Strength, Level 1

Sit to stand using hands

  1. Sit up right with your feet slightly behind your knees
  2. Hold firmly onto the sides or arms of your chair
  3. Shuffle your bum forward towards the end of the chair
  4. Lean your chest forwards with your head up and looking forwards
  5. Push through your feet and hands to help you stand up, squeezing your leg and bottom muscles to help you
  6. To sit back down, make sure you feel the chair with the backs of your legs and keep your head up, then reach your hands back for the arm rests and gently sit down
  7. Repeat 10-15 times

Other Level 1 Strength exercises

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