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Why Low-Impact Workouts Are Essential

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author image Jess Barron
Jess Barron is head of editorial at LIVESTRONG.COM.She has appeared on MSNBC's "The Most," ABC News Now, and XM satellite radio. Barron's writing has appeared on Wired.com, Yahoo! and Poprocks.com.
Why Low-Impact Workouts Are Essential
“There’s No Such Thing as Getting It Wrong." Photo Credit LIVESTRONG.COM

Joining us for the 8-Week STRONGER Challenge? Press “play” to watch this one-minute motivation video message from celebrity trainer Nicky Holender about how low-impact workouts like his 41-minute REFUEL active recovery workout will improve your flexibility and help relieve any soreness and stiffness you might be feeling from your other workouts.

Will you be joining the STRONGER Challenge? If you are, then join our STRONGER Challenge Facebook Group to get daily tips, encouragement and motivation.

Readers – Are you joining us in the 8-week STRONGER Challenge? What do you think of the STRONGER workouts and the meal plan? Leave a comment below and let us know.

Jess Barron is GM and VP of LIVESTRONG.COM. Read some of her other health and fitness articles here. A longtime foodie and fan of Farmer's Market fare, Jess just can't get enough heirloom tomatoes, fresh figs with burrata cheese, and anything with pumpkin or peanut butter in it! Her love for food fuels her desire to exercise daily. In the summer of 2012 Jess lost 20 pounds in a test group for a new fitness program. Some of her favorite workout routines include walking, running, yoga, P90X, INSANITY, and mixed martial arts. She has appeared on MSNBC's "The Most," ABC News Now, and XM satellite radio and her writing has appeared on Wired.com and Yahoo!

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