Instructables: exploring - health - fitness http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:49:01 PST BLOX v1.01 Pro-Style Jump Rope http://www.instructables.com/id/Pro-Style-Jump-Rope/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:24:40 PDT
How to do a full body workout in a chair http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-a-full-body-workout-in-a-chair/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:45:40 PDT
Another DIY Speed Rope http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-DIY-Speed-Rope/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 15:02:29 PDT
Jump rope (easy low-tech speed rope) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ad-hoc-skipping-rope/
Jump rope (easy low-tech speed rope) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/CU6B/HX1WCHZ2/FQHCU6BHX1WCHZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/CU6B/HX1WCHZ2/FQHCU6BHX1WCHZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/CU6B/HX1WCHZ2/FQHCU6BHX1WCHZ2.SMALL.jpg lightweight lifestyle A minimalist fitness package should not lack a jump rope and, as I was thinking to include one in my arsenal, I had to try first how it goes (as I have some lower back issues). I needed to build one from whatever materials I could find in my already minimal possessions. I had to source a few things ...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:09:30 PDT
Kettlebell for almost no money http://www.instructables.com/id/Kettlebell-for-almost-no-money/
Kettlebell for almost no money - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/KZWI/HUURI750/FE8KZWIHUURI750.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/KZWI/HUURI750/FE8KZWIHUURI750.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/KZWI/HUURI750/FE8KZWIHUURI750.SMALL.jpg djzypher I built a kettlebell for nearly free & so can you! Gathering Supplies (AKA Git yo sh*t!) As you can see from this lovely picture, stuff is needed for this 'ible.Here's what you'll NEED:-1 Old or new basketball, soccer ball, kickball, cantaloupe wrapped in duct tape (don't use a fruit for this...b...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 08:04:55 PDT
Performing Proper Deep Squats http://www.instructables.com/id/Performing-Proper-Deep-Squats/
Performing Proper Deep Squats - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/8UQE/HRNQ7EFQ/F9R8UQEHRNQ7EFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/8UQE/HRNQ7EFQ/F9R8UQEHRNQ7EFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/8UQE/HRNQ7EFQ/F9R8UQEHRNQ7EFQ.SMALL.jpg melvinfg My name is Melvin, and I've been weightlifting for around 4 years now.  I do primarily strength training or as some like to call it, power lifting.  I perform squats, deadlifts and bench regularly, and have been for a while.  The exercise I'd like to demonstrate in this tutorial is the squat.  The s...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:12:24 PST
Home Built Fitness: Constructing Your Own Dip Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Built-Fitness-Constructing-Your-Own-Dip-Stati/
Home Built Fitness: Constructing Your Own Dip Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/3SV0/HS18D695/F2E3SV0HS18D695.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/3SV0/HS18D695/F2E3SV0HS18D695.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/3SV0/HS18D695/F2E3SV0HS18D695.SMALL.jpg Darvinsunrunner It's no secret that one of the best moves for upper body fitness is the dip.  Properly executed dips engage the pecs, triceps, anterior deltoids, and the rhomboid muscles of the back.  Now there are many different means by which to perform dips, from professional equipment to the mundane (two kitche...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:13:41 PST
Bulgarian Weighted Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Bulgarian-Weighted-Bag/
Bulgarian Weighted Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/9BE6/HPU6YTVT/FDG9BE6HPU6YTVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/9BE6/HPU6YTVT/FDG9BE6HPU6YTVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/9BE6/HPU6YTVT/FDG9BE6HPU6YTVT.SMALL.jpg ctolbert13 I have some shoulder trouble, so I wanted to recreate a workout tool from years ago. You can purchase these online from the OEM as well as view some other DIY designs. My construction is slightly different as far as the handles as well as the use of bungee cords attached to extend the handles. Sup...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 15:10:08 PST
