Too lazy to even stand up to exercise today? No problemo, because you can complete an entire circuit of exercises without ever leaving your chair!
Calf drops are simple exercises that produce big results. Calf drops involve standing up on your toes on an elevated plank, shifting your weight to one foot, and then lowering yourself down.
Calf raises are nice, easy, but overall kind of blah when it comes to actually challenging your body's capabilities. Make your calves run on VTEC the next time you wear calve-broadcasting booty shorts by doing this amped up version of calf raises.
This three part video shows you how to give a calf massage. Start with two different warm-up techniques and then get into the full massage!
Watch this instructional stretching video to stretch the calf muscles. Stretching your calves is a simple and efficient exercise, but you should make sure you are doing it right. Stretch your calves to the point of mild discomfort but not pain. Hold each stretch for about twenty to thirty seconds.
Stretching calf muscles is important for lengthening a key leg muscle and increasing flexibility. Learn how to do calf stretch exercises in this stretching and flexibility video. Take action: use platform or stairwell, stretch calves before flexing muscles, go one leg at a time, toe against wall, heel planted & lean forward, and hold 15 to 30 seconds. Tom Clifford, the instructor of this how-to video, has a degree in physical education, fitness and health from Eastern Michigan University, whe...
The calf muscles at the back of the lower leg are important to target when strength and weight training for speed and agility. Learn how to do calf muscle exercises in this strength training video. Take action: use platform or stairwell, stretch calves before flexing muscles, follow full range of motion to increase intensity, try using one leg for more resistance, and keep feet together or wide apart. Tom Clifford, the instructor in this how-to video, has a degree in physical education, fitne...
Learn how to do incline calf presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits
Shin splints suck. If you're a runner then you've probably had them at one point or another and you know how badly they hurt as well as weaken your ability to complete your usual jogging routine.
Calf strains are a common athletic injury. A few massage techniques can help soothe most calf strain injuries. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this video.
Personal trainer demonstrates how to do calf exercise on the rotary calf machine.
Strengthen the calves with calf raises. Learn about dumbbell exercises for stronger, more flexible calf muscles in this fitness video. Take action: use one foot or add dumbbell to increase difficulty, keep body straight and tall, and drop heel as low as possible. Michelle 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 asp...
A calf strain is a tearing or stretching of the calf muscle. It is generally due to trauma or overuse. Symptoms are localized pain, decreased range of motion, and tightness in the area. Learn more about calf strains including treatments and symptoms in this medical video.
There are two calf muscles in each leg, both of which can be injured. Healing and treating a calf strain can take time and patience. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab.
Watch this video in order to learn how to properly do calf raises.
Massage your man's calves and legs.
Milking a cow can yield multiple gallons of milk per session. This video tutorial demonstrates how to milk a grass fed cow by hand, and provides ways to make your cow more cooperative throughout the process. All you'll need is a cow, a stool, and a patient work ethic.
All day we use our calf muscles when we walk, run, and climb stairs. As a result calf muscles are popular massage targets. Learn the art of giving massage in this diet and health how-to video.
This is a video guide for measuring your foot and calf size correctly. This is important in order to properly fit shoes. It's a video intended for athletes and individuals sensitive to their foot and leg health. This is brought to you by a retailer that fits wide or narrow feet with proper shoes. You'll need a wall and a measurement guide. Measure for both feet and sometimes you have two different sized feet.
The curling iron is both our friend and enemy. While there's nothing better to give you curls as voluminous as those buxom Victoria's Secret Angels, if they touch your skin you can end up with bad burns.
You don't have to live with that unsightly popcorn ceiling anymore! If you want to get rid of the popcorn ceiling your home, you can do it with just a small amount of equipment and the willingness to deal with some hard work. This video will show you how to remove popcorn ceilings.
This Outdoor Recreation video tutorial shows how to use your legs while riding. Rick Gore from thinklikeahorse presents this video tutorial. The way you use your legs will depend on whether you are wearing spurs or not. When you are not wearing spurs, use the bottom and top of your leg. If you want to move forward, just squeeze in both your legs. If you want to go left, give a light pressure with your right calf. Similarly, for going right apply pressure with your left calf. To move backwards...
