch" on the yoga trapeze

In this fitness video tutorial you will learn how to do the "shoulder stretch" on the yoga trapeze. Sit on the strap and lower back slowly while holding on to the straps. While doing this, wrap your feet around the straps and bring them together. Then get hold of the longest o ...more

How To : Do an anterior shoulder stretch

Limber up your shoulders with exercises and stretches for your workout routine in this fitness video. Take action: use a pole, punching bag or handle, lean away from your arm as you stretch, fully straightening arm as the stretch increases and hold 15 to 30 seconds. Tom Cliffo ...more

How To : Do pilates shoulder stretches

In this pilates how-to video you are shown two exercises which strengthen and stretch your upper body. Learn to open your shoulders by doing the overhead and shoulder stretch on a regular basis. They can be done with a wooden pole or a thera-band. If you don't have either avai ...more

How To : Do a yoga bind to stretch shoulders

In this tutorial, Dina Prioste shows us how to do a yoga bind shoulder stretch. Binds are when the hands are clasped together in any pose while you are doing yoga. Start in a side angle pose and take your top arm and place it behind your back while grabbing the other hand. If ...more

How To : Warm up and cool down for pilates

Sophie Rycott demonstrates how you can warm up and cool down for pilates. There are four warm ups: shoulder rolls, feet circles and flexes, hip rotation, and arm opening. There are four cool downs as well: neck and spine stretch, hip and gluteus stretch, hip flexor stretch, an ...more

How To : Open the shoulders with an easy yoga back twist

In this yoga how-to video we explore a sequence from child's pose to half dog into eye of the needle shoulder stretch and twist. This yoga posture allows you to get into the spine in different spot as well as get a nice front chest stretch and shoulder opener. Watch the video ...more

How To : Do a cow face pose

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a cow face yoga pose with Dina Prioste. This pose is great for hip and shoulder stretch. You will need a strap, belt , or next tie handy. First, cross your right leg over your left and put your feet by your hips. Now take your left arm up a ...more

How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more

How To : Do the baseball "shoulder 7" decelerator exercise

This instructional video from BaseballRox will teach you how to warm-up and stretch properly on the field, which will help to prevent injuries. These baseball videos are aimed to help young players and coaches improve their performance on the field by strengthening shoulders w ...more

How To : Do dumbbell swings on single leg

Learn how to do dumbbell swings on single leg. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This combination exercise mixes dumbbell lateral and front raises with a one-legged support to train your shoulders, legs, balance, and coordination. You'll use your entir ...more

How To : Properly perform the triangle pose with Yogatic

In this tutorial, we learn how to properly perform the triangle pose. Start off on your hands and knees, then place your knees further back behind your hips. Next, bring your shoulders back and go into a downward facing dog position. From here, lift your arms away from the flo ...more

How To : Do a yoga handstand correctly

In this Fitness video tutorial you will learn how to do a yoga handstand correctly. Bend forward and place both your hands on the ground. The fingers should be pointing forward and the palms should be flat on the ground. The shoulders should be naturally in to the body. They m ...more

How To : Do yoga warm-up moves to prepare for backbends

We love yoga: it prepares us for the day ahead and stretches out any residual tension in our shoulders and back. But waking up at 6 AM in the morning and doing that first down dog can be...rough. That's why it's so important to stretch before you start your morning yoga routin ...more

How To : Prepare for a yoga backbend by lying on a roll

As a yoga practitioner you must be unafraid to bend your body like a German pretzel into all matter of formations, forgoing that bitter mistress named gravity and find your own center of balance instead. Once you're an advanced yogi you can do such crazy poses as balancing you ...more

How To : Do a Half Frog Stretch Out

Dina Prioste teaches viewers how to do a half frog stretch out. Now, lie down on your stomach with your elbows right under your shoulders. Now grab your left leg and pull this towards your right butt cheek. You can also lay all the way down on the floor. You can also bring the ...more

How To : Use Pilates to get skinny legs and thighs

In this Fitness video tutorial you will learn how to use pilates to achieve slimmer legs and thighs. Lie down flat on your back, hands extended along the side of the body and both legs up. Put one leg down and circle the raised leg for eight to twelve times. Keep both hips and ...more

How To : Windmill in breakdancing

This guys got it. The windmill is the signature break move where you spin your legs over your head in a circle. Watch the stretch basics too. Lean on the shoulder, throw your legs and then drop the arm to create momentum. This will have you rolling from shoulder to shoulder. I ...more

How To : Fit a bra properly with this bra fitting guide

If you're not sure whether you're wearing the right bra size, watch this bra fitting how to video. Learn how a bra should look when it fits well. A new bra should feel firm and snug when fastened on the loosest hook; most of the support comes from the band of the bra, so you m ...more

How To : Alleviate back pain with prenatal yoga

Back pain is a common discomfort that women experience during and after pregnancy. Though a short, effective standing and seated series, this yoga how to video concentrates on alleviating some of these common aches and pains. Side bending poses help release lower back pain by ...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 : Do stability ball hammer dumbbell curls

