Seated Chair-Based Exercise

These chair-based exercises are ideal for those with physical restrictions or limited mobility but wish to maintain or build their fitness.

Seated Warm Up

Warming up before any workout is really important. Follow this warm-up session before the other seated workouts in this section. If you are very new to exercise you may find this workout is enough for you initially. By starting with this programme you can help your body become familiar with the moves in a gentle fashion whilst mobilising the joints.

Seated Aerobics

Ideal for those who are uncomfortable at the thought of doing standing aerobics, fitness supremo Mary Morris has created a brilliant workout you can do from a chair.

Seated Strength Workout

Maintaining muscle strength is vital to health but not everyone is able to do a strength workout from the floor or whilst standing. Here fitness expert Mary Morris teaches a safe and highly effective strength workout from a chair.

The Forever Young Workout

Workout with Rosemary in this full length strength workout. This was first illustrated in her book ‘Secrets of Staying Young’ which featured Rosemary and her 89 year old mother-in-law, Jeanne.

Leg Strengthener and Bottom Toner

This short sequence will help to keep your legs fit and strong and your bottom toned. Having strong leg muscles is vital if we are to maintain our independence as we get older.

Flexibility

Maintaining our flexibility is really important for us to be able to stay independent as we get older. This simple exercise routine can really help loosen up our upper body and improve our posture.