I am sure you never thought you could burn fat quickly engaging in exercises that doesn’t include running.
Well here are 10 exercises that you can try today that will help you get rid of excessive fat and you don’t have to run to burn those calories, lose weight and stay in great shape.
1. Try the kettle-bell swing exercise
This exercise will help you burn approximately 20 calories every minute and you don’t have to spend too much time engaging in this exercise.
2. Engage in the cross-fit exercises
These are very intense exercises that don’t necessarily depend on you following a regular routine, all you need do is known which group of muscles you intend targeting and pick a couple of exercises that will be aimed at them.
3. Get into fat tire biking
This exercise is useful for burning lots of calories (about 1,500) in just one hour. This is approximately two times the calories you will burn if you were to engage in running. This exercise also gives your legs, thighs and knees a good work-out.
4. Do bike sprints
If you don’t care much for work-outs then this exercise may just be right for you. If you want to get the best out of this exercise all you need to do is pedal fast for about one minute then slow down for about two minutes. When you alternate in this fashion you will burn calories faster while you are less likely to get exhausted from the exercise as well.
5. Do you do burpees?
Do you know that when you engage in about 10 burpees in 60 seconds you will lose about 14 calories also in 60 seconds? Your metabolism will be stimulated and you will burn excessive fat quickly.
6. Try the jump squats
When you do the jump squats you will burn about 14 calories in less than half a minute. You will get into shape really quickly with daily and regular jump squats.
7. Engage in battling ropes
If you want total oxygen consumption while exercising then battle rope exercise is just for you. It will help you burn more calories than running and it is a proven to be more effective.
8. Try out the jumping rope
This exercise is quite intense and you will use up more muscles than when you run. It is also an exercise that you can engage in and have a bit of fun in the process. Try skipping 100 times to burn about 13 calories in 60 seconds. You will also have a total work-out when you jump rope.
9. You can do indoor rowing
Rowing is great for toning and tightening your arm and shoulder muscles. You will burn about 375 calories in half an hour with intense rowing.
10. Try cross-country skiing
This is a hugely effective exercise even more than running. It is widely believed that when you ski at a normal speed you are at a similar speed to an average runner the only difference is you are actually burning more calories.