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How To: Select the right thread count

This link shows a talk with Chase Voelker from fusion who gave detailed information about how to select the right sheet for our bed. He describes about the selection of sheets based on the thread count, tensile strength and fabric hand etc. He had described about these concepts and had illustrated some approved brands of bed sheets. Suphima supreme luxury, Beech etc. are the example of branded sheets. Depending on how we like to sleep we can select sheets of different thread count (400 to 500...

How To: Build dexterity and strength in your hands on the guitar to solo faster

A key element to making any guitar player, whether lead or rhythm, a great player is having good muscle memory and plenty of dexterity and strength in both your left hand and right hand. For those just getting started, or for those who have been playing for a while but are still having a hard time pulling off bends or holding down chords and barre chords, it's crucial to exercise your hands and build that dexterity and strength. In this fantastic video you will learn various exercises to help...

How To: Increase core strength to love running more

Check out this instructional cross country video that shows you how to increase core strength so that you love running more. A lot of people underestimate the importance of a core strength routine. Your core muscle groups consist of your abs, lower back, glutes, and obliques. Improving your core strength does several things to make you a better runner and avoid injury.

How To: Do advanced MMA strength training circuits for fighters

Whether you're a high level athelete who's recently hit a muscle gain plateau or a wannabe UFC fighter looking to make it in the big leagues, this video provides everything you need to formulate an effective fat-burning strength training program. While cardio is always a must in any exercise regimen, strength training helps build and drastically strengthen muscle, meaning your body can more effectively perform work.

How To: Train with paddles to improve swim strength &technique

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.

How To: Get six pack abs with cardio & strength training

In this video, Yuri Elkaim will teach you how to get six pack abs using cardio and strength training. He breaks down the discussion of cardio vs. strength training for burning fat and building muscle. In the video, Elkaim stresses high-intensity interval training (HIIT), in which he says you will burn more calories, and therefore lose more fat if that is your aim. Furthermore, working at a higher intensity for longer periods of time increases your cardiovascular strength to an even higher deg...

How To: Do yoga for abdominal and core strength

Learn how to tone your six pack and feel stronger in yourself with this yoga tutorial. Yoga is a great way to relax and get in shape. These poses increase core and abdominal strength. Watch this how to video and you'll be gaining strength with yoga in no time.

How To: Build body core strength with yoga

In this video, we learn how to build body core strength with yoga. Start out seated on your yoga mat with legs crossed, then gently roll the body back and then to the front again. Remember to use your core strength during this, not your arms to help push and pull you. Hold your abs in to create resistance and strength in them. Continue this sequence by raising your body up and stretching out the different areas of your body. Use control and make sure not to strain your muscles while stretchin...

How To: Strength train and tone your body with SELF Magazine

There is nothing better than topping off a cardio workout with a little strength training. In this fitness how-to video SELF Magazine shows you how to utilize weights and strength training to really tone body. Watch and learn how easy it is to do the following moves with a few light weights: high pull, figure eight, swing back, Turkish get up, skater's leap, push presses, teapot tip, high five squat, bent over row, starfish reach, side press and a Russian twist. You will love the results from...

How To: Do a one arm pushup in minutes

This video starts off with a guy doing several one-arm push-ups. He goes on by saying that since the days of rocky a lot of men have wanted to do the one arm push up. It takes a long time to develop the strength needed to be able to do the one arm push-up set. The video demonstrates a way to be able and start doing them now with the assistance of a power stretch band. Have the band tried up high and wrap the loop around the shoulder that you will not be using in the one arm push up. Press you...

How To: Unlock a Hidden Network Strength Meter for Your iPhone's Status Bar

The horizontal dotted icon in your iPhone's status bar serves as an indicator of your device's network strength. And while it does help provide an approximation of how strong your signal is, swapping it out to display an actual numeric value is a lot more precise and can change up the look of your iPhone (or at least the status bar). The process is quick, painless, and you don't even need to jailbreak your phone.

How To: Do chair stand exercises for seniors

Chair stand exercises are good for seniors to build overall strength and can be done in their own homes. Learn how to do chair stand exercises for seniors in this strength training video. Take action: start out reclined, cross arms, exhale on the sit up, and move slowly. Tom Clifford, the instructor in this how-to video, has a degree in physical education, fitness and health from Eastern Michigan University, where he ran track and cross-country. Tom has worked as a personal trainer for two ye...

How To: Increase strength with power yoga

Power yoga is the one of the more rigorous yoga workouts. Learn how to increase strength with Power yoga poses in this video clip. Take Action: gain strength, tone every muscle, and reach toward Divine. Cindy Mastry, the instructor of this how-to video, has practiced yoga since the age of eight, and also has a background in Jazz and Ballet. Active in the fitness industry for nearly twenty years, she teaches aerobics, kickboxing, and yoga at many fitness centers in the Tampa Bay area. Cindy tr...

How To: Build up the strength to perform pushups on a Reformer

This clip goes over some Reformer exercises that can help you or your clients increase your or their strength and stability, gradually working towards full push-ups. 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: Do a yoga crane pose for arm and core strength

In this video, Dina Prioste shows us how to do a yoga crane pose for arm and core strength. First, start off with your knees bent and your arms out in front of you. Now bend your elbows and place your back legs into your arms. Now, balance on your arms and push your legs into the air while still pushing them into the arms. You may want to practice this with a blanket in front of you just in case you fall forward. Remember as you try doing this to wedge your knees into the armpit as far as you...

How To: Do muscle-building workouts for beginners

If you feel like your muscles are starting to sag and weaken, check out this tutorial. In this video, professional fitness trainer, Kathy Kaehler, will show you how to perform some simple strength training exercises that will make a big difference for your body. These exercises are quick and easy and will even fit into the schedules of working or busy moms. Kathy trains many celebrities and appears as fitness correcspondent on the Today Show in New York City. Follow along with her as she demo...

How To: Do body weight squats and jump rope for strength

Combination body weight squats and jump rope drills is a great way to warm up for strength and power training. Learn how to perform combo body weight squats with jump rope drills properly from Michael Rosengart, a professional fitness trainer in Santa Monica, California, in this workout tutorial. When performing body weight squats and jump rope for strength you should use full range of motion in legs, alternate to jumping rope and squats. With this how to video you can incorporate body weight...

How To: Use a rowing machine for strength training decline

Rowing machines are an essential part of lifting weights and strength training. This fitness how-to video tutorial demonstrates the proper way to use a rowing machine. Rowing machines are great for the back. Learn tips and techniques for working out the chest, back, shoulders, and arms in this weightlifting video.

How To: Practice the side crane yoga pose properly

Parsva bakasana is more commonly known as crane pose. This posture requires good upper body strength. There is a way to get into the pose by placing the elbow into the sides of the ribs. The lower arms bones (ulna and radius) act as supporting beams and the yoga pose side crane needs less arm strength. Watch this how to video tutorial to learn the basics of moving into side crane.

How To: Build up strength with dumbbell chest flies

Dumbbell chest flies or butterfly exercises are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do chest flies with weights. Make sure your feet are flat on the ground and shoulder blades are pushed back together before bringing the dumbbells close to your chest. Keep watching to learn more about proper form for doing dumbbell butterfly exercises.

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