Couch Potato Workout

Couch Potato Workout

Couch Potato Workout

Here is the couch potato workout from my December Newsletter…Please perform these exercises carefully and consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program.

couch squats

 

 

Squats

Stand in front of your couch and bend your knees until your buns touch the couch but do not sit. Immediately stand back up and repeat.

 

 

 

 

couch seated punches

Seated Punches. (sorry her head was cut off in the pic)

The more you can cross the body, the more you will work your abdominals.

 

 

 

 

couch dips

 

couch triceps dips advanced

 

 

Triceps Dips and Advanced Triceps Dips

Keep your finger tips forward as you bend and straighten your elbows

 

 

 

couch tummy tucks

 

Tummy Tucks

Sit on the edge of your couch with your knees bent and toes touching the floor. Lift your legs, bringing your knees in toward your chest. Keep your back straight as you lower the legs and repeat.

 

 

 

couch pushups

 

couch modified push ups

 

Advanced and Modified Push Ups

Advanced: Place feet on couch and perform decline push ups.

Modified: Place hands on the couch and perform crunches in this position so you are more supported.

Keep your back straight with your core braced to support your back.

couch glute-bridges

 

Bridges

Place your heels on the couch while you lie flat on the floor.

Lift your hips up as high as you can without straining your back and lower back down to the floor. Repeat.

Advanced: Straighten one leg so your toes are pointed up toward the ceiling.

Perform 15-20 reps of each exercises (or as many as you can) and repeat this circuit until your TV show is over or after 3 rounds.

There are many more exercises you can perform but this should get you started 🙂

Live Well

 

 

 

 

 

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