How to Get Stronger Every Time You Sit Down


Today’s video is short, but the payoffs are long-lasting when you apply what you learn.

The best part about this quick strength-building tip is that it won’t add a single second of exercise time to your schedule, and it fits right into something you’re already doing every day—sitting down.

After you try it, I’d love to know how it goes. Make sure and let me know in the comments below.

Stronger every day,


P.S. Want another strength-building tip that smoothly fits into your daily life? Check out this exercise quickie that partners perfectly with the exercise in today’s video.

Exercise Quickie: Getting Out of a Chair

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4 Responses

  1. Standing up – who knew that a simple adjustment could make such a big difference. I’ve been adjusting my feet per the video this week standing up and, wow, what a difference. thank you for your explanation and demonstration for this- my knees are happier!

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