Learn how to do stability ball hammer dumbbell curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Hammer curls are tough to begin with, but doing them while balancing in a modified squat against a stability ball engages your whole body in a battle for stability ...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 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 20 warm-up exercises to build heat

Whether you're preparing for a thirty minute bout of interval running or for an intense weight lifting session, warming up is vital to building heat in your body so your joints are lubricated and there is less of a chance of injury. Warming up before exercising also boosts you ...more

How To : Shred your t-shirt 70's style

In this Beauty & Style video tutorial you will learn how to shred your t-shirt 70's style. For this you need a pair of fabric scissors and a t-shirt. Hold the t-shirt over your body, measure it up to the hip on the right side and make a snip with the scissors. The fabric will ...more

How To : Tone your chest with a cable lying-fly exercise

This great end of workout exercise from Men's Health is relatively simple. A muscle isolation exercise keeps your muscles stretched and flexible for the next time. Place a bench between the stacks of a cable crossover station and attach stirrup handles to the low-pulley cable ...more

How To : Strengthen your calves with incline calf presses

Learn how to do incline calf presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits As their name suggests, incline calf presses strengthen your calf muscles, which power your spring for jumping and running movements. This exercise can be done while resting betwe ...more

How To : Warm up for safe rock climbing

An effective warm up is essential for climbing: you will climb better and are less likely to sustain an injury. With no warm up, performance is compromised, fatigue comes quickly, and injuries are more likely. All together: Not Good! A warm up doesn't take a long time and shou ...more

How To : Do the beginner pilates move the Rest Position

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 : 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 : Do Warm-Up Yoga Poses

Yoga posturing sequences are a succession of postures intended to flow together, one following the next. This is most commonly referred to as vinyasa or a personal yoga flow. Use these relaxing poses to release tension and stress from the entire body. Remember, the key to yoga ...more

How To : Do the six top stretching exercises

Dave demonstrates six key stretching exercises to help enhance your range of motion and prevent injury. Follow along in this how-to video to learn the top six stretching exercises. Watch this video workout and learn to do the lying leg crossover, hip flexor stretch, perfect pe ...more

How To : Release tension by doing a yoga shoulder opener

Yoga consists of a variety of intermediate to advanced stretches, but it is unknown to many that you must stretch before yoga to prevent injury. Practice a shoulder opener by watching this video. A shoulder opener is a great way to release tension that has built up in your sh ...more

How To : Do the beginner pilates move the Swan Neck Roll

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 : Firm up your upper body while you sit down

In this video, we learn how to firm your upper body while sitting down. This will tone your chest shoulders and arms. Sit on the edge of the chair with your shoulders resting against the chair back. Now, grab your weights and bend both arms pushing the elbows back. Next, strai ...more

How To : Reverse yoga poses to open up shoulders

In this tutorial, we learn how to do reverse yoga poses to open up the shoulders with Dina Prioste. You will want to start off in a reverse table top position, which will give your shoulders a nice deep stretch. To come into this position, sit with your knees bent and take you ...more

How To : Do side deltoid stretches

Make your shoulders stronger with this routine of exercises and stretches for your workout in this fitness video. Take action: cross arm over the chest & pull against elbow, hold for 20 to 30 seconds, turning hand down or up for alternate stretches, and use arm rotations to st ...more

How To : Stretch deltoid muscles with sports massage

The deltoids are the muscles near and above your shoulders. It goes on the front of the arm and it goes on the back of the arm to the shoulder. It gets really tight sometimes. One thing you want to find out from your person before you are doing a stretch on them on any part of ...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 : Practice the Shoulder Stand yoga posture

The Shoulder Stand Posture stretches the shoulders and neck. Learn how to do the Shoulder Stand Posture in this yoga video. To do the Shoulder Stand pose you will lie on back, extend legs toward sky, lift back off floor, and breathe properly. With this how to video you will be ...more

How To : Strech using the "cardio barre"

Joanie Greggains shows us some stretching exercises using the "Cardio Barre." This is a great way to start your day or to warm up for a mild to moderate cardio workout. She introduces a portable ballet or cardio barre to use for balance and support. If you do not have a cardio ...more

How To : Iron a button up shirt

Ironing a button up shirt is an important way to make sure you are always looking in top shape. When ironing a man's shirt, you should always start with the collar first and then move to the shoulders and back. Make sure the shirt is stretched out properly over the ironing boa ...more

How To : Stretch and warm up prior to playing golf

It is important to stretch and get loose before any sport, and golf is no exception. Just because golf is a slower sport, doesn't mean you don't need to be limber. Take just a few minutes to stretch your arms, shoulders and leg muscles prior to warming up with any rotational f ...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 : Swim the basic breaststroke

Breaststroke is a traditional stroke popular with people who like to swim for fitness. It is the slowest stroke, but that does not mean it cannot be swum powerfully and at speed. Follow along in this how-to animation to learn the basics of doing the breaststroke. Step 1: The ...more

How To : Practice the plow yoga pose

Stretch the shoulders and spine with the Plow Pose. Learn how to do the Plow Pose in this yoga video. To do the Plow pose you should lie on back, lift feet & legs into air overhead, touch toes to floor above head, and breathe properly. With this how to video you should be able ...more

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