Weighted Crunch

How To : Tone abs with a weighted crunch exercise

Get a good abs workout with this "weighted crunch" exercise. Men's Health shows you how to do it. Using a weighted plate on your chest makes this abs exercise harder, but so much more useful. Lie on your back with your knees bent and hold a weight plate or dumb-bell on your c ...more

How To : Do weighted stability ball crunches

Learn how to do weighted stability ball crunches. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Doing crunches on the stability ball works your abs with a wider range of motion than you can get with a floor crunch; adding a weight plate behind your head increases ...more

How To : Do an advanced ab workout

Nutrition and cardiovascular exercises are necessary to reduce the size of your belly. Ab exercise won't reduce girth. They will strengthen your core, but you will need to lose excess body weight. If you want large abs, with deep valleys, as you would see in a body builder, y ...more

How To : Exercise to get 6-pack abs

In order to get 6-pack abs, the most important part of this process is to lose weight. You can do that by increasing cardio exercise and decreasing your caloric intake. There is an iPhone app that can help you called "LoseIt". It will keep up with your weight loss and your pla ...more

How To : Workout postpregnancy with Joel Harper

In this video, we learn how to workout post pregnancy with Joel Harper. To do this, you will need a yoga mat and hand weights. Start out doing basic breathing, then start to do basic stretches. Continue on to do different exercises with your hand weights. Some of these exercis ...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 : Tone abs with a negative crunch exercise

Even thought this exercise has the word negative in it, doesn't mean it isn't good. Men's Health shows you exactly how to do the "negative crunch" exercise, where you need to lean backwards into a 45º angle and work your abs. Sit with your knees bent and your feet flat on the ...more

How To : Do flip turn abs with jumps

Learn how to do flip turn abs with jumps. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This explosive exercise works you in every direction, combining an abs-crunching reverse tuck to squatted tuck with an explosive vertical jump for leg speed and power. Starti ...more

How To : Get Six Pack Abs

The abdominals can be considered one of the best signals of fitness and strength and is one of the most sought-after muscle groups to develop by both men and women. While the abdominals are very desirable, it can be one of the most difficult areas to distinguish and maintain. ...more

How To : Jump higher through proper exercise

If you would like to jump higher for sports or just for pure athleticism these plyometric exercises will challenge your muscles to optimize their ability to perform. This will involve a series of jumping exercises with weights and props. Deep Knee Bends --- Be standing. Slowl ...more

How To : Get sexy abs fast with SELF Magazine

Get flat firm and fabulous abs with tips form the experts. In this fitness how-to video SELF Magazine shows you how to sculpt your abs with short, quick workouts. Watch and learn how to do the following exercises: the bicycle, ball crunch, captain's chair, stand up slimmer, re ...more

How To : Get a sexy bod w/ celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson

In this video from PEOPLE celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson shows us how to get a sexy body and keep it that way! First exercise is with your feet a little wider than shoulder length apart and bend and straighten. Do as many as you can. Try not to take breaks. Do up to 100. Nex ...more

How To : Complete a push through upper ab exercise

Push throughs are essentially modified crunches. Rather than crunching upwards with your hands at your sides, you pull your hands together and through your two legs for extra upper abdominal work. You can buy many Ab benches, you can buy products to burn fat, you can do the d ...more

How To : Exercise with the double crunch on bench

Learn how to exercise by doing the double crunch on a bench. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors Base Movement: crunch, leg raise Equipment: bench Training Type: weight training Level of Difficulty: 4 Sport Specific: wre ...more

How To : Do a 5 minute workout for moms on the go

Here is an easy way to get in a quick workout in your busy day. First off start will forty-five seconds of bicep curls with an exercise band. Next with a deck of playing cards squat down and place one at a time on the ground in front of you. Focusing on keeping your back strai ...more

How To : Do a dumbell side bend ab exercise

The standing side bend is similar to the side crunch exercise. The only difference is that the upper body has to resist gravity in the side crunch exercise. Side bends require weighted resistance to resist gravity, but the movement is virtually the same as the side crunch. Thi ...more

