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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

Easy Vacation Exercises

We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el...  Read more

Weight Loss topics only, please...
Updated 5/4/2016 1:22:54 PM

But the blurb for the SP caf' reads: "General, fun discussion about a variety of topics. Please post one-word answer and game threads in the Game Room, not in the Caf." ----------------------------------------
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What do you all do for exercise? I dance along to
Updated 5/4/2016 1:28:17 PM

What do you all do for exercise? I dance along to some videos on YouTube and whenever I'm at my dads I walk the track behind his apartment. And I recently invested in some resistance bands. No car = no gym. #firstpost...  Read more

I have not weighted myself since I started over 2
Updated 5/4/2016 12:45:25 PM

I have not weighted myself since I started over 2 years ago at 300lbs. I was more focused on how my clothes fit and how I felt. Yesterday at the doctors I weighted 107lbs. Despite the visible body changes I was still shocked. I reached my goal!...  Read more

I need help. I wanna loss this weight but I'm clue
Updated 5/4/2016 1:09:18 PM

I need help. I wanna loss this weight but I'm clueless how to eat! First time dieting. Can anyone help me out?? TIA #Goals #GetFit #Healthy...  Read more

Switching from Weight Watchers to Sparkpeople toda
Updated 5/4/2016 11:22:02 AM

Switching from Weight Watchers to Sparkpeople today, wish me luck 😀...  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

2 Full Body Exercise Routines for Better Sleep

This past Monday kicked off National Sleep Awareness Week (March 7th-13th) bringing attention to the important role sleep plays, not only in our overall health, but our weight loss journey as well. Studies have shown that over the years the amount o...  Read more