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Standing Overhead Dumbbell Press Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Standing Overhead Dumbbell Press.

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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

No Need to Stretch the Truth about Resistance Bands

You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b...  Read more

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

Balance Training 101

What is with all the weird looking toys you see in the gyms, sporting goods stores, and fitness magazines today? We see funny looking things like a cut-in-half stability ball called a BOSU. There are the small circular "pillow discs" that a...  Read more

I'm at a stand still after losing 28 pounds and 15
Updated 4/28/2016 6:40:17 PM

I'm at a stand still after losing 28 pounds and 15 to go. I exercise everyday with walking,gardening and swimming. I'm measuring everything and drinking 10 glasses of water. I'm turning 65 in June and a controlled diabetic of 30 years...  Read more

Was at the GP today and she checked my blood press
Updated 4/28/2016 3:32:06 PM

Was at the GP today and she checked my blood pressure - I was really pleased to see it was 131/85 - albeit on meds, at times the bottom number has been 90!...  Read more

I feel like i need to start using heavier dumbbell
Updated 4/28/2016 12:41:38 PM

I feel like i need to start using heavier dumbbells. I have 9 pounds at the moment and fir most excercise they feel easy. Any suggestion what the next size up should be? I was thinking 12, but have hard time deciding....  Read more

I feel like I'm at a stand still I've lost 12lbs i
Updated 4/27/2016 10:19:28 AM

I feel like I'm at a stand still I've lost 12lbs in a month and a half but have stayed at that 12lb loss for weeks now!! I have 5lbs to my goal weight but 10lbs to hit my pre-baby weight before my 1st baby!! Ughhh why did I stop loosing😩 same diet...  Read more

Bought new, heavier dumbbells for my workouts. Yip
Updated 4/26/2016 5:45:53 PM

Bought new, heavier dumbbells for my workouts. Yippee!...  Read more

The 5 Best Full Body Exercises

The 5 Best Full Body ExercisesLearn how to burn fat and get fit fast with these full body exercises.In the episodes How To Lose Fat Quickly and How To Build Muscle, we learn that there is one distinct similarity between both fat-burning and muscle-bu...  Read more

Don't Just Sit

While sitting at my computer reading I do sidebends, twists, dumbbell bicep curls or overhead tricep extensions.I do this while watching tv too but then there is room to add seated leg extensions. You can get in a lot of exercise just sitting on your...  Read more

Tall Ladies

Are you a tall lady (5'9" and over)? Then this is the team for you! Come and join us, share and learn, motivate and inspire - doing it all while you stand tall!...  Read more

10 Exercises That Target the Triceps

Spring is around the corner, which means you'll be bringing your short sleeved and sleeveless tops out of storage in no time. Speaking of baring your arms: Are yours in tip-top shape? If not, you could help build strength and muscle tone in the m...  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 onl...  Read more