Boxing, Basketball, Rock Climbing, etc. Are great in burning calories. Then, you may wonder which activity will burn the most calories. In this blog, I will introduce to you Top 5 Calorie Burning Exercises. What is a calorie? a calorie is a unit of energy, with every food intake you’re storing more calories/energy.
You may find the amount of calories you will consume, by finding it on the nutrition label. Calorie plays a major role in either losing weight, staying in shape, or putting on weight. Although gaining energy may sound good, too many calories will cause you to be overweight.
Fact: In a study, researchers found that American adults consume 11.3% of total daily calories from foods and beverages from fast-food restaurants. ( Rehm CD, Drewnowski A. A new method to monitor the contribution of fast-food restaurants to the diets of US children. PLoS One. 2014;9(7):e103543. Published 2014 Jul 25. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0103543)
Top 5 calorie burning exercises:
Running: Researchers had found running to be the most effective way to burn calories. Many would have guess running, with many health benefits it is the key to losing weight. In an hour, running can help burn approximately 800 calories. How many calories you burn will all depend. On your weight and the shape your in.
Swimming: A competitive water sport called water polo, has swimming coming in second. If you watch the Olympics, you may have seen the swimmers in great shape. That reason is because they are utilizing every part of their body to swim. Burning approximately 500 calories an hour, this activity can help you lose weight in no time.
Dancing (Aerobic): There are many types of dance routines that burns. Dancing is moved to third effective on the list. This type of exercise can be a challenge to some, because not everybody can dance. However, it ranges around 400 to 500 calories burn an hour. If you love to dance, this exercise can be the one for you. With music in the ears, you may find motivation.
Calisthenics: Calisthenics is an exercise that will have a spotlight on you. The exercise consists of being able to balance yourself. It is very challenging and effective in burning calories. The exercise is all about leverage with your weight. The exercise takes practice, and far different from training with weights. Calisthenics approximately burns 500 calories in a hour, depending on your weight as well.