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How To: Figure out the right type of bike for you

This video discusses how to find the right type of bike for you. There are four different types of bikes: road racing, multisport, comfort sport and flat bar road bikes. Road racing bikes typically have lighter weight frames. They have steeper angles for more aerodynamic positions and higher components. Multisports also have light weight frames and higher components. They also have more aerodynamic tubesets in the fork and airwires which allow for a more aggressive position for races. Comfort...

How To: Water ski on one ski

Learning to drop a water ski and go from two skis to one ski can be difficult. Learn how to switch from two water skis to one water ski in this water sports video tutorial. Take action: keep balanced, transfer weight smoothly, and keep toes touching water. Paul, the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, is a current member of the Canadian National Barefoot Water Skiing Team. He also teaches bare footing in Florida. He lives, eats, and breathes the sport. A native of Toronto, Canad...

How To: Perform a wrist shot

Check out this instructional hockey video that demonstrates how to take a wrist shot. Wrist shots in hockey are fundamental striking shots. Learn ice hockey skills and moves in this sports video on how to play hockey.

How To: Pass a hockey puck

Check out this instructional hockey video that demonstrates how to pass a hockey puck. Learn how to do a four hand pass. Passing the puck is a fundamental hockey skill. Learn ice hockey skills and moves in this sports video on how to play hockey.

News: Here Are the Prices for Every Apple Watch Model (From $349 to $17,000)

The long-awaited Apple Watch is ready for retail, with pricing and availability announced at Apple's Spring Forward event. Each of the three variants—Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, and Apple Watch Edition—will be available in two sizes, 32mm and 44mm, with preorders beginning on April 10th and the retail launch on April 24th. The Watches will initially be available nine countries: Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. You'll b...

How To: Use a medicine ball

Medicine balls have been used for strength training for thousands of years. Athletes in many sports can attest to their value. Learn how to use a medicine ball in this exercise tutorial. When exercising with a medicine ball you should intensify with faster reps, choose a safe weight, work upper body, and attempt 30-second intervals.

How To: Do the "kettle ball swing" for fast weight loss

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform the kettlebell swing exercise. The "Kettlebell Swings" Exercise is a vital part of getting a rock hard midsection as well as building your hamstrings and your glutes. Kettlebell swing training preps the body to endure the stress of sports and physical disciplines, as well as produce power from the core body muscles. Begin by bending knees and swing the weight with both hands in between the legs towards the back of you. While rising up, user...

How To: Skate the forward pivot to backwards move

Ice skating is a fundamental skill in playing ice hockey. Learn ice hockey skills and moves in this sports video on how to ice skate. Take action: transfer weight from one leg to other, keep knees bent, and pivot as you shift your weight. Angie, the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, is currently with the Youth Hockey Foundation of Austin and the Chaparral Ice Center located in Austin TX. A native of Canada, Angie has been playing hockey for nearly 30 years. Angie enjoys instru...

How To: Make sharp turns on a skateboard

Making sharp turns on a skateboard is easy with these tips. Get expert advice on skateboard decks and tricks in this video lesson. Take action: put weight on heels to turn left, put weight on toes to turn right, pick up 2 front tires & pivot for quick turns, and lead with upper body. Shawn, the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, has over twenty years of skateboarding knowledge. He has appeared in Slap, Thrasher and Transworld magazines and his sponsors include Venture Trucks, R...

How To: Quit smoking cigarettes with meditation

Roy Masters demonstrates the hypnotic process behind effortlessly quitting smoking. He explains that if one can meditate and come to a conscious level of smoking, one can realize the harmful effects of smoking. One technique he employs is having a person take a puff on a cigarette but keep the smoke in their mouth. Becoming conscious of the fact that the smoke is poisonous makes it much harder to breathe in the smoke. By practicing this technique, one can effectively quit smoking.

How To: Make a collage necklace

In this Threadbanger tutorial, designer Desira Pesta shows you the steps to make a collage necklace. Made of scraps of fabric, a collage necklace is a colorful accessory for fashion-conscious folks. It's also cheap and pretty easy to make, ideal for crafters who are still learning.

