These 11 Surprising Activities Burn More Calories Than Jogging
Although running is considered one of the most efficient workouts to lose weight and get your body in shape, believe it or not, a number of high-intensity exercises will do more for your looks than going for a run. If you aren’t really the running type, these exercises might be just perfect for you.
WebMD recommends 250 minutes of exercise per week but why to do it when there is a better and easier way ?
An average burn is 450-600 calories per hour while jogging.
There are many alternatives to running and here are some suggestions:
1. Rope jumping (861 calories per hour)
Mayo Clinic, says that you can burn twice as many calories (compared to jogging) in the same time rate.
2. Stair treadmill (657 calories per hour)
Stairmaste definitely works for burning calories and as a bonus, your legs and butt will look amazing !
3. Swimming (600-700 calories per hour)
WebMD says that swimming is a great for beginners because it stresses less joints than running.
4. Cycling (550-650 calories per hour)
Mayo Clinic says that even leisure bicycle riding can burn about 300 calories in an hour.
5. Rowing (438 calories per hour)
Rowing is great start if you have bad legs, knees, or feet. Many gyms have a few row machines that you can try out.
6. Basketball (584 calories per hour)
Start shooting hoops with your friends to burn that extra calories .
7. Inline skating (850 calories per hour)
Another fat burner is roller skating.
8. Boxing (800 calories per hour)
Livestrong says that simply punching a bag can burn 350-550 calories in an hour. Sparring with another person can increase your calorie use.
9. Walking uphill with weights (415 calories per hour)
If you live near some nice hills, just add 10 pounds to a backpack and walk on an incline.
10. Martial arts (750 calories per hour)
Martial arts, like Tae Kwon Do, are great ways to burn calories, says Mayo Clinic.
11. Hula Hooping (600 calories per hour)
Heath Magazine published that actress Marisa Tomei and singer Beyonce both regularly use a hula hoop for getting perfect shape.
7 benefits of regular physical activity on workout plans:
Keeps your body fit and healthy
Increases sex drive and gratification
Boost your immune system and mental health
Decreases stress, risk by heart attack and cancer
Gives you trust and has anti-ageing effects
Keeps your mind sharp, Prolongs your life and arrives at you feeling happier
Aids you to lose weight, lowers hypertension and danger of diabetes
Here are 4 tips to help you bind to a weight loss workout and meet your goals:
- Schedule your workout plans.
- Log your steps
- Don’t do too much, too fast.
- Don’t turn water into wine