3. Strength Training and CrossfitStrength training or weight lifting as it is more commonly called is a type of physical exertion in which you induce weights to burn and tone muscles. According to Nilparna Sen, a Surat-based strength coach says, “Cardio will burn calories while you are working out, but for overall strength, I will recommend strength training. It helps in the burning of calories even after the workout and in maintaining body composition. By body composition I mean carrying more of muscle mass and less of fats.” One can also opt Crossfit workout, which includes exercises like pushups, sit ups, pull ups, lunges etc.(Also Read: What is Crossfit training? A Complete Guide)
4. Yoga and Power Yoga
A person weighing 90 kg is known to burn 228 calories per hour if he performs yoga. A yoga might be a form of exercise that takes longer to show result but if done correctly, it helps you burn calories and tone up with all the stretching. Power yoga can help in increasing flexibility.(Also Read: Yoga for Depression: 5 Effective Poses That Can Curb the Negativity)
5. SwimmingWhile swimming, the water resistance makes you work harder and faster hence you burn more calories. You can burn about 372 calories in 30 minutes of breast stroke (for a person weighing 70 kg). Since in swimming the entire body is at work, arms through strokes and legs because of the kicking, a person tends to lose weight evenly.
6. CyclingRunning or cycling can have the same kind of results. Make cycling more effective by adding some resistance when you cycle. It’s easy to cycle down the hill, or on flat roads, but riding uphill and pushing yourself a bit can help you burn more calories (around 350 calories in half an hour), as well as strengthen your muscles. Leisure cycling burns 350 calories in an hour.
7. Rope HoppingA person is said to burn 372 calories in half an hour if he or she jumps ropes. The only trick you need is to keep jumping and try not to stop in the middle. You will run out of breath but don't drink water in the middle of the exercise. When kids jump ropes it may seem effortless but in reality it’s taxing and a great way to burn calories. You can jump ropes in breaks. When taking a break from jumping, you can jog around so as to not completely break from exercising. (Also Read: 7 Amazing Skipping Benefits: From a Healthy Heart to a Beautiful Skin)
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