14 Low-Impact HIIT Workouts For Beginners to Help You Crush Your Next Session
Finding time to work out is a constant struggle — especially if you are recovering from an injury or easing back into it after a long break. One way to burn tons of calories in a short amount of time is with a high-intensity interval training workout, better known as HIIT. These exercises consist of doing a few moves in a burst of high energy, followed by a short rest period, before repeating, and they are available for all fitness levels. Studies have shown that HIIT workouts burn more calories during and after your workout versus a steady-state workout, plus they help you lose more fat, gain more muscle, and reduce blood pressure.
Luckily, you don't have to be a pro athlete or an experienced fitness buff to do a HIIT workout. There are plenty of low-impact options for beginners on YouTube, which means they all still torch calories but often require no equipment, don't involve any jumping, and are generally a bit easier on your joints. Plus, you can do all of these workouts from your living room. Ahead, you'll find a few of our favorite low-impact HIIT workout videos on YouTube.