If you are having problems playing your sweep picking arpeggios fast and clean then you are not alone. Many guitarists have the same problem. I suffered from the same problem, years ago. In fact, playing sweep picking arpeggios with poor technique is one of the most common problems that I encounter with my guitar students. After helping them overcome these challenges I have discovered 2 different approaches to improving your sweep picking technique. The first will keep you frustrated with bad...
If you made a resolution for 2020 to get healthier, it's essential to concentrate on your mental health just as much as you do on physical fitness. Running and exercising is great, but a sound mind is integral to a healthy and balanced life, and you can improve your emotional and physiological well-being with your smartphone.
This is an advanced boffer fighting tutorial which focuses on the shield, and how you can improve your shield technique as a boffer fighter. Learn several good tips on how to become better at both offensive and defensive boffer shield fighting. Keep yourself protected with a shield block!
You might not be able to grow anymore, but you can still take some measures to utilize your natural build in a better way. You might have stopped growing, but doing simple stretching exercises can do wonders for your posture and make you appear as much as two inches taller. It can be easy hanging off a bar or stretching down to your toes and you will see noticeable improvement and be standing up straight as an arrow.
This video describes how to improve your singing technique which is useful for singers, orators and anyone who would like a better sounding voice. In this video one will learn that there are six muscles involved in singing and that there are exercises to improve their function which in turn improves one's singing voice. For example in the first exercise one learns the importance of the cheek muscles and how they can hamper one's voice if they are not moving correctly. Overall this video is in...
If you're interested in nabbing superhero memory strength, the secret behind training your brain is not necessarily what you might expect. Your standard G-rated brain strengthening exercises range from crossword puzzles to Sudoku to calculating fairly simple math problems to improve short term memory, but the real clincher used by some of the pros is essentially... porn. Yep, you read right.
More and more studies prove that sitting for long hours at your desk job is detrimental to your health in the long run. To decrease the health risks of chronic sitting, you need to learn how to sit properly so that you aren't setting yourself up for long-term back pain and other serious health problems.
Back in the '80s, NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America did a study where they discovered which houseplants were the most effective in purifying the air in space facilities. Though you may not be living in a rocket ship, you can definitely benefit from having one or more of these plants in your home.
Surely, constantly forgetting what you were doing in the middle of doing something and constantly looking for your misplaced house keys is not the ideal way to spend your golden years.
Sometimes, at the end of a build, you may find yourself saying, "I'm pretty much finished, but what should I do next?" One element of a build that is always good to revisit once you're finished is the floor. It's not really a significant part of a building, but it can help make your construction look even better. Having a plain wood or cobblestone floor is fine, but depending on the style of the build, you may want to make it a little more interesting.
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.
Without speed, you'd swim like a turtle at your swim club races, which is okay if you're into leisurely paced losing. Whether you're navigating away from a hungry shark who likes your "Family Guy" swim trunks or trying to finally snag that "First Place" trophy, speed is something you can always improve on.
While most paddles are multi-purpose, the Finis freestyler paddles, demonstrated in this how-to video, only work with, well, freestyle. While it's annoying to lug around that much equipment in your swim gear bag, unique equipment forces you to focus on one specific thing at a time. The Finis freestyler paddle is best used for improving freestyle stroke and efficiency. Watch this video swimming tutorial and learn how to train with Finis freestyler hand paddles.
PGA Professional Rick Sessinghaus discusses three different tips that can help all golfers, from the amateur level to the tour professionals, can do to help improve their putting. The first tip focuses on improving hand and eye coordination by simply looking at the whole the proper way. The second tip deals with the reading the speed of the greens while putting. Finally the third and final tip helps the learner better read the line of the put. Rick believes following these three tips will hel...
This tutorial is aimed at users of Pro Tools, but anyone interested in improving their computers' performance can use it, too. It's possible that an incompatible network adapter might give you an error message in Pro Tools, and this tutorial shows you how to disable it.
Training young athletes to improve their conditioning is vitally important to improving their performance and preventing injuries. This video spotlights one schools inseason conditioning program, called the County Fair workout. It includes such drills as flipping tires, pulling tires, and ladder drills, which improve your athletes physical abilities as well as their team cohesion.
Swimmers and coaches either love them or hate them, but you can't avoid them. This how-to video is all about swimming with paddles. Paddles have been part of swimming for a long time and will continue to be. They're great for building strength during practice, and improving stroke technique. Learn how to improve swim strength and technique by training with paddles by watching this video swimming tutorial.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to prepare for a golf tournament by improving your chipping game. For a high shot, put the ball up in the stance with an open club face. Address the ball with the hands a little bit behind the ball. Through the shot, let the club continue to go while your hands are behind the ball. For a mid-range shot, take a middle stance with a lot less wrist hinge where you are almost right on top of it. For a low shot, place the ball back in your stand with your h...
