Everyone can relate to the burden of wanting to lose a few pