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Free Weight Upper Body Exercises Resources

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

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

Easy Vacation Exercises

We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el...  Read more

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

Workouts for Skiers and Snowboarders

Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won...  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

Hi.. I think I need a weight loss buddy, I have be
Updated 8/23/2015 5:30:08 AM

Hi.. I think I need a weight loss buddy, I have been struggling for two years now after having a child and in need of some extra help with somebody that knows what they're doing to achieve some progress please x...  Read more

Need to stop talking and start losing weight
Updated 8/23/2015 1:59:39 AM

Need to stop talking and start losing weight...  Read more

As we all know going through any weight loss journ
Updated 8/22/2015 10:28:11 PM

As we all know going through any weight loss journey can be difficult at times, but it has its rewards. I'm looking to connect with people so we can encourage and hold each other accountable through this journey. Support system is key! ??...  Read more

I'm 36 255. actually gaining weight which I'm ok w
Updated 8/22/2015 10:29:34 PM

I'm 36 255. actually gaining weight which I'm ok with cause it's muscle. slowly loosing my belly. need some motivation close to me in alamosa colorado would be better....  Read more

Why is this time (losing weight) different than pr
Updated 8/24/2015 7:43:19 AM

Why is this time (losing weight) different than previous times? I think it's important to identify the reasons why this time WILL be successful. Is it that you now have support, medical reasons, children, or what? What is motivating you this time?...  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

Calling All Vegetarians & Vegans

If you're a vegetarian, vegan, or just interested in a cruelty-free lifestyle, join us here! Get tips for making the transition, dining out, cooking and more....  Read more

2 Full Body Exercise Routines for Better Sleep

This past Monday kicked off National Sleep Awareness Week (March 7th-13th) bringing attention to the important role sleep plays, not only in our overall health, but our weight loss journey as well. Studies have shown that over the years the amount o...  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