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Upper Body Weight Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Upper Body Weight Exercises.

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Medicine Ball Training

Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises. Medicine ball training is suitable for...  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

How to Use the Arm Ergometer

Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for...  Read more

Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong. The comm...  Read more

Exercises to Improve Your Posture

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le...  Read more

I lift weights according to the StrongLifts 5x5 pr
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I lift weights according to the StrongLifts 5x5 program. I have to go to the gym to do these workouts since they require equipment I can't have at home....  Read more

How often do you lift weights or resistance train?
Updated 12/20/2014 4:57:36 PM

How often do you lift weights or resistance train? Do you have a favorite exercise? Do you go to the gym or do it at home?...  Read more

Has anyone tried Jillian Michaels' Body Revolution
Updated 12/19/2014 10:30:34 AM

Has anyone tried Jillian Michaels' Body Revolution plan? I love her stuff, and am hugely interested in the plan, but it's so expensive!...  Read more

Bad news! The worst! I've gained weight!
Updated 12/21/2014 4:41:50 AM

There's a reason why my blood pressure keep dropping at EVERY dialysis treatment. My dry weight has increased! By 0.5kgs! I am beyond upset! Despite exercising regularly and trying to eat less, my weight has STILL increased!!! What else can...  Read more

Looking for a weight loss buddy, to connect with f
Updated 12/20/2014 3:36:33 PM

Looking for a weight loss buddy, to connect with for support....  Read more

exercising with injuries

If you find yourself with a lower body injury, don't stop exercising, but rather focus on the upper body. If you are faced with an upper body injury then again, focus on lower body exercises. This way you will never have a reason to be without exerci...  Read more

Watching TV--Excercise Some while relaxing

4# Dumbbells for upper body excercise while watching Biggest Loser (or any other Favorite Show)...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

Another Reason to Try Pilates: Sculpted Arms

I love Pilates. Having practiced the method for more than five years, I can't imagine my workout routine without it. My once-persistent back pain is virtually nonexistent these days, an improvement that I attribute to the core strength I've g...  Read more

DVD Review: 10 Minute Solution Ultimate Boot Camp

One of my fitness goals this year has been to incorporate more strength training into my routine. I've found that if I'm going to push myself, it doesn't happen with a bunch of exercises I just do on my own. I need a video to follow. So far this y...  Read more