5 Ways to Make Your Low Impact Workout High Intensity

Updated: Dec 22, 2020

Whether you’re recovering from an injury, just getting back into working out, or have been told by a healthcare professional that you should avoid high-impact activity, you might be wondering if workouts are even worth it.


Often when people I know are told to try “low-impact” exercise, they picture grandmas with flowered swim caps doing water aerobics, or groups of men in matching track suits walking around a neighborhood track chit-chatting. Contrary to popular belief, you can actually make many of your regular workouts into low-impact working using a few strategies, which I’ll outline here.