CHAIR EXERCISES FOR FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT

FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT EXERCISES TO STRENGTHEN THE UPPER AND LOWER BODY WHILE SITTING IN A CHAIR

Better Life Flex-n-Stretch is starting a series on strengthening exercises that can be done while sitting in a chair.  These exercises can be used with those who have limited mobility.  You will recognize the functional movement that each exercise improves by its name. 

The first exercise in this series is

SQUEEZE THE ORANGE: Lay the band across your lap and begin to roll up the band from the right end until half the band is in a ball. Place it in the palm of the right hand and squeeze it. Perform 2-3 sets of 10-15 reps. Repeat with the left hand.