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Chest Press Muscles Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Chest Press Muscles.

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How to Use the Seated Chest Press Machine

The seated chest press machine, is comfortable for your body while allowing you to lift heavier weight with more control. In this exercise, the movement comes from the shoulders and elbows. The Setup Start by adjusting the seat height. When se...  Read more

Concentrate On Your Core

Whenever you walk or run, your core muscles are active, keeping you upright, balancing your body as your weight shifts, and absorbing the impact as your feet hit the ground. Your body’s core forms the foundation of all your movement. If you...  Read more

Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong. The comm...  Read more

You Can Do Perfect Pushups

Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pushup! Pushups tend to be much easier for men, since they have greater muscle mass and strength than women. But you don't have to be G.I. Jane to master the &quo...  Read more

Expert Solutions: Free Weights or Machines?

It’s a classic question with no right or wrong answer. If you want an effective strength training workout, should you use free weights or machines? Which option will help you reach your goals? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice...  Read more

HRM Chest Strap fitting
Updated 12/18/2014 12:47:26 PM

I am thinking about getting the Polar FT4 but I'm a little concerned with the chest strap fitting. I weight 330lbs. Im just afraid to make this purchase and it not fit. Anyone with the device or similar one think it will fit or have the length of the...  Read more

Yeah, ILLY. I will not sacrifice muscle for a numb
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Yeah, ILLY. I will not sacrifice muscle for a number on the scale. I want to be healthy, not scrawny. Also, I like food....  Read more

Does anyone else have sore thigh muscles when doin
Updated 12/13/2014 6:24:40 PM

Does anyone else have sore thigh muscles when doing cardio? After the first 5 min or so my thighs hurt so badly that I can barely power through 15-20 min. This happens on the treadmill. Even more on the elliptical. Any ideas?...  Read more

added muscle
Updated 12/10/2014 6:09:23 AM

I understand that my weight gain is from muscle. My question is how long does it take for the muscle to show the weight loss. i have been at this for almost a year and really not seeing to much progress....  Read more

Still sick with a chest cold 😬 but it finally s
Updated 11/27/2014 11:55:54 PM

Still sick with a chest cold 😬 but it finally seems to be getting better😀 Yay! Soon I should be able to do aerobics without coughing my head off lol. Happy thanksgiving to my American friends! Go grey wolves 🐺...  Read more

Mix it up

When exercising on a program, it's best to mix it up each time. Doing the same exercises all the time can get your metabolism used to it, and it won't burn as much fat nor build lean muscle. Keep your body guessing!...  Read more

Jillian Michael's 30 Day Shred

I had pretty much hit a plateau when I first tried this DVD. I work out during my lunch hour so I'm pressed for time. In the 2-3 months that I've been 'shredding', I've lost 10 pounds, 2 inches in my chest and 2 in my waist. So if you are stuck in a...  Read more

Iron Maidens

Inspiration for women focused on increasing lean muscle mass and lowering body fat through strength training and having FUN doing it. Some come on aboard and join up with us. You will not regret it!...  Read more

Fitness Defined: Open and Closed Chain Exercises

Most of you probably havent heard of open and closed chain exercises. But chances are, you do them all the time without even knowing it. Its important to understand the difference between the two because one type is safer while the other can increa...  Read more

For Men Only: Are You a Mirror-Muscle Guy, or the Real Deal?

If you spend much time in the gym, youre probably familiar with the mirror muscle crowd. Theyre the guys who spend most of their time doing exercises that work the upper body muscles you can see while looking in the mirrorchest, abs, shoulders,...  Read more





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