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Chair Exercises

5. Back Muscles -
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. (front view)
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Sit straight in chair. With knees together, bend forward and stretch toward the floor (or toes). Hold. Return to original position. Avoid this and other bending-over exercises if they make you dizzy.

More Chair Exercises

  1. Neck Muscle
  2. Neck Muscle
  3. Back of Neck and Shoulder Muscles
  4. Shoulder Muscles
  5. Back Muscles
  6. Back Muscles
  7. Back Muscles
  8. Shoulders and Pectoral (chest) Muscles
  9. Legs and Back Muscles
  10. Buttock and Stomach Muscles
  11. Leg Muscles

Donna Terbizan, PhD, Professor
Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
Julie Garden-Robinson, PhD, LRD, Food and Nutrition Specialist, NDSU Extension Service