How to Create and Use a My Fitness Pal Account http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-and-Use-a-My-Fitness-Pal-Account/
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 06:30:02 PDT
How To Exercise At Home Without Equipment http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Exercise-At-Home-Without-Equipment/
How To Exercise At Home Without Equipment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/SCS8/HKDFFV2V/FU1SCS8HKDFFV2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/SCS8/HKDFFV2V/FU1SCS8HKDFFV2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/SCS8/HKDFFV2V/FU1SCS8HKDFFV2V.SMALL.jpg RadaFrancis Many people today are so busy, they simply might not have time to go to the gym for their workouts. Gyms are notorious for charging a lot of money and requesting annual contracts which may be followed by cancellations fees etc. I personally think that gyms are a waste of money; in fact 80% of people...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 18:02:42 PDT
Simple Yoga: Lotus Pose Preparation http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Yoga-Lotus-Pose-Preparation/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/BZXZ/H9G10NKC/F1GBZXZH9G10NKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/BZXZ/H9G10NKC/F1GBZXZH9G10NKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/BZXZ/H9G10NKC/F1GBZXZH9G10NKC.SMALL.jpg LifeStyleWebTV Yoga Instructor Sheila Miller demonstrates how to prepare to do the Lotus Pose, just one of the many simple and portable yoga poses.  This posture is great for the hips and lower back.
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Thu, 15 Nov 2012 11:38:16 PST
Simple Yoga: Downward Dog and Puppy Dog http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Yoga-Downward-Dog-and-Puppy-Dog/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/4YBK/H9G11QTC/FFO4YBKH9G11QTC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/4YBK/H9G11QTC/FFO4YBKH9G11QTC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/4YBK/H9G11QTC/FFO4YBKH9G11QTC.SMALL.jpg LifeStyleWebTV Yoga Instructor Sheila Miller demonstrates how to do the popular Downward Dog and a gentler version, the Puppy Dog. These poses are perfect for strength, flexibility and circulation.
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Wed, 14 Nov 2012 14:44:02 PST
How To Do Simple Yoga: Supported Back Bend http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Do-Simple-Yoga-Supported-Back-Bend/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/9FS6/H994VN72/FKC9FS6H994VN72.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/9FS6/H994VN72/FKC9FS6H994VN72.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/9FS6/H994VN72/FKC9FS6H994VN72.SMALL.jpg LifeStyleWebTV Yoga instructor Sheila Miller teaches you a great "anti-slouch" pose.
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 13:11:11 PST
Halloween Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Contest-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/4F3I/H8W1VLEK/FCR4F3IH8W1VLEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/4F3I/H8W1VLEK/FCR4F3IH8W1VLEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/4F3I/H8W1VLEK/FCR4F3IH8W1VLEK.SMALL.jpg mario41075 Please choose me! I painted myself with about 7 tubes of Red Halloween paint and glued on Plastic horns, used a red tie for the tail and picked a pitch fork to look like the Devil.
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 08:06:30 PDT
Push-ups, Advanced Variations http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-ups-Advanced-Variations/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/B3VM/H8CVGCV3/FZBB3VMH8CVGCV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/B3VM/H8CVGCV3/FZBB3VMH8CVGCV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/B3VM/H8CVGCV3/FZBB3VMH8CVGCV3.SMALL.jpg WagDoll In my previous video I showed you how to do your first full push up. In this video I show you 7 advanced variations to try once you've mastered the basics. These will really challenge you and get results! They require little or no equipment and you don't even need to go to a gym. My top seven advan...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 03:37:16 PDT
