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Best Workout for stiff people with joints not made for jumping about
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haggistramp · 19/06/2020 10:22

What it says on the tin really. 40 year old trying to lose weight and needing to exercise. Probably 30-60 min workouts, daily or every other day. Take no pleasure in running. Im not overly overweight (5'9 12st5) but need to get rid of mum tum. Tried a dancing workout which was fun but had to stop after a week because my joints cant take bouncing about like a 20 year old. Any suggestions?

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sleepismysuperpower1 · 19/06/2020 10:27

try this one here x

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MilkshakeandFries · 19/06/2020 10:29

Have a look at FIIT - there's a load of low impact cardio and strength classes that have no jumping but still get your heart rate up really well.

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Oopsy41 · 19/06/2020 10:39

What about walking workouts? Lucy wyndam read, Leslie sansone Jessica Smith. I do these and body project workouts. I have a dodgy knee so have to stick to low impact. There's so much on you tube, stops me getting bored

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chickenninja · 19/06/2020 10:57

The body project videos on YouTube.

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ThursdayLastWeek · 19/06/2020 17:58

I found an Instagram workout woman who seems to specialise in low impact workouts.

Lean Justine I think she’s called.

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MsMartini · 19/06/2020 18:04

Unless you've got a specific issues, I would do strength and flexibility work so that you can do higher-impact stuff. I am 53 and strength training has meant I can run and do HIIT, boxing etc for the first time since my 20s. My knees are much better than they used to be.

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MrsJamin · 19/06/2020 20:48

I am in my early 40s and was starting to get knee pain before I did strength training with weights. They are now totally pain-free and I have started running which previously would have been tricky. I would really recommend some strength training and there's no jumping about but you're actively working on building muscle which will support your joints.

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MoshiMoshiSushi · 27/06/2020 17:17

Sounds like working on your mobility might be needed even if you don't want to jump around. Prep work is important to ensure your body can move freely otherwise irrespective of the activity you will develop niggles from lack of flexion etc. FWIW I can't jump around without warming up for half an hour so maybe you could look for something a bit more low impact too?

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Espoleta · 27/06/2020 17:19

Yoga. Try yoga with Adrienne on YouTube and then ramp up

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Eckhart · 27/06/2020 17:19

Lift some weights. Start gently, build up strength over months, rather than weeks. It'll change your life. And your body, of course.

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