Your car needs care and maintenance to run properly. Let Firestone Complete Auto Care teach you the basics about keeping you automobile running smoothly. Check out this video tutorial for some helpful hints on improving the fuel economy in your vehicle.
This clip demonstrates a number of methods for improving posture and balance with a Pilates Reformer exercise machine. Whether you're toying with the idea of opening up your own rehabilitative Pilates studio or merely need some help tackling a certain pedagogical or administrative problem, you're certain to be well served by this free video tutorial from the folks at Balanced Body Pilates. For more (and more comprehensive) information, take a look.
As anyone who's been around sports long enough knows, defense wins championships. This video features a middle school girls' volleyball coach explaining some techniques and drills for improving the defensive play of young female volleyball players. These include teaching your players to call for the ball and pass properly, and making players move around as much as possible during passing drills to get them used to covering as much ground as they can.
ArabicPod101.com presents Video Vocabulary, a video and audio tool to assist you in improving your understanding of the Arabic language. This video will help increase your Arabic vocabulary. Follow along with the language lessons in these videos and you'll be speaking Arabic in no time.
Check out this instructional RV video to learn a few quick tips to improving life on the road in your RV. If the lawnchair feels hard on your head, watch this video for a quick headrest. Plus, use a catch as a hanger that will not get in your way, and use velcro to have the remote control always be on the same spot. Watch this tutorial and learn a few tips for your RV.
Do a high knees running drill for form improvement. This drill works hip flexers and stabilizers. Watch this how-to video for tips on improving your biomechanical form.
Email Tune-up is a new series of business English video podcast for ESL students interested in improving their business writing skills.
Peter Rasmussen demonstrates an effective drill for improving your footwork on the court.
Tutting is basically the human body's way of trying to become a square. Or a triangle. Or a rectangle. That's because tutting is a type of street dancing that involves moving the body to create geometric positions, usually with right angles.
It's time for some golf! If you spend a lot of time on the practice tee but don't seem to improve, it's time to get more productive. Try Mike Vardeman's simple drill for improving both your balance and power now. See how to improve your golf swing with the finish drill.
To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, that they are not so much about rote repetition as making available to the guitarist new and different ways of playing. Every new riff you learn will make you a more able and versatile guitarist and better equip you to st...
Need some help getting the most out of your notebook computer's battery? With the right habbits, it's easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video tutorial from CNET can present a complete overview of the process in just under three minutes and a half. For detailed instructions, and to get started improving your own laptop's battery life, watch this handy how-to.
Once you start playing golf and have mastered the basics, you will need to improve your driving distance. Driving a golf ball for distance means having sound fundamentals, good swing mechanics and a great deal of personal core strength. Find out how to turn the shoulders 90 or more degrees to hit a long shot in golf in this helpful clip. As your game keeps improving with practice, you will be finding the hard shots easier and easier.
Do a running backward drill to improve your biomechanical form. This drill works your glutes and hamstrings. Check out this how-to video for advice on improving your marathon and cross country performance.
If you're one of the lucky people who received the gift of terrible eyesight from your parents at a young age, chances are you ate an awful lot of carrots growing up. Though carrots are one of the top vision-boosting foods, they don't offer fast results.
Presented by Apartments.com When looking for a new apartment, it's hard not to notice the improvements (on large and small scale) needed prior to moving in. While your landlord may be taking care of new carpeting, cleaning the central air vents, and fresh paint on the walls, there may be some additional improvements on your list that you can take care of on your own. Here are five quick improvements you can check off your list before the big move.
Increased battery life is easily one of the most sought after improvements to a device and often drives intrepid users to root their phones, flash new ROMs, and try out experimental kernels.
In Pokémon GO, having an in-depth understanding of your Pokémon's stats and abilities is crucially important to becoming a better player. Not all Pokémon are created equal; as such, it's critical that you look at each of your Pokémon—even duplicates—with a keen eye.
It's no secret that exercise is good for you, but you may be surprised to know that a good workout can actually boost your memory, too. They key to giving your body and your brain muscles a good workout is by adding more weight and pushing hard for an extra 20 minutes.
When you're trapped at your desk before a jumble of data just waiting to be categorized, or zoning out during an important meeting, your mind wanders and, chances are, you feel a little guilty because of it. Yet you shouldn't try to reign in that distracted thinking. Instead, let your brain get distracted, and you'll unconsciously strengthen your memory.
After all the leaks and peeks of the HTC One M8, it has finally been officially introduced to the public, available for purchase at most U.S. carriers. HTC also unveiled Sense 6 during the launch event, the newest iteration of its operating system, and thanks to their new Advantage Program, the update shouldn't be too far behind for the older One (M7).
So, you've gotten (or are getting) a shiny new iPhone 8 or 8 Plus. Congratulations! It's got great new features including the new A11 Bionic chip, wireless and fast charging, and portrait lighting. And let's not forget a much better battery ... right?