How To Do Push-ups for Beginners. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Do-Push-ups-for-Beginners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/0DTH/H896RILD/FKW0DTHH896RILD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/0DTH/H896RILD/FKW0DTHH896RILD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/0DTH/H896RILD/FKW0DTHH896RILD.SMALL.jpg WagDoll Push-ups, or press-ups as they're also known, are one of the first exercises I wanted to learn when I began The Wag Doll Protocol fitness regime 7 months ago. For years I did 'girlie' kneeling push-ups on my knees, under the impression that the average woman isn't strong enough to do regular full p...
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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 11:07:36 PDT
Cable Exercise Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Exersize-Machine/
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 16:44:59 PDT
The Wag Doll Protocol - Xtreme Hill Sprints! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wag-Doll-Protocol-Xtreme-Hill-Sprints/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/XWBY/H6S4GLQ8/FOQXWBYH6S4GLQ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/XWBY/H6S4GLQ8/FOQXWBYH6S4GLQ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/XWBY/H6S4GLQ8/FOQXWBYH6S4GLQ8.SMALL.jpg WagDoll How much do I love hill sprints? A free outdoor high intensity workout that's awesome at burning calories, improving your fitness and toning your body fast! Here's my latest video featuring hill running, I even got to wear the Go Pro helmet camera for my point of view. Remember to run as fast as y...
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 11:37:34 PDT
Dumbbells Out of Empty Soda Bottles - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Dumbbells-Out-of-Empty-Soda-Bottles-DIY/
Dumbbells Out of Empty Soda Bottles - DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/USC1/H5EDUBR2/FXJUSC1H5EDUBR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/USC1/H5EDUBR2/FXJUSC1H5EDUBR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/USC1/H5EDUBR2/FXJUSC1H5EDUBR2.SMALL.jpg chajjar89 Want to work out in the comfort of your own home without spending thousands of dollars on a variety of dumbbells? Or maybe you just need a new craft project to take on. We'll provide you instructions on making a dumbbell set out of empty soda bottles. The bonus to this set is that you can adjust th...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 16:33:21 PDT
Insane Ab Workout - Stylized and Ripped! http://www.instructables.com/id/Insane-Ab-Workout-Stylized-and-Ripped/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/ZVUY/H5ENQ4YL/FK5ZVUYH5ENQ4YL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/ZVUY/H5ENQ4YL/FK5ZVUYH5ENQ4YL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/ZVUY/H5ENQ4YL/FK5ZVUYH5ENQ4YL.SMALL.jpg WagDoll There are endless exercises yu can do to tone and trim your midsection, so don't geet bored just doing hundreds of sit ups. In this video I'm doing the following ab workout, hope you enjoy it! Oblique bends with dumbell Bicycle abs Dumbbell raise sit ups Side plank with twist Mason twist with dumbb...
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Sun, 5 Aug 2012 08:09:45 PDT
Cardio workout in the park - hill runs http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardio-workout-in-the-park-hill-runs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/WXCC/H58PJUM0/FB2WXCCH58PJUM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/WXCC/H58PJUM0/FB2WXCCH58PJUM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/WXCC/H58PJUM0/FB2WXCCH58PJUM0.SMALL.jpg WagDoll This week I took my workout outside and did some hill running in the park, a great cardio exercise that tones the thighs too.
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 08:19:53 PDT
Killer Shoulder Sculpt Workout Using A Tyre http://www.instructables.com/id/Killer-Shoulder-Sculpt-Workout-Using-A-Tyre/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/WXCC/H58PJUM0/FB2WXCCH58PJUM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/WXCC/H58PJUM0/FB2WXCCH58PJUM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/WXCC/H58PJUM0/FB2WXCCH58PJUM0.SMALL.jpg WagDoll Low cost shoulder press exercise to get ripped and lean shoulders, using an old tyre!
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 08:02:14 PDT
