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Overhead Press Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Overhead Press Benefits.

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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

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

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

Balance Training 101

What is with all the weird looking toys you see in the gyms, sporting goods stores, and fitness magazines today? We see funny looking things like a cut-in-half stability ball called a BOSU. There are the small circular "pillow discs" that a...  Read more

I'm finding benefits besides weight loss. The diet
Updated 5/28/2016 3:20:23 PM

I'm finding benefits besides weight loss. The diet may be anti-inflammatory. I know that some of my arthritic joints are not bothering me since I've been on a ketogenic diet. This is a big incentive for me to stay on the diet....  Read more

I need to stop pressing rewind on things in my lif
Updated 5/25/2016 11:21:07 AM

I need to stop pressing rewind on things in my life that should be deleted....  Read more

Can anyone tell me the benefits of raisins? Good o
Updated 5/20/2016 12:34:22 PM

Can anyone tell me the benefits of raisins? Good or bad!...  Read more

#sparkhappy so pleased with the benefits of being
Updated 5/19/2016 8:54:42 AM

#sparkhappy so pleased with the benefits of being a Spark person!...  Read more

There is a bug in food tracker - when I'm pressing
Updated 5/19/2016 11:26:10 AM

There is a bug in food tracker - when I'm pressing on entered food to watch food details per serving, it is showing wrong numbers. For example, it shows that 150 grams of apples contains more than 8000 calories....  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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Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  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