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Overhead Cable Press Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Overhead Cable Press.

Expert Solutions: Free Weights or Machines?

It’s a classic question with no right or wrong answer. If you want an effective strength training workout, should you use free weights or machines? Which option will help you reach your goals? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice...  Read more

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

Waiting for Comcast to finish fixing our cable so
Updated 12/1/2015 10:25:39 AM

Waiting for Comcast to finish fixing our cable so I can get my exercise on....  Read more

Standing Dumbbell Pec Fly & Squat Twist and Press
Updated 12/1/2015 1:30:53 PM

I was at the gym today doing the Standing Dumbbell Pec Fly as a chest exercises and a trainer came up to me and said this exercise could injure my shoulder and/or rotator cuff. I think he said that holding the DB up gives no resistance to the...  Read more

Tempted by many unhealthy choices and pressed for
Updated 11/25/2015 9:30:28 PM

Tempted by many unhealthy choices and pressed for time today. I could have given. Instead. Went to my packed bag of goodies and pulled out an apple and boiled egg. Pleasantly satisfied and on to the next event. Looking back on today - I did it....  Read more

Argh! Hubs and I don't have cable so we watch The
Updated 11/23/2015 6:48:56 AM

Argh! Hubs and I don't have cable so we watch The Walking Dead in Mondays instead if Sundays. It's on right now and I was just on Facebook and people are ALREADY posting spoilers! Maybe I'm just way too considerate but what is wrong w/ people?! Wait!...  Read more

Benefits of pure cold-pressed coconut oil
Updated 11/18/2015 1:39:41 PM

The brown, hairy fruit of the coconut palm tree, coconut has a hard shell covering the white nutmeat inside, which is very rich in fat. Some coconut oil products are labeled "cold pressed." During cold pressing, the oil from the coconut meat is mecha...  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

Dance out of the rut

When you're in a mental rut, put on music ... stand up and move to it while you try to think things through. Before you know it you'll be dancing & happy & active again.218...  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

10 Exercises for Toning Your Triceps

Working our biceps is important, but we must not neglect the back of the arms, better known as the triceps. Working both muscle groups allows for muscle balance, therefore reducing our risk for injury. Because the triceps are comprised of smaller mus...  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