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4 Easy Exercises to Get Fit While You Sit

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You’re on double duty when completing these easy chair exercises during TV or desk time! The American Heart Association recommends 150 minutes of exercise per week. That may seem like a difficult goal to reach, but it doesn’t have to be all gym and fitness classes. Ochsner Digital Medicine Professional Health Coach Kodi Pisciotta presents simple chair exercises that you can perform daily to work various parts of the body to help you reach your goals! Demonstrations include:

  1. Seated March
  2. Seated Kicks
  3. Standing squat
  4. Standing kicks

Kodi recommends starting small and progressing as you go with these exercises, which she says help protect the muscles. “When you are ready, you can increase the reps,” she says. “Use these exercises to have a happy and healthy home workout!”

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These chair exercises are only one way of managing your health from the convenience of home! If you live with high blood pressure and/or Type 2 diabetes, the Ochsner Digital Medicine program can help you make positive changes. By joining the program, you’ll enjoy the support of a dedicated team that monitors your blood pressure and blood sugar readings, manages your medications, and provides lifestyle support – all without extra doctor’s visits.

Digital Medicine helps you manage common chronic conditions. Learn more at Digital Medicine | Ochsner Health

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