This exercise is a progression to the sit to stand and will to keep improving your lower-body strength needed for daily activities such as stair climbing, walking, rising from a chair or car.
Start standing in front of sturdy chair with your feet at a comfortable width. Use your hands for support if you need, lower down and back pausing just above the chair, then reverse the motion, and return to a standing position.
Before participating, please consult your family health practitioner. All participants should take the online physical activity readiness questionnaire, ParQ+ Fitness Assessment available on Kamloops.ca/Fitness. Complete this form annually to ensure that you are prepared to increase your physical activity level. Please modify any of these online exercise videos to meet your own personal fitness levels or physical limitations. Remember when being physically active, stay hydrated, wear proper attire, and take rest breaks as needed. Have fun and stay safe!
By performing any exercises shown in our online exercise video series, you understand and agree that you are performing them at your own risk. The City of Kamloops, its officers, its employees, and its agents will not be responsible or liable for any injury, loss, or harm you sustain as a result of our online exercise video series.
Ensure you have a clear and safe space when performing these exercises.
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