This started out as something for which I was reviewing for friends who can't really work out (or are chair bound). I have been doing this video (and added in the others - alternating days I do the second one - arms, abs, etc.) - they - are - *FANTASTIC* - I normally do Kundalini yoga and 'tai chi for weight loss' (based on tai chi but is a low impact cardio work out). I also do power walking and floor workouts/cardio/toning. in the TWO weeks that I have been doing THESE - I have lost nearly two inches and have definitely increased my cardio/fitness! They're short, challenging, but not so that they can't be done! I can see how they would be difficult for the beginner or someone who's not worked out in a while. JUST do what you can! Just do the 'top' workout (making sure your lower half is well situated and squared). Then gradually add in just a LITTLE bit of 'leg' - you don't need to add very much to give it an impact. Doing these practically daily has made a HUGE difference in my life! Thank you!!
I was determined that I was going to do some cardio on tonight. Well, I really found out how out of shape that I am. Did the complete work out but had to slow down sometimes but I did it. I know that it will get better.
3/21/2016 9:33:40 AM
This was awesome, she kicked my bootie in 11 minutes, I love it. I am 71 years old and have COPD, it's getting harder to exercise, so I stared doing the chair workouts, plus I still do my treadmill a few times a week too. Thanks so much, this was I will use a lot, just to get myself in a cardio state :)
I have terrible knees, so other workouts that are toted as "low impact" do not always work for me. These chair workouts are GREAT! I think doing these, along with my other resistance band training and eating right are hopefully going to help me drop enough weight that I can eventually do other exercise routines with comfort. PLEASE...continue to come up with more chair routines and/or standing exercise routines that have no impact on the knees! Thanks!
Just did this while sitting at my desk at work! Loved it!
2/21/2016 2:50:32 AM
I use to do your chair video's all the time. All of a sudden my knees & legs are really bothering me. So I'm going to start back doing them again. I don't have a DVR Player, but I can do them from my laptop. I hope everyone has a Blessed Day on the Lord's Day! Thank You Nicole!
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