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Captains Chair Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Captains Chair Exercise.

The 13 Best Abs Exercises

We often get questions about the best abs exercises—after all, who doesn't want to tone their tummy in the least amount of time? There are countless exercises that target the abs, including fitness DVDs (Does "8 Minute Abs" ring a...  Read more

The Pirate Workout

Hey you scallywags! No more hogboshing around the deck swabs; it’s time to earn your eye patches! This here is called "The Pirate Workout" and if you’re looking for a fun and rewarding upper body workout, you should be all over...  Read more

Strength Training with a Disability

Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y...  Read more

5 Fun Ways to Dive In to Aquatic Exercise

The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or...  Read more

Printable 15-Minute Desk Workout

This is the printable version of our 15-Minute Desk Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version. Wall Squats   ...  Read more

Need ideas for exercise/fitness games...
Updated 7/22/2014 6:19:11 AM

I have started a "Biggest Loser" type challenge in our community and wanted to have games and activities that will be fun and help burn calories. The problem is that everyone in the group is of all different weights and physical ability. For instan...  Read more

How do you make yourself start exercising?
Updated 7/22/2014 4:02:57 PM

I know how to exercise, I know how to eat right. My baby #4 is five months, my twins are 3 & my oldest is almost 5. I gained a little with each pregnancy & then my Dad passed away a month before I had my 5 month old & I ate to comfort myself. Needles...  Read more

exercising when sore
Updated 7/21/2014 4:49:58 AM

I did a lower body ST session on Friday and felt super sore yesterday and today. I went hiking today and walked a lot yesterday thinking that it would help but it doesn't seem to work. Should I do the same work out tomorrow if I am still sore...  Read more

Beginning core exercises
Updated 7/20/2014 1:43:30 AM

I have decided to start doing exercises to strengthen my core muscles to see if it will help with my back problems. Does anyone have a good starting place for a noob like me? I have NEVER been able to do crunches, so needless to say, my core muscles...  Read more

Weight-loss and exercise when you have MS
Updated 7/18/2014 12:21:28 PM

I am struggling with weight -loss due to having MS. I can only walk for short distances before my legs need a rest. I have to use a walker to walk so aerobic exercise is limited to swimming and stationary bicycle. I do to therapeutic massage weekly b...  Read more

journal what you eat,positive mental attitude

i love to do a log book that tells everything i eat my blood sugar and weight it helps me be aware of what i was doing to sabotoge my bodyand mind...  Read more

EXERCISE

Dancing and doing Exercise in my chair. Going and getting things I need....  Read more

Curves Divas

Calling all women who go to Curves! As we learn healthy eating and exercise habits we can support one another!...  Read more

Learn to Be Safe: Teens and Sports Injuries

Before 21-year-old Owen Thomas became captain of the football team at the University of Pennsylvania, he was a star athlete in my suburban community, one hour north of Philadelphia. Since age 9 he had  him. Five months later another ripple went...  Read more

Poll: Do You Ban Certain Foods from Your Home?

A British warship captain has banned Brussels sprouts from his ship, calling them "the devil's vegetable." According to a story in the Telegraph: "(Commanding Officer Wayne Keble OBE) brought in the boycott because he "hates" Brussels sprouts but den...  Read more