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Exrx Overhead Press Resources

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How to Use the Overhead Press Machine

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

Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  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

How to Use the Lat Pulldown Machine

In this exercise, movement will come from the shoulders and elbows. The Setup Start by sitting on the seat and adjusting the leg-restraint pad to the appropriate height. Your feet should be flat on the floor and the pad should help keep your l...  Read more

Printable Workout: Day 3 Bootcamp

This is the printable version of our Bootcamp Day 3 Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version. Bent Over Rows 10 reps ...  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

Wow! I did the calf press for the first time in mo
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Wow! I did the calf press for the first time in months -- used to press 130 30x3. Today I pressed 180 50x3!!!...  Read more

NEW shoulder press PR!! 20 lbs!!!! Im SO excited!!
Updated 4/29/2015 2:12:42 PM

NEW shoulder press PR!! 20 lbs!!!! Im SO excited!!!!...  Read more

Pressing on. I didn't lose the weight I wanted to
Updated 4/7/2015 8:36:47 PM

Pressing on. I didn't lose the weight I wanted to last week. So I tweeted my eating plan and made sure I walked before work. I'll try to walk some after work as well. I ate healthy and am enjoying the food a great deal. Let's do this...  Read more

Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

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Great Value Storage Bags Double Zipper Closure

40 Press-to-Close Gallon Plastic Bags10 9/16" x 10 3/4" Size...  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

8 Strength Training Exercises for a Healthier Heart

February kicks off the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's American Heart Month along with the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign which focuses on heart health awareness for women. Heart disease is still the leading ca...  Read more

Work Out Twice as Fast with These 10 Compound Exercises

Compound exercises are those exercises that work multiple muscles or muscle groups around multiple joints such as a squat. Isolation exercises, on the other hand, work a single muscle or muscle group around a single joint such as a bicep curl. Compou...  Read more