If you would like to jump higher for sports or just for pure athleticism these plyometric exercises will challenge your muscles to optimize their ability to perform. This will involve a series of jumping exercises with weights and props.
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.
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.
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.
Casey Neuwirth demonstrates how to do the grapevine step. Take a big side step, put the following foot behind the lead foot, and take another side step (in the same direction) and close your feet.
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...
Nia is a blend of martial arts, dance arts and healing arts combined into an aerobic exercise routine. Learn several steps from a professional Nia instructor in this free video series.
Learn how to take a few minutes to perform deskercise. Don't let being stuck at the office be an excuse for not working out. Watch and learn some helpful tips for some basic fitness techniques. Deskercise.
With the recent death of Osama bin Laden near Islamabad, the whole world has gone crazy for Navy SEALs. Everybody wants to know what it was like for SEAL Team Six to carry out their heroic mission last weekend. Others want to know what it takes to become one.
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.
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.
Aerobics are a super fun way to get rid of some calories and lose weight. If you really enjoy your classes, maybe you should consider taking up a healthy career as an instructor! This video will give you the steps you need to make your new job happen!
Chair dancing is a great form of aerobic exercise and it's fun! Learn how to chair dance with expert tips from a dance instructor in this free aerobic exercise video series.
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.
Learn how to use plyometric workouts like these death jumps in order to build a better stretch reflex in your leg muscles for playing football or soccer.
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.
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...
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!
Watch and learn from our personal trainer how to do knee lift step exercises in this free fitness video on step exercises you can do with equipment. Do knee lifts for step aerobics - Part 1 of 9.
Learn how to stretch and cool down from an aerobic workout.
Learn how to get in shape and stay healthy by doing some different step exercises in this free fitness video series on doing shuffle step exercises.
In this video series, expert aerobics instructor Alice Monsaert leads you through the basic moves, combinations, and routines of step aerobics.
Aerobics are targeted by total physical fitness: strength, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. Aerobics can be taken in classes and are usually done with music. To practice aerobics you should follow an instructor, stay in motion, use arms to lower or raise intensity, and strengthen heart rate. With this how to video soon you will be able to practice aerobics.
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...
This tutorial gives a demonstration of a cardio workout. It explains the jump rope exercise and provides tips on how to perform the exercise correctly. Jumping rope is one of the best overall cardio exercises and burns serious calories in a short amount of time. This is one exercise you definitely want to keep in your workout routine to see results.
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.
This tutorial demonstrates an agility exercise. This star drill exercise workout was developed to increase your overall sports performance. This video explains the star drill exercise and how you can incorporate this agility training to develop your flexibility, balance and power.
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.
Gain muscle strength and flexibility with diagonal lunges. Learn about dumbbell exercises to promote fitness in this weightlifting video. Take action: maintain balance, keep back leg straight, and increase difficulty by adding dumbbells. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting and she enjoys ...
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.
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Tired of those extra pounds? Watch this 20 minute video on how to lose those quick pounds. They describe details and steps you can take to get rid of those love handles. Do a quick mat workout.
Do you play an intensive sport, like soccer or football, that requires you to be able to not only run quickly towards a target area far away, but also to be able to catch a flying ball with precision that far away? Then you'll benefit from the speed and quickness training methods presented in this video.
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.
Watch this instructional fitness video to learn how to build stamina when running. Jogging is a simple and efficient exercise, but you should make sure you are doing it right. Stamina is different than endurance, in that you have to keep the same speed and strength without weakening. It's important to take in as much oxygen as possible and work on lowering your lactic acid output. Run in one minute bursts to slowly build up stamina.
In this fitness tutorial, you will learn how to do the shoot throughs exercise. Shoot throughs are great for improving overall strength and coordination. It is also a good way to get your heart rate up and warm up. Watch this how to video and you can warm up and get in shape with the shoot throughs exercise.
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.
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When it comes to losing weight, cardio is your BFF. When you combine cardio with strength training you achieve what is known as solid gold fitness: The perfect combination of sweating (and fat loss) and muscle building so the fat slides off and your toned muscles come out.
In this tutorial, we learn how to do a complete workout in 15 minutes with Joanie. The first exercise is to use a mini trampoline and jump on it for 15 minutes while doing small movements. This is a great cardio exercise that will get the heart pumping. If you aren't ready to do jumps, you can simply move your body from side to side and raise your arms up in the air while skipping up and down on the trampoline. Another great way to do an exercise in 15 minutes is to do hula hooping! The last ...