10 Exercises That Burn More Fat Than Running
You’ve seen it at the gym and you’re not quite sure how to even do it. Well don’t let that keep you away. Indoor rowing will utilize the entire body so it’s worth learning how to do it correctly. Rowing works 9 major muscle groups: quads, hamstrings, glutes, lats, core, shoulders, triceps, back and biceps. In addition rowing is an amazing cardio workout that will torch calories. A Harvard University study shows a 185 lb man can burn 12.5 calories per min rowing.
At the American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting a study was presented showing burpees a killer cardio exercise. Aim for 10 burpees every 60 seconds and you’ll be kicking you anaerobic system into high gear, revving up your metabolism and torching an average of 1.43 calories per burpee.
Jumping 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 workout.
If you’ve never tried this yet, it’s time that you do. Battle ropes are one of the most intense form of exercise you can do . They’re also the perfect piece of equipment for home workouts. Here are some ideas on how battle ropes can be used to work your full body.