Week 5

Day 1

Cardio

This is the long awaited Fat Burner wheel chair fitness exercise. This was designed for those in a wheel chair. It is full of energy, fun and will lift your spirit. Do not let your limited mobility stop you from caring for yourself by not exercising.

Day 2

Strength

In this week's video, Jeff will be guiding you through an exercise that will effectively strengthen your upper body and core. This exercise doesn't require any equipment and is performed from a seated position. This is an excellent exercises for those living in a wheelchair. Performing the Torso Extension 2-3 times a week will add strength to your core, thereby giving you more stability and upper body strength.

Day 3

Stretch

Come with me on a basic workout - if you're missing a leg, or if you're still the proud owner of all your body parts!

Day 4

By: Chair Workouts
Strength

This video demonstrates a quick ab workout that can be done from a chair.

Day 5

Strength

Required Equipment: Small dumbbells

A great beginner resistance workout if you have a lower body injury or disability.

You should understand that when participating in any exercise or exercise program, there is the possibility of physical injury. If you engage in this exercise or exercise program, you agree that you do so at your own risk. We recommend that you consult with your physician before beginning any exercise program.

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