Weekender Guide: How to Spice up Your Boring Weekends!
No need to spend tons of money on fancy gym memberships or fitness equipment only to realize you don’t have enough space at home. Use simple, at-home equipment such as the humble chair in order to intensify your workout. Here are 5 simple at-home intense chair exercises to add variety to your home workouts.
Seated Dumbbell Curls • Sit on a bench with the torso upright, knees bent and feet flat on the floor. • Hold a dumbbell in each hand with the arms hanging down by the sides and the palms facing inside. • Curl one arm, bending at the elbow and rotate the palm while curling upwards so that it faces the shoulder. • Contract the biceps fully and then uncurl and extend the arm back to the starting position. • Repeat on the other arm. Variation: This exercise can also be done in a standing position, single arm at a time or both arms together.
Hammer Curl. This exercise works the forearms also along with the biceps. • Stand or sit holding a dumbbell in each hand with the palms facing inside. • Curl the dumbbells up until the thumbs are close to the shoulders on both sides. • Pause for a second and slowly return to the starting position.
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