In this video series, expert aerobics instructor Alice Monsaert leads you through the basic moves, combinations, and routines of step aerobics.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 get in shape and stay healthy by doing some different step exercises in this free fitness video series on doing shuffle step exercises.
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.
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...
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Water aerobics is a great way to exercise and get in shape without harming your joints or bones. Learn how to do water aerobics exercises with expert fitness tips in this free video series.
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.
Dynamic scissor lunges are a plyometric exercise that promote fast movements, explosive strength and power! Learn how to do them with this plyometrics training video lesson. Do dynamic scissor lunges - Part 1 of 14.
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.
Learn how to stretch and cool down from an aerobic workout.
Casey Neuwirth demonstrates the split basic step. What you're going to do is step up with your right and then with your left, touch right back up.
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...
In this video, we learn how to do interval training to run faster. When you do interval training, you will learn how to train your body to go to its maximum, giving you more energy and resistance to running faster. Interval training is simply doing a set time of maximum endurance exercises followed by several seconds of resting. You will continue this process for around 5 minutes and you're finished. As you continue doing this, you will build up your endurance and be able to run faster while ...
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.
Strength training is the foundation of ripped abs, buxom biceps, and atheletes that don't throw in the towel just because a particular fight is too hard or strenuous. In order to make those big time events seem as easy as pie, you have to train hard on your own.
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 ...
One way of losing the weight is by walking, and a better way to lose that fat is by interval walking. Woman's Day Magazine has some tips on how to make the best out of your interval walking routine to shed the pounds fast and increasing your stamina!
In a sense, cardio intervals are God's gift to lazy exercisers everywhere. Why? Well, rather than commiting yourself to an excrutiatingly long exercise routine every day, you can actually cut down the time you exercise in half if you add cardio intervals.
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...
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 ...
Whether you're just embarking on a new exercise regimen or are a seasoned weight-lifting chunkhead who needs a little extra cardio to get that last amount of fat off, training using stairs is effective for everyone.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do cardio kickboxing routine. Users should begin by warming up before performing any kickboxing moves. Keep the punches really tight and kicks nice and easy to not pull any muscles. Start with a right-left jabs. Then add a right and left hook with the jabs. Now add right and left uppercuts to the routine. Then add two right kicks and two left kicks. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in health and fitness, and would like to le...
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 do you amp up your current cardio/strength training routine to make sure you burn extra calories and shed extra fat? By jumping. Though jumping sounds easy, after you try this routine and repeat it a few times we'd be surprised if you weren't completely winded and sweaty. Do these exercises after your usual routine to really kick things up:
Your maximum heart rate is an important piece of information to know if you are exercising seriously and want to make sure you are going hard without damaging your body. This video will teach you an easy, conservative way to estimate your maximum heart rate. With this knowledge and a heart monitor you will be able to assess the quality of your workout more accurately.