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Overhead Shoulder Press Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Overhead Shoulder Press.

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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

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

Seated Stretching Routine

When you spend a lot of time sitting, especially at a desk or computer, it's important to take stretch breaks. A couple of breaks each day will help you stay alert and keep stiffness at bay. This set of stretches is perfect for people who are alr...  Read more

My upper back, shoulders, and neck are super sore
Updated 4/17/2015 1:31:38 PM

My upper back, shoulders, and neck are super sore and tight. I was going to ST today... should I skip it in light of this pain? I Don t know if it's from working out or stress or what....  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

shoulder tendonitis
Updated 4/9/2015 11:50:19 PM

I have developed acute tendonitis as well as bursitis in my left shoulder from carrying an extra large heavy pocketbook. How can I rest my shoulder as I have to work. I have replaced my bag with a smaller one but can't wear a sling as I couldn't clos...  Read more

Exercises for the upper body with a bad shoulder
Updated 3/26/2015 10:27:57 PM

I currently have a bad shoulder since Nov or earlier. I essentially have a bone spur with an already naturally narrowed space. I've been doing pt for about two months, but have a surgical consult soon and my therapist said it could go either way. ...  Read more

If you belong to a gym, you can do bench presses w
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If you belong to a gym, you can do bench presses with free weights to use the same muscle group/motion as pushups. Instead of pushing your body up, you're pushing the weight up....  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