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How To : Do soft sand trail running

Watch this instructional fitness video to learn how to do soft sand trail running. Soft sand trail running is for running on beaches, sand dunes and dirt trails. Soft sand running barefoot is good for the arch of your foot. This type of jogging is a healthy calf muscle exercis ...more

How To : Give yourself a foot massage with a tennis ball

In this Diet & Health video tutorial you will learn how to give yourself a foot massage with a tennis ball. This video is presented by Sarah Irwin from www.AustinPilatesWorks.com. Take a normal tennis ball and make sure you have a wall or a chair or a stick for balancing. Plac ...more

How To : Do a wet foot fit test to fit shoes

This video demonstrates how to do a wet foot test and how to choose running shoes with the results of a wet foot test. The wet foot test is simple. Get your foot wet and place it on a piece of heavy duty paper which will create a foot print. The foot print shows what type of a ...more

How To : Do barbell squats

Squats are probably the most useful exercise you can do at the gym—no other single exercise encourages more muscle growth. With a range of motion that incorporates many different muscle groups in the legs, core and upper body, squats strengthen not only those muscles, but also ...more

How To : Work your legs with half twist jump squats

Learn how to do half twist jump squats. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Developing your legs isn’t just about building bulk—it’s also about training the propulsive strength you need for sports, power workouts, and just having fun. This exercise buil ...more

How To : Do dumbbell chest press incline reduction

Learn how to do dumbbell chest press incline reduction (incline to decline). Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits These monster sets of chest presses will work your pecs from top to bottom, and then bottom to top. Use the adjustable incline bench for a ci ...more

How To : Do hands and toes walk out and backs

Learn how to do hands and toes walk out and backs. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The hands and toes walk out and back is essentially a slow and methodical change in position from a pike position to a plank position. Sounds easy? It's not. This exer ...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 a floor bridge hold

Learn how to do a floor bridge hold. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The floor bridge hold is an excellent core-strengthening exercise. Starting position In a prone position (face down), position yourself on the tips of your toes and elbows so that ...more

How To : Do the super legs exercise

Learn how to do super legs exercise. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Super Legs is one leg exercise you can't live without, particularly since it combines four incredible leg exercises: squats, reaching lunges, jump scissor switches, and jump squats ...more

How To : Strengthen you back with lower back extensions

Learn how to do lower back extensions. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This exercise isolates and strengthens the often-neglected lower back muscles. Muscles Worked Lower back Starting Position Lie face downward on the back extension machine. Your ...more

How To : Develop core strength with quick build back arches

Learn how to develop core strength by doing quick build back arches. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Back arches develop core strength while working your legs and shoulders. Go from a flat to a fully arched position, pressing through your legs and s ...more

How To : Do medicine ball knee tucks

Learn how to do medicine ball knee tucks. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Knee tucks are more than an abs cruncher. The use of the stability ball trains your abs to have a greater degree of stability and control, while also improving your shoulder s ...more

How To : Do dumbbell alternating chest flys

Learn how to do dumbbell alternating chest flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The classic dumbbell fly works your chest and your inner chest muscles in particular. The one-armed alternating variation has you do one side at a time, increasing the ...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 : Control Running Bamboo

Most bamboo in the United States is running bamboo, because nearly all cold hardy bamboo is the running or invasive type. The tropical bamboos are mostly "clumpers" and stay in a nice, tight clump. Running bamboos spread far and wide and can be very invasive. I grow many kinds ...more

How To : Understand fallen arches

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimate that 75% of us will have foot pain at some point in our lives and one reason is fallen arches. As we age, the tendon in our foot stretches and sometimes the arches drop making us flat footed and causing pain. Understand fall ...more

News : Choosing the right kind of running shoes

Choosing the right kind of shoes is one of the most critical decisions to improve running performance. The right kind of shoe provides balance and stability, and is responsive to your specific running style. Most runners can be categorized according to their pronation: normal ...more

How To : Properly Measure Feet for Custom-Made Shoes

Getting a professional to properly measure your feet is typically part of the bespoke footwear buying experience. If you are buying shoes or boots online, however, you will need to take accurate measurements of your own feet with the help of a friend to ensure a proper fit. H ...more

News : Rainwater + Solar Power = DIY Rainbow Machine

Artist Michael Jones McKean has harnessed nature with his DIY rainbow machine, a mechanism that uses reclaimed rainwater and solar power to shoot man-made rainbows across the sky at whim. High powered jets and fountain nozzles shoot a heavy wall of rainwater into the air, crea ...more

How To : Develop your ballet turn-out

In order to develop ballet turnout, it is important that you remember that relaxation is the key. Your hip joint must be loose and relaxed at all times, since all movement is done based on turnout. You must stay within your own body. Turnout is individual. The goal is to reac ...more

How To : KNow if you have the normal pronation gait pattern

Normal pronation is when running your foot hits heel first, then toe, then pushing off with the inside of your toe. It is usually found in runners who have normal arches. This type of running ensures that all of your weight is moving forward with little wasted motion. At the e ...more

