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Overhead Press Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Overhead Press Exercise.

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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

Funny, I hate exercise, but that's because I DETES
Updated 6/27/2016 4:59:59 AM

Funny, I hate exercise, but that's because I DETEST sweating. I know, sounds weird, so I use the pool. I have found that even when I don't feel like going to the pool, I just automatically put on my suit and go... no 2nd thots! Amazing!!! #fitness...  Read more

Ever since I started exercising daily, I have been
Updated 6/27/2016 1:11:44 AM

Ever since I started exercising daily, I have been sleeping better, although I still have a tendency to stay up waaaayyy to late. That part is going to be starting new habits. Just got to go to bed earlier... #sleepbetter...  Read more

Today was much better. I inputted all of my exercise which was moving boxes from storage to the truc
Updated 6/27/2016 8:25:10 AM

Today was much better. I inputted all of my exercise which was moving boxes from storage to the truck and then from the truck to the apartment. It helps that I live on the second floor because it added to the exercise and a trip to the pool with kids...  Read more

Just finished 15 minutes of exercise. I didn't ha
Updated 6/26/2016 9:46:42 PM

Just finished 15 minutes of exercise. I didn't have a whole lot of energy or motivation but I am so glad I got it done....  Read more

#feeling great. Just exercised!!
Updated 6/26/2016 8:50:21 PM

#feeling great. Just exercised!!...  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

Don't Just Sit

While sitting at my computer reading I do sidebends, twists, dumbbell bicep curls or overhead tricep extensions.I do this while watching tv too but then there is room to add seated leg extensions. You can get in a lot of exercise just sitting on your...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  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