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Seated Dumbbell Overhead Press Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Seated Dumbbell Overhead 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

Strength Training with a Disability

Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y...  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

dumbbell question
Updated 7/18/2015 2:36:05 PM

My arms have always been weak so I have been trying to dumbbells on work breaks. I started at 3 pounds and after a while they became too easy. So I went to 5lbs and that was still somewhat easy. I tried 10 lbs and that was too much so I dropped to...  Read more

Wow! I did the calf press for the first time in mo
Updated 7/11/2015 2:42:50 PM

Wow! I did the calf press for the first time in months -- used to press 130 30x3. Today I pressed 180 50x3!!!...  Read more

Question about dumbbells
Updated 7/5/2015 1:00:25 PM

Hello, I started keeping dumbbells at my desk to get a little exercise during my day at work. I have a handfull of exercises I have been doing all seated . I started out at 10 reps and 3 sets for each exercise . Its been about 3 weeks and Ive...  Read more

My goal today is to do 20-30 squats with dumbbells
Updated 6/3/2015 11:56:56 AM

My goal today is to do 20-30 squats with dumbbells and 2 10 sec planks every time I go to the basement to switch laundry. 40 squats done and 40secs worth of planking done so far...  Read more

NEW shoulder press PR!! 20 lbs!!!! Im SO excited!!
Updated 4/29/2015 2:12:42 PM

NEW shoulder press PR!! 20 lbs!!!! Im SO excited!!!!...  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

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

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

10 Full Body Strength Training Exercises for the Beginner

Fitness experts recommend a triad of exercises we should incorporate into our lifestyle in order to achieve optimum fitness. These exercises include cardio-respiratory activities, flexibility exercises and resistance training. Cardio-respiratory a...  Read more

10 Exercises That Target the Triceps

Spring is around the corner, which means you'll be bringing your short sleeved and sleeveless tops out of storage in no time. Speaking of baring your arms: Are yours in tip-top shape? If not, you could help build strength and muscle tone in the m...  Read more