35 Minute KNEE FRIENDLY Cardio Workout + KNEE Strengthening Exercises

Your knees are going to love this super sweaty KNEE FRIENDLY cardio workout, and so is the rest of you! Today we’re burning about 200 calories with LOW IMPACT, squat-free exercises that are designed to protect and strengthen your knee joints.

Here are the FAST FACTS: Level THREE | ALL standing, NO jumping, NO equipment | BURN 175 – 200 calories

Your knees are going to love this super sweaty KNEE FRIENDLY cardio workout, and so is the rest of you!  Today we’re burning about 200 calories with LOW IMPACT, squat-free exercises that are designed to protect and strengthen your knee joints.

Plus, we’re doing a handful of PT-approved seated knee exercises to isolate and strengthen the muscles that surround and support your knee!

This fabulous routine needs no equipment, has no jumping or transitions to the ground and includes a warm up and cool down.

Check out the list of exercises below, then follow along with me in real time with the full length video.

Can’t see the workout? Click here to watch it on YouTube: https://youtu.be/bdSEN9TTxzM

SET UP:
HIIT timer is set for 15 seconds; work in short ladders (stepstools!) by adding one exercise each round; complete each stepstool twice

WARM UP:
Arm Circles with High Knees
Arm Crossers with Booty Kickers
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EXERCISES:
Stepstool 1:
Kick Jacks
Reach Across
Drinky Bird Jacks

Stepstool 2:
Big Swing Back Taps
Double Knees
High Knee Jacks

Stepstool 3:
Booty Kicker Jacks
Reach Down Switchfoot
Rainbow Jacks

Stepstool 4:
Middle Skips
Letter Ks
Twisting Kicks

Stepstool 5:
Ceiling Touches with Back Taps
Forward Hinge Tip-Toes
Leg Twister Jacks

FINISHER (all SEATED; complete approximately five on each side):
Knees to Chest
Leg Straighteners
Straight Leg Lifts
Single Leg Stand Ups

COOL DOWN STRETCHING

EXTENDED COOL DOWN (highly recommended!): https://youtu.be/JN-IEgrMySc

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