Low Impact Exercise Activities


Cycling is one of the best low impact activities you can do to get your heart pumping and muscles working.  Based up on research in the UK.  A study found that cycling every other day helps improve both physical health and emotional health.  By improving levels of well being and self-confidence.

Rowing Machine

Using a rowing machine is a fantastic all-over body activity.  You use your legs, back, arms and core.  Rowing machines a suitable for a lot of people and can be scaled up and down intensity.

Cross-Trainer Machine

A cross trainer helps takes all impact off the joints because you are using a gliding motion.  Cross trainers have been found to be better than using a treadmill with a study finding that your heart rate and oxygen consumption while training on a cross trainer is the same as running on a treadmill.  Whilst with the cross trainer you reduce the impact force through the feet.  Which highlights the low impact of a cross trainer compared to a treadmill


One of the main benefits of yoga is to increase flexibility, posture, and improved muscle tone.  Yoga is very good for stress relief and boosted blood flow.  Whilst your able to complete yoga no matter what fitness level your at.  You may have heard of different types of yoga such as anti-gravity yoga, laughter yoga or goat yoga.  Goat Yoga has started to become a popular trend and has been embraced by some famous celebrities.


Golf is another low impact sport because it doesn’t involve any hard hitting movements.  Golfing has many benefits such as being outdoors.  And normally on a round of golf you’ll do a lot of walking and pulling of your golf cart which will help burn more calories and overall will improve our health.

James Dawson

After learning how to ride a bicycle much later than all the other kids, James Dawson hasn't looked back. The author now actively rides a bicycle as a part of the community cycling group and competes regularly in local competitions. Aside from that, he loves technology and always keeps up to date with the latest cycling tech.