Burn Fat with Low Impact Workouts
Low-Impact Workouts with a Big Calorie Burn
The Exercise: Step Climbing
Calories burned: 429 for 45 minutes
Trainer tips: Whether it’s bleacher steps outdoors or a VersaClimber or StairMaster at the gym, moving on up means your weight will go down. Since you have to hoist yourself skyward, climbing automatically falls into the “moderate to vigorous” range where you burn more calories—and boost your heart health. But if you find yourself starting to tire, step away from the staircase or hop off the machine. “As you fatigue, your balance becomes challenged, so you might fall off,” says Pire.