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Exercise Equipment Saco ME

A Captain's chair is used for extremely effective abdominal exercises. Most gyms have them and it looks like a high chair without a seat. The best way to perform the exercise correctly is to stand on the chair (there are foot rests on either side), grip the handles to stabilize your upper body and rest your forearms on the arm pads.

Curves Saco
3 Eastview Pkwy.
Saco, ME
 
Saco Sport and Fitness
(207) 284-5953
329 North St
Saco, ME
 
Curves Saco ME
3 Eastview Pkwy., Ste. 4, Route One
Saco, ME
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Snap Fitness
(207) 934-6136
2 Cascade Rd.
Old Orchard Beach, ME
 
Old Orchard Beach Little League
(207) 934-7103
T For Turn Rd
Old Orchard Beach, ME
 
Maremont Little League
(207) 282-8859
Industrial Park Rd
Saco, ME
 
Curves For Women
(207) 282-0301
670 Main St
Saco, ME
 
Saco Yacht Club
(207) 282-9893
Frnt
Saco, ME
 
Old Orchard Snap Fitness
(207) 934-6136
2 Cascade Rd.
Old Orchard Beach, ME
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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East Coast Fitness Center
(207) 282-9231
140 Main St
Biddeford, ME
 
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Q: What is a captain's chair for exercise and is it effective?

 

A Captain's chair is used for extremely effective abdominal exercises. Most gyms have them and it looks like a high chair without a seat. The best way to perform the exercise correctly is to stand on the chair (there are foot rests on either side), grip the handles to stabilize your upper body and rest your forearms on the arm pads. Then, press your back against the pad and slowly lift your knees towards your chest. Again make sure to keep your lower back firmly in place - otherwise you won't be strengthening your abs, but your hip muscles. Try for a few repetitions at first, working your way up to 15.


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