Follow the steps in this how-to video to finally master the art of hiding these unsightly red spots. Try a little bit of Visine to take out the redness and then cover up with concealer. Watch this video makeup application tutorial and learn how to hide a blemish.
You've probably heard muscleheads boasting about their ginormous biceps before, or how Michelle Obama's biceps are to die for. But when it comes to sculpting lean and slim arms, your triceps need equal loving (they're the muscles right below your triceps on the underside of your arm).
Do you like everything about your apartment, except for that unsightly ceiling light fixture? No need to replace it, just cover it up with a DIY drum shade – it will instantly give your room a more sophisticated and personalized look. See how easy it is to make a customized drum shade that will fit any décor, all with inexpensive and easily sourced materials. This is do it yourself lighting on a budget that’s perfect for renters and anyone looking for a quick upgrade to their lighting fixtures.
Every makeup artist knows that great makeup starts with good skin. And for those of us who weren't born with Halle Berry type flawless skin there's concealer to help get us there. We'll fake it till we make it, right?
In this video, sugaring specialist Anjali teaches us how to use sugar wax, which is a natural and slightly more gentle alternative to normal wax, to remove unsightly arm hair. Composed only of three ingredients, sugar, water, and lemon juice, sugar wax removes hair without drying skin out like normal waxes.
If you are finding white or colored marks on your clothes, it's more than likely going to be detergent residue. These unsightly stains can ruin your clothes and be a sign that something is wrong with your washer or with what you are using.
Want to get rid of unsightly bare spots in your front or backyard lawn? In this video tutorial, home improvement expert Danny Lipford shows you three different solutions for fixing small dead spots of grass in your yard. For more information, and to get started reviving your own lawn, watch this helpful landscaper's guide.
Stucco cracks aren't just unsightly. They can also create structural problems for your home. In this tutorial, you'll learn a few of the different ways to repair exterior stucco cracks. Doing a small repair now can save you a whole lot of trouble later.
Don't let your panties give you a bubble butt; there are a half-dozen ways to avoid unsightly underwear lines. You will need any of the following: panties in your skin tone, a thong, microfiber panties, boy-leg briefs, boxer shorts pants patches and a body shaper. Don't embarrass yourself. Never let those panty lines show again.
Dale Warner shows us how to get rid of PMS cramps in about 10 minutes. It's an easy, natural, effective and free approach.
Use tough skin spray adhesive, under wrap or pre-wrap, athletic tape to wrap an ankle. Position ankle in 90 degrees of dorsal flexion. Spray the adhesive to insure tight taping. Heel and lace pads are placed over tendons. Pre-wrap is applied, the goal here is to apply anchors so adhesive from tough skin will adhere to tape. Three layers are applied working towards the calf. Apply heel lock tape from the calf towards the heel, applying tension as you cross the bend in the ankle. The correct lo...
Whether you're just embarking on a new exercise regimen or are a seasoned weight-lifting chunkhead who needs a little extra cardio to get that last amount of fat off, training using stairs is effective for everyone.
While boots may be a very fashionable addition to a wardrobe, they may just look bad if worn improperly. In this tutorial, Anna Saccone offers some tips on how to wear boots in the winter. Calf leather boots are fashionable, but people who are pear shaped or who have short legs may want to stay away from them since they will make your legs look larger. Calf boots are good for wearing with dresses as well as long-sleeved turtlenecks. In this video, Anna provides a multitude of different option...
Oil can absolutely ruin a nice fabric with an unsightly stain. This tutorial video will teach you how to clean up an oil spill on a delicate fabric.
It sucks when you're trying to clean your carpet, but there are a bunch of unsightly stains. This video will teach you how you can clean your car's carpets so that they look nice.
If you're really busy, you may have some unsightly bags under your eyes. But this video from Watchmojo will show you how you can conceal those bags with a simple makeup tool.
Have you taken a photo that's perfect in just about every sense other than one? Like, for instance, that picture of you and your newly minted husband dancing at your wedding reception with your husband's drunken brother getting freaky with one of the waitresses on the side?
Straight from behind the locker room doors, this video presents five easy methods for reducing tightness and strain of the foot, ankle and calf muscles. This can also provide relief to the hamstring and low back muscles.