Instructables: exploring - living - health - exercise - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy Fitness Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Fitness-Tips/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/UGNN/GOW47I15/F55UGNNGOW47I15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/UGNN/GOW47I15/F55UGNNGOW47I15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/UGNN/GOW47I15/F55UGNNGOW47I15.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Check out these Easy Fitness Tips to get you in gear this summer!  Whether you're trying to bulk up, slim down, or just get moving, we've got you covered.  Learn how to do a variety of push-ups, outdoor pull-ups, train for marathons and more.  All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2011 12:11:37 PDT
Watertight iPod shuffle for pool lap swimming http://www.instructables.com/id/Watertight-iPod-shuffle-for-pool-lap-swimming/
Watertight iPod shuffle for pool lap swimming - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/TFMB/HAQ2ZDSF/FNCTFMBHAQ2ZDSF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/TFMB/HAQ2ZDSF/FNCTFMBHAQ2ZDSF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/TFMB/HAQ2ZDSF/FNCTFMBHAQ2ZDSF.SMALL.jpg angelgabriel Swimming for 30min-2hrs at my local health club is fun, but music definitely helps! I didn't want to pay $150 for a waterproof mp3 player so here's my solution for under $15 (I already own an ipod though). You will need: 1) iPod shuffle or any small mp3 player 2) WATERPROOF headphones. I paid $11 o...
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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 14:07:09 PST
Suspension Exercise Device for less than $13 http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Suspension-Device-for-1256/
Suspension Exercise Device for less than $13 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/J5WF/H3QFLN9L/FNQJ5WFH3QFLN9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/J5WF/H3QFLN9L/FNQJ5WFH3QFLN9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/J5WF/H3QFLN9L/FNQJ5WFH3QFLN9L.SMALL.jpg Budser If you are on a budget, $12.58 and twenty minutes are all you need to build a fully functional clone of Fitness Anywhere's TRX Suspension Trainer (trxtraining.com).  At $199, the TRX Suspension Trainer is cheaper than most gym equipment. Its body weight resistance exercises are challenging enough ...
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 18:43:04 PDT
Improve strength, tone muscle, and increase flexibility + explosiveness: Dual-Handle Weight Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-strength-tone-muscle-and-increase-flexib/
Improve strength, tone muscle, and increase flexibility + explosiveness: Dual-Handle Weight Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/QZM1/GP7IIDJF/FIJQZM1GP7IIDJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/QZM1/GP7IIDJF/FIJQZM1GP7IIDJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/QZM1/GP7IIDJF/FIJQZM1GP7IIDJF.SMALL.jpg butterbeans When shaping up, people usually take a three-headed approach: increasing strength, raising basal metabolic rate (BMR), and changing diet. Increasing strength can be accomplished through resistance training with free weights; raising BMR through cardio. But equally important  This Instructable will o...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2011 23:12:21 PDT
Adjustable TRX-style Suspension Work Out System - Less than $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-TRX-style-Suspension-Work-Out-System-/
Adjustable TRX-style Suspension Work Out System - Less than $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/UGW1/GQB4XFHC/FC0UGW1GQB4XFHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/UGW1/GQB4XFHC/FC0UGW1GQB4XFHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/UGW1/GQB4XFHC/FC0UGW1GQB4XFHC.SMALL.jpg FryGuy2086 I have been working out a fair amount in my garage but was having a hard time working out my back. I was inspired by this  instructable as well as the TRX website.  The TRX suspension system is very versatile and can be used for a wide range of exercises, but is really expensive. The other instructa...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 14:53:19 PDT
How to Lose 100+ Pounds and Keep it Off For Life http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Lose-100-Pounds-and-Keep-it-Off-For-Life/
How to Lose 100+ Pounds and Keep it Off For Life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/NWO9/GPVEN9JU/F6LNWO9GPVEN9JU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/NWO9/GPVEN9JU/F6LNWO9GPVEN9JU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/NWO9/GPVEN9JU/F6LNWO9GPVEN9JU.SMALL.jpg miss_ali1984 Several years ago, I decided that my life had to change.  I was very overweight, completely sedentary, and ashamed of what I had allowed myself to become.  I had been on so many diets throughout my life and had always gained the weight back.  This time it was worse than ever.  100 pounds to lose.  I...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 18:30:50 PDT
T-Handle Kettlebell http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Handle-Kettlebell/
T-Handle Kettlebell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/4D5M/GP6ZJNCK/F294D5MGP6ZJNCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/4D5M/GP6ZJNCK/F294D5MGP6ZJNCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/4D5M/GP6ZJNCK/F294D5MGP6ZJNCK.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast The Kettlebell swing is an awesome exercise for improving overall fitness, strength, and endurance.  The only problem?  Kettlebells are expensive and not particularly portable.  There has been a high barrier to entry into the wide, wonderful world of kettlebell swinging.  Until now. There's an easi...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2011 18:21:28 PDT