How To: Sanitize your mead making equipment

If you make mead honey wine or are thinking about making some you have to be very conscious of the santization of your equipment. This tutorial looks at how to correctly clean and sanitize your equipment so you have a successful batch of mead.

How To: Ride a mountain bike out out on the trails

After watching this video you will have a better understanding of this sport and how to ride your bike in the best way possible. Balance is key to solid bike riding. The girls go over fore and aft movement, side-to-side lateral movement, and up/down movement which is used for better pressure control used for better weight control on the wheels. You can see how your body should be positioned for better control and stability taking corners or riding over rocks in this short discussion of the ba...

How To: Do a standing hamstring stretch

Stretching the hamstrings is important when weight training the legs or before exercising or sports. Learn how to do standing hamstring exercises in this stretching and flexibility video. Take action: cross right foot in front of left leg, bend down in front and exhale, switch feet and repeat for other leg, remembering to keep knees straight. 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...

How To: Perform a backhand shot

Check out this instructional hockey video demonstrates how to take a backhand shot. A backhand shot in hockey is shooting or passing from the back edge of the blade. This is the deadliest shot in hockey because the goalie can't anticipate where you're shooting. Learn ice hockey skills and moves in this sports video on how to play hockey.

How To: Inline skate for beginners

In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to inline skate for beginners. Patrick Eaves, adventure sports guide and instructor, presents this video. First, you should have the right gear. Go to the local retail store or to a skating rink where you can take guidance from experts. Start off by practicing balancing on your legs. Legs should be shoulder length apart, knees slightly bent, body is bent a little forward and hands are in front of you. This is called the ready positi...

How To: Turn on a skateboarding ramp

Turning on a skateboard ramp is an often overlooked skill that is tough to master. Get expert tips and advice on skateboard decks and tricks in this video lesson. Take action: go up ramp, put weight on tail while slowing down, use upper body to perform turn, and lead with the eyes and upper body. Shawn, the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, has over twenty years of skateboarding knowledge. He has appeared in Slap, Thrasher and Transworld magazines and his sponsors include Vent...

How To: Do a flatland BMX move

Flatland is a freestyle BMX bike riding style on smooth, flat surfaces without any ramps or jumps. Learn how to flatland from our BMX biking expert in this extreme sports video tutorial. Take action: feather the brakes, shift your weight, and practice, but remember not to pull up too hard on the handle bars. Patrick, the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, resides in Campell, CA and has been riding for several years. His sponsors include Mongoose Bikes, Fox, Monster, and Calabas...

How To: Do a sports massage

There are 8 short videos all together to show you the 8 different therapies of sports massage. Sports therapy massage is an integral part of athletics. Massage can be a very crucial aspect to an athletes performance and competition.

How To: Perform Basic Movements on the Powertec Workbench Multisystem

New to the Powertec Workbench Multisystem? Then let Team Powertec athlete Ian Lauer show you some basic moves for athletic development. He also discusses the importance of sports training and how regular training can help improve your game. There are a lot of exercises out there, but you need to use the right exercises with the right amount of weight and proper movements in order to be fully functional on the field.

How To: Do andrecht handplants

Scott Shaw demonstrates how to do andrecht handplants for the sport of snow boarding and this is an advanced trick. You want to approach the transition on a flat base, but you want to put more weight on your toe edge. Do andrecht handplants.

How To: Practice kinesiology and muscle tests

This video tutorial teaches you about kinesiology also known as muscle testing so that you can test your DNA activation level or whether or not certain foods will be healthy for your body. A kinesiology muscle test will allow you to find out answers to questions about your body that your conscious mind is not aware of but your body does. Watch this instructional video and learn how to practice kinesiology and perform a basic muscle test.

How To: Do a kinesiology self-muscle test

Kinesiology, or human kinetics, is the science of human movement. This simple muscle self-test turns your body into a lie detector. Your body subconsciously knows things that the conscious mind isn't aware of. Watch this video kinesiology tutorial and learn how to do a simple muscle test.

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