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How To: Do a pole dance fitness routine

In this video, we learn how to do a pole dance fitness routine with Jennifer DiDonato. This exercise is becoming more popular for women, it's not only a great exercise but can be very sexy and fun! The first move you will do is a basic walk around the pole, while playing with your hair and swaying your hips. Next, turn towards the pole, grab on with your hands and lift your knees into the air while spinning around. Your next move will be to do this again, just leave your legs in the air, but ...

How To: Perform plyometric fitness exercises

In this tutorial, we learn how to perform polymetric fitness exercises. Before you begin doing these exercises, make sure you are conditioned properly and have stretched out thoroughly. First, you want to jump up and down controlling your movement and not bouncing around a lot. Next, practice jumping onto a step without having to stop at the top or the bottom. Your next exercise is to jump on this step again, except doing a lunge this time at 90 degree angle, and not stopping at all. Now, on ...

How To: Fit fitness in to your daily life

In this video, we get tips on how to get into shape and add fitness into our lives. One alternative to get fit is to just add fitness into your everyday routine instead of having to add in a specific work out regimen. Something you can do is take the stairs instead of the elevator and park further away from the store. You can also place things to keep active at your desk including weights and doing leg exercises. While on breaks, you can also do exercises with co-workers. All of this exercise...

How To: Kick start a new fitness routine with Kung Fu

In this video, we learn how to kick start a new fitness routine with Kung Fu. This exercise is a workout that you will not get bored of. You are always doing something new with Kung Fu and it burns a ton of calories. These workouts are rigorous and combine strength training, endurance training, and really work out your body. The classes start out with yoga, then they start getting your heart rate up by working out hard. If you can't get to a class, you can do this at home by doing loose kicks...

How To: Recruit fitness club members into your Pilates classes

Need help drumming up clients for your Pilates class? This clip offers some advice. Whether you're considering the possibility of starting your own Pilates studio or already have one and just need a little help tackling a particular pedagogical problem, you're sure to be well served by this free video lesson from the folks at Balanced Body Pilates. For more information, including a comprehensive overview, watch this video guide.

How To: Mix dance with fitness with Natalli Reznik

Natalli Reznik of "So You Think You Can Dance" fame goes through her warm up routine and shows you, step-by-step, how to turn professional dance moves into a great workout that'll focus on your abs, legs, and other muscles. The sweat will flow and the inches will burn as long as you're consistent with it!

How To: Do Indian club fitness training

Learn about the history and the benefits of Indian club training in this series of expert videos. Get tips on proper training techniques that will maximize your fitness with the use of Indian clubs. Watch as our expert demonstrates the basic moves, snatch, and squatted snatch of this technique. See different and more complicated maneuvers such as the full pendulum, forearm swing circles, stirring and the clean and press. Challenge yourself with these moves and other moves including forearm sw...

News: Culver City Seido's Approach to Improving Your Fitness

The point of any workout is to stress your body and initiate an adaptive training response. Period. What are appropriate levels of stress necessary to achieve the adaptive response? In terms of the cardiovascular system, studies have shown that it usually takes about two minutes to get the heart rate into the training zone. Once there, the heart shows an adaptive response after five more minutes of training in the zone. Total minutes needed to get an adaptive response from your heart? Seven.

How To: Get perky pecs and get rid of 'side boobs'

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to get perky pecs and get rid of "side boobs". This video lists several exercises for viewers to do. Users will need a pair of dumbbells for some of these exercises. The exercises in this are: chest fly, dumbbell press and a variation of push-ups (narrow, wide, knees). Do 3 sets of 10 repetitions for each of these exercises. This video also provides 2 isometric exercises. The first exercises to press the hands together. The second exercises is the sid...

How To: Tone back muscles and get ripped

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tone and build the back muscles. Expanding the size of the back will help increase the size of the chest. The exercise shown in this video is the lat pull-down. The first part of the movement is to drop the shoulder down and the second is to pull to the chin. All the finger should be one the same side of the bar. Keep your head and chest up. Do not yank or jerk the weight. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in health and fitne...

How To: Do a frog squat with Chris Houston

This is a great instructional video on how to do a frog squat. This exercise involves a pose that is similar to a frog squat. First you have to spread your feet beyond shoulder width apart. Now place your hands in front of your body and inhale while you go down and exhale when you go up. The important point you should note is that you have to push hips back with out bending your knees and folding them towards your toes. You can do this exercise for about 10 to 15 minutes. This is very good fo...

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