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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

Question about dumbbells
Updated 7/5/2015 1:00:25 PM

Hello, I started keeping dumbbells at my desk to get a little exercise during my day at work. I have a handfull of exercises I have been doing all seated . I started out at 10 reps and 3 sets for each exercise . Its been about 3 weeks and Ive...  Read more

I really have a hard time standing for long enough
Updated 6/25/2015 10:12:54 PM

I really have a hard time standing for long enough to cook. Plus I am so picky. I need very simple easy to cook. Hate salad, sigh. I desperately need to change. I am a food addict. I think. I weigh 257.5 lbs and I am 5 ft. 3 in. And 59 yrs old....  Read more

I have been very sick 4 over a week. When I stood
Updated 6/5/2015 4:34:07 PM

I have been very sick 4 over a week. When I stood up I would break out in a cold sweet and inside I would j irk all over. So not allot of exercises except what I could do lying down. I was at my mom's to help her so I had to get up and cook and help...  Read more

My goal today is to do 20-30 squats with dumbbells
Updated 6/3/2015 11:56:56 AM

My goal today is to do 20-30 squats with dumbbells and 2 10 sec planks every time I go to the basement to switch laundry. 40 squats done and 40secs worth of planking done so far...  Read more

went to Walgreens and was starving, stood staring
Updated 5/31/2015 8:38:47 PM

went to Walgreens and was starving, stood staring at the junk food for five minutes and ended up walking away. Little victory 🎉🎉...  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

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 on...  Read more