The 11 best types of fat-burning exercise if you hate running
For all of us for who running is a mind-numbing ordeal, here are 11 solutions to still put in your daily workout and lose the lockdown weight.
11. The assault bike
About 800 calories used in an hour. This is what the assault bike can do for you. That makes it a very good way to burn calories
10. Boxing (english or french school)
This is a sport that will really test your cardio, and it eats between 600 to 800 calories an hour. This is boxing. Whicherver school you favour, it'll whip you into shape quickly.
9. Rock-climbing (in nature)
It's not generally the main selling point of this sport, but rock-climbing on natural cliff-faces strains every muscle in your body. You can easily burn off 750 calories in an hours
8. Crossfit (alone or with a team)
A trendy sport for a few years now, crossfit is perfect for those who want to slough off fat and put on some muscle. Though it still calls for some running here and there, so be careful. Calculating calories spent is difficult since it'll vary depending on the type of WOD.
7. The jumprope
Too often neglected, the jumprope tool can become a whole discipline of its own. You can use up 700 to a grand 900 calores per hour, and it'll be extremely useful to the career of any aspiring boxer.
6. Weigh-lifting in the gym
It's not very obvious, but depending on training, lifting iron can turn out to be very good to reinforce cardio and burn up fat. The popularty of weight-lifting is rising, but beware of injuries.
5. Long-distance swimming
Another well-recognised fat-burning sport, swimming for a full hour can burn up 500 calories. It is also fantastic for your breath and lateral muscles.
4. The indoor rower
The rower is one of the most popular machines in gyms. It calls on every muscle to operate, and works on your cardio as well. You easily burn a whooping 1000 calories an hour, if you really work at it.
3. Cross-country skiing, alone or with a group
Generally reserved for wintertime, cross-country skiing is perfect for shedding off that Christmas weight. A one-hour session can burn between 750 and 1150 calories.
2. The humble bycicle
No matter the type of bicycle, whether indoors, mountain bike, or road cycling, you will work off a lot calories with this port. Up to 800 an hour for the most zealous.
1. Mountain skiing
A cousin of cross-country skiing, mountain skiing is more physically demanding. Going down a few slopes may require a lot of energy, focus, and skill. Expect a 650 calorie-an-hour burn, though.