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How To: Look better in photos

Get some great tips on how to look better in pictures. Pose for the camera by leaning in, rather than leaning back. Stand up straight. To look thinner, turn your body slightly, and put your hand on your hips. Elongate your neck, and put your shoulders back. You'll look smashing in all your photos. Don't forget to smile!

How To: Do the Wobble soul line dance

While we admit the Wobble isn't the most sophisticated name for a dance, in practice its actually very sexy and infinitely bootylicious. If you've ever seen a Beyonce music video - or really any R&B/hip hop video with girls in booty shorts and low-cut tank tops - then you've witnessed the glory of the Wobble. Part Hustle and part gyrating, this dance will not only make you look like a goddess, but will also help sculpt your midsection and lower body into tightened perfection.

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: Define and build your chest quickly

This video describes how to exercise in such way to maintain or promote defined chest muscles. It is explained that the chest muscles should be worked hard enough to actually gain muscle mass. Next, it is explained that muscle mass is lost as you age and the skin loses elasticity. The video explains how to counteract the effects by building muscle to maintain a defined appearance. The video describes that chest exercises should be done in sets of 5-8 reps. The video next explains that when pe...

How To: Use a stability ball for core muscle exercises

Try out a stability ball for core muscle exercises and to change up any workout routine. Learn how to use stability balls in this exercise tutorial. When using a stability ball you should target core muscles, keep back straight, abs tight, and tone core muscles. With this how to video you will be able to use a stability ball for a more effective workout.

How To: Do a "Leaning Ski Jump" routine on a CoreAlign machine

This clip presents a simple demonstration of the "Leaning Ski Jump" CoreAlign exercise routine. With Pilates, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accidental injury. Whether you're looking to slim down or merely tighten up your core, you're sure to be well served by this home fitness how-to from the folks at Balanced Body Pilates. To get started performing the "Leaning Ski Jump...

How To: Do a half side split

Paul Zaichik of Elastic Steel explains how to do a half side split. The half side split is a very basic technique. First, kneel on the floor and lean forward. Then extend one leg so that it is perpendicular with your torso and so that both your body and foot are at 45 degree angles. The other leg will remain bent. You can also lean forward so that both your body and foot are leaning against the floor. Bend the leg to match the other leg and rest in that position before extending the other leg...

How To: Make lean beef lo mein

In this video, Laura teaches us how to make lean beef lo mein. You need: sliced carrots, snow peas, crushed garlic, broccoli, chopped green onions, grated ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, cooked spaghetti and steak strips. In a mixing bowl, add ginger and soy sauce, then soak beef strips inside of it. Now bring your skillet to a high heat and saute your beed strips in sesame oil. Brown the beef and remove from heat, set aside in aluminum foil. In a clean skillet, combine your peas, carrots, oni...

How To: Improve posture by activating your upper back muscles

In this video, Ozzie Jacobs shows how to activate your upper back muscles in order to tone them effectively when at the gym. As Ozzie explains, this is often more difficult to achieve due to the tendency of your shoulders to slump forward due to the effect of gravity. In order to properly activate your upper back muscles at a machine like a rowing machine, Ozzie advises her viewers to make sure that their back muscles are tightened, focusing and consciously trying to pull your shoulder blades...

How To: Use stretching techniques to help you gain muscle

This is a demo showing how to do Stretching & Flexibility Techniques for Fat Loss, Muscle Gain, & Athleticism. It includes pull ups with proper stretching on the shoulder, triceps, biceps and abdominal muscles. Try to keep your vertebra straight and erect while doing any type of exercises. Push-up exercises may built your chest as well as your biceps muscles. Also, it may improve your abdominal muscles. You can also do hamstring and calf muscle exercises lying down on the floor and by stretch...

How To: Strengthen calf muscles

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...

How To: Create a muscle man in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a muscle man in Photoshop. Start off by opening up a picture with a man who has his back to the camera and is flexing his muscles. Now, use your tool to make his back look more broad and add more skin to the body. Copy the muscles that are on his back and reapply them to the sides. Use the blending tool to make this all look like the same body part. Add more definition to the abs, then apply more muscle to the upper arms as well. When you are done, the...

How To: Build muscle and increase testosterone

Don't fret any longer after watching this video you'll learn how to build muscles and increase testosterone in your body. Of course, in order to build the muscles you want you'll need to increase your testosterone. Here, you'll learn how to do exercises and increase your testosterone in your body.

How To: Build your side ab muscles for a six pack

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform the best six pack abs exercise. In this video, viewers will be performing the plank and side plank exercises. Users should be straight and have hips pushed down. Pull the belly button up, squeeze the pelvic muscle high, point the chin down and squeeze in stomach. Hold this position for about 30 seconds. On the side plank go in a straight position, squeeze, pulse up and feel the oblique muscle. This video will benefit those viewers who want ...

How To: Massage sore muscles

After working out, who doesn't need a nice deep muscles massage. Relaxing and massaging sore muscles is a must for any athlete. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this massage how to video. Start with a light massage, move to a shaking movement and finish with a medium pounding technique.