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...
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...
Bent over reverse grip barbell rows are the king of all back exercises. The bent over reverse grip barbell row exercise is perfect for building overall thickness and width in your back. With this how to video you can add this exercise to your workout and watch your back grow.
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.
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Nicole Nichols demonstrates how to use dumbbells and shows how you can get a full body workout. Use a weight that allows you to safely perform 15 repetitions in good form but challenges your muscles by the last repetition. Use dumbbells.
Chris Cooke demonstrates how you can exercise your calves with free weights. You can do the following: standing calf raise, single calf raise, and seated calf raise. It is recommended that you do 15 repetitions of each exercise. These exercises require dumbbells,
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.
Rowing is heavy on the upper body, but the legs are important too. Gold medalist and one of Britain's former top rowers, Matthew Pinsent, shows his routine. This includes step ups and one legged squats. Get your legs in shape for rowing.
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The dumbbell pullover is primarily going to work the upper back muscles. This exercise also works just about all the muscles of the upper body to some degree. 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. Instructions for the dumbbell pullover are listed below:
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This is Fitness for Dummies. Learn how to do simple weight exercises. External and internal rotation exercises focus on your rotator cuff muscles. This workout video shows correct form and technique for strengthening your rotator and shoulder muscles. Do external and internal rotation weight exercises.
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.
Working out with bent knee hip extensions requires attention to form. These knee extensions are also called Romanian Dead Lifts. Learn about hip extension exercises in this dumbbell fitness video.
Watch this instructional fitness video to do an iso-lateral incline press exercise. You can train one side or both sides of the chest at the same time. Exhale on the way up and inhale on the way down. This iso-lateral press exercise works the chest, the shoulders and the triceps.
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:
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Unilateral exercises are easier than bilateral exercises, so it's safer to start with these types of weight lifting workouts if you're an exercise beginner.
The tutor suggests that you do 87% to 93% of your maximum on this drill. Take deep breaths while doing these exercises. You have to do five sets followed by rest for one and half minutes for each exercises.1. First of all you have to start with the first overload drill which is the heavy DB chest press. You have to lie down on your back on the bench and hold the drills in your hands and then bring these two drills up. You have to do the repeats of four to seven only for this exercise.2. Now d...
One very important part of bench pressing is knowing how to spot someone properly. In these two how-to videos, Mark Rippetone shows you how to spot someone when they are on the bench. Watch as he focuses on grip distance, visual reference points and breath. Improve someone's bench pressing with your spotting abilities.
Strength training promotes endurance. Learn exercises and stretches for your workout routine in this fitness video. Take action: use bench press position, move one arm at a time, keep shoulders from rolling or moving, and place feet flat on floor. 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 track and cross-country. Tom has worked as a personal trainer for two years. He also has a separ...
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.
Sumo squats are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do sumo squats. Begin the squats by placing your feet pretty wide apart, point your toes out, squat down, keep head and chest out and make sure to come back up. Keep watching to learn more about proper form for doing sumo squats.
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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.
It is not hard to incorporate Strongman training techniques in your athletes' programs, but you have to make sure the technique is right. Flipping tractor tires is a good and cheap method of training. Unfortunately, it is often practiced incorrectly. This leaves athletes with back problems and pain. Avoid injury while training for StrongMan competitions by following these rules.
Have you ever heard the phrase "Pinch your shoulders together as you lift the bar of the ground"? In this fitness how-to video, Mark Rippetoe describes the isometric function of the scapula in the deadlift. Follow along and learn how to work your shoulder muscles to improve deadlifts.