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Barbell Chest Press Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Barbell Chest Press.

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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

Concentrate On Your Core

Whenever you walk or run, your core muscles are active, keeping you upright, balancing your body as your weight shifts, and absorbing the impact as your feet hit the ground. Your body’s core forms the foundation of all your movement. If you...  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

If you press the back arrow next to "today", it wi
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If you press the back arrow next to "today", it will take you back to yesterday to log your calories for the previous day. It sounds like you'll just need to make the adjustment once so that from now on you're putting things on the correct day....  Read more

My mom was a contestant on Press Your Luck in the
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My mom was a contestant on Press Your Luck in the late seventies, so I think the same thing!...  Read more

having some intense chest pressure so I took mysel
Updated 7/30/2015 11:29:44 PM

having some intense chest pressure so I took myself to ER. EKG is ok now waiting on chest X-ray. No Idea what this is. It's very uncomfortable. Blah...  Read more

Grrrr I've to take this out of my chest, thanks fo
Updated 7/19/2015 3:14:13 AM

Grrrr I've to take this out of my chest, thanks for the ones who to read me and support. So today I didn't want to eat what everybody having i started cooking, meanwhile lots of guests came but i couldn't sit with them to finish cooking, one cousin...  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

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 rat’s fav...  Read more