When exercising at a high intensity, you know to expect some level of pain. That can make it difficult to identify when your body gives you a warning sign of injury. If you pay close attention, however, you can tell the good hurt from the bad. I talked to Dr. Brian Parr again, professor at the Dept. of Exercise and Sports Science at the University of South Carolina Aiken, who explained which symptoms of exercise are normal and which are bad:
Fibromyalgia sucks. It manifests itself as pain over your entire body and even as a painful response to touch, which can make even everyday activities diffuclt to get through. But there are measures you can take to decrease this pain, including exercising and eating better. Check out the video for more tips.
If you are morbidly obese, you need to do something about it. Exercising is tough when you're that big though, but you need to start somewhere. This video will give you some ideas for ways to start exercising that should help you start along the path to health.
The video tells about the exercise that should be done after pregnancy, mainly the methods, procedure etc. It is narrated by Kathy Kaehler, who is a personal trainer. For more information go to kathykaehlerfitness.com.
If you don't think you are a creative person or you balk at the idea of taking art class, you can find ways to exercise your right brain in indirect ways, which will ultimately make you a more creative, intuitive person and help you come up with unexpected solutions for your problems.
Sore muscles are no fun, but the only way to make it stop is to continue working out. The more you work your muscles, the stronger they will get and the less they will hurt when you use them. No matter how much it hurts you have to work through the pain. Check out this tutorial for info and advice on how to get past the aches and reach your maximum potential.
Introduction Ever wished those flabs of fat would just disappear? Ever envied those models with skinny flat stomachs that no matter how hard you try, you just can't get? You've come to the right place. Even those of you who can't resist leaving a single morsel left on your plates will be forced into a skinnier, healthier shape.
General Tips for Exercising in the Heat -Schedule workouts for the cooler times of the day.
What's a great way to work out your abdominal muscles without hurting (or possibly injuring) your back? Hanging knee raises are perfect, because they isolate and work out the rectus abdominis muscles and obliques with little or no strain on the back and neck. It requires a vertical knee raise tower as the equipment.
If you are one of the smaller kids in school, you know that sometimes you have to exert yourself a little bit more to get noticed for your athleticism. There will always be better athletes than you, but only if you don't apply yourself. Weight training is the best way to bulk up and this exercise, called the bench dip, will beef you up by working out your biceps muscles. It's a great workout to increase your arm size.
Exercise is a very important for everyone on a daily basis. Our society has evolved into a life of work, work and work. The majority of these jobs are sitting at a desk in some sort of cubicle. Humans are not built for this purpose; we are made to be active every single day. Thus, we must incorporate exercise in one way or another during our 14-16 hours of wake time. And this instructional video will show you a great exercise— how to do an abs crunch on an exercise ball.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do side crunches on an exercise ball. Begin by sitting on the exercising ball. Then roll down on the ball until the back is resting on the ball. Now sit up using your abdominal muscles and twist to the sides. Exhale as you go up and inhale as you go down. This exercise targets the abdominal, core and oblique muscles. The level of this exercise is intermediate. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in health and fitness, and would...
It can be really hard and intimidating to start a fitness program, especially if you've never worked out on a consistent basis before. But if your goal is to lose anywhere from 30 to 50 pounds then you really can't get away with not exercising.
Every gal has her trouble areas, but it seems that most girls cite their belly and butt as the hardest areas to tone. After all, scientific studies have shown that these areas are the first place to gain weight and the last place that gets smaller when you're exercising to lose weight. Sad but true facts.
Getting pregnant is one of the most joyous times of many women's lives, but carrying an eight pound baby doesn't come without its share of wear and tear on your body. Your feet go up half a size to one size, you swell up all over, and stretch marks usually set in wherever your skin is overstretched.
No pain, no gain honeys! Though there exist a few genetically gifted women in this world (we're looking at you, Megan Fox), the rest of us have to commit to eating right and exercising in order to maintain fabulous bodies. It isn't fun, but sticking to a strict diet and workout routine does produce a pretty sexy body.
Whether you're preparing for a thirty minute bout of interval running or for an intense weight lifting session, warming up is vital to building heat in your body so your joints are lubricated and there is less of a chance of injury. Warming up before exercising also boosts your metabolism so you get your heart rate up early and burn more calories during your workout.
If you're looking to beef up your biceps, then this is definitely an exercise you'll need to perform. Watch this instructional video to see how to correctly do hammer curls sitting on a weight bench. Doing hammer curls really works out your biceps brachii and brachialis muscles.
Pilates is a great way to start exercising after a C-section and to regain your core strength back. First lay on your back and do a pelvic tilt. Start off with five to ten of these pelvic tilts but be sure to make your way up to twenty. Make sure your belly button is pulled into your spine. The second exercise is the pelvic tilt that goes up into a bridge. Press into your heals to lift your pelvis off of the ground. Do the same amount of reps. The third exercise is the modified crunch. Place ...
