Chris_F
Guide
Guide

 

High impact does not mean higher intensity low impact workouts can also be very high intensity. It’s all about the amount of effort and attitude you bring to the workout. This high-intensity, low-impact (no jumping) routine is designed to challenge your muscles and mind, make you sweat, and leave you feeling energized and strong, all while using just your body weight. 

 

In order to get more out of a low impact workout, make sure to use a wide range of motion. Chris will have you lunging, squatting, doing pushups, getting your arms up overhead, and motivating you to give your best effort! The good news low impact will be more joint friendly for those of us who need less strain on our hips, knees, and ankles. Even though this class is low impact, there still will be modifications offered for some of the exercises. 

Get ready to try all sorts of fun combinations using your entire body and every muscle group. 

 

Tell us in the comments below, what are your favorite strength training exercises?

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22 Comments
Vanessa
Community Manager
Community Manager

I love using resistance cables for upper body 🙂

angelgirl627
Member

I have resistance bands, but this is something I need to work on ☺️

K_Coffey
Member

Squats and deadlifts to strengthen my legs for walking and running!

beverlybrown
Member

Old-school planks, squats, and free weights.

gss
Member

Planks!! 🙌 and (once I'm finished with them, definitely not during) pushups!

Birding_babe
Member
I like the squat-to-shoulder-press move because it works the upper and lower body at the same time. Efficiency! 🏋🏻‍♀️
LunaLove
Member

My favorite strength training exercises are squats and planks. 

mara
Member

I like using a resistance band. It’s an easy way to adjust the intensity up or down based on the tension.

JDW
Member

I really liked that there was no high impact on my joints!  Definitely will build muscle strength while relieving my stress!!!  Cannot ask for much more!!!  Thank you!!! 

Fuchigirl
Member

Squats! You can do them any where no equipment required.

Bleucherie
Member

This was great, I like to add weights to my training and being able to lift them helps me be stronger so that I can pick up my child with no problem.

SuzanneH
Member

Planks.

EmilyEllen
Member

I'm with a lot of others here--I love planks, and I also like to add additional moves (leg lift, alternate arm rows, etc.)  to amp up the intensity and strength building.

mcb414
Member

i love anything with dumbells!  love this chris!

Cynmovic
Member

I am new to my fitness journey and am still trying to establish my favorite. So far, I like resistance bands and kettlebells. 

Dengle922
Member

I love free weights and using the bar with weights.  Body Pump classes are my favorite!

stephoney22
Member

Body weight exercises like these - squats, deadlift, tricep press, leg lifts etc - are my favorite because you can do them anywhere, modify, and can add equipment when ready for more challenge. 

jesscuts
Member

Lately I have been loving dead lifts and RDL's!

NSWE210A
Member

Squat rack and deadlift, sooo tough but makes me feel so strong & empowered!! Definitely worth the soreness afterwards haha. For arms, bicep curls and upright rows are fun 

milenik
Member

Using my body weight in yoga, like handstands to me are very challenging, and love that.

Judychuang
Member

Ball slam and battle ropes are my favorite!

awwa
Member

Body weight exercises are great since I don't need to find room for extra exercise equipment.