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11-Minute Chair Cardio Workout

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About this Workout
Do you sit at a desk all day? Are you confined to a chair? Do you struggle with mobility issues? Then this workout is for you! This short and simple cardio workout will elevate your heart rate to burn calories and fat in just minutes!
  • Length: 11 minutes
  • Equipment: None
  • Type of Workout: Cardio (aerobic) & flexibility
  • Fitness Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Impact: Zero-impact
  • Safety Precautions: Complete all exercises to the best of your ability level, changing the speed, range of motion or movement to reflect what you can do.

Member Comments

  • Good start to my day! This is one I will continue to do. Thanks Nicloe! - 8/23/2014 11:51:29 AM
  • Loved what I saw! Looks easy and fun way to exercise with from the safety of a chair. It looks like there are several other "chair" exercise videos. Are there any plans to have them on buyable DVDs? I am in my seventies, and am certain that I would use them. Thanks for listening. - 8/20/2014 8:44:49 PM
  • I hurt my ankle and can't walk right now. This is a great alternative and I really worked up a sweat considering I was sitting the whole time. I highly recommend - 8/19/2014 5:54:53 AM
  • Thank you very much! I have foot complaints so this is a wonderful way to exercise! - 8/19/2014 5:19:54 AM
  • This was great for me. After an elbow replacement and being traumatized from the fall (I am afraid of falling) this gave me a wonderful work out - 8/19/2014 3:57:34 AM
  • I have had a stroke and was having trouble finding a workout I can do. This was great. I could almost keep-up most of the time. There are some coordination issues but I did my best and really enjoyed it! Thank you
    - 8/19/2014 2:21:56 AM
  • having some physical problems, but was able to get over half way through. some is better than none. Thank you for being there, Nicole. - 8/15/2014 7:04:55 AM
  • This is the first time I've seen a sit down aerobic session. I loved it! Since I have bad knees, this was really good for me. I can do it at work during lunch too! This is something I can use and can work. - 8/13/2014 9:54:16 PM
  • This is a great little workout for mid day when time is limited. Thanks Sparkpeople! - 8/9/2014 3:32:30 PM
  • Wow! Got a long, long, long way to go. - 8/6/2014 11:16:47 AM
  • Thanks to spark friends for suggesting this.. now I know there are work outs I can do and not be on my sore feet yay! - 7/30/2014 3:55:16 PM
  • This is great, like a lot I am not the most co-ordinated but it does allow me to get cardio in without craziness! Love it - 7/27/2014 1:41:51 PM
  • geez I'm outta
    - 7/24/2014 4:01:03 PM
  • I was really excited when I saw this but my glee quickly turned to despair. I am so uncoordinated and out of shape. I'm determined to continue to strengthen and hopefully improve moving 2 different parts of my body at the same time. Poor Hippocampus at work. - 7/21/2014 10:21:46 AM
  • Enjoyed the video. Great reminder to get as much movement into our day as possible. - 7/16/2014 12:45:33 AM