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Seated Workout Videos

Exercises to Burn Calories and Tone Up While You Sit!

Whether you're living with limited mobility, nursing an injury, dealing with complications related to diabetes, or simply looking for a gentler workout, we've got something for you!  Here's a collection of safe and effective workout videos that can be done from a chair. That's right, you can tone up and burn calories while you sit. Click a video below to learn more and to follow along right from your computer. 

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Nicole was named "America's Top Personal Trainer to Watch" in 2011. A certified personal trainer and fitness instructor with a bachelor's degree in health education, she loves living a healthy and fit lifestyle and helping others do the same. Check out her workout DVDs and read her blog posts.

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  • I did some of the chair Spark vid exercises today. I was able have one eye on them and watch TV at the same time. Works for me! - 3/2/2015 7:10:51 PM
    There's a TV show called "Sit and Be Fit". See if your local PBS station shows it. Here in Houston it's on Channel 8 at 5:30 am. Thank goodness for a DVR :-) - 11/17/2014 7:12:54 PM
  • I would also like more choices. For several months, I have been dealing with several issues with my arm, shoulder and neck. So many exercises involve these body parts. - 10/16/2014 10:55:13 AM
  • While I am glad there are a few seated workout videos, I wish there were a few more to choose from. I have an injury and may be doing these for a little bit. It would be nice if there were a few more choices in the mix. - 8/30/2014 7:31:27 PM
    I just started the first week yesterday and I thought it will take me forever to get motivated and start. But the site is so well built that everything is on the main page so before you knew it I was doing the 12 minute sit-down exercise. Very cool! I don't have an excuse now to delay any longer. Thank you coach Michelle.! - 6/21/2014 2:14:23 AM
  • is it possible to buy some of these seated workout tapes. i can watch them on my pc but i cant do the exercises in my desk chair. my room is so small i need to play these tapes on the tv to be able to do them. - 5/29/2014 12:00:35 PM
  • I LOVE these videos! If you're injured in a wheelchair for any amount of time they're great for getting you moving, or if you're just THAT tired or hurtin' from the day you can still get in some calorie-burning!

    These videos were SUCH a wonderful idea and I wish there were more of them! - 1/19/2014 1:24:18 PM
    I would like to know if you have your chair exercises on dvd or cd, as I would like to purchase. Please forward a telephone number that I can contact you to make a payment soonest. - 12/24/2013 2:36:44 PM
  • for those that are stating that they want more exercises for limited mobility and seated workouts, I have found that if you go on YOU TUBE there are workouts there for everyone. It is a good medium to use. I have found workouts for walking in the home as well as other things. Seated workouts are good too for me since I sit at a desk all day. I have to make them up though as the day goes on because my company gives little access to videos :( but I am starting some movement now so I will talk to you all later.. Have a blessed and beautiful day. - 12/16/2013 2:57:14 PM
  • Thank you so much! I love to use this link! Helps me so much! - 10/11/2013 6:18:35 PM
    I love these since I have limited mobility because of knee issues -- I would wish that more seated cardio videos would be made available since there is only one. It would be nice to have more options to vary the routine. - 10/11/2013 12:43:00 PM
    I too would prefer DVDs to computer. But these exercises have got me moving. Thanks. - 9/3/2013 9:19:34 AM
  • Oh, forgot to mention - we love Coach Nicole! - 8/20/2013 1:46:53 PM
  • I love these! Thank you so much! I have plantars fasciitis so doing a standing workout is not always possible for me - these exercises allow me to make sure I do SOMETHING every day. My Mom has started doing with me since she also has mobility issues. - 8/20/2013 1:46:37 PM
  • With the help of these, everyone can do some exercises. Thanks! - 6/16/2013 7:54:25 AM

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