How To: Do seated dumbbell hammer bicep curls

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.

How To: Benchpress with powerlifting bands

The use of heavy duty resistance bands (also referred to as "Powerlifting Bands") as a strength training aid has become increasingly popular over recent years. The bands are used for accommodating resistance; a technique that involves creating maximal tension throughout a full range of motion.

How To: Do one arm lat pulldowns to work the back

The largest muscle in the back is scientifically known as the latissimus dorsi. You might see it referred to as the "lats" or "wings." The lats are used any time you pull something. For example, when you open a refrigerator or a car door, you are primarily using your lat muscles. The one arm lat pulldown is a great way to work the back. The following are instructions for performing this exercise:

How To: Do biceps hammer curls with dumbbells

Dumbbell hammer curls are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do hammer curls with dumbbells. Begin placing your feet shoulder width apart and proceed to curl the bar up to your body without twisting or moving the weights. Keep watching to learn more about proper form for doing dumbbell hammer curls.

How To: Work out triceps with rope pulldowns

Have you ever tried working out your arms with rope pulldowns. If so, you know that they are a great exercise for strength training and weightlifting. This fitness how to video demonstrates how to work out the triceps with triceps rope pull downs. Learn how to increase muscle strength in the arms with this workout video.

How To: Do a 45 degree leg press

The 45 degree leg press is a great way to work the muscles of the hip and thigh. You might see 45 degree leg press machine referred to as a "hip sled." This exercise is commonly used as an alternative to the squat. Instructions for the 45 degree leg press are as follows:

How To: Do deadlifts with proper female form

In this how-to video, Nisha Obaidullah will show you how to do proper dead lifts. Start off with an olympic bar. Step up to the bar. Keep the bar as close to your body as possible. Pick the bar up with your knuckles facing outward. Make sure you drive through with the glutes. Stand up with the bar. Next, squat down with the bar. The hips will be brought backwards and your head looking forward. Use the glutes to drive back up to standing position. The bar should be just below the knees when yo...

How To: Do lying skull crusher barbell extensions

Increase muscle strength with barbell exercises done while lying down. Learn about muscle training, fitness, and growth in this fitness video. Take action: do not rock arms and keep core tight. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting and she enjoys training aspiring female body builders as sh...

How To: Do a concentrated bicep curl exercise with dumbbells

In this free video exercise lesson, you'll learn how to do a seated concentrated bicep curl weight lifting 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 accidental injury. For more information, and to get started using this weight lifting exercise yourself, watch this handy home-fitness how-to.

How To: Do a smith machine shrug back exercise

The Smith machine shrug is a great way to target the trapezius muscle. Despite popular belief, the trapezius is not part of the shoulders. It is a back muscle that allows the shoulders to move in different directions (e.g. elevating and lowering the shoulders).

How To: Strength train with curved barbell skull crushers

Skull crushers are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do skull crushers with a curved barbell. Start the skull crusher by grabbing the bar with a close grip. Proceed to lay down on the bench and lower the bar toward your forehead. Keep watching to learn more about proper form for doing barbell skull crushers.

How To: Do 4 types of dumbbell punches

Get the shoulders of a boxer without ever entering the ring. This exercise builds your shoulders with a series of classic boxing moves, with weights in each hand to up the ante. Learn how to do dumbbell punches (the four types are: side-to-side, cross up, cross down, and hooks). Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life.

How To: Do back isolation exercises

Isolate muscles in the back with some simple exercise methods. Learn tips and techniques for working out the chest, back, shoulders, and arms in this weightlifting video. Take action: isolate back muscles with feet wider than shoulder-width, and bring weight down to hips but don't lock elbows. Lance, the instructor in this how-to video, is certified personal trainer through American Fitness Association of America. He graduated from UNC with a biology degree and currently works for a gym. He s...

How To: Do tricep bench dips with weights

This video demonstrates how to do tricep bench dips with weights. This exercise of course works the triceps. A spotter is recommended while performing this exercise to assure your safety and give feedback on your technique. Do tricep bench dips with weights.

How To: Do supine pull ups to work your back

The supine pull-up is generally performed on a Smith machine. This exercise is a modified version of the classic pull-up. It is sometimes referred to as an inverted pull-up. The first step in this exercise is to adjust the bar height. The bar height should be approximately 4 feet high. You can adjust the bar height as needed. Next, ensure your handgrip is slightly wider than shoulder width apart. For this exercise, use an overhand grip. With your arms fully extended, pull yourself (neck/chest...

How To: Execute a flat bench dumbbell fly for weight training

Flat bench dumbbell flys are an essential part of lifting weights and strength training. This fitness how-to video tutorial demonstrates how to strengthen your muscles with dumbbell flys on a flat bench. Learn tips and techniques for working out the chest, back, shoulders, and arms in this weightlifting video.

How To: Do tricep cruls with dumbbells

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 arm in place, and lift to 7/8 of full extension. Tom Clifford, the instructor of this how-to video, has a degree in physical education, fitness and health from Eastern Michigan University, where he ran track and cross-cou...

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