Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers! Here you will find frequently asked questions about Chairobics.

Can I do Chairobics daily?

You only need to workout with Chairobics 3-4 times a week. Don’t forget to drink lots of water!

Can I use my sofa to exercise?

Not suggested because a sofa is soft and not sturdy enough to support your spine in a sit-down workout.

How do I do Chairobics?

Sit big, tall and proud in a sturdy chair or own wheelchair and hold your abdominals inward tightly to support your self more securely to your chair. Now each Chairobic movement should be engaged as you breath with the movements. Keep moving and breathing.

How often should I exercise as a senior?

A large health study reported in 2011 suggests that all adults — including seniors — can benefit from as little as 15 minutes per day of moderately heart-pumping exercise. About 30 minutes is the official recommendation, in addition to at least two sessions per week of muscle-strengthening activity or exercise.

Is it better to eat breakfast before or after a workout?

You need to fuel your body prior to exercise so you can get the most out of your workout – try something light like 1/2 yogurt, piece of fruit or 1/2 smoothie an hour before you exercising with Chairobics.

Is it effective to workout at home?

The short answer is yes. Providing you are prepared to put a little time and effort into your workout at home, it can be just as effective as a gym workout. … However for others, the prospect of going into a gym is daunting and therefore exercising in the comfort of their own home is much more appealing.

What happens if I can’t keep up with Chairobics?

You simply slow down your pace and reduce your repetitions or stop if you are short winded.

What if I feel pain while exercising?

You should stop an exercise if you feel pain while doing it. Pain is your body’s way of telling you that what you are doing is not working for it. You may be doing the movement too fast, incorrectly, or with too much weight, or the exercise may be putting stress on a bone, joint, or muscle that your body cannot cope with, in which case you may have to find a different exercise.

What is Chairobics?

This full aerobic workout begins with a blend of yogic stretches and gradually progresses to more accelerated and isometric types of movements; all of which are performed while sitting down.

What is the best exercise for the elderly?
  • Swimming. There’s a reason swimming is called the world’s perfect exercise. …
  • Yoga. …
  • Pilates. …
  • Resistance-Band Training. …
  • Walking. …
  • Strength and Chairobics Classes.