The Healthy Heart Strength Plan: Tuesday

You can build strong chest and triceps muscles and a healthy heart in as little as five minutes a day.

  from 30 Minutes a Day to a Healthy Heart

Prop a sturdy chair against a wall and sit with the heels of your hands on the edge of the seat. Inch your buttocks off the seat, supporting your weight with your hands.

Keeping your shoulders down and your back straight, bend your elbows back and dip your body toward the floor as far as comfortably possible (even if it’s just a few inches). Push back up to the starting position.

To make the move more challenging, extend one leg and plant the heel of that foot on the floor in front of you.