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Barbell Overhead Press Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Barbell Overhead Press.

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No Need to Stretch the Truth about Resistance Bands

You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b...  Read more

How to Use the Overhead Press Machine

For shoulders and arms, few gym machines are more effective than the Overhead Press. It works the deltoid muscles, or the sides of your shoulders, which are good for lifting boxes from shelves or picking up a small child. If you’ve never used t...  Read more

Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  Read more

7 Things That Surprised Me When I Started Strength Training

Since the first time I ran a mile without stopping 15 years ago, running has been my exercise of choice. I don't always enjoy the run itself, but I love the way I feel afterward: Sweaty, exhilarated and a couple hundred calories lighter. Regardle...  Read more

Get Fit for Less Dough

Congratulations! You’ve decided that this is the perfect time to finally get in shape. Have you priced out exercise equipment or gym memberships yet? If not, brace yourself for a bit of sticker shock! Getting in shape can take a significant chu...  Read more

Question about water dumbbells and barbells
Updated 7/18/2016 7:39:31 PM

I have been using these dumbbells in the pool: They are foam and weigh .66 lbs. Can anyone tell my what these weights "weigh" under water? Are they equivalent to 5 lbs? 10 lbs? I know that it's quite a workout and I am seeing rapid progre...  Read more

Press on!
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Press on!...  Read more

Pressing Reset.
Updated 7/2/2016 6:44:39 PM

Pressing Reset....  Read more

Hello all I am pressing reset today. I ate too much yesterday. #reset
Updated 6/21/2016 8:10:07 AM

Hello all I am pressing reset today. I ate too much yesterday. #reset...  Read more

Could doing wall presses cause muscle pain in my chest? It's on the right so I'm not too worried, m
Updated 6/13/2016 1:51:00 PM

Could doing wall presses cause muscle pain in my chest? It's on the right so I'm not too worried, more curious....  Read more

The 5 Best Full Body Exercises

The 5 Best Full Body ExercisesLearn how to burn fat and get fit fast with these full body exercises.In the episodes How To Lose Fat Quickly and How To Build Muscle, we learn that there is one distinct similarity between both fat-burning and muscle-bu...  Read more

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Pressing On!

This team is committed to the goal, no matter how long it takes. We will learn together and encourage one another. If we stumble we will ALWAYS press on!...  Read more

7 Weighted Bar Exercises for Overall Toning

A few years ago I was introduced to a steel weighted bar known to many as the Body Bar. If you are not familiar with this particular piece of workout equipment, it is basically a steel bar in various weights encased in foam. They range between 4-6 f...  Read more

8 Strength Training Exercises for a Healthier Heart

February kicks off the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's American Heart Month along with the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign which focuses on heart health awareness for women. Heart disease is still the leading ca...  Read more