Losing 2000 calories per day, it sounds too good to be true, does it not?But you can achieve this goal easily with daily activities like walking, cycling, etc.. I am sure just like me you are also looking forward to getting back in shape with the festive season round the corner. Read on this article to know more about these activities. As I have already mentioned earlier, you need to do a few warm-up exercises before starting to work out and always end up your workout session with a few conditioning exercises to make sure that your muscles are completely relaxed.
An hour of intense cycling can burn up to 850 calories. Besides that it is fun and frolic, it is easy and it does not have any age restrictions. Cycling for 30minutes a day can also keep your heart in good health. If you are a fitness newbie then go slow, afterwards, you can gradually increase the pace and duration to get the best results.
You can lose up to 600 calories in an hour and have the best workout of your life. Hop on a treadmill and start jogging. It is especially suited for the city dwellers or people who cannot go to the park. What’s best is that it keeps a track of your heartbeat, speed, and duration. You can also adjust the settings accordingly to get the best results. However, you got to be consistent in this case, it won’t give you overnight results.
3. Jumping rope
One hour of jump rope can burn around 700 to 800 calories. However, the intensity is all that matters. Start off with ten to twenty minutes at first if you’re a beginner. Take a jumping rope, swing it and jump over it. Try to do it as quickly as possible to get the best results.
Dive into the fresh blue waters of your pool and give yourself an hour of swimming. You will burn up to 700 calories a day easily. All you have to is use your swimming gears while swimming, your skin tone may get a shade darker so make sure that you slather on a thick layer of sunscreen lotion before swimming to avoid skin woes in the long-run.
It can burn around 600 calories in an hour or even more if you add intensity to your workout. It is as simple as it sounds, just put on your jogging shoes and start running. Run as fast as you can and cover as much distance as you can in a given period of time. You have to run every day, check your weight once before starting running and then again record your weight afterwards, I am sure you will notice a change in the long-run. So now all data is in front of your eyes, you can combine these exercises and can easily burn 2000 calories in a day.
Ditch the elevator and take the stairs for a while. If you run out of time and seldom find time for yourself then this is a great way to lift up your spirits to workout and get back in shape as soon as possible. Just climbing the stairs is a great combination of aerobic and anaerobic exercise, it helps to tone your thighs and abs and help you to shed some weight in the long-run.
7. Butt kicks
If you want to do some cardio exercises at home, then this is the one you must begin with. Just lift up your butt and kick just the way you would flick a football in the outward direction. Repeat the same exercise with the other hand, do it as many times as you can and as fast your body can endure. I am sure you will reduce fat from your back in a month or so if you remain consistent with this exercise.
8. Bodyweight walking lunges
If you are good at stretching, then you will ace this exercise like a professional in no time. To begin with, stand straight on your feet, and then bend one knee forward, shift your entire body weight to that knee, after that repeat the same exercise with the other side. Keep increasing your pace and intensity gradually and you are good to go. Do not expect overnight results though, it will take time to show results in the long-run.
9. Rock climbing
Do you love going on adventures? Then consider rock climbing as an option to go for. It will work out all your muscles and also help you to lose some weight fast. The best thing is, it helps to work out all your body muscles, whether you are practising in the real rock or a closed set-up. You can gradually increase your pace to reach your goal with regular practice. However, if you are new to this then go slow, do not rush as you may have a great fall otherwise, balance your body well and keep yourself hydrated while performing this exercise.
10. Running intervals
With the festive season around the corner, you must be looking out for an option to lose weight fast and effective without having to put up with too much hassle. Then try out running intervals, you can burn as many as 500 calories in 30 minutes in a day. Then how about doubling up the speed and the duration? Sounds great right? Then get along with the process and start with running intervals right away. Run to a certain distance, take a break and then again start running. Repeat as many times as you want and gradually increase your pace to lose some stubborn fat from your body and look your best.
11. Leg raise
You can start with leg raises immediately if you want to shape your lower body. It is very easy and you do not require any other tool to try this position. Just lie down flat on the ground, keep your palms open on both sides, then lift up one leg straight without lifting up your back. Repeat this exercise on the other side, after a while increase the time and duration of this exercise to get the best results. You need to be dedicated and do this exercise every day to reap the maximum benefits.
12. Indoor cycling
Have not learned how to ride a bicycle in your childhood? No problem, hop on an indoor cycling machine and guess what, it can actually calculate your heartbeat and how many calories did you shed in one session. However, if you are aiming at fast weight loss then the intensity should be somewhere around 200 watts or more to get the best results with time.
With the anti-social activities rising, it is really important to learn some self-defense. Taekwondo is one such activity that will not only help you to protect yourself but also keep you in good shape. It traces its origin to Korea but now it is taught all over the globe. You will also learn how to concentrate while performing these exercises and save yourself from ant potential danger and what’s more? You can also shed some stubborn fat from your body and look your best every day. However, bear in mind that will take you some time to master the skills and you got to be persistent until then.
If you are not specifically aiming at spot reduction and want to shed some stubborn fat, then you must consider rowing as a great option. It exercises your entire body and strengthens all your muscles if done properly. It builds resistance in your body and builds muscle strength. Make sure that you enroll yourself in a training center that has all the training equipment and professional trainers to walk you through this training if you do not want to face unnecessary trouble brought about by muscle twisting.
15. Slow walks
If you are just starting with exercising, then you may not be able to deal with a strenuous workout session right at the beginning. Take a slow morning walk every day or go for an evening walk after enjoying your meal at night. Do these exercises every day to get back in shape as soon as possible. Slo walks are a good option to go for as it balances your mood and uplifts your spirits. What’s more? It also doubles up as a good conditioning exercise, hence the perfect way to end your workout session.
16. Cardio workout
Although people who have an ankle injury and heart problems must stay away from cardio exercises, other people can go for it. It is one of the fastest ways to lose weight from your body. If nothing has ever worked out for you then give this a try. It burns out calories, strengthens muscles and also makes sure that you stay in good shape. You have to be consistent with cardio as well and wait for at least a month before noticing great changes coming.