Exercise Instructions

Sittingym®

It is important to consult your doctor or health professional before undertaking any exercise program.

Not suitable for use by children

Hold handles firmly during all exercises!

Upper Body Exercises

  • Bicep Curls
  • Forearm Stretch (Alternative Arms) – Rapid light cardio effect.
  • Arm Extensions
  • Upper Arm Extensions
  • Arm Stretch – Release extension tube from the handle and stretch arms out wide below head height.
  • Abs and Light Cardio – Using both handles, cross over chest, pull forward, twisting torso on one side. Repeat exercise using the alternative side.

Lower Body Exercises

  • Knee March (Attach strap for this exercise) – Place the strap over knees and raise each knee, one at a time. Use ‘marching’ steps.
  • Hip Extension (Attach strap for this exercise) – Stand facing the chair and extend one leg back. Repeat using the alternative leg.
  • Hip Abduction (Attach strap for this exercise) – Stand facing across the chair and extend one leg to the side.  Repeat using the alternative leg.
  • Leg Extensions (Attach strap for this exercise) – Slide strap down to shins and extend one leg at a time.
    Do not use if the skin on the front of the leg is delicate or ulcerated.
  • Sitting Cross Trainer – Light Cardio (Attach strap and use the additional tubing for this exercise) – Remove tubing on the handle. Attach strap and slide down to the lower leg. To use, extend, and lift leg slightly sideways, in order to stabilize band.  Use with the same action as a cross-trainer. Repeat on the alternative side.
    Keep hand nearest the body, below head height, at chest level.
    Do not use if the skin on the front of the leg is delicate or ulcerated. 

For a lighter resistance experience, leave handles dangling by an extra length of tubing.

For a heavier experience, increase repetitions.

Do not lift handles above chest height.

Do not use on fine or antique chairs. 

Do not use any style of folding chair.

Beware latex allergy – unless marked latex free.