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4 Exercises you can do on a chair

Onlymyhealth Editorial Team, Date:2016-06-17

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If you have been skipping your workout because you are too busy to go to gym, worry not, you can easily to do a full body workout on a chair. Yes, we are not kidding. A chair is all you need and you can engage every muscle of your body by following the moves given in the video. These include inclined pushups, plank knee cross, standing side crunch, standing hydrant kickbacks and leg raise. To do incline pushups, place both palms on the seat of the chair and walk your feet back to a plank position. Keep your body in a straight line between the top of your head and your heels. Now bend your elbows and lower your body towards the seat. Now push your palms to return to initial position. This exercise is excellent for core, chest, back and arms. To perform a knee cross, place both forearms on the seat of the chair and step your feet back into a plank position. Keep your hips low and core tight and bring your right knee to the inside of your left arm. Pause, then return to start and repeat on the opposite leg, this time touching your left knee to the inside of your right arm. That's one rep. This will benefit your abs, back, and butt. Another exercise that you can do on chair is standing side crunch; all you have to do is stand behind the chair and turn to the side so the back of it is on your right side. Gently place your right hand on the back of the chair. Extend your left hand up and overhead, and your left leg out to the side. Point your toe, keep the muscles in your arm engaged, and brace your core as you simultaneously lift your left leg to the side and drop your left arm to tap your raised heel. Release your arm and leg, and complete 10 to 15 reps before switching sides. This work on your obliques, arms, and butt. To know all four exercises watch this video by our experts Gagandeep Khajotia.
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