For the past six months I have been involved in dysfunctional relationship … with a Lazy Boy recliner. Much of the day is spent thinking about my recliner and the comfort it will offer me once I get home. Pure bliss!!
When I get home it is “Out of the way cat!” … bathroom … toss the work clothes and flop into the big warm embrace of my recliner. Once I am in, it is like the pull of quicksand, I am not getting out. All around my chair I have a large collection of every possible item I might need so that I will not have to go through the agony of leaving my chair.
Just recently I realized the chair was interfering with my ability to get my chores done and get in a little extra exercise. I tried to pass the chair off on my brother, but he wasn’t fooled, he knew there had to be a downside to the deal and he rejected the chair. My heart wasn’t really committed to the idea of breaking up yet so that was OK.
I have since investigated possible seated exercise routines. They are pretty much guaranteed to destroy the chair. That’s OK I bought the extended warrantee and it gets me a replacement chair should anything happen.
Please have a look at the possibilities for seated exercise. Don’t laugh! Some of these could be good for anybody recovering from an injury (Me!) or who has limited mobility (Uh, Me!) or who wants to multitask and watch the Say Yes to the Dress marathon (Mmm Me?).
Chair Dancing – Its not lap dancing or grinding on a chair like Britney Spears (get your mind out of the gutter!)
The Nine-Inning Recliner Workout: if you can’t take the man out of the chair, take the workout to the man