Standing Exercise

How To : Tone abs with a mini-band standing exercise

This how-to shows a great muscle combo workout: legs and abs. Men's Health, the preeminent source for fitness videos, breaks it down for you. Loop resistance tubing around your ankles and pull it up your legs until the loop is just above your knees. Place your feet more than ...more

How To : Do standing abdominal exercises while pregnant

Want to maintain strong abs during your pregnancy? You've come to the right place. This free maternity fitness guide demonstrates a simple standing exercise routine that will strengthen your abdominal muscles without putting pressure on your vena cava. Learn how to keep your a ...more

How To : Exercise standing alternating front raises

Standing alternating front dumbbell deltoid raises are a great exercise for building overall thickness and size in your front deltoids. With this how to video you can add the standing alternating front raises exercise to your workout and watch your shoulders grow.

How To : Exercise standing dumbbell side lateral raise

Standing dumbbell side lateral raises are a great exercise for building overall definition in your deltoids. With this how to video you can add the standing dumbbell side lateral raise exercise to your workout and watch your shoulders grow.

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 a single-arm standing tricep extension exercise

In this free video exercise lesson, you'll learn how to do a single-arm standing tricep extension exercise weight lifting routine. With weight lifting, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness o ...more

How To : Tone arms with a standing barbell curl exercise

To maximize your arm muscles, the "standing barbell curl" is the perfect exercise. To better maximize your muscles, keep tension on the arms throughout the move. This triceps muscle exercise from Men's Health is great for any man looking to get in shape. Stand holding a bar-b ...more

How To : Tone abs with a standing cable crunch exercise

Join Men's Health as they show you the "standing cable crunch" exercise, which uses a high-pulley cable to tone your abs. It's a great abs workout if you have the right equipment. Attach a rope to a high-pulley cable and stand with your back to the weights stack. Hold one end ...more

How To : Exercise with the standing cable calf raise

Learn how to exercise by doing the standing cable calf raise on platform. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: calves Base Movement: calf raise Equipment: box, cable Training Type: weight training Level of Difficulty: 4 Sport Specific: basketball, football, soccer, volleyba ...more

How To : Exercise with the standing reverse cable fly

Learn how to exercise by doing the standing reverse cable fly. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: shoulders Secondary Muscle Group: lats, rhomboids, traps - mid Base Movement: reverse fly Equipment: cable Training Type: weight training Level of Difficulty: 4 Sport Specifi ...more

How To : Exercise with the standing 1 arm cable fly

Learn how to exercise by doing the standing 1 arm cable fly. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: chest Secondary Muscle Group: pec minor, serratus anterior Base Movement: fly Equipment: cable Training Type: weight training Level of Difficulty: 4 Sport Specific: boxing, foo ...more

How To : Exercise with the standing reverse fly with tubing

Learn how to exercise by doing the standing reverse fly with tubing high to low. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: shoulders Secondary Muscle Group: lats, levator scapulae, pec minor, rhomboids, traps - lower, traps - mid Base Movement: reverse fly Equipment: tubing Trai ...more

How To : Exercise with a standing front dumbbell deltoid raise

Standing front dumbbell deltoid raises are a great exercise for building overall thickness and size in your front deltoids. With this how to video you can add the standing front dumbbell deltoid raise exercise to your workout and watch your shoulders grow.

How To : Perform a standing Pilates mat exercise routine

This clip demonstrates a useful and powerful standing Pilates exercise routine. 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 avoiding accidental injury. Whether yo ...more

How To : Do standing pilates exercises

Learn standing pilates exercises in this free health and fitness video series. Part 1 of 7 - How to Do standing pilates exercises. Do standing pilates exercises - Part 2 of 7. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Do standing pilates exercises - Part 3 of 7. C ...more

How To : Do chair stand exercises for seniors

Chair stand exercises are good for seniors to build overall strength and can be done in their own homes. Learn how to do chair stand exercises for seniors in this strength training video. Take action: start out reclined, cross arms, exhale on the sit up, and move slowly. Tom C ...more

How To : Do a standing outer hip stretch exercise

Learn how to perform a standing outer hip 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 stand exercise in yoga

Ready to stretch out and relax? Yoga will help you out. Yoga's been known to help with flexibility and health. This is a perfect exercise to start out with. Watch this video to learn how to do a basic shoulder stand.

How To : Do a standing hamstring curl

This standing exercise using a cable machine works the hamstring muscles in the back of the thigh, the gluteal muscles, and it actually works the opposite side hip abductor muscles as stabilizers. Do a standing hamstring curl. Click through to watch this video on mayoclinic.com

How To : Do tube assisted dumbbell curls

Learn how to do tube assisted dumbbell curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Turn your body into a cable machine by doing curls with dumbbells and a tube simultaneously. How you stand on the tube controls the difficulty of the exercise, allowing for ...more

How To : Tone your biceps with speed tube curls

Learn how to speed tube curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Do curls with tubes for continuous biceps-focused resistance as you lift and lower. Change your foot position to increase the intensity. Muscles Worked Biceps Starting Position Take an ...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 : 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 : 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 legs with a hang-clean to squat to push-press

Check out this leg workout exercise, called the "hang-clean to front-squat to push-press". This exercise from Men's Health is a combination of three great compound exercises, so you can imagine, most muscles in your body will be working on this one -- an all-over body workout. ...more

How To : Do a low single cable squat power cross punch

Learn how to do a low single cable squat power cross punch. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Squat, twist and punch. Squat, twist and punch. This combination exercise works the legs and the shoulders by combining one of the greatest leg exercises—the ...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 : 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 : 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 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 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 : 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 : Do squats for dummies

Squats strengthen your butt muscles, hamstrings and quadriceps. First, pick up your dumbbells. Bring the dumbbells by your hips, thighs or let them hang by your side. Next, stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward and stand straight and tall. Sit down l ...more

How To : Tone abs with a barbell torque exercise

This basic workout from Men's Health is a great way to build up your abs. You can do this in a corner or at the base of a weight machine. Load a bar-bell lightly on one end. Wrap the other end in a towel and place it in the corner of a room or wedged under a bench. Once this ...more

How To : Work your chest with medicine ball chest passes

Learn how to do medicine ball chest passes. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The medicine ball chest pass allows for dynamic chest work, as you push the ball away in a toss and control its momentum on the catching phase. In this exercise, you progres ...more

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