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Overhead Shoulder Press Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Overhead Shoulder Press.

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

VIDEO: Coach Nicole's Favorites- BOSU Squat with Overhead Press

(Scroll down to push 'play' on the video player.) For more information about this video, please scroll down to read the text below the video player. In a new series of videos, Coach Nicole will demonstrate some of her favorite...  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

Core exercises not using shoulders?
Updated 4/12/2014 9:10:18 PM

I need a left shoulder replacement due to bone damage by arthritis. I have been doing water aerobics for over 5 years but I'd like to target my abdominals and core. Many of the land exercises involve the shoulders. Wall pushups are the worst...  Read more

Hi, tennis player shoulder rehab, need to move ft!
Updated 2/10/2014 10:26:01 AM

HI, I am a tennis coach. I managed to strain my frontal rotator cuff in my right shoulder. After two months of not doing much I am beginning some rehab programs to get it back into shape. In the mean time I am looking for someone to work out wit...  Read more

#PRESS into the New Year with no REGRETS!
Updated 3/28/2014 9:27:41 PM

13.1 miles(run, walk, step,bike it all counts) every day until January 2 nd , thx for the inspiration!! That's 117+ miles in less than 10 days:) 12/23/13 is day 1...  Read more

Weird topic about shoulder seams on men's shirts
Updated 12/12/2013 9:02:43 AM

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ulder-seam-aka-Spalla-con-Grinze.jpg When I was fat (at 5'6" I weighed in at about 240) I had to wear extra or 2x large shirts (tees and button downs) and I...  Read more

Pressing!
Updated 12/10/2013 6:17:55 AM

fix car...  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

Purse Safety

Do you ever place your purse in the empty baby carrier of the shopping cart? Take an extra minute to loop and fasten the baby safety strap thru your purse strap. Now you can take your time reading those nutrition labels and give your arms and shoul...  Read more

Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel: Mormons

We as LDS need to put our shoulder to the wheel to overcome our weaknesses; lets all work together to live in better harmony with the Lord's teachings including the Words of Wisdom...  Read more

8 Exercises for Better Balance

I was first introduced to balance exercises by my running coach when I developed a minor ankle injury a few years ago. However, before I even began using the balance board my coach had me do series of progressive balance exercises initially using 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