CAROL’S CORNER

Welcome to Carol’s Corner. Hope everyone had a joyous Easter, and for people who don’t celebrate it, hope your day was joyous anyway. My picture today is taken by my dining room table, where it has some kind of fancy table setting year round. It is one of the things I really enjoy doing. I really love this whole ensemble here. The dress makes me feel super sexy even though I am totally covered. To be able to wear something so form fitting and still feel I look thin is amazing , especially when I see it in a picture. I totally over indulged today, so will have to cut back during the week and maybe up a couple workouts.

Had to use the same FitBit band as yesterday, I believe, but used a different BandCuff. Hoping to show you something unique soon that I am going to have for my tracker. It’s supposed to arrive in Monday’s mail if it comes on time and I’m praying it fits, because I hope to be able to wear it for a wedding with this super sexy black dress that I am wearing to it.

For this issue I have decided to give you information on chair workouts for people who are having limited mobility, be it temporary or something more. I will provide you links with a short description.

http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/videos-detail.asp?video=38. This first one is for a 11 minute cardio chair workout from Sparks People. This is what it says about it and starts with the following questions. Do you sit at a desk all day? Are you confined to a chair? Do you struggle with mobility issues? Then this workout is for you. This short and simple cardio workout will elevate your heart rate to burn calories and fat in just minutes.

MORE INFO ABOUT THE WORKOUT

LENGTH:11 minutes

EQUIPMENT:None( well except for a chair)

TYPE OF WORKOUT:Cardio(aerobic) and flexibility

FITNESS LEVEL:Beginner to Intermediate

IMPACT:Zero-impact

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS: Complete all exercises to the best of your ability level, changing the speed, range of motion or movement to reflect what you can do.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=APh8JTwsNc4.

This is a link to a YouTube video from Live Exercise. It is seated exercise for Obese, Disabled, or people with limited mobility. There are also YouTube links to other videos below this also.

http://www.chairexercisefun.com/

This is a a link to a wonderful website called Chair Exercise Fun. You are really going to want to explore everything this website has to offer. There are all kinds of things to read and see on this website. I’m bookmarking it to explore when I have more time.

http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_articles.asp?id=1713

This last one is another from Sparks People . Here you can link to a number of seated workouts with Coach Nicole. Whether your living with limited mobility, nursing an injury , dealing with complications related to Diabetes, or simply looking for a gentler workout, there is something here for you. You will find a collection of safe and effective workout videos that can be done from a chair. You can tone up and burn calories while you sit. You can click on any number of videos right on the page.

Have fun exploring a new and different way to get exercise in, either when you are nursing an illness or injury, need to have more choices if you aren’t up to walking on any given day, or just want to try something new.

Start the rest of this week with renewed enthusiasm and commitment to getting fit, getting healthy , or whatever your goals may be. Till next time, God Bless.

 

 


 

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