Cardio intervals, circuit training, plate exercises...when it comes to fitness, it seems like there's always a fancy name for what are essentially really easy yet effective strength building, fat burning, and toning exercises.
You thought you knew everything there was to know about the human body. Well, maybe, but probably not. Check out this science educational video series on the anatomy of the human upper arm muscles.
For some people, no matter how hard you exercise and how heavy the weights you lift, muscle gain seems to be elusive. But that's because many of us don't understand the basics of muscle gain.
Maintaining a strong, healthy physique can be time consuming. If you're looking to stay in shape without committing a large chunk of time, this workout might the one for you. It only takes 15 minutes to build strong muscle and stay in shape!
Ever been curious as to what your shoulder and arm looks like from the inside? Well, this human anatomy video tutorial will show you just that.
How do you know if you are making progress when you put yourself on a strict diet and exercise regimen? Many people wonder whether the numbers going down on the scale means they're losing fat, and if the numbers are going up, whether they're gaining muscle. This is a question that many body builders and those trying to lose weight (while gaining muscle) try to understand on the way to their goal weight.
Learn about how you lose heat in a wilderness survival situation. This is part one of a series on survival shelters and skills by Ron Hood of survival.com. Defeat heat loss by understanding how you lose heat, building shelter and a fire.
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...
Check out this anatomy video tutorial series for all of you veterinarians out there (prefect for veterinarians in training). In these educational videos, you'll learn all about the muscles of the equine limb, specifically, the horse thoracic limb muscles. After dissecting the horse, skin it and be prepared to learn all about those equine muscles.
Four time abs is an excellent exercise for working the lower abdominals and abs workout. Try this out to tone your lower abs, which typical crunches can't get to.
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...
Minimize loss of quality when you're changing a video from one format to another. This tutorial shows you how to take a film clip in high definition mp4 format and convert it into an avi format with minimal loss of data or quality.
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...
Getting into killer shape can be a lot harder than it seems. It takes a lot of hard work, dedication, and knowing the right approach. Trainer Vince Del Monte shows you seven exercises to have a killer workout.
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.
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.
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...
A lot of women mistakingly think that they can't do arm exercises or lift weights because they will bulk up like a classic chunkhead. But this logic is extremely false. If you're trying to lose weight, muscle burns more calories per unit than fat, which means gaining muscle is to your advantage.
This "chest workout home edition " was designed to provide an easy and fun professional workout for everyone. These exercises are designed to tone main pectoral muscles (upper, major and minor pectoral muscles) and you can workout wherever you want: at home, in the park, on the beach or at the gym.
It's no surprise that there's a link between not stretching your muscles and crippling back pain. Admittedly you work at an office all day, bum blued to your chair, but that's no excuse to continue your non-movement when you get home. In fact, if you have an office job it is almost indispensible that you stretch your muscles out or else you will develop a pinched spinal cord.
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...
During sexual excitement of a bull, the muscle within the pelvic area, called the issues cavernosus muscle, will contract. Interesting, huh?
Okay, you failed anatomy 101, but you still want to know more about anatomy of a human. Well, you can simply watch this video tutorial that will show you how to cut up a human cadaver, dissecting its leg and foot, getting a good look at the science of the muscles.
Get out your scalpel and remove the skin of your cadaver, because you're going to learn how to dissect a human to see the superficial neck. This anatomy video tutorial will teach you how to cut away the platysma muscle, which is a muscle of facial expression. You can't beat science, and you can't beat looking at the superficial neck of a human corpse.
Freestyle stroke is broken down into dry land exercises that encourage muscle memory of the points in a stroke where maximum strength is necessary. Dr Rein Haljand demonstrates positions to achieve streamline and balance pressure from elbow and hand.
We're going to look at 2 great core strengthening exercises. The Core Area, the abdominals, definitely corresponds with a stronger back so it's something that you want to do several times a week, once the body is warmed up, and remember to keep breathing so that you're supplying oxygen to those working muscles.
Ever noticed how guys can lose weight much faster than women? We did, too—and here's how they do it. You will need strength training, protein snacks, physical activity, and self-forgiveness. While genetics and gender do have a lot to do with how easily weight can be lost, these tips will help you keep the weight off. Watch this video weight loss tutorial and learn how to diet like a man.
It may not be Sparta in your living room or gym, but you can certainly look like a Spartan - at least the "300" version of a Spartan - by completing this intense, sweat-until-you-drop exercise routine.
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...
Increase muscle density by watching this two minute tutorial. Muscle density is important for keeping your body strong and active now and especially as you get older.
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 ...
There are some muscles that cannot be stretched alone. For these muscle stretches, a partner can help. Learn how to stretch with a partner to improve overall health in this fitness tutorial. When stretching with a partner you should push or pull, use gentle resistance, engage muscles, exhale & pull, and hold each stretch for eight to 20 seconds. With this how to video you will be able to stretch more effectively with a partner.
A quadriceps muscle injury is an injury to the muscles on top of your thigh. Treat and strengthen a pulled quad muscle using a few simple steps. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab.
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.
The Half Curl is a variation of a classical Pilates exercises that help teach how to use the abdominal muscles properly when curling off the mat from a reclined position. The effect is flatter abdominal muscles, a stronger core and a lower back that will always be protected by your strong abdominal muscles. Watch this how to video and you will be toning your body with pilates in no time.
Check out this two-part science video that gives you a tutorial of a cats anatomy, specifically, the muscles of the animal. You'll learn all you need to know about the cats muscle structure, and a few other things, too. This is a highly educational video for anyone wanting to learn the insides of an animal body, through biology.
This massage technique of the brachioradialis muscle helps with the biceps and brachialis as well. Here is a short guide on one of the most problamatic aspects of the body - the brachioradialis muscle.
Watch this great video giving you an in-depth guide to the bicep muscle. This helps you to find the trigger points of the bicep muscle through this easy and informative instructional video.
Here is a short video on the trigger points of the adductor pollicis muscle, and the area surrounding the thumb. This video gives you a great guide to working with the adductor pollicis muscle for massage.
Watch this guide to the adductor muscles. This video provides professional advice on massaging techniques for the abdominal muscles. After some physical exercise, there's nothing better then a relaxing massage.