How To: Do triceps extension exercises for seniors

Triceps extensions for seniors target the triceps muscles of the upper arm to build muscle mass and tone. Learn how to do triceps extension exercises for seniors in this strength training video. Take action: use sturdy chair, keep back straight and abs tight, use light weight, lift elbow and hold in place, lower the weight, extend 7/8 of full potential, and contract triceps. Tom Clifford, the instructor in this how-to video, has a degree in physical education, fitness and health from Eastern ...

How To: Work out at home to get rock hard buns & glutes

Darin Steen from Major League Health and Fat Loss Lifestyle demonstrates how to work out at home to get rock hard buns and glutes. You will need a wood floor or a ceramic tile floor that's nice and slick to do the exercises. Lie down on your back on the floor and extend your arms so you have a nice shoulder base. Then, point your toes up, dig your heels in and drive your hips up towards the ceiling. Squeeze your buns and hamstrings for 10 repetitions. On your last repetition, straighten out y...

How To: Do bicep curls for seniors

Biceps curls are standard exercises for building the muscles of the arm. Seniors should not omit them from their workout. Learn how to do bicep curl exercises for seniors in this strength training video. Take action: use sturdy chair, position hands at sides and palms forward, tighten core, focus on biceps, and keep shoulder from rotating. Tom Clifford, the instructor in this how-to video, has a degree in physical education, fitness and health from Eastern Michigan University, where he ran tr...

How To: Execute an iso-lateral bench press for weight training

Have you tried working out with an isolated lateral bench press? Iso-lat bench presses are an essential part of lifting weights and strength training. This fitness how-to video tutorial demonstrates how to do an isolated bench press to strengthen the upper body. Learn tips and techniques for working out the chest, back, shoulders, and arms in this weightlifting video.

How To: Do one arm seated row exercises

Watch this instructional fitness video to do a one arm seated row weight lifting exercise. Keep your back straight and your body in a controlled position. Exhale as you lift the weights up and inhale on the way down. This one arm seated row exercise works the back, back of the shoulders and biceps.

How To: Build up strength with dumbbell chest flies

Dumbbell chest flies or butterfly exercises are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do chest flies with weights. Make sure your feet are flat on the ground and shoulder blades are pushed back together before bringing the dumbbells close to your chest. Keep watching to learn more about proper form for doing dumbbell butterfly exercises.

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: Strength train with rear deltoid raises and weights

Rear deltoid raises are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do rear deltoid raises with dumbbells. Begin in a seated position, place feet together, lean forward and raise the weights up to shoulder height. Keep watching to learn more about proper form for doing read deltoid raises.

How To: Do an alternating dumbbell pullover back exercise

If you are looking for something different for the back muscles, consider the alternating pullover exercise. 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 fridge or a car door, you are primarily using your lat muscles. Here is how this exercise is done:

How To: Do a stiff leg deadlift with a medicine ball

The stiff leg deadlift is a great exercise for the hamstring and glute areas. The movement is relatively easy to perform. The key is to keep the lower back flat as you bend at the waist. Do not round the back on the way down. The preferred feet position is about shoulder width apart or less. The stiff leg deadlift can also be performed with the feet together.

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: Get a super arm workout

The Fit Show takes a behind the scenes look at an Oxygen magazine photoshoot and finishes with a super arm workout with Julien Greaux. See what it takes to get ready and learn how to get huge yourself with this muscle-packed video. If you're actually interested in the arm workout, you're gonna have to do some fast forwarding - the good stuff is at the end. Get a super arm workout.

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