Running is thought to be a high-impact exercise, because of the constant
strain that you put on your knees, thighs, and feet. Knowing that you
may only burn 10 calories per minute, when running, you may want to find
a different workout
Here is a selection of 10 exercises that can be more effective than running, to help you lose weight and get in shape.
10 – Jumping Rope
rope is a fun, moderate-intensity exercise. You can burn about 13
calories each minute, if you can keep up 100 skips per minute. This
exercise uses more muscles than running, giving you a more thorough
9 – Battling Ropes
rope exercises are a type of exercise that offers greater calorie burn
when compared to running. According to a recent study, battle ropes
exercises are the best for total oxygen consumption.
8 – Kettlebell Swing
By doing Kettlebell swings you can burn 20 calories per minute. You
should not be in great shape in order to begin using Kettlebells. They
rely on your momentum, making Kettlebell swings a suitable exercise for
just about anyone.
7 – Indoor Rowing
A perfect workout for burning calories is indoor rowing. An average
person can burn 375 calories every 30 minutes while vigorously rowing.
Rowing relies on the muscles in your arms, that helps tone and tightens
the muscles in your arms and shoulders.
6 – Burpees
By doing this, you can burn about 14 calories per minute, performing at
least 10 burpees each minute. Burpees are more effective when compared
to an all-out bike sprint. Additionally, burpees are increasing your
metabolism and helping you to lose weight.
5 – Bike Sprints
sprints are more suitable for people that are not utilized to working
out. The main purpose of performing bike sprints is to pedal as fast as
you can for sixty seconds, and after that slow back to an easy pace for
the next one to two minutes.
4 – Cross-Country Skiing
popular exercise is cross-country skiing. It is more effective than
running. In fact, you move at about the same speed as the average
runner, when skiing at a standard pace. What is more interesting is that
you burn more calories per minute.
3 – Fat Tire Biking
Fat tire biking involves bicycles with large tires.
Heavy, hard to control, tires replace the traditional bicycle tires. You
can burn up to 1,500 calories per hour (or 25 calories per minute).
2 – Cross-Fit Exercises
are many different exercises in a typical cross-fit workout routine,
but you should do a quick search for cross-fit exercises and choose for
three exercises to perform in a group. Target a different muscle group
with each exercise.
1 – Jump Squats
For 20 seconds of hard work, you will burn 14 calories. This is an excellent amount of weight loss for less than a minute. You have to remember, that you should include a variety of exercises.