[Collegiate Exercise] Dorm Room Fitness http://www.instructables.com/id/Collegiate-Exercise-Dorm-Room-Fitness/
[Collegiate Exercise] Dorm Room Fitness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/85RY/GPBDG81Y/FPR85RYGPBDG81Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/85RY/GPBDG81Y/FPR85RYGPBDG81Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/85RY/GPBDG81Y/FPR85RYGPBDG81Y.SMALL.jpg Brennn10 In the midst of homework, exams, parties, and other college distractions, finding time to hit the gym can be difficult.  I've compiled a set of exercises that you can do from your dorm room.  For just twenty minutes a day, you will see results from these simple exercises! Keep in mind that is is i...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 18:24:50 PDT
How to do a simple Push-up Matrix. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-a-simple-Push-up-Matrix/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/98JL/GL4Z4YAS/FLF98JLGL4Z4YAS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/98JL/GL4Z4YAS/FLF98JLGL4Z4YAS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/98JL/GL4Z4YAS/FLF98JLGL4Z4YAS.SMALL.jpg ReactMethod.com I have been a strength and condition coach for a long time and i decided to give back to my community by posting some exercise videos! I really love the idea of Instructables.com, so that why all of my videos will be featured here! So with that being said, is everyone ready to train some chest? If s...
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Mon, 14 Mar 2011 15:58:57 PDT
Strength & Fitness exercises for people with disabilities http://www.instructables.com/id/Strength-Fitness-exercises-for-people-with-disab/
Strength & Fitness exercises for people with disabilities - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/WBUS/GHFK7AEM/FNWWBUSGHFK7AEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/WBUS/GHFK7AEM/FNWWBUSGHFK7AEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/WBUS/GHFK7AEM/FNWWBUSGHFK7AEM.SMALL.jpg radiorental I volunteer with an organisation called AccesSports which takes activites that the most agile of athletes find challenging and brings these sports to children and adults with disabilities. The exhilaration inherent to each sport is just a part of the experience which fosters positive change in funct...
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Wed, 8 Dec 2010 18:23:34 PST
$2 Running Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Running-Shoes/
$2 Running Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/6HTL/GD0R0WTA/FHI6HTLGD0R0WTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/6HTL/GD0R0WTA/FHI6HTLGD0R0WTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/6HTL/GD0R0WTA/FHI6HTLGD0R0WTA.SMALL.jpg a splosion Rather than pay a gym membership, it saves time and money to go running outside. Running barefoot, a lot of evidence shows, is how are bodies were meant to run. But I worry about broken glass and gravel, so I need something to protect my tender soles. I bought some Vibram Five-Fingers that are a t...
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Wed, 25 Aug 2010 19:49:56 PDT
Cardboard Exercise Bike Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Exercise-Bike-Laptop-Stand/
Cardboard Exercise Bike Laptop Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/FYNL/G825NSXY/FUGFYNLG825NSXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/FYNL/G825NSXY/FUGFYNLG825NSXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/FYNL/G825NSXY/FUGFYNLG825NSXY.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Surf the interwebs and get your heart pumping. Position your laptop on your exercise bike.  You can purchase expensive plastic stands, thermoform and lasercut your own plastic model, use metal bar stock to build one, use pvc pipes to make one,  or cobble scraps of wood but what if you can make one w...
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Mon, 19 Apr 2010 20:41:09 PDT
Exercise http://www.instructables.com/id/Exercise/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/2Q3T/FPWWTUE3/FJ62Q3TFPWWTUE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/2Q3T/FPWWTUE3/FJ62Q3TFPWWTUE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/2Q3T/FPWWTUE3/FJ62Q3TFPWWTUE3.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides In these hard economic times, there is one luxury that is still within any budget. I am talking about exercise, of course. Exercise is not not only a time-consuming source of entertainment, but a lifelong investment as it promotes a healthy lifestyle. There is nothing quite as valuable as having goo...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2009 14:17:03 PST
How to get six pack abs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-unlock-your-six-pack-abs/
How to get six pack abs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/KN8P/FFD7TCUW/F5VKN8PFFD7TCUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/KN8P/FFD7TCUW/F5VKN8PFFD7TCUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/KN8P/FFD7TCUW/F5VKN8PFFD7TCUW.SMALL.jpg sheich Looking to impress some ladies this summer or just want to be able to open a can of beans with your gluts (buttocks)? Well... i can't promise anything (especially the can cracking) but I do have some earnest methods that can develop your abdomens, thighs, and of course, the gluteus maximus! warmup...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2008 20:59:51 PDT