Ann Arnoult explains why making Pilates exercises with exercise bands is good for your body. It adds resistance, that increases your flexibility and motion. You can work your al body using it. There are demonstrations of exercises, using the band. For working your legs and back, lie down, put the band on your feet and start exercising, by bending the knees. The seconds exercise is by sitting on the floor, straightening your legs. The third exercise: you have to kneel on the floor, put the ban...
Add deep squats to your workout to really strengthen your legs. Learn how exercising with squats can strengthen the legs in this fitness video. Take action: feet wider than shoulder-width, toes pointed out, keeping abs tight and chest high, squeeze quads at top of movement. 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 Specia...
Work those glutes with this free home fitness guide, which presents a number of simple exercises that you can perform at home that will help you to firm your posterior—namely squats and hip lifts. Tune into specific muscles when exercising isolated areas with help from a personal trainer in this free video on glute exercises for moms.
Learning how exercising your hips and glutes can help protect your knees during training and racing. Follow along with this fitness how-to video as our host shows you the top four exercises for the hips and butt. Tone your lower body with lateral side steps, wet pants walking, hip extensions, and hip abductions.
Maintain your balance and stability by exercising and keeping fit in your 70s. Learn exercises and get some fitness tips for your 70s in this exercise and fitness video. To exercise in your 70's you should use a core board, work on core stability, work on balance and gradually increase exercises. With this exercise you can safely and effectively exercise in your 70's.
Learn how to exercise your dog. Follow a regular exercise routine together with your pet. It will benefit you both!
Exercising with a Bosu Ball is a great way to engage core muscles during a regular workout. Work out with Bosu Ball exercises and these tips from a personal trainer in this free exercise video series.
Intense exercise can cause problems with our digestive tract. It even has a name — "Exercise-induced Gastrointestinal Syndrome." Simply put, strenuous exercise can damage the gut and let the bacteria that reside there potentially pass into the bloodstream.
If you've got big plans to lose weight and get healthier in 2017, know up front that it will be an ongoing challenge. It's not easy to break bad habits, and it's even harder to form new and better ones.
In this clip, Dr. Savant tells us how to improve our memory by exercising on a regular basis. By maintaining fitness levels we can improve our minds as well as out bodies.
In this online video series, learn aquatic therapy exercises for arthritis pain from aquatic therapist and exercise physiologist Rotem Agame. Rotem will teach you how to exercise in a pool for rheumatoid arthritis pain treatment. She will demonstrate how to do various forms of side step aquatic exercises such as the breast stroke side step. Additionally she will demonstrate other water therapy exercises such as walking backwards in the water, the toy soldier exercise, aquatic marching, and an...
If you are sitting in front of a computer all day for your work, make the most of it by exercising your different muscle groups even while you are finishing a PowerPoint presentation or filling out cells in an Excel worksheet.
You can certainly exercise at a fancy gym with a personal trainer and state-of-the-art equipment if you have the money and time to do so. However, if you are on a budget and don't want to waste extra time getting into your best gym clothes and driving, you can give yourself an intensive workout at home using only one dumbbell.
Medicine balls have been used for strength training for thousands of years. Athletes in many sports can attest to their value. Learn how to use a medicine ball in this exercise tutorial. When exercising with a medicine ball you should intensify with faster reps, choose a safe weight, work upper body, and attempt 30-second intervals.
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to power outages. And no electricity means no electric heat.
Feel like your face is starting to droop and sag a little bit? Get your tone and youthful appearance back without botox or quick fixes by exercising your face muscles naturally! In this video, 48-year-old instructor Elaine Bartlett demonstrates how you can tone your chin and jaw by doing simple exercises using your face muscles. You might even find out you've got some pretty strong you never thought about using before!
A New Year, a new you. At least that's what most of us promised ourselves when the clock struck 12 and 2010 transformed magically into 2011. While not all our New Year's resolutions are easily stuck to, such as dieting and exercising six times a week, you can update your look to look your best. Check out this makeup tutorial by Michelle Phan to learn how to create a simple and clean look.
Eliminate the FUPA from your body! This fitness video will show you the cure to that nasty "Fat Upper Pubic Area" that most woman have trouble with. That belly flab is a no-go, so start using this abs workout to begin exercising your abdominal area and feeling great again. You don't need to go the gym for this exercise routine… you just need some motivation and a workout ball.
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow loves to cook and eat. Shocking, we know, given that she's probably half the size of most of us. Then again, it may be that she maintains her streamlined form by exercising three hours a day (which she does, in order to eat what she wants).
Fit bodies are made, gals, not born (unless your name happens to be Megan Fox). Most of us have some trouble getting the flab off our bellies because the fat there is the last to go when you're dieting and exercising to lose weight (sucks, we know). So how do you conquer the ab region without subjecting yourself to 3,000 crunches?
This video will show you what your head voice is and how to sing high notes. Your head voice is a higher range than your normal chest voice, which can only go a certain range. Your head voice is the voice that occurs when your singing and vibration of your vocal chords is felt higher up than your chest, in your head area. This tutorial will show you how you can find this head voice and demonstrates a good method for exercising your voice so that you will be able to more efficiently sing highe...