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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

Hi! I'm starting fresh on my plans to lose weight
Updated 5/28/2016 5:33:29 PM

Hi! I'm starting fresh on my plans to lose weight and get in shape - I fell off the wagon for awhile and lost all of my gains :( I know that community support has helped in the past so here I am! #firstpost #friendfinder...  Read more

Hi I am new here. I don't get to much exercise do
Updated 5/28/2016 6:14:44 PM

Hi I am new here. I don't get to much exercise do to back injury and surgery but I do milk 65 cows every morning. I only drink water and I only eat tuna sandwich and a salad with cubes chicken daily! I also take slimquick pills. Need fast results...  Read more

Weight Loss Rewards
Updated 5/28/2016 4:06:55 PM

Have any of you ever set up weight loss rewards for certain goals met? I am thinking it's a neat way to keep motivated (amongst other things) but I am having a hard time coming up with a list........... ideas welcome....  Read more

I'm finding benefits besides weight loss. The diet
Updated 5/28/2016 3:20:23 PM

I'm finding benefits besides weight loss. The diet may be anti-inflammatory. I know that some of my arthritic joints are not bothering me since I've been on a ketogenic diet. This is a big incentive for me to stay on the diet....  Read more

Does any other ladies gain weight while on that ti
Updated 5/28/2016 3:09:42 PM

Does any other ladies gain weight while on that time of the month?i weighted myself yesterday on the very first day of my cycle and I'm like 4 pounds heavier lol.Darn cycle👎🏼...  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

6 Killer Tank-Top Arm Workouts for Every Level

Sleeveless dresses, tank tops, a defined bicep, hauling the week's groceries inside with just one trip--there are a lot of great reasons to work to have strong arms. Working some weights and upper body exercises in to your routine reaps a world o...  Read more