Virtual gym: Chair Squat
Chair Squat (legs)
Machine Chest Press
Two Arm Lateral Raise
Alternating Biceps Curl
One Arm Triceps Kickback
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Perform this exercise with the aid of a sturdy chair or bench.
Stand in front of the chair or bench with your back toward the chair and feet shoulder-width apart.
Keep your head up as a natural extension of your spine.
The goal of this exercise is to help beginners learn the squat.
This movement will also help in gaining proficiency when getting in and out of a chair.
Begin to sit in the chair lowering your body until your legs are at a 90-degree angle.
Contracting your quadriceps, slowly return to the starting position, stopping just short of the legs being fully extended.
Keep a slight bend in the knees.
Inhale while sitting in the chair.
Exhale while raising yourself from the chair.
As you get stronger, you will want to add resistance such as dumbbells in your hands.
posted by Diet & Body @ 5:49 AM
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