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Overhead Push Press Resources

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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

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

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

What makes u push that extra harder then yesterday
Updated 4/1/2015 12:29:30 PM

What makes u push that extra harder then yesterday? What/who motivates you?...  Read more

I think I may have pushed myself a little too hard
Updated 3/31/2015 7:38:52 PM

I think I may have pushed myself a little too hard this morning during my walk..about half way through I felt sick to my stomach and weak in the legs. I slowed down and kept going. I didn't quit. My stomach is fine now..legs still feel a little weak....  Read more

I can now do regular push ups, not girl push ups.
Updated 3/28/2015 4:53:44 PM

I can now do regular push ups, not girl push ups. I can only do 5 of then but i am so proud of myself i havent been able to do that in years!! My body is getting stronger!!!!!...  Read more

If you belong to a gym, you can do bench presses w
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If you belong to a gym, you can do bench presses with free weights to use the same muscle group/motion as pushups. Instead of pushing your body up, you're pushing the weight up....  Read more

No longer is there any doubt in my mind that push
Updated 3/19/2015 9:36:08 AM

No longer is there any doubt in my mind that push ups are a core exercise. Was able to do a decent amount of no-knee push ups yesterday, and man can I feel it today!...  Read more

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Great Value Storage Bags Double Zipper Closure

40 Press-to-Close Gallon Plastic Bags10 9/16" x 10 3/4" Size...  Read more

Rock Climbing

For all the climbers, or those who want to start. Beyond incredibly efficient exercise, it's meditation, socializing, and a way to push past your comfort zone. Woo hoo!...  Read more

10 Exercises to Well-Toned Triceps

Working our biceps is important, but we must not neglect the back of the arms, better known as the triceps. Working both muscle groups allows for muscle balance, therefore reducing our risk for injury. Because the triceps are comprised of smaller m...  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