How To : Do sit ups to lose love handles

In this video, we learn how to do sit ups to lose love handles. First you will need to lay down facing the ceiling and cross your arms over your chest. Raise your body up using your stomach and try to touch your elbows to your knees. Continue to do this and remember to breathe ...more

How To : Lose belly fat with repitition for the lower abs

In this tutorial, we learn how to lose belly fat with repetition for the lower abs. The first exercise you can do is a reverse curl. You will start by laying down flat on the ground with your arms next to you, and bringing your legs into the air, raising your butt in the air. ...more

How To : Build arm strength for pitching

In this how to video, you will learn how to build up your arm strength for pitching. This involves using exercises that give you more focus on the muscles you will use for throwing. A high cable curl and crunch is a useful exercise for doing this. It involves gripping the rope ...more

How To : Do a fat burning cable workout

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to burn fat with a cable workout. These exercises will require a cable machine. There are four exercises in this workout. These four exercises are: cable wood chop, reverse wood chop, one arm cable row and exercise ball cable crunches. ...more

How To : Do deadweight standing crunches

Increase muscle strength with dead lift exercises. Learn tips and techniques for proper weightlifting in this fitness video. Take action: keep bar close to legs, don't round the back and use proper form. Michelle is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal tra ...more

How To : Exercise with the self medicine ball throw on bosu

Learn how to exercise by doing the self medicine ball throw on the bosu. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: chest, hip flexors, pec minor, serratus anterior Base Movement: crunch, throw Equipment: bosu flat down, medicine ball Trai ...more

How To : Exercise to get in shape for mountaineering

Ali Alami with Fit Climb demonstrates how to get in shape for mountaineering. You can do these exercises in a park or at home. Your core and lower body are important in mountaineering. First, find a wet, wood bench that is four to six inches off of the ground. Do step ups to w ...more

How To : Do the "super abs" workout

This video shows you how to perform a superset of abdominal exercises. The instructor calls this workout the Super Abs workout. The 1st exercise is dumbbell crunches. To perform dumbbell crunches , lay flat on a stability ball with a suitable weight held behind your head and d ...more

How To : Do Push-Ups and Crunches to Get Ripped at Home

This how-to video is for anybody looking to gain lean muscle right in the convenience of your own home with little to no equipment. The intensity and variety of these exercises makes for an effective muscle-building workout. Standard Pushup With hands extended slightly outsid ...more

HowTo : Lose 27 Pounds Eating Twinkies

What's more important in maintaining a healthy body weight? Eating healthy food or simply reducing your calorie intake? You may think a human nutrition professor would encourage the former, but instead Kansas State University's Mark Haub proved the latter. CNN reports that Pr ...more

News : Get beach buff six pack abs

Scooby is endearing, albeit frighteningly toned. He's who we look for on the weekends at Muscle Beach. The crunch is where it's at if you're looking to go from hmm... how do I put this like Ugly Betty...'flab to fab'! His message is clean. You don't need all the artifice... ...more

How To : Lose Stomach Fat in 10 Steps?

As our lives grow busier, we get secluded in our indoor activities, consuming all types of fatty junk food and what not. Obesity is a very obvious yet unfortunate outcome of our unhealthy living standards. With it comes the predictable rush towards efforts to lose weight. Cons ...more

News : Did NASA Leak the HoloLens 2 in This Video?

Rumors are swirling today that NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) may have shown us the first public glimpse of the next-generation HoloLens. Are they real? Or just a prototype? We've been digging in all day to find the answers. The "Leaked" HoloLens In a video published ...more

Ingredients 101 : How to Salt Your Food Like the Pros

In order to make your food taste good, your favorite restaurant is most likely using way more salt than you think they are (among other pro secrets). Which is why when you ask just about any professional cook what the biggest problem with most home-cooked meals are, they almos ...more

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