The Total Body Workout for Beginners: Start Here!

Begin exercising with this simple at-home workout routine that uses just a chair to help you start sculpting your body (12 Photos)

Jessica Smith on May 24, 2013 at 1:26PM

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The Total Body Workout for Beginners: Start Here!

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Move #2: Seated Jumping Jacks

Cardio Move: 20 repetitions

This jumping jack variation is a great way to get your heart pumping minus the higher impact of the traditional version.

How to do it: Sit tall on the edge of your chair, elbows bent in front of your body, toes lightly tapped on the floor [as shown in photo A]. Quickly open your arms and legs into a wide ‘X’ shape, flexing your feet so that only your heels lightly touch the ground [as shown in photo B]. Repeat as fast as you can.

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