How To: Do aerobic steps for beginners

In this online video series learn aerobics from personal trainer Ricketta Butler, who holds a Health Science Education Degree from the University of Florida. In this series of video clips she teaches aerobics exercises such as : the a step, hop turn, knee straddle, alternating knees, L step, basic left, over the top, basic right, safety for step exercises, straddle, turn steps, v step left, v step right, and the v step right and left.

How To: Do the pelvic lift exercise

Back exercises can greatly increase the condition of your spine and posture. Learn how to do the pelvic lift exercise with this tutorial. The pelvic lift exercise is a great back and abdominal muscle strengthening exercise. Watch this how to video and you will be able to perform the pelvic lift exercise.

How To: Use a stair master machine

In this video series, our expert shows you how to operate the common stair step machine. Though the stair stepper has amazing potential to burn calories, it can be dangerous if not used properly. Sheila Lindsey illustrates the proper way to use the stair master machine. She also shows you how to monitor and stay within your heart rate. Shelia also gives you great advice on organizing a cardio workout routine. So, before stepping up to the challenge, learn how to get the most out of your stair...

How To: Do bear crawls and sprints

Bear crawl and sprint drills allow for a total body workout and help to improve stamina. Learn how to perform bear crawls with sprints properly from Michael Rosengart, a professional fitness trainer in Santa Monica, California, in this workout tutorial. When performing bear crawls and sprints you should crawl on all fours, hit mark & turn around, sprint back and vary with crab walks & back peddles. With this how to video you can incorporate bear crawls and sprints into your workout.

How To: Choreograph a step aerobics routine

Step aerobics follow choreography in groups using an elevated platform. Classes are offered for all skill levels. Learn how to choreograph a step aerobics routine in this exercise tutorial. Remember to keep it basic, use 32 count phrases, work both sides, build routine, and put it all together. With this how to video you can choreograph a great step aerobics routine.

How To: Do step aerobics

Step aerobics are performed for cardio fitness and weight loss using an elevated platform. Classes are offered for all skill levels. Learn how to do step aerobics in this exercise tutorial. When doing step aerobics you should get an aerobic stepper, use entire foot to step up & down, keep an eye on the step, tap it out to rest and be safe. With this how to video you can do step aerobics for a more effective workout.

How To: Do the knee tuck jump

This tutorial demonstrates plyometrics sports training exercise. This knee tuck jump workout were developed to increase your overall sports performance. This how to video explains a plyometric exercise and how you can incorporate this explosive training into your routine to develop your speed and power to become bigger, faster and stronger.

How To: Perform an X-Step in cardio

Increase agility and workout your heart. Learn how to perform an X-Step in cardio in this exercise tutorial. When performing the X-Step you should straddle step to start, lead with right foot, and increase speed to intensify workout. With this how to video you can perform the X-Step in your cardio workout.

How To: Do 3 exercises on a Swiss Ball for six pack abs

In this video, Yuri Elkaim teaches three abdominal exercises on a stability ball. First, he demonstrates a variation of the plank exercise, rolling back and forth on the ball, and then two other exercises. Learn tips on how to do these exercises correctly to be safe and avoid injury. You will also learn ideas for an abs workout routine. Learn these interesting and challenging exercises for a stronger core and better defined abs. This video will teach you a new workout routine (or just new exe...

How To: Practice aerobic exercises with Maggie Q

This how to video demonstrates a SELF magazine workout featuring intense aerobic movements. Watch and learn how the Maggie Q, star of Live Free or Die Hard, tones, strengthens and sculpts her body. All Maggie Q does and all you need to do to get a strong body is an intense aerobic workout. Practice doing flying punch kicks, one-two kicks, sweeping kicks, switch jumps, jumping knees and a capoeira cartwheel.

How To: Do a cone drill workout

This cone drill workout were developed to increase you overall sports performance. This how to video explains the cone drill exercise and how you can incorporate this agility training to develop your flexibility, balance and power.

How To: Do the chacha slide exercise

First of all you have to understand that you have to simply follow the dance steps that the master teaches you. Start by moving towards your right. Move by going sideways towards the right direction. Take three or four steps towards right. Your arms must be raised up to your waist. Now do this step for the left side as well. Now turn and move towards your right such that you take a one complete turn while moving three or four steps towards the right. You have to say "1, 2, 3, 4’. At '4' you c...

