The seated chest press machine, is comfortable for your body while allowing you to lift heavier weight with more control. In this exercise, the movement comes from the shoulders and elbows.
Start by adjusting the seat height. When se... Read more
Hello SparkPeople Members! I’m back again for the second State of the Spark Address. The topic of today’s address—updating our website technology—puts me in a very good mood. New Servers Installed! SparkPeople.com has now... Read more
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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
When you bring a dog into your life, along with a water and food bowl, the first things you'll need to buy are a collar and leash. Most cities have laws about keeping dogs on leash when they're outside of your house or yard. But even if your... Read more
"Stress is essentially an imbalance between demands and resources."
Even though stress is going to happen, we each would benefit from finding the best healthy ways to process all the unexpected "l... Read more
After church, our family usually goes out to brunch or lunch.
Now that I have been counting calories, I am shocked
at how many calories are in just tiny, basic foods.
What is a good, safe choice so I don't in-do a week's worth of Sparking??... Read more
Hi, I've had pcos since I was young and the fat seems to always hover around the top of my butt/back and hips. I'm so near my goal and I'm happy with the rest of my body but I'm having difficulty with the love handles...I'm a veggie so foods gets awk... Read more
I have a pretty typical schedule (8-5/6/7 depending on deadlines :P) 90% of the time. But we get a project every year that requires night work and I'm looking for advice on how to temporarily switch my schedule around without doing too much damage t... Read more
Okay, I'm sorry this might be long. My son is almost 10. He is 4'8" and weighs about 110lbs. His doctor found his BMI to be around 25 and expressed concern about his weight at his last visit and I've noticed that he's been gaining quite a bit late... Read more
"So I'm skipping my workout today because I'm going to this 30 Seconds To Mars concert tonight"... That's what I told myself.ACTUALLY I probably got more of a workout at the concert. So, if you are a person who loves rock shows, REALLY get into it.... Read more
Nothing is more annoying that having to clean my kitchen scale every single time I use it. So, after using my kitchen scale I cover the surface with plastic wrap, that way it's ready to go whenever I need it and clean up will be quick and easy !... Read more
All opinions welcome! Sometimes a little naughty, sometimes heated, and almost anything goes. If you can handle it then join and come play. (This team is NOT for the easily offended or thin skinned)... Read more
The Perfect Pushup is one of the most popular fitness tools around right now. For about $40 you can snag these specially designed pushup handles that rotate. But pushups are a pretty simple exercise, and they're great because they work so many muscle... Read more
So, your lifestyle makeover is coming along nicely. You’ve established a good working relationship with your Inner Cookie Monster, and discovered your Inner Athlete. Your fitness is improving steadily, your weight is going down, and you’re feeling pr... Read more
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