Upper Body Chair Workout
Senior Strength Training Exercises Video Series
This upper body chair workout is a short, but effective, strengthening
This is all done from a chair so you don't have to
worry about losing your balance.
Chair exercises are perfect for seniors and those with physical
The strengthening exercises in this video are all done with a
resistance band. As an alternative, you could also use a light dumbbell
There are five different exercises in this video that will strengthen
the upper back, shoulders, biceps, triceps and chest. She finishes it
off with a quick stretch of the wrists and fingers.
Exercise #3 - Upper Body Chair Workout
There are no set instructions for this upper body chair workout as the
video is very in depth with the explanation.
Just make sure you have a comfortable chair, comfortable clothing and
the right resistance band.
If you are just starting out, then use a lighter resistance band. If
you find this is too light, you can wrap it around your hands a couple
of times to add resistance.
Or just swap it out for a band that is more resistant. You can also use
a couple of dumbbell weights if you don't have a band. If you want, you
can even do this without any equipment for the least amount of
Just follow along with the moves while keeping your hands in a fist as
if you were holding the band.
This video has a nice catchy tune playing while she goes through the
upper body exercises. So if you have three minutes, then let's get
ready to workout.
Watch the video below to follow along with this upper body
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