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Chest Press Vs Bench Press Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Chest Press Vs Bench Press.

The Importance of Training the Shoulder

The shoulder is the most moveable and unstable joint in the body. The "ball" in the upper arm is actually larger than the socket that holds it, and with the range of motion being so great, it is susceptible to injury. To remain stable,...  Read more

Getting Fit with GERD

The relationship between exercise and gastro esophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is a tricky one. For some people, moderate exercise can help reduce GERD symptoms and benefit the body in countless other ways too. In a 2004 study in the gastroenterology...  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

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

5 Shortcuts to Sculpt Your Body Fast

I have a friend who can either build or fix just about anything—the guy is handy! I’m constantly amazed to see how he can take care of most any restoration or carpentry problem. Something that seems impossible is like putty in his hands,...  Read more

App vs website
Updated 4/6/2014 11:09:09 AM

Just downloaded the ipad app since it was free. I can't see how to log other measurements, how to get to community, my spark page, etc!! I don't get it! Thought it would be nicer since every single time I lead my Sparkpeople I gave to log in s...  Read more

Goals VS Reality - what can i expect?
Updated 4/4/2014 8:26:59 AM

Hello. I was hoping for some input - more of a reality check - to get my goals in order, and what i can really expect as i venture into my weight loss journey My name is Jamie. I am 28 and clock in at 200lbs. I am not an active person, a dieter...  Read more

Fitbit Calorie Range vs. Spark calorie range
Updated 3/28/2014 4:13:18 PM

I just purchased a fitbit and I notice that what fitbit is saying I should be eating is almost 500 calories less than what spark people is saying. I only have 12 more pounds to go and I am having trouble losing it for a few months now. I'm sure tha...  Read more

Need advice on target heart rate vs RPE
Updated 3/20/2014 11:38:07 AM

I've recently started exercising again after a bit of a break. Cardio has never come easily to me but I have been enjoying what little running I can do (I am working on C25K currently) and I feel so good after, and frequently during, my sessions. ...  Read more

Diet soda vs water
Updated 3/24/2014 10:20:58 AM

I don't drink tea or coffee but I love my diet soda. So how is water so much better for me than water if it has no calories and no sugar?...  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

Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

Cold Pressed Coconut Oil....  Read more

Indiana Sparkers - The Official Indiana Team!

We are the Official Indiana Team. Anyone in Indiana is welcome. Fitness minutes logged move our ranking up on the State Vs. State Leaderboard. Thank you for logging your fitness minutes!...  Read more

You Asked: 'How Do I Find My One Rep Max?'

Your One Rep Max is the highest possible weight you can lift for exactly one repetition. You can use the One Rep Max as a benchmark to measure strength gains over time. However, keep in mind that this metric is typically used on very specific, more a...  Read more

10 Full Body Gym Exercises for the Beginner

Last week's fitness blog featured strength training exercises a beginner could do at home. This week's blog features those exercises that allow you to do a full-body workout routine in the gym. If you feel you do not have time to incorporate al...  Read more