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Overhead Military Press Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Overhead Military Press.

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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

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

How to Use the Lat Pulldown Machine

In this exercise, movement will come from the shoulders and elbows. The Setup Start by sitting on the seat and adjusting the leg-restraint pad to the appropriate height. Your feet should be flat on the floor and the pad should help keep your l...  Read more

Printable Workout: Day 3 Bootcamp

This is the printable version of our Bootcamp Day 3 Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version. Bent Over Rows 10 reps ...  Read more

3 Day Military Diet
Updated 10/19/2014 10:20:42 AM

I've found this diet all over Pinterest and wanted some opinions on it. You're supposed to lose up to 10 pounds by the third day. DAY 1: Breakfast--1/2 Grapefruit, 1 Slice of Toast, 2 Tablespoons of Peanut Butter, and Coffee or Tea Lunch--1/2...  Read more

I was in the military for 5 yrs and when I got out
Updated 10/18/2014 3:47:18 PM

I was in the military for 5 yrs and when I got out a year ago I stopped working out. I gained about 50 pounds since. On Wed, I bought a stationary bike for my home and with little motivation I got on it for 45 minutes this morning. I feel great now!...  Read more

I have PT (military training) every Tuesday & Thur
Updated 10/6/2014 8:47:46 AM

I have PT (military training) every Tuesday & Thursday. I started last week, we killed it doing pull ups! I've never done a pull up in my life! How do I even begin practicing these? The only recruite who can't do them😫...  Read more

I'm doing the 3 Day Military Diet. I lost 2 lbs la
Updated 10/4/2014 3:36:25 PM

I'm doing the 3 Day Military Diet. I lost 2 lbs last week so I tried it again this week. I weigh in tomorrow. I learned a lot about how I was eating from doing this diet. Anybody else try it?...  Read more

When I FEEL like skipping a workout and I press o
Updated 9/21/2014 3:12:02 PM

When I FEEL like skipping a workout and I press on anyhow without giving in to the feelings, I grow stronger and stronger in favor of making workouts a HABIT. Today I proudly completed week4 day 3 of C25k. Really building my endurance....  Read more

I say HOOAH

Straight up military style calisthenics and drills will help you shed pounds and tone up without a gym or ANY equipment whatsoever aside from shoes. I'm talking Jumping Jacks, Sit-Ups, Push-Ups, High Knees, Mountain Climbers, Steam Engines, Up Downs,...  Read more

Commissaries

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US Military Service Members, family and friends

A group for service members and their spouses/family members. Show that you support the troops and stay healthy at the same time!...  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

Work Out Twice as Fast with These 10 Compound Exercises

Compound exercises are those exercises that work multiple muscles or muscle groups around multiple joints such as a squat. Isolation exercises, on the other hand, work a single muscle or muscle group around a single joint such as a bicep curl. Compou...  Read more