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: 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 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: Do Indian club fitness training

Learn about the history and the benefits of Indian club training in this series of expert videos. Get tips on proper training techniques that will maximize your fitness with the use of Indian clubs. Watch as our expert demonstrates the basic moves, snatch, and squatted snatch of this technique. See different and more complicated maneuvers such as the full pendulum, forearm swing circles, stirring and the clean and press. Challenge yourself with these moves and other moves including forearm sw...

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 the star drill exercise

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.

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: 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: 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 side box jump exercise

This tutorial demonstrates a plyometrics sports training exercise. This side box jump workout was developed to increase your overall sports performance. This how to video explains a plyometric side box jump 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: Do the shoot throughs exercise

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.

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 a 5 minute workout for moms on the go

Here is an easy way to get in a quick workout in your busy day. First off start will forty-five seconds of bicep curls with an exercise band. Next with a deck of playing cards squat down and place one at a time on the ground in front of you. Focusing on keeping your back straight and your core tight. Once all the cards are down then pick them up one at a time. With a weighted ball in one hand reach up and come down diagonally across your body and squat as the ball touches the ground. Work bot...

How To: Deskercize (exercise at your desk)

No time to hit the gym because you're always stuck at the office? Then bring the gym to you with these moves, which you can do right at your desk. Tip: As you get out of your chair throughout the day, try to use only your leg muscles, leaving your arms at your sides and keeping your spine straight. This gives the muscles in your legs a quick workout.

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: 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: Do weighted diagonal lunges

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 ...

How To: Stay hydrated when running

Watch this instructional fitness video to learn how to stay hydrated when running. Make sure you have been drinking water several days before you begin running. Jogging is a simple and efficient exercise, but you should make sure you are able to stay healthy and hydrated. It's important to bring water with you on a run or drop it off at resting points. Try electrolyte replacement drinks to make up for the loss of water.

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.

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