The only way to gain strength in your arms is to work them out. And this "dumbbell tricep extension" from Men's Health is just what you need. This exercise is aimed at isolating the triceps muscle of the upper arm. Sit on a bench holding a heavy dumb-bell in your left hand. E ...more
Tone Arms with a Dumbbell Shrug Exercise
In order to get those Incredible Hulk shoulders and pectorals, you have to do lots of seated presses with heavy dumbbells. It's not exactly fun, we know, but soon enough you'll have big guns hefty enough to wrestle the best of them. To learn how to do seated dumbbell presses ...more
To do this tricep and arm toning exercise, just think of the way you take a back scratcher to your back, moving your arms up over your head and then up and down until you finally scratch that itch. The motion for doing these seated dumbbell overhead presses is exactly the sam ...more
Before attempting this abs workout from Men's Health, make sure you're loose and start off light before increasing the weight. This "dumbbell double wood chop" exercise is a more advanced one, so be careful… start off light. Hold a light dumb-bell with a hand over hand grip, ...more
Hammer curls are a very basic weight lifting exercise that anyone, from beginners to professional chunkheads, can do. Do remember, of course, that it's important to vary the weight according to what you can handle. If you're a beginner, try 5-10 pound weights until you can han ...more
Improve your cardiovascular system and tone your legs with help from Men's Health. With this leg workout exercise, you'll work on many muscles of the body and improve your cardio system. The exercise is called the "dumbbell corkscrew to single arm Cuban press". Stand holding ...more
Learn how to do seated reverse flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Seated reverse dumbbell flys strengthen and develop the rear deltoids, the often-used but hard-to-isolate back of your shoulders. Muscles Worked Shoulders (rear deltoids) Startin ...more
This exercise from Men's Health will tax your whole body. The abs workout exercise called the "Turkish get-up" will especially tax the core muscles and shoulder muscles as you progress your way to heavier dumbbells. Lie on your back with your legs straight. Hold a dumb-bell i ...more
Lateral lifts are an excellent exercise because they tone multiple parts of the body at the same time, saving you workout time if you're busy and offering excellent results. By lifting your arms out laterally from resting position while holding a weight, you're strengthening y ...more
Learn how to do speed tube shoulder presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Tube shoulder presses offer a good resistance-focused alternative to standard dumbbell shoulder presses. With the tube shoulder press, you gain resistance at the moment of ...more
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
Learn how to do stability ball dumbbell reverse flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Think you have to move your legs to tone them? Think again. For this exercise, just stabilizing your upper body on the stability ball gives your legs a great worko ...more
You can't see all of your leg muscles, but that doesn't mean you can neglect them. Men's Health provides this workout video about the "clean pull" exercise. This move will work all of those muscles you can't see! Great legs workout. Load a bar-bell and roll it to your shins. ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to get ripped and tone feminine arms. This video provides 4 exercises to do. The exercises in this video are: triangle push-up, shoulder press, pike push-up and triceps extension. For the triangle, form the hands together into a triang ...more
Upper body strength is important and who doesn't want nice, toned arms? This tutorial will show you a new advanced exercise for working out your upper body. This workout is called the Dumbbell Renegade Rows and the video will show you two different versions - beginner and adva ...more
Want to take the push up position to the next level? Push ups are excellent for toning your arms, but if you do push ups every day your body will become adjusted to the exercise within a week, meaning you'll soon hit a plateau in muscle gain and weight loss. To make sure you ...more
During the summer it's almost impossible to not wear skimpy clothing to the beach, whether you're a guy or a girl. So whether you're planning to look in a bikini or swim trunks, it's important to appear toned and at your best. This means, of course, you have to put in some wo ...more
Stop envying the First Lady's toned arms and start working on your own with these exercises. You Will Need: * 5- to 10-pound weights Step 1 For each exercise, do three sets of 15 reps three times a week. Start with push-ups: Lie facedown on the floor, with your palm on the fl ...more
This arm exercise will tone up your arms in no time. Use dumbbells to sculpt and form the kind of muscle you need to look good like Madonna!
