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Dumbbell Chest Press Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Dumbbell Chest Press.

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8 Ways to Build Maximum Muscle in Minimal Time

"Time is money," Benjamin Franklin advised a young tradesman in a 1748 essay. Although we don’t know to what extent he applied Franklin’s wisdom, most of us do understand the implications of this adage in our own lives. When it...  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

The Push-Up Test

Measuring your fitness level regularly is one way to find out if you're making progress. Most fitness centers have trained staff who can evaluate your body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance, b...  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

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

Pressing Forward!!
Updated 8/15/2014 9:18:12 PM

Just started today on SparkPeople. This looked like a great site and great people that has similar weight goals as myself! Looking forward to my weight goal and I'd love to have supporters and getting to know the SparkePeople Community! Thanks...  Read more

chest pains
Updated 7/6/2014 6:15:41 PM

I am a young, healthy 33yro adult and I walk uphill on the treadmill for exercise. Lately I've been noticing chest pains that subside when i stop moving but pick up again when I resume my workout. this wasn't happening before. Should I be concerned...  Read more

Tracking Dumbbell Workouts What Weight to Enter?
Updated 6/26/2014 10:34:43 PM

This may sound like a dumb question but please humor me if you can, lol I am using 5 lb dumbbells. In the fitness tracker for dumbbell exercises, it asks what weight you are using - do I enter 5 or 10 for both? I can understand entering 5 if y...  Read more

Allow me to beat my chest ala Mr. Man style, plz
Updated 6/9/2014 3:00:29 PM

One of the things I take self-pride in how I try to distance myself from being a stereotypical "Mr Man" type but alas, I cannot escape the curse. Several weeks ago my fiancÚ brought her broken lawnmower (just wouldn't start and we didn't know wh...  Read more

Pressing the Restart Button!
Updated 4/29/2014 8:52:01 PM

Hi!! I lost a few lbs after surgery and have kept it off for 5 weeks and want to lose more!! Anyone in the NY area? :)...  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

Watching TV--Excercise Some while relaxing

4# Dumbbells for upper body excercise while watching Biggest Loser (or any other Favorite Show)...  Read more

SparkPeople's New YOU Bootcamp Program

This Team is for those who are following SparkPeople's New YOU Bootcamp workout videos. You'll need a ball and dumbbells to follow the workouts. Get support, motivation and a 7-day workout program!...  Read more

2 Full Body Exercise Routines for Better Sleep

This past Monday kicked off National Sleep Awareness Week (March 7th-13th) bringing attention to the important role sleep plays, not only in our overall health, but our weight loss journey as well. Studies have shown that over the years the amount o...  Read more

5 Must-Do Exercises for Moms

Although I’ve always been physically active, I’ve had to force myself to focus more on strength training over the past few years.  My preference has always been cardio exercise (just because that’s what I like to do), but tryin...  Read more