Exercising should be a daily habit, all people who want to start living healthy and have a balanced lifestyle, should start working out. There are a lot of ways that you can start with your healthy life style, especially if you are not the type of person who has a lot of time to visit the gym.

There are a lot of home exercises that you can do at home that is equally just as effective as going to the gym. As long as you know how to improvise, you will be able to work out anywhere. In fact, all these workouts can be done with a simple chair. Next thing you know, you will be totally ready to head out for a fun night with the girls.

If you do not know what chair exercises you can do to shed off a couple pounds from your belly, here are some workouts you can take advantage of to give you the body you want:

  1. Sit down to tone up: this is a good work out to tone your arms and legs, and especially your tummy. It is a full work out designed to keep you awake throughout office hours.
  • Sit down on a sturdy chair, and make sure that it doesn’t shake.
  • Sit with your back straight, at the end of the chair.
  • Lift your arms above your head, and spread your legs at the same time.
  • Make sure to go at one speed, and make sure that your arms and legs are synchronized with each other while doing this work out.

 

  1. Skater switch: this is a good work out for the abs, it hits the entire body, which is good for when you do not have time to go to the gym.
  • Sit down on the edge of the chair.
  • Bend your right knee out to the side.
  • Extend left leg straight to the other side with your toes pointed.
  • Reach for your right leg with your left arm, and your right arm behind the body, while twisting your torso.
  • Repeat on the other side. Make sure to do this quickly and on a synchronized speed.

 

  1. Hinge and Cross-: Hits the oblique, abs, arms and legs.
  • Sit tall with your knees bent and together, (Make sure to squeeze inner thighs together to activate more muscle movement) toes pointed with your hands behind your head.
  • Tighten your abs and hinge back a little bit, until your shoulders can lightly touch the back of the chair.
  • Bring your body forward, crossing your right elbow to the left knee.
  • Return to start.
  • Repeat for both sides.

 

  1. Leg lift and twist: hits the abs, and legs. This is good for engaging your abs.
  • Still tall on the edge of the chair.
  • Extend your right leg out forward straight, with your left food on the floor, cross arms over the chest.
  • Tighten abs and rotate your torso to the right as your right leg lifts to your left knee while squeezing your knees together.
  • Return to the start.

 

  1. Chair dips: this is a good work out for your triceps and your butt. This work out will tone your arms.
  • Sit on the edge of your chair with your arms on the sides.
  • Place both your palms on the edge of the seat, and your fingers over the edge.
  • Hold your body suspended for about 5 counts.
  • Push back onto the seat.
  • Repeat
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