How To: Kick start a new fitness routine with Kung Fu

In this video, we learn how to kick start a new fitness routine with Kung Fu. This exercise is a workout that you will not get bored of. You are always doing something new with Kung Fu and it burns a ton of calories. These workouts are rigorous and combine strength training, endurance training, and really work out your body. The classes start out with yoga, then they start getting your heart rate up by working out hard. If you can't get to a class, you can do this at home by doing loose kicks...

How To: Do wrestling conditioning

In this tutorial, we learn how to do wrestling conditioning with Jennifer DiDonato. To start out, do 20-50 squats followed by push ups and other drills to get warmed up. This will help you avoid pulling a muscle and let everyone work together. It's important to have a trainer with you to correct your form and posture, or else you might not be doing it correctly and hurting your body. Cardio is important with wrestling, such as: rope exercises, turn buckles, pumps, and more. Martial arts is al...

How To: Warm-up with Salsa dancing & steps for kids

Fit for a Feast hosts a kids cardio workout including Salsa steps, sit-ups, jumping jacks and more. This is a great warm-up for kids on their way to sports or dance class; it can also be used for Q.D.F. (Quality Daily Fitness) at school. With a Latin American cd in your stereo and this tutorial, you're child will be working up a sweat in no time! Be sure to stretch before you begin!

How To: Do a 4th quarter drill exercise

This tutorial shows speed and conditioning exercises. This 4th quarter workout was developed to increase your overall sports performance. This video explains the fourth quarter drill exercise and how you can incorporate this speed training to develop your flexibility, balance and power.

How To: Determine your VO2 maximum

Backpacker magazine associate editors Jason Stevenson and Shannon Davis demonstrate how to estimate your VO2 Max in this April 2007 SkillsCast. Find out how a simple running test can determine your VO2 Max, and why raising your score can make you a better backpacker, increase your endurance and fitness level.

How To: Do interval cardio training

In this tutorial, we learn how to do interval cardio training. Start off on the treadmill going at a pace that is easy for you. Increase the intensity of the treadmill every two minutes. After two more minutes go back to normal. Continue doing this raising your intensity each time you start a new two minutes. You can increase it by doing a higher speed, higher incline, or anything else. When you feel like you can't do anymore, log what speed or intensity you were at. Continue to do this exerc...

How To: Fit fitness in to your daily life

In this video, we get tips on how to get into shape and add fitness into our lives. One alternative to get fit is to just add fitness into your everyday routine instead of having to add in a specific work out regimen. Something you can do is take the stairs instead of the elevator and park further away from the store. You can also place things to keep active at your desk including weights and doing leg exercises. While on breaks, you can also do exercises with co-workers. All of this exercise...

How To: Do an aerobics L-Step

Strengthen the heart muscle with aerobic exercises. Learn how to do an aerobics L-Step in this exercise tutorial. When performing the L-Step you should start with left foot, step up, bring feet together, step down, bring feet together again, and add knees to increase workout. With this how to video you can incorporate the L-Step into your workout.

How To: Properly use the rowing machine

James Cracknell, a former member of Britain's most successful ever rowing team, shows how to row properly when you're in the gym. Keep the back straight and move hands, body, legs, then legs, body, hands for one complete stroke. Properly use the rowing machine.

How To: Do step ups for aerobics

The step-up is a great exercise for the muscles of the upper leg. It effectively works the thighs, hips, and butt. The calf muscles work as synergists during the step-up exercise. They assist with balance. The step-up exercise can either be done one leg at a time or alternating between legs.

How To: Do soft sand trail running

Watch this instructional fitness video to learn how to do soft sand trail running. Soft sand trail running is for running on beaches, sand dunes and dirt trails. Soft sand running barefoot is good for the arch of your foot. This type of jogging is a healthy calf muscle exercise, but you should make sure you are doing it right.

How To: Do the sprint high knees exercise

This tutorial demonstrates a speed and conditioning exercise. This sprint high knees workout was developed to increase your overall sports performance. This how to video explains the sprint high knees exercise and how you can incorporate this speed training to develop your flexibility, balance and power.

How To: Run a 40 yard dash

Watch this speed and conditioning instructional video. This 40 yard dash exercise is developed to increase your overall sports performance. This how to video explains the 40 yard dash exercise and how you can incorporate this speed training to develop your flexibility, balance and power.

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