In the following lessons you will learn some essential tools and techniques for working with muscles in Houdini. In the first lesson, you will learn how to rig up a simple muscle arm using Houdini's Muscle tool. The Muscle tool uses meta-balls to capture your character's skin with realistic muscle/skin interaction.
When you dissecting a human body, the second thing you probably want to check out is the vertebral column. This video tutorial will give you just that, an anatomical look at the back muscles and the spinal cord.
Get six pack abs with crunches and other core muscle exercises; learn fifteen great exercises for core muscles in this free video series.
Vintage muscle bikes are easy to spot by their unique features. Learn about vintage muscle bikes from a bicycle expert in this free video series.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
The Twinkie diet is about as ridiculous as the cookie diet. While proponents of the diet say that as long as you eat fewer calories than you burn off, you'll lose weight, they forget to mention that you're losing muscle as well as fat.
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...
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 ...
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.
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.
Here's a complete video walkthrough guide to Grand Theft Auto 3 (GTA) for computer (PC) from gtamissions.com. This covers the main story mode missions.
This video walkthrough will take you through all 100+ missions of Grand Theft Auto (GTA) San Andreas for the PC.
This walkthrough guides you through the 58 main missions of Grand Theft Auto (GTA) Vice City for the PC.
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.
This video demonstrates various different tips which will help you to strengthen the stomach and thighs. First of all, you should make sure that you are eating properly by eating more vegetables, whole grains, and cut down on junk food. Next, make sure to do cardio exercises, at least 3 hours a week. This increased oxygen consumption will be able to increase fat burning to get rid of fat around the stomach area. Another tip to help with burning fat and toning muscles is to focus on different ...