Two posts in one day! I’m a madwoman!
Actually, I just remembered to post this for a couple of friends I know who have some mobility issues but still want to get some exercise. I was reminded because another friend of mine popped up today and said she was having some issues as well but still wanted to exercise.
Guys, I am so impressed with you. Seriously. I am so impressed that people who are already fighting so hard every day, dealing with chronic pain and trouble getting around, STILL want to find a way to move it, move it! I consider these ladies to be role models of inner strength and determination!
So here’s this video I found from my favorite YouTube trainer, Jessica Smith. It’s a 40-minute Seated Chair Cardio and Strength Workout. Obviously 40 minutes is a pretty long and intense workout if it’s been a while, so if you’re not ready for that, try this one: 20-minute Abs, Legs, and Arms workout.
I’ve been searching around on this topic, and there are a lot of YouTube vids out there, like this 10-minute Seated Cardio workout from sparkpeople, but they tend to not have any music or be boring or repetitive. I personally don’t think you should have to do a dull or monotonous workout due to a physical limitation. But, just because I couldn’t turn up anything better doesn’t mean you can’t! It’s out there. Shoot me a comment if you have a seated workout you love that I haven’t mentioned so I can post the link!
Update – Here’s another program: Sit and Be Fit (Thanks Trystan!)