Basic Chest & Back

Resistance Training- Basic Chest & Back

  • Dumbbells or household items and a sturdy chair are required for this workout
  • This workout focuses on muscles of the chest and back (some shoulders)
  • The exercises are demonstrated from a combination of seated, standing and an optional quadruped position from the floor.
    • Note: Participants who have undergone recent ICD, Pacemaker insertion or sternotomy should receive clearance before doing these exercises.

Resistance training disclaimer

  • This is an unsupervised online exercise video. We advise all participants to review their current exercise/fitness level to determine if this session is appropriate for you.
  • If resistance training is new to you please discuss with your physician, prior to participating.
  • Do not start an exercise session if you are feeling unwell and discontinue exercise if symptoms arise. Symptoms may include but are not limited to; shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, light-headiness. If you develop worsening symptoms that are not relived by rest – seek medical attention.
  • Remember you are in control of your own workout. Exercise at your own level/pace.
  • Please complete a 3-5 minutes warm up prior to starting this exercise routine.