3 At-Home Exercises Using a Chair

So a little less than a year ago I got really into working out when I was recovering from my concussion. Unfortunately, I was not working at the time during my recovery and could not afford a gym membership.

Lo and behold I made and learned some creative workouts that I want to share with you guys!

Training Triceps

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I have been really enjoying triceps push ups but as part of a superset. So to train my triceps I do triceps curls (pictured below) immediately followed by triceps push-ups (pictured above) with no rest in between.

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Superset as follows…

Tricep Curls X30 reps on each arm.

Tricep push-up X15

Rest 20 seconds

Tricep Curls X20 reps each arm.

Tricep push-up X15

Your arms should now be jelly.

Booty Building

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This is another superset that I love. I usually include this at the end of my warm up when I’m about to engage in cardio.

For best results, you should tap the crease of your under booty on the chair and flare your knees out when in motion.

Superset as follows…

Squats X15

Static squat for 15 seconds.

Squat X15

Static squat for 15 seconds.

Squat X20

Static squat for 20 seconds.

Did you feel that burn? You’re welcome.

Lengthening Legs

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I love this stretch after doing cardio, particularly when I want to keep moving but I need a rest. I like this ballet inspired extension because it replaces using a cable machine at the gym yet engages your core and legs.

The exercise is a leg cable extension but tap your toes and bring your legs all the way up behind you. Use the chair to balance yourself and brings your leg down and tap your toe. Repeat!

As mentioned I do this between cardio exercises, usually in 20X reps each leg.

Did you enjoy these chair exercises you can do at home? If so, let me know in the comments below and don’t be afraid to give this post a like.

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