Cardio Skipping Warm-up Routine - Jumping rope http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardio-Skipping-Warm-up-RoutineJumping-rope/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/5XI4/H58PJUOK/FI85XI4H58PJUOK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/5XI4/H58PJUOK/FI85XI4H58PJUOK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/5XI4/H58PJUOK/FI85XI4H58PJUOK.SMALL.jpg WagDoll Jumping rope is an awesome workout on so many levels. You can use it as a stand alone cardio session, it's a great conditioning exercise which gets the heart rate pumping and the lungs working. Let's get scientific, skipping will improve your VO2 max level, which basically means your fitness level ...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 06:14:22 PDT
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
Suspension Training System (TRX Clone). Yes, another one. http://www.instructables.com/id/Suspension-Training-System-TRX-Clone-Yes-anoth/
Suspension Training System (TRX Clone). Yes, another one. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/UG1I/GZACIMOE/FQ9UG1IGZACIMOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/UG1I/GZACIMOE/FQ9UG1IGZACIMOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/UG1I/GZACIMOE/FQ9UG1IGZACIMOE.SMALL.jpg laotzi I assume if you're reading this 'able you already have a general idea what TRX training is. It's also probably safe to assume that you've noticed there are already a few suspension training system instructables and are probably asking yourself why you are bothering to read another one. I don't know ...
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Fri, 2 Mar 2012 00:01:07 PST
Home Made TRX: bodyweight suspended training system http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-TRX-bodyweight-suspended-training-syste/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2011 03:49:34 PST
Homemade TRX Straps and Gymnastic Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Gymnastic-Rings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/9XMX/GUKAR5FT/FPS9XMXGUKAR5FT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/9XMX/GUKAR5FT/FPS9XMXGUKAR5FT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/9XMX/GUKAR5FT/FPS9XMXGUKAR5FT.SMALL.jpg DTBills I'm always looking for new exercises and workouts that I can use in my routine. TRX suspension training is the new craze hitting the fitness world right now, so I decided I needed to add it to my schedule. Instead of buying the expensive brand name straps I decided it would be cheaper to just find s...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2011 14:23:10 PST
How to Boost Your Metabolism Anytime of the Year! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Boost-Your-Metabolism-Anytime-of-the-Year/
How to Boost Your Metabolism Anytime of the Year! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/TYMV/GU94GKR8/FEETYMVGU94GKR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/TYMV/GU94GKR8/FEETYMVGU94GKR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/TYMV/GU94GKR8/FEETYMVGU94GKR8.SMALL.jpg caitlinh Trying to speed up your metabolism sounds like an easy task. However, most people do not understand that their metabolism is clearly reliant on genetics. Luckily, there are some elements that, if considered, will help boost metabolism, even in the slightest bit. Being patient is the best thing you c...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2011 21:44:29 PDT
Measure Body Fat % via Underwater Weighing http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-Body-Fat-via-Underwater-Weighing/
Measure Body Fat % via Underwater Weighing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/RXC9/GQ5QB5J4/F0KRXC9GQ5QB5J4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/RXC9/GQ5QB5J4/F0KRXC9GQ5QB5J4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/RXC9/GQ5QB5J4/F0KRXC9GQ5QB5J4.SMALL.jpg mmv5004 Obesity is currently one of the largest health problems in America.  Numerous studies positively link obesity with diabetes, heart disease, acid reflux, uncomfortable plane rides, being shunned from amusement park rides, etc. Normally the Body Mass Index (BMI) is used to determine if you are a heal...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2011 23:29:22 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
DIY rowing machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rowing-machine/
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By: HHarry

