If you are trying to lose weight, surely you have begun to take care of your diet and, above all, to watch what you eat at dinner. Although food is the fundamental thing you have to limit if you want to lose weight, exercising will also help and speed up the process. However, as you well know, diet is the truly essential thing to lose weight.
We have compiled the most important list compiled by the Compendium of Physical Activities (CPA), which has pointed out not only the exercises that everyone can do but also the ones that burn the most calories.
1) Jump rope
An hour of jumping rope burns 748 calories. It is an exercise widely practiced in sports such as boxing. And it is one of the best things you can do to lose weight.
According to the CPA, a 200-pound person will burn 408 calories if he runs 4 miles for an hour.
In addition to burning 683 calories, skating is a great option for people who need to improve their coordination, balance, or concentration. In addition, it is a sport that strengthens the muscles of the entire body –both the lower and upper body, since when turning, braking, and changing the direction they are all involved.
Climbing is very fashionable in Spain, and the truth is that it comes in handy to lose weight. Climbing step by step up a rock wall will burn 510 calories per hour.
5) Basketball and volleyball
Playing these sports consumes 544 calories. In addition to losing weight, you will have fun and make friends or strengthen friendships, since it is always advisable to do things as a team (minus love, that’s better one by one, reader).
The CPA groups these activities under the umbrella term “calisthenics,” which amounts to push-ups, sit-ups, and jumping jacks. Doing this for an hour will burn 544 calories, and with hardly moving the site.
It is one of the most beneficial exercises for health, as all muscles are involved in the process. In fact, in water, they work five times more than on land. If you swim at medium speed for an hour you will burn 564 calories. And if you do it to butterfly, a whopping 938 / hour.
Playing tennis will burn 496 calories per hour. And you will also strengthen the whole body, and especially the upper body. Of course, be careful with your wrists and elbows, because if you are not used to it and start practicing it for a long time they may suffer.
9) Martial arts
Martial arts are very fashionable. They are, for example, judo, karate, taekwondo, or kickboxing. And these variants burn no less than 700 calories per hour when performed at a moderate pace. In addition, it never hurts to learn to defend yourself.