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How To: Do dip exercises to workout your triceps and pectoral muscles

Dips are great exercises, in or out of the gym, and are easily done. They're the perfect exercise for working out your triceps brachii and pectoralis muscles. This also works out a secondary muscle— the deltoids. THe beginner to intermediate exercise is a great way to work all three muscles. All you need to do this exercise is the vertical knee raise towers which most gyms have. For those who are new to this exercise and are unable to lift themselves, you can use the weight assistance to buil...

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: Get Muscles for the Movie Thor

This is a video interview how the movie star C. Hemsworth was able to gain a dramatic muscle gain for the movie Thor. just in case you did not see the movie, the actor speaks about his character in the movie and how muscular he needed to be so he can play his role in the movie.

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: Isolate the belly muscles when belly dancing

Why throw away tons of money on lessons at a studio when you can find free online video lessons! In this video, learn about the dance of the belly movements, also known as belly rolls, and how to isolate the abdominal region while the rest of the body remains in perfect posture. Practice isolating the belly muscles with help from an expert: Sahira began her career as a Middle Eastern dancer in Houston, Texas under the direction of Thalia and Shakira Masood-Ali. Get advice & more belly dancing...

How To: Get ripped tricep muscles

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to get ripped triceps muscle. The triceps are about 66% of the arm. Building the triceps adds size and dimension to the arms. This video provides 2 triceps exercises. The exercises are one-arm triceps extensions and triceps push downs. When doing the one-arm triceps extensions, extend the arm and keep it straight. For the triceps push downs, keep elbows fixed and close to the body. Flex your arms as you push the weight down. This video will benefit th...

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: Build chest muscles through chair push-ups

In this tutorial, we learn how to build chest muscles through chair push-ups. To begin, you will need to set up three chairs in a pyramid shape that will fit your body laying down. To begin, place both of your feet on one chair and then push each of your hands laying on a chair. After this, do as many push ups as you can. If you want a more challenging work out, you can wear a backpack that is filled with weights. You can also stay at the bottom for a couple seconds while you are doing the pu...

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.

How To: Do a basic back and triceps stretch to loosen tight muscles

This stretch is perfect for getting rid of your tight muscles in your back and triceps, and to do it, just raise you arms above your head, then put one hand in the small of your back, then pull your elbow with your free hand. Hold this stretch for a good thirty seconds, then switch sides. Personal trainer Milton Morehead, from Fit&FabLiving, shows you this easy body sculpting workout.

How To: Do an easy wall pushup exercise to strengthen your arm and chest muscles

If you can't quite master the technique of regular pushups, then maybe you should start out with wall pushups. This is a great way to strengthen your arm and chest muscles, before you move onto the more difficult push-ups. Plus, you can do this exercise at home and even work, without getting your hands all grimy. Personal trainer Milton Morehead, from Fit&FabLiving, shows you this easy body sculpting workout.

How To: Balance plantar flexor muscles with a Pilates routine

This clip offers a demonstration of a simple Reformer-based Pilates to target your flexor muscles. Whether you're toying with the idea of opening up your own 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.

How To: Stretch calf muscles

Watch this instructional stretching video to stretch the calf muscles. Stretching your calves is a simple and efficient exercise, but you should make sure you are doing it right. Stretch your calves to the point of mild discomfort but not pain. Hold each stretch for about twenty to thirty seconds.

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