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Smith Machine Overhead Press Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Smith Machine 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

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

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

Expert Solutions: Free Weights or Machines?

It’s a classic question with no right or wrong answer. If you want an effective strength training workout, should you use free weights or machines? Which option will help you reach your goals? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice...  Read more

No Need to Stretch the Truth about Resistance Bands

You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b...  Read more

EMOM (Every Minute On the Minute) Overhead squats
Updated 4/30/2016 12:23:24 PM

EMOM (Every Minute On the Minute) Overhead squats 20min x5 x95lbs Feels AWESOME!!!!...  Read more

Jessica Smith-- walking, it's just you and me this
Updated 4/30/2016 8:23:13 AM

Jessica Smith-- walking, it's just you and me this morning..walk ,walk, walk!! Even if it's just 15 min, move that body !!! So...my back is killing me, but walking makes me feel great! I learn to modify everything..no excuses..15 min!!...  Read more

In the gym, what machine is your favorite and why?
Updated 4/29/2016 7:51:49 AM

In the gym, what machine is your favorite and why?...  Read more

Was at the GP today and she checked my blood press
Updated 4/28/2016 3:32:06 PM

Was at the GP today and she checked my blood pressure - I was really pleased to see it was 131/85 - albeit on meds, at times the bottom number has been 90!...  Read more

I can't afford a new machine! They are so expensiv
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I can't afford a new machine! They are so expensive! My husband has one too & even though he says it helps him, he sits in his recliner & dozes constantly so I think without it, he'd be dead! Promise myself to try to use it today when I relax & read...  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

First Day Back

Due to some continuing hormone and radiation therapy last year, I just did not have the energy to do much in the way of exercise for the past eight months. I decided to beat the New Years Resolutionists back to the gym and returned yesterday. My go...  Read more

Weight Training for a Healthier Life

This team is for anyone with an interest in living healthier through incorporating weight training by using free weights, weight machines, cardio techniques or other equipment such as medicine balls....  Read more

10 Exercises for Toning Your 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 mus...  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