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How to Tone Up Your Biceps with Seated Curls

As part of your new workout routine, add the Seated Same-Time Biceps Curl exercise. These curls will help tone and tighten that upper arm flab. You work both arms at once while you're seated. [more…]

How to Tone Up Triceps with the Over-the-Head Move

Target flabby arms by exercising your biceps and triceps equally. The Over-the-Head is an effective triceps move that helps build strong arms. Not only will your arms look better, but strong arm muscles [more…]

How to Strengthen Chest Muscles with Wall Push-Ups

Wall push-ups are perfect for a beginner, but all levels benefit from this exercise. Although traditional push-ups work the chest, arms, and shoulders, wall push-ups are an excellent alternative for beginners [more…]

How to Strengthen Your Chest and Arms with Modified Push-Ups

For some people, especially those just beginning a work-out routine, the traditional push-up is too challenging, so the modified push-up is a better choice. The modified push-up works the entire chest [more…]

How to Tone Your Upper Back and Arms

The One-Arm Dumbbell Row works the upper back and stimulates the muscles of the front upper arms and shoulders. Working on the upper back isn't as popular as working out other body parts, such as the abs [more…]

How to Strengthen Your Shoulders with the Upright Row

A sedentary lifestyle can contribute to shoulder damage, so be sure to include shoulder exercises in your workout. Strengthen shoulders with the upright row exercise, which works your deltoids, upper back [more…]

How to Protect Your Shoulders with Internal and External Rotations

Internal and external rotation exercises, grouped together, help you strengthen the rotator cuff area deep in your shoulder. If you're starting an exercise routine, it's natural to want to target your [more…]

How to Do Standing Calf Exercises

If you've resolved to get fit for the new year, work the Standing Calf exercise into your routine to strengthen and shape your calves. Speed up the results of your standing calf routine with these terrific [more…]

How to Firm Up Your Inner Thighs

To firm up your inner thighs, add this Legs Apart Thigh Flexion move to your workout routine. Both men and women stand to benefit from this ballet move that works the inner thighs — as well as the quadriceps [more…]

How to Shape Your Outer Thighs with an Exercise Band

To shape your outer thighs, add the Standing Hip Abduction with Band maneuver to your workout routine. This exercise strengthens and tones the hip abductors — the outer thigh muscles that pull your leg [more…]

How to Trim Your Waistline by Working the Oblique Muscles

If getting trimming your waistline is a New Year’s resolution, you aren’t alone. Working the oblique muscles is sure to tone your waist quickly. However, many people do side bends with a weight in each [more…]

How to Trim Belly Flab with the Lower Abs Lift

Both men and women struggle continuously, for obvious aesthetic reasons, to lose their flab, accusingly called a gut or beer belly. You can bust that beer belly in a minimum amount of time if you eat a [more…]

How to Strengthen Your Lower Back with the Pelvic Tilt

If you have lower-back pain, then try the Pelvic Tilt exercise to boost lower back stability and flexibility. The Pelvic Tilt is a tiny move that works the abdominals and hamstrings in its action. [more…]

Talking Like a Fitness Pro: A Glossary of Your Muscles

Want to understand what your fitness trainer is talking about? (Nothing's more embarrassing than flexing your arms when asked to stretch your hams . . .) Here’s a quick rundown of some words you’ll hear [more…]

How to Do a Basic Abdominal Crunch

Abdominal crunches strengthen your core and flatten your stomach. Whether working upper or lower abs, crunches are great stomach exercises and require no exercise equipment. [more…]

How to Do Squats

Squats exercise your butt and hamstrings, but primarily strengthen your quad muscles. Doing squats requires no equipment, but adding a barbell intensifies the workout. This video shows both techniques, [more…]

How to Do a Standing Calf Raise

Strengthen your lower leg muscles with the standing calf raise exercise, which you can do with both feet on the ground or on just one leg. This video also shows you how to use a seated machine to build [more…]

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