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How To: Do body weight squats and jump rope for strength

Combination body weight squats and jump rope drills is a great way to warm up for strength and power training. Learn how to perform combo body weight squats with jump rope drills properly from Michael Rosengart, a professional fitness trainer in Santa Monica, California, in this workout tutorial. When performing body weight squats and jump rope for strength you should use full range of motion in legs, alternate to jumping rope and squats. With this how to video you can incorporate body weight...

How To: Calculate your body mass index (BMI)

How do you know if you should lose weight is a question people often ask. For the most part the need for weight loss should be determined by how you feel in your own body. There are some calculations that doctors use to determine if you need to lose weight. One of those calculations is BMI or Body Mass Index. BMI is based upon a fairly difficult equation. BMI is figured by multiplying your weight by 703 then dividing by your height squared. A body mass index over 25 is considered overweight. ...

How To: Lose weight fast

Drop 8 pounds, tone without cardio, finally lose the baby weight or run 3 miles with ease--pick your plan and get your best body in just four weeks! The secret to weight loss is consistency. Don't yo-yo diet eating carbs and sugar! Don't workout for 3 hours one day a week. Try these quick weight exercises for slimming your figure.

How To: Maintain a thin and healthy body for life

More than any expensive exercise machine, more than any fad diet, and more than even having a trainer, the single most important thing you can do to lose weight and keep that weight off is to have willpower. That means having the courage to overcome cravings and eat healthy, and to work out rather than watch "Friends."

How To: Find your happy weight

Losing weight can be a battle, but why not be realistic about your goals rather than kill yourself striving for a size 0? A happier alternative to the cycle of weight loss and gain is to achieve a weight you and your doctor can both live with. In this tutorial, learn how to calculate your BMI and ways to figure what your "happy weight" is.

How To: Do front raises with dumbbell weights

Watch this instructional fitness video to do front raise 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 anterior deltoid, the front part of your shoulder.

How To: Do the "kettle ball swing" for fast weight loss

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform the kettlebell swing exercise. The "Kettlebell Swings" Exercise is a vital part of getting a rock hard midsection as well as building your hamstrings and your glutes. Kettlebell swing training preps the body to endure the stress of sports and physical disciplines, as well as produce power from the core body muscles. Begin by bending knees and swing the weight with both hands in between the legs towards the back of you. While rising up, user...

How To: Gain weight with a fast metabolism

In this tutorial, we learn how to gain weight with a fast metabolism. If you have a high metabolism, it may be difficult for you to gain weight. Eating more just isn't enough if you want to gain weight, you want to change your habits that will change your hormones. Testosterone has an anabolic or growth effect in your body that promotes muscle strength and breakdown. Include fatty acids in your diet, which are healthy fats in avocados, fish, oils, and nuts. Also, lift heavy weights and use as...

How To: Do a hamstring exercise to build your legs

Fatloss LifeStyle shows you the best way to "blast those hammys!" Using a bench and a weight is all you need to shape and sculpt your legs to perfection. First, lay down on your stomach on a bench and position your ankles around a free weight. Make sure that you do not use a weight that is too heavy. Start light and build from there. Now using your hamstrings lift up the weight that is between your ankles slowly and controlled so that your body is level. Then slowly and controlled bring the w...

How To: Know how long it takes to lose abdominal fat

This video describes the ways people hold onto fat. There are three main types of bodies. There are naturally skinny, round with an easy time gaining weight and overly round with a hard time losing weight. Each person is different but in certain body groups there is an easier time to maintain a lean appearance. Fat cells in your body also play a part in you getting fat and staying thin. It is said that all of your fat cells have been fully grown in your puberty years. There are some new studi...

How To: Do a decline bench press

Watch this instructional fitness video to do a decline bench press 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 decline bench press exercise works the chest muscles.

How To: Do flys to strengthen your chest

Watch this instructional fitness video to do chest fly 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 chest fly exercise works the chest muscles and anterior deltoid.

How To: Do a military press

Watch this instructional fitness video to do a military press weight lifting exercise. It's very important to use a spotter for this 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 military press exercise works the shoulders.

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: Do a rear lateral raise shoulder exercise

Watch this instructional fitness video to do a a rear lateral raise 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 rear lateral raise shoulder exercise works the posterior deltoids.

How To: Strength train with cable biceps curls

Cable biceps curls are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do biceps curls with a cable machine. Start the curl with straight arms and curl the weight up toward your body. Keep watching to learn more about proper form for doing cable bicep curls.

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: Strength train with dumbbell biceps curls

Dumbbell biceps curls are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do biceps curls with dumbbells. Begin placing your feet shoulder width apart and proceed to curl the weights up to your body as you twist them. Keep watching to learn more about proper form for doing dumbbell bicep curls.

How To: Do barbell squats

Squats are probably the most useful exercise you can do at the gym—no other single exercise encourages more muscle growth. With a range of motion that incorporates many different muscle groups in the legs, core and upper body, squats strengthen not only those muscles, but also the tendons and ligaments that connect them. In addition to their strength-building benefits, squats also teach you core stabilization, which is important for almost any athletic endeavor. Learn how to do barbell squats...

How To: Do a Bodyweight workout for beginners

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a body weight workout for beginners. Body weight workouts are recommended for those viewers who don't have access to a gym and would like to exercise. Body weight workouts require no equipment, only the mass of your body. Users work 30 seconds on each exercise. The body weight exercises are: wide squat, plank, split squat, side plank (both sides), hip raises and extending legs and push ups. This entire workout targets the glutes, abdominal muscl...

How To: Lose weight using yoga with Tara Stiles

In this tutorial, we learn how to lose weight using yoga with Tara Stiles. Start off by stretching out your body, then go into a downward facing dog position. Now position yourself so that your hands are on the floor and your are bringing your leg in and out, while stretching it into the air and up against your body> do this again wit the other leg when you're done. Next, go into a warrior position and stretch your body on both sides. After this, stretch out your legs and bring them into diff...

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