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Barbell Chest Press Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Barbell Chest Press.

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7 Things That Surprised Me When I Started Strength Training

Since the first time I ran a mile without stopping 15 years ago, running has been my exercise of choice. I don't always enjoy the run itself, but I love the way I feel afterward: Sweaty, exhilarated and a couple hundred calories lighter. Regardle...  Read more

The Push-Up Test

Measuring your fitness level regularly is one way to find out if you're making progress. Most fitness centers have trained staff who can evaluate your body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance, b...  Read more

Beat the Crowds at the Gym

If you have a gym membership, you know how frustrating it can be when the gym is too crowded for comfort. Isn't it tough enough to muster the motivation to head out the door to exercise? Then you arrive, dressed and ready for a workout, only to f...  Read more

How to Use the Seated Chest Press Machine

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. The Setup Start by adjusting the seat height. When se...  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

Looking for a chest strap heart rate monitor. I am
Updated 7/21/2016 9:40:40 AM

Looking for a chest strap heart rate monitor. I am thinking Wahoo Ticker X. Does anyone use this?...  Read more

Question about water dumbbells and barbells
Updated 7/18/2016 7:39:31 PM

I have been using these dumbbells in the pool: They are foam and weigh .66 lbs. Can anyone tell my what these weights "weigh" under water? Are they equivalent to 5 lbs? 10 lbs? I know that it's quite a workout and I am seeing rapid progre...  Read more

Nice little workout at the gym today. Cardio, arms and chest. #fitness
Updated 7/17/2016 4:02:52 PM

Nice little workout at the gym today. Cardio, arms and chest. #fitness...  Read more

Ladies Only! I began this journey as an F/G cup in bras. My band and chest size has gone down severa
Updated 7/17/2016 11:37:57 AM

Ladies Only! I began this journey as an F/G cup in bras. My band and chest size has gone down several inches since November but I'm still in F/G cup sizes :( my ? Is, why does it take so long for cup size to change? I was a DD at 160#...  Read more

Press on!
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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

Jillian Michael's 30 Day Shred

I had pretty much hit a plateau when I first tried this DVD. I work out during my lunch hour so I'm pressed for time. In the 2-3 months that I've been 'shredding', I've lost 10 pounds, 2 inches in my chest and 2 in my waist. So if you are stuck in a...  Read more

Pressing On!

This team is committed to the goal, no matter how long it takes. We will learn together and encourage one another. If we stumble we will ALWAYS press on!...  Read more

7 Weighted Bar Exercises for Overall Toning

A few years ago I was introduced to a steel weighted bar known to many as the Body Bar. If you are not familiar with this particular piece of workout equipment, it is basically a steel bar in various weights encased in foam. They range between 4-6 f...  Read more

5 Strength Training Exercises You Should NEVER Do

Warning! This list may be controversial, so feel free to disagree. I imagine that, for many people, several of the exercises on my personal DON'T DO list may be on your favorites list–and one, in particular, is probably on almost every gym...  Read more