Every now and then, we have to give the body a break from excessive pounding (read: running, dance classes, and contact sports). Luckily low-impact workouts are typically easier on the body, especially our joints, and can be a great way to get in a heart-pumping workout while reducing the risk of injury. Plus, it’s a no-brainer that exercise is great for keeping the heart healthy and lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease—something that’s never too early to start thinking about. Most trainers define low-impact exercises as motions where one foot stays on the ground at all times. But rather than doing single-leg deadlifts until keeling over, we figured it’d be best to round up 21 low- (or no!) impact exercises to keep things varied and full o’ fun. They’re perfect for when you’re just getting started, dealing with an injury, or just want to try something new! To read more click here!