Sling weights like a classic chunkhead with a lot less pain using this beginner arm toning exercise move. By moving weights across your body, one at a time, you'll challenge your biceps and pectorals but not break them. Dumbbells can be of any weight; just make sure you can h ...more
In this video from modernmom we learn how to do an arm toning routine for women. It's a short exercise routine that you can do every other day. You'll need 5-8 lb dumbbells. You'll work biceps, triceps, chest, back of arms and shoulders. Do each exercise 10-12 reps. Do at leas ...more
No pain, no gain, right? In this fitness video you'll learn how to do a standing rowing exercise with a little twist: adding dumbbells. By holding on to a substantial weight while doing a bent rowing exercise, you'll be adding a lot more resistance to your workout, forcing you ...more
Triceps curls target the muscles at the back of the arm, building muscle mass and toning. Learn how to do triceps curl exercises in this strength training video. Take action: extend arm above head & elbow at 45 degrees, move slowly, lower weight and extend up, fix your upper a ...more
Follow along as we are given an awesome leg blasting workout, it will help you tone your glutes, thighs, and calves. -The first exercise is a forward/backward lunge: Start by going into a forward lunge and immediately move into the backward lunge. (Have a weight in each hand) ...more
Want to get in shape? Well, with Men's Health, you're bound to, especially with this "push press" exercise. This shoulder and triceps exercise is also great for the core and improving your ability to generate force. Stand with a light bar-bell across the front of your shoulde ...more
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
Pull-ups are everyone's worst nightmare. Believe it or not, most people can not do a pull-up, but they should, because they work out tons of muscles. The "pull-up" and the "chin-up" both work the back, biceps, and forearms muscles. Learn this exercise the right way with Men's ...more
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
The chin-up… everybody hates them. But it's one of the best exercise you can do to improve arm strength. Men's Health shows you the correct way to do a "chin up" in this exercise video. When performing a chin-up, keeping a slight bend maintains tension in your biceps. Grab a ...more
The "inverted row" is a great move for the beginner who cannot yet perform a proper chin-up or pull-up. Men's Health shows you the ins and outs of this arm exercise. Sit under a Smith machine or squat rack with your legs straight and the bar set a few inches higher than arms ...more
The "cable preacher curl" will work the biceps in your arms and minimize stress on your wrists. Men's Health gives you all the details on this arms workout, great for bicep muscles. Place a preacher curl bench in front of a low pulley cable station. Attach a rope to the cable ...more
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
Negative chin-up… what's that? It's when you focus more on coming down than going up. And Men's Health shows you just how to do the "negative chin-up" exercise. Chin-ups will work your back, biceps, and forearms muscles. Set a bench under a chin-up bar then stand on the bench ...more
Don't let bikini season be the only motivation for you to work out and flaunt toned, cheese grater abs and lengthy, sculpted arms. Whether you want your midsection and arms to look good in a new cocktail dress for happy hour or you just want to feel and look more fit in genera ...more
If you thought pull-ups and chin-ups were hard, guess again… this "side-to-side pull-up" takes the lead. Although tough, this exercise is great in keeping your arms toned. This pull-up exercise from Men's Health is ideal for the more advanced trainer, who has outgrown the stan ...more
The "cable single-arm pull-down" will really improve your biceps. If you want huge biceps, Men's Health will get you there with this arms workout. Attach a stirrup handle to the cable of a lat pull-down machine. Grab the handle with your right arm so your palm faces left and ...more
In this free video exercise lesson, you'll learn how to do a shrug routine with free weights. With weight lifting, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accident ...more
The Fitness Gals at Diet.com bring you a workout that will tone your arms and core using an exercise band with a partner. This fitness routine can be done at home, no gym required. All you need is an exercise band with handles.
