Before starting any new exercise program, it's always a good idea to consult your doctor to discuss any medical conditions and make sure this exercise program is safe for you.
Check out this 10-minute, total-body workout that targets strength for both the upper and lower body as well as cardio. What you will Need:
- Stairs or a sturdy chair/step stool to step up onto
- A comfortable, clean floor or a mat
- 1 Theraband or 2 water filled milk jugs
Do the following exercises each for 30 seconds in a circuit in order from 1-10. Do not rest between each exercise. Repeat a 2nd time for a total of 10 minutes of exercise. Be sure to warm up a bit before beginning, and stretch following your exercise. Check out the how-to pictures below, and you can click on them to find videos to also help with form.
1. Chair Squats (narrow feet)
2. Push Ups
3. V-sit Hold
4. Chair Dips
5. Cardio-set ups
6. Chair Squats (wide feet)
7. Theraband Rows or
Milk Jug Rows
9. Thereaband Bicep Curls or
Milk Jug Bicep Curls
10. Step Ups
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For more tips like these, be sure to see a CCH Health Coach who can help you accomplish your goals and live your healthiest life!
Campbell County Health's Wellness Services works to reduce health risks and promote overall wellness among employee groups and individuals across the northeastern Wyoming region. To learn more about Wellness, please visit
www.cchwyo.org/Wellness or call 307.688.8051.
This blog was written by Rachel Wilde CPT, MA, CCH Wellness Services Technician and Phlebotomist