Nov 12, · Chair exercises can be the answer for seniors who want to get fit but who worry about overdoing it or falling. Experts say that older adults need four types of exercise: endurance, balance. Mar 10, · Sit in a chair with your back straight and your arms at your sides. Extend and straighten your right knee while focusing on squeezing your quadricep muscles, which are .
Many of the chair exercises in this manual are adapted from the National Institute of Aging, Tufts University, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They are designed to improve strength, flexibility and balance. Most of the exercises can be done while sitting in or holding onto a chair File Size: 1MB.