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Upper Body Weight Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Upper Body Weight Exercises.

Medicine Ball Training

Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises. Medicine ball training is suitable for...  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

How to Use the Arm Ergometer

Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for...  Read more

Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong. The comm...  Read more

Exercises to Improve Your Posture

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le...  Read more

Help! I did a workout video The total body workout
Updated 11/26/2015 4:11:54 PM

Help! I did a workout video The total body workout by Amy but want to know if it would be low or high aerobics? I usually do a video by Leslie Sansone which is like walk away the pounds but I'm not sure what to categorize Amy's video under, thanks...  Read more

Wow...uped my weights yesterday....feeling it toda
Updated 11/26/2015 4:19:05 PM

Wow...uped my weights yesterday....feeling it today...going to get some stretching in.......  Read more

Before I lost weight I was so lazy and I hated wor
Updated 11/26/2015 5:26:41 PM

Before I lost weight I was so lazy and I hated working out. Can't believe I went this long without giving up! So proud of myself! I used to always give up but no matter if I have loose skin when I lose then it's not going to stop me because I know I'...  Read more

I guess your exercise is balancing well.. Good job

I guess your exercise is balancing well.. Good job....  Read more

Today's game plan:1- exercise in the morning. 2-wa
Updated 11/26/2015 8:16:50 AM

Today's game plan:1- exercise in the morning. 2-watch hubby bake so I can put the cake into the recipe calculator 3- bring food scale with me to where we are eating dinner so I can better guesstimate my servings. Today is in the bag....  Read more

exercising with injuries

If you find yourself with a lower body injury, don't stop exercising, but rather focus on the upper body. If you are faced with an upper body injury then again, focus on lower body exercises. This way you will never have a reason to be without exerci...  Read more

Watching TV--Excercise Some while relaxing

4# Dumbbells for upper body excercise while watching Biggest Loser (or any other Favorite Show)...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

Another Reason to Try Pilates: Sculpted Arms

I love Pilates. Having practiced the method for more than five years, I can't imagine my workout routine without it. My once-persistent back pain is virtually nonexistent these days, an improvement that I attribute to the core strength I've g...  Read more

DVD Review: 10 Minute Solution Ultimate Boot Camp

One of my fitness goals this year has been to incorporate more strength training into my routine. I've found that if I'm going to push myself, it doesn't happen with a bunch of exercises I just do on my own. I need a video to follow. So far this y...  Read more