Learn how to do dumbbell regular 21 curls to preacher curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Bicep curls shouldn't always go from hip to shoulder; using half of your range of motion demands greater control within your muscles' working range of motion ...more
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
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
We know, we know: squats hurt. Like, really bad. But when it comes to exercise, the more a workout hurts the more effective it is at toning up those trouble areas. Take this dumbbell squat, for instance. It's a basic squat modified by you holding a dumbbell in each hand. Incr ...more
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
If you have a Swiss ball, then it's probably about time you used it, and the "lying Swiss-ball row with external rotation" is a great exercise to try out. Men's Health gives you the lowdown on this arm workout. As with the incline bench row, you will work your back, biceps and ...more
Learn how to do shoulder dumbbell or plate circles. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This shoulder exercise warms up and strengthens the shoulders using simple circular motions. You can use a dumbbell or a small weight plate, but either way the challe ...more
Learn how to do reverse dumbbell flys on incline bench. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Making sure your shoulders are evenly balanced from front to back is a must. Use this exercise to both strengthen and develop the back of your shoulders. The incl ...more
Learn how to do dumbbell skull crushers. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Skull crushers are a deceptively simple triceps exercise. You work the triceps by moving the lower arm—but you also have to stabilize your upper arm, making the exercise more o ...more
The dumbbell shrug is a great exercise for building the foundation for big trapezius muscles. With this how to video you can add the dumbbell shrug exercise to your workout and watch your traps grow.
Learn how you can do a combination exercise of squats and arm curls with this fitness tutorial. This is a great exercise to tone you arms, legs, and gluts. Watch this how to video and you can get in shape with this combination exercise of squats and arm curls.
Learn how to exercise by doing the back extension on stability ball with arms overhead and dumbbell. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: lower back Secondary Muscle Group: levator scapulae, serratus anterior, shoulders, traps - upper Base Movement: back extension Equipment ...more
Seated dumbbell curls are a great exercise for building overall thickness and size in your biceps. With this how to video you can add seated dumbbell bicep curls exercise to your workout and watch your arms grow.
Seated dumbbell hammer alternating bicep curls are a great exercise for building overall thickness and size in your biceps and forearms. With this how to video you can add the seated dumbbell hammer alternating bicep exercise to your workout and watch your arms grow.
Seated dumbbell hammer bicep curls are a great exercise for building overall thickness and size in your biceps and forearms. With this how to video you can add the seated dumbbell hammer bicep curl exercise to your workout and watch your arms grow.
Seated dumbbell alternating bicep curls are a great exercise for building overall thickness and size in your biceps. With this how to video you can add the seated dumbbell alternating bicep curls exercise to your workout and watch your arms grow.
If you're on a diet and exercise routine, it's probably better to do a few lateral arm lifts and bicep curls than to scarf down a donut if you have a few minutes to spare. Watch this video to learn arm toning, bicep sharpening arm workouts that can be started and completed wi ...more
Strengthening your arms takes determination and effort, and one surefire way to get there is by working out your triceps. Triceps extensions are the perfect exercise for those of you with dumbbells at home. It's a great workout to get those dreamy arms and is a basic exercise ...more
In this video, we learn how to do a teen workout for ages 10-17. The first exercise you can do to warm up is lift a barbell on both arms while leaning down. Then, do sets of twenty push-ups and go back to dumbbell arm raises. After this, use push-up stands to do more push-ups, ...more
This video will show you how to build your arms with lying single arm dumbbell extensions. Darin Steen, creator of the Fat Loss Lifestyle 12-Week Body Transformation Program, Shows you how to build up your triceps with this exercise of the week! Make sure to get your shoulder ...more
Standing dumbbell hammer curls are a great exercise for building overall thickness and size in your biceps and forearms. With this how to video you can add the standing dumbbells hammer curls exercise to your workout and watch your arms grow.
This Scooby's Workshop video shows proper form of the incline dumbbell fly exercise for pecs. Fly type exercises have done far more for my pec development than the pushing type exercises. In doing flys, make sure that your arms do NOT go behind the plane of your body as this p ...more