How To : Tape a sprained ankle

This is for an ankle that has been rolled to the outside of the body. Start by cutting a piece of rock tape that is about the length of the distance from the mid arch to right below the kneecap. To tape the ankle sit on a table put your heel on the edge of the table with your ...more

How To : Tape an ankle using a heel lock

This is a Diet and Health video tutorial where you will learn how to tape an ankle using a heel lock. Start off on the outer side of the ankle, come over the front of the foot, down the foot along the inside part of the arch, then around the outer side of the foot going over t ...more

How To : Build a Native American wigwam

The wigwam was a shelter constructed by many Native American peoples in the eastern part of North America. With this video, you will learn how to construct a wigwam of your own using very basic materials. You Will Need • 25-30 green tree saplings • Knife • Cord or rope • B ...more

How To : Body surf

Jump into the action this summer by learning how to body surf. WARNING: Never swim alone in the ocean. Beware of coral, jellyfish, and unexpected sandbars. Step 1: Find the right beach Look for a beach with a gentle slope, which will allow you to wade out into the water for ...more

How To : Do a good morning back exercise

Good mornings are used primarily to work the lower back muscles. The hamstrings and gluteus muscles are also involved in the movement. This exercise is not without controversy. Some maintain that good mornings can lead to lower back injuries. While this might be true in rare ...more

How To : Do a dive bomber push-up exercise

Dive bombers are one of many variations of the push-up exercise. It is excellent for upper body conditioning. The dive bomber push-up is a bodyweight exercise, which means that no special equipment is required. Begin with your hands and feet approximately shoulder width apart ...more

How To : Fit boots for hiking

Learn how to buy a pair of hiking boots, and what you can do to prevent blisters, sore arches, even chronic foot problems in 6 easy steps. Backpacker magazine editors Jason Stevenson and Jackie Ney show you how. Learn more from Backpacker's Gear School in the March 2007 Gear G ...more

How To : Walk like a pro in high heels

In this video the girls of Sugar Walk Catwalk dot com teach us how to walk in high heels. First you need to find the right heels, and there are three points you want to look for. First the fit of the arch. Second, that the ball of your foot is secured in the bottom. And, third ...more

How To : Know if you have the overpronation gait pattern

In this video tutorial, viewers learn about overproduction and if they have a overproduction gait pattern. Overproduction is when, after heel-strike, the foot rolls more than 15 degrees inward to meet the ground. Overproduction is more typical in runners with low arches. To ch ...more

How To : Lace a shoe for a high instep

Chris Peake from Zappos demonstrates how to lace a shoe for a high instep or a high arch. Lace the shoe so you have a little more freedom through the instep area. Start from the bottom and lace normally on the first and second set of eyelets. Then, lace the laces through the s ...more

How To : Clean a marble floor

Shiny marble floors practically scream "wealth and substance"—so if you want your marble floor to scream it too, it's time to get shining. Dilute a tiny amount of the mild cleaning detergent into one of the buckets of water. Never use acidic detergents on marble surfaces—it w ...more

How To : Play darts

Impress your friends by actually knowing what to do with those darts—other than winging them toward the wall—next time you're at a bar. You Will Need * A dart board * At least 3 darts * 2-5 players * A dart board * At least 3 darts * 2-5 players Step 1: Find a dart board Go ...more

How To : Get strong legs with speed super legs exercises

Learn how to do speed super legs exercises. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Exercise 1. Bend your hips and knees quickly into a squat. Your weight should be evenly balanced between your heels and the balls of your feet. Allow your back to arch normally as you ...more

News : Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou (Poem of the Day)

Phenomenal Woman by: Maya Angelou Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size But when I start to tell them, They think I'm telling lies. I say, It's in the reach of my arms The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The cur ...more

How To : Train a vine

Vines create the perfect look when grown over a trellis, arbor, or arch. You Will Need * A vine plant * A trellis, arbor, or arch * A wooden stake * Floral wire * Pruning shears Step 1: Find a strong shoot Look for the longest and strongest shoot from your vine plant. Pick on ...more

How To : Avoid Computer Fatigue (As Best As You Can)

I don't know what I'd do without my computer. I can't do my job without the internet. I communicate with employers, friends, and family through emails, video chat and Twitter. I schedule meetings and plan deadlines. I bank. I shop. I read the news. I play games. I watch my fav ...more

How To : Do a forearm stand with Tara Stiles

Having a healthy lifestyle is very important. In this video, learn how to do a forearm stand with Tara Stiles in her "Let's Get Physical" Challenge. First, lay your forearms on the ground. Make sure your elbows are directly below your shoulders. Have the rest of your body in p ...more

How To : Learn foot massage techniques

Learn the best techniques for giving a sensual foot massage as well as tips on massaging heels, arches, and toes with expert sensual foot massage tips in this free online massage therapy video series. Part 1 of 20 - How to Learn foot massage techniques. Learn foot massage tech ...more

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