Stretch Tight

How To : Stretch tight hips with a floor exercise

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to a hip stretching exercise. Begin by lying down on the floor with your knees bent. Then cross one ankle over the opposite knee. As you flex the foot, grab the back of your thigh to bring the leg in towards you. Keep the crossed foot ...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 : Practice stretching for yoga

This video is for people who are interested in yoga but have trouble doing the most basic positions. Often these people just give up, when in fact they need asana practice more than anyone else! This video will show some of the modifications one can do to make a pose more app ...more

How To : Do an up dog pose for yoga beginners

If you're planning to become a veteran yogini, you'd better start practicing and loving the up dog pose now, because you'll be spending the greater part of your yoga flow doing up dogs and down dogs. The up dog targets the muscles of your upper and lower back as well as your ...more

How To : Paint screw heads without making a mess

If you need to paint the screw heads you can do it without making a mess. If you try to hold them in your fingers and paint them you will get paint all over your fingers. Now you don't have to do that. Take a plastic shopping bag and cut the bottom off of it. Take that bottom ...more

How To : Tape the butt end of a hockey stick

In this how to video, you will learn how to tape up a hockey stick. You will need hockey tape and a hockey stick to do this. First, take the tape and wrap it around the tip about two times to make sure it is on nice and tightly. Stretch the tape length to about chest length an ...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 : Get Fit And Cut Fast

This won't be a fancy video or have crazy photos of before and after. I'm not insanely buff nor do I use supplements/drugs to stay fit. Just have a look at my photo and decide if that's how you want to look. As the title suggests, you don't need to use a gym, you don't need a ...more

How To : Grow Plants With Compact Fluorescent Lights

I like to grow vegetables all year round, and I couldn't afford the big gas bulbs, or the power to run them. The big gas bulbs: can explode can burn you and your plants cost upwards of $50 a month to operate raise the temperature in your home, causing the air conditioning to ...more

How To : Tone your glutes

Firm glutes and slender legs are popular goals for those who want to get fit. Learn how to tone glutes in this exercise tutorial. When doing glute exercises you should keep back straight, abs tight, exhale & contract, work both sides evenly, try 15 to 20 reps and remember to s ...more

How To : Do hip and lower back yoga stretches

Many of the minor pains in the lower back are directly related to tight hips and psoas. In this fitness how to video, Deborah York guides the viewer through a yoga routine designed to stretch out the lower back, hips and psoas muscle. Yoga help us both obtain physical balance ...more

How To : Choose rock climbing shoes

Dean Pflaumer shows you how to choose the correct climbing shoes. Follow these tips to make sure you choose the correct rock climbing shoe: The tighter the shoes are, the better you are going to climb. You will be able to choose between Velcro versus slip ons and lace ups. You ...more

How To : Stretch your ears by taping

In this video, we learn how to stretch your ears by taping. When you get to a certain size, taping is the only thing you can do, which is also very easy. To do this, you will need to have Teflon tape, which is a light and flimsy type of material that isn't sticky. You will nee ...more

How To : Make flower corsages

Margie McCoy teaches us how to make flower corsages in this tutorial. Start by using three of your favorite flowers and take a wire and place it on the top of the flower until it reaches half way through. Then, take your floral take and tire it as tight as possible around the ...more

How To : Set up and light a blue/green screen for filming

You will see a great way to light and set up a blue/green screen for your next video. There are a lot of tips that will come in handy if you want to film on a blue/green screen and don't want to pay outrageous fees to do so. The key in setting up is to block out all outside so ...more

How To : Do hip pushups

In this Fitness video tutorial you will learn how to do hip pushups. This one is for advanced body builders and not for beginners. You can use push up stands or use towel to cushion your fists while doing hip push ups. This is not to be done with palms open. Keep your elbows o ...more

How To : Sew elastic (polybraid & Lastin)

This video is a tutorial on sewing both polybraid elastic and lastin elastic. Polybraid is a very sturdy fabric elastic, while lastin is a thin, clear, very stretchy elastic, good for use in diapers. It is important to buy name brand lastin elastic to ensure good quality. When ...more

