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How To: Do side crunches on an exercise ball

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do side crunches on an exercise ball. Begin by sitting on the exercising ball. Then roll down on the ball until the back is resting on the ball. Now sit up using your abdominal muscles and twist to the sides. Exhale as you go up and inhale as you go down. This exercise targets the abdominal, core and oblique muscles. The level of this exercise is intermediate. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in health and fitness, and would...

How To: Perform inner thigh extensions with an exercise ball

Diet Health shows viewers great exercises that will work well for the legs, thigh and specifically the inner thigh. These will require that you use an exercise ball. First, you will want to lay flat on the floor. Your back should be flat as well as your arms laying flat to your sides. Lift your legs so they are bent at the knee with the exercise ball being held in between your feet. You will want to squeeze your inner thighs to keep the ball in place. Keep your knees in the same place as you ...

How To: Bridge with an exercise ball

In this video from diethealth, viewers are shown how to perform a bridge with an exercise ball. The process begins with the user lying flat on their back, and having their legs positioned on the ball so that their knees are bent. Then, they must lift their hips so that their spine is in a neutral position, and then lowering it back to its previous position. Along with the lifting, they must inhale with the lifting and exhale with the descent, while tightening their gluts and shifting the weig...

How To: Use an exercise ball properly

These big inflatable balls aren't gumballs on steroids—they're actually some of the most useful tools ever devised for building core strength and flexibility. You'll need to choose the right ball size for your height, and pick out the right exercises. Watch this video fitness tutorial and learn how to use an exercise ball.

How To: Use a rowing machine

A rowing machine, or indoor rower, provides the benefits of rowing without the hassle of transporting a boat and having access to a lake or river. Learn how to use a rowing machine in this exercise tutorial. When using a rowing machine you should work back & biceps, do eight to 12 reps, use heavier weights, and balance breathing. With this how to video you can use a rowing machine to get a more effective workout.

How To: Use a stability ball for core muscle exercises

Try out a stability ball for core muscle exercises and to change up any workout routine. Learn how to use stability balls in this exercise tutorial. When using a stability ball you should target core muscles, keep back straight, abs tight, and tone core muscles. With this how to video you will be able to use a stability ball for a more effective workout.

How To: Use a medicine ball

Medicine balls have been used for strength training for thousands of years. Athletes in many sports can attest to their value. Learn how to use a medicine ball in this exercise tutorial. When exercising with a medicine ball you should intensify with faster reps, choose a safe weight, work upper body, and attempt 30-second intervals.

How To: Use a treadmill

Treadmills allow users to walk or run regardless of the weather. Many treadmills also provide specific information, such as speed, distance, calories burned and time elapsed. Learn how to use a treadmill from a trainer in this exercise tutorial. When you use a treadmill you should start at a moderate speed, increase speed comfortably, relax shoulders, and keep abs tight. With this how to video you will be able to use a treadmill for a more effective workout.

How To: Do ab rockers

No pain, no gain. We're not exactly the biggest fans of this philosophy, but when it comes down to losing weight and becoming lean and trim, exercise is the only way to look great. Check out this fitness video to learn how to do ab rockers that'll contract your ab muscles quickly for a tight, strong midsection.

How To: Do proper step ups for working out

Step ups are an important part of working out. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do them. Begin the step ups by placing your foot on the step, push up with the heal of the front leg and bring yourself up and right back down. Keep watching to learn more about proper form for doing step ups.

How To: Tone up with an elastic band with SELF Magazine

When you wan to get your body into shape you don't need any fancy equipment. In this fitness how to video SELF Magazine demonstrates how to utilize an elastic band for toning specific muscle groups. Watch and learn how easy it is to use the resistance band to do the following exercises: Bent-over cobra, power plunge, triceps crossover, recline row, curl whirl, side bend, hot 100, torso twist and deltoid raises. This simple elastic band moves are sure to tone and sculpt your arms, abs and lowe...

How To: Tone every trouble zone with a beach ball

There is not better way to get in shape and target trouble zones than with the help of some experts in fitness and some simple workout equipment. In this how to video tutorial SELF Magazine shows you how to tone and sculpt your body with a simple beach ball. Tone difficult areas with tilt-a-whirls, dipsy dos, squeeze play, close reaches, reverse lunges, pendulums, hold your own and tummy toner exercises.

How To: Do a behind hip flip with a kettlebell

The kettlebell or girya is a traditional Russian castiron weight, that looks somewhat like a cannonball with a handle. Kettlebell workouts are intended to increase strength, endurance, agility and balance. Learn how to do a behind the hip flip with a kettlebell as well as some combos using this basic move with this fitness tutorial. Watch this how to video and you will be able to do a behind hip flip with a kettlebell in no time.