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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 09:47:00 PDT
The ULTIMATE Guide to Lose Weight & Build Muscle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-become-fit-loose-weight-and-increase-stren/
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By: BeFit

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Wed, 20 Jul 2011 14:04:53 PDT
A Comic Book Geek's Guide To Health & Fitness http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Comic-Book-Geeks-Guide-To-Health-Fitness/
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By: DANgerous124

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Sun, 17 Jul 2011 10:35:22 PDT
Pushup Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Pushup-Machine/
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Fri, 15 Jul 2011 21:06:32 PDT
Your Android Phone as your Personal Trainer http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Android-Phone-as-your-Personal-Trainer/
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By: sustainabilady

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Wed, 13 Jul 2011 05:02:44 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...
By: miss_ali1984

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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 18:30:50 PDT
Running Chariot Trainer http://www.instructables.com/id/Running-Chariot-Trainer/
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By: mikeandre

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Sat, 9 Jul 2011 16:16:55 PDT
The Complete Desk Job Fitness Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Complete-Desk-Job-Fitness-Guide/
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By: bridge47

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Thu, 7 Jul 2011 23:59:36 PDT
NO EXCUSES! http://www.instructables.com/id/NO-EXCUSES/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/5HOF/GPBDH5JS/FL35HOFGPBDH5JS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/5HOF/GPBDH5JS/FL35HOFGPBDH5JS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/5HOF/GPBDH5JS/FL35HOFGPBDH5JS.SMALL.jpg HeyJBay Nobody has an excuse to not exercise.  There are too many people that are completely sedentary.  Even though this guide may not teach you the magic workout you've been waiting for to lose all those extra pounds, IT WILL give you the tools you need to know in order to start and maintain an active lif...
By: HeyJBay

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Sat, 2 Jul 2011 16:04:36 PDT
T-Handle Kettlebell http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Handle-Kettlebell/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2011 18:21:28 PDT
Collapsible Hanging Pull-Up Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Hanging-Pull-Up-Bar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/MSDR/GPAS33H7/F5VMSDRGPAS33H7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/MSDR/GPAS33H7/F5VMSDRGPAS33H7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/MSDR/GPAS33H7/F5VMSDRGPAS33H7.SMALL.jpg activist Easy to make, convenient to use (it doesn't rotate in the fingers), disappearing after use construction. Materials used: - appropriate stick (I used a wooden spade handle 4 centimetres in diameter — enough for me), - strong enough rope, - thinner cord to attach... - ...a piece of rubber ribbon, ...
By: activist

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Wed, 29 Jun 2011 10:22:41 PDT
[Collegiate Exercise] Dorm Room Fitness http://www.instructables.com/id/Collegiate-Exercise-Dorm-Room-Fitness/
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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 18:24:50 PDT
How to get fit in days http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-fit-in-days/
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By: georgiewiz

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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 12:37:28 PDT
Intermediate Push Up matrix! http://www.instructables.com/id/Intermediate-Push-Up-matrix-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/7V7X/GLGCJRKU/FOQ7V7XGLGCJRKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/7V7X/GLGCJRKU/FOQ7V7XGLGCJRKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/7V7X/GLGCJRKU/FOQ7V7XGLGCJRKU.SMALL.jpg ReactMethod.com
By: ReactMethod.com

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Thu, 23 Jun 2011 08:28:44 PDT
Simple Push-Up Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Push-Up-Matrix/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/3F25/GLHRYPY4/F7R3F25GLHRYPY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/3F25/GLHRYPY4/F7R3F25GLHRYPY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/3F25/GLHRYPY4/F7R3F25GLHRYPY4.SMALL.jpg ReactMethod.com
By: ReactMethod.com

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Thu, 23 Jun 2011 08:23:24 PDT
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...
By: scoochmaroo

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Mon, 20 Jun 2011 12:11:37 PDT
How to do a Simple Abdominal matrix (Em's six pack routine) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-a-Simple-Abdominal-Matrix-Ems-six-pack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/L5OI/GLJYKBXG/FHPL5OIGLJYKBXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/L5OI/GLJYKBXG/FHPL5OIGLJYKBXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/L5OI/GLJYKBXG/FHPL5OIGLJYKBXG.SMALL.jpg ReactMethod.com Em here with ReactMethod.com with some great Ab exercises for my friends at instructables.com! This routine I am about to share with you is super simple but super effective. One keyword I will be using often when i explain this is the negative (eccentric contraction). Allow me to explain what a neg...
By: ReactMethod.com

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Mon, 21 Mar 2011 15:39:43 PDT
How to do a intermediate Push Up matrix! http://www.instructables.com/id/Intermediate-Push-Up-matrix/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/7V7X/GLGCJRKU/FOQ7V7XGLGCJRKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/7V7X/GLGCJRKU/FOQ7V7XGLGCJRKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/7V7X/GLGCJRKU/FOQ7V7XGLGCJRKU.SMALL.jpg ReactMethod.com The intermediate push-up matrix is finally here! First and for most I would like to thank the awesome Instructables.com, My subscribers & and all the people who sent me wonderful emails supporting my work & my Fitness Blog: DyingWill.com! Without you guys my effort would mean nothing. Anyhow time ...
By: ReactMethod.com

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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 10:36:13 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...
By: ReactMethod.com

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Mon, 14 Mar 2011 15:58:57 PDT
DIY Kettlebells for under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kettlebells-for-under-10/
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