How To : Easily do a back handspring

To do a back handspring, raise your hands over your head in a standing position. Then, stretch your arms out in front of your while lowering yourself, with knees bent, to a simulated sitting position. Use propulsion from your legs to jump into the back handspring. If you don't ...more

How To : String a nylon-string acoustic guitar

In this tutorial you are inside a music store. From the beginning you are told stringing a Nylon string guitar is different than other guitars. You start by removing the old string from the machine head. You thread the new string through the head towards you. You will need to ...more

How To : Make baby socks

Mike gives us useful tips to make different sizes of baby socks with this video tutorial. Directions: .To make a 6 inch sock use J size hook and a regular yarn. .The main part of the sock is the circle end. This circle end determines the actual circumference of the socks .Reme ...more

How To : Massage the quad muscles

The quads are an important muscle to stretch and care for. Those get kind of tight sometimes. And one thing you really want to do when you have somebody laying on their back is you want to put some kind of pillow or bolster under their knees. Get expert tips and advice on mass ...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

Shortcut : Fix a Stripped Screw with a Toothpick

Don't you love those simple little tricks that just make life easier? Like quick solution for a pesky stripped screw? Apartment Therapy says, "Taking my father's advice, I unscrewed the hinge and placed a few pieces of toothpick in the screw hole. As I reinstalled the screw, ...more

How To : Make a long drawstring skirt for under $5

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a long drawstring skirt. You will need: knit stretch fabric ( 1.5 yards), safety pin, scissors, marking tool, and measuring tape. First, measure your hips and decide if you want your skirt to be tight or loose. For a tight fit, you want 2 ...more

How To : Put on a spray skirt in kayaking

In this how-to video, you will learn how to put on a spray skirt while kayaking. This is important if you want something to wear while you kayak. A dry top has a latex neck and wrist. A semi-dry top has a neoprene neck and wrists. For both of these, a feature called a double t ...more

How To : Put you hair in a ballet bun for class

In order to begin, you will need the following: Three hair tiesBobby pinsHair spray or spray gelRat tail combHair net Start by combing through your hair making sure there are no knots. Comb your hair back and using the comb follow from your nose with the tip of your comb to ce ...more

How To : Have a flat stomach with an ab workout routine

This video is about having a flat stomach with an ab workout routine. Fit tip of the day-4 omega 3 foods which are salmon, avocado, olive oil and almonds. Flat abs-feet flat with abs pulled down flat. Put your hands behind your head. Exhale out for 10 repetitions. Cross over a ...more

How To : Prevent carpal tunnel syndrome

Learn how to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome. Even if you're the world's fastest typist, you can help avert carpal tunnel syndrome – a ligament inflammation that causes numbness in your wrists, hands, or fingers – by following these tips. You Will Need * A neutral wrist posit ...more

How To : Do the tumble turn in swimming

This quick how-to animation demonstrates how to do a tumble turn in swimming. Follow along and see how easy it is to do tumble turns. The main purpose of the tumble turn is to finish one length and begin the next as fast as possible. In freestyle races, you do not have to touc ...more

How To : Make a diaper wreath for a baby shower

Notthecoolmom gives a craft lesson on how to make a diaper wreath for a baby shower. To make the wreath you will need the following materials: a package of 56 size 1 diapers (preferably with a design of some kind), a Styrofoam wreath, a spool of ribbon, and rubber bands (optio ...more

How To : Make your own ballet style tutu

Tutus are not just for ballerinas anymore! Anyone who feels like twirling, dancing or just running around with a little extra poof can wear one! Follow this tutorial and make a tutu for yourself, your daughter or anyone else looking for a little fluff! You Will Need • Measuri ...more

How To : 5 Natural Ways to Remove a Crick in Your Neck

A crick is a sudden, spasmodic pain and stiffness in the neck caused by tight muscles that can absolutely ruin your entire day. It can last for more than one day and can be triggered by the smallest movement of the neck, such as a simple pandiculation, aka a yawn-stretch. Alth ...more

How To : Make a Simple Herbal Extract

Hello there, people. Today, I am going to show you how to extract the essence from a useful plant, using either alcohol or olive oil. This is how you take a plant and turn it into a useful (and preservable) medicine. For those of you who know nothing about herbal medicine, let ...more

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