Hot Cardio Workout How-Tos

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 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: 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 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 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: 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: Use the vibe disc

Take a look at this video clip series and introduce yourself to the newest workout craze, The Vibe Disc! Our expert is one of the co-developers of this new piece of fitness equipment. He will take you through several of the dozens of workout possibilities of the disc and give you tips on how to get the most out of them. You'll learn how to stay safe while using the disc and ways to incorporate other equipment into the workout for conditioning for a specific sport. Check it out and have fun ge...

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 three fast upper-body warm-ups

In this video, we learn how to do three fast upper-body warm-ups. The first warm up is jumping rope for three minutes, then doing 30 seconds on a foam roller. After this, use the foam roller against a wall and then again on the ground, working both sides of your body. Now do 10 reps of push ups, followed by five kneeling reaches on both sides of the body. After this, you will use exercise bands to pull weights and do these on both arms. After doing this for as many reps possible, you will be ...

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: Jump rope like a professional

Quincy shows how to jump rope like a professional or for competitions. 1. Make sure that the rope is the proper length. The rope should meet your armpits. He teaches that you'll start with the basic jump. 2. To initiate the jump, move the rope in a circular motion, make sure that it passes your head. 3. To do continuous jumps keep moving the rope in circular motions. 4. To do a double ended jump, the rope goes under your body two times and you move the rope faster.He also teaches advanced jum...

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: Build stamina when running

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.

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 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: Get in shape with swimming

Get in shape and tone your body by getting in that pool for a swim! There's nothing better for your body than swimming and there are numerous techniques and avenues for the swimmer who wants to get in better shape. In this video, get expert tips and advice on how to get in shape with the help of swimming!

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 aerobics for beginners

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.

How To: Jump rope correctly

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.

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 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: Do jumping jacks

Casey Neuwirth demonstrates a jumping jack. This is a very basic exercise, however, it requires coordination. To do this exercise, you jump spreading your legs and extending your arms over your head. Jump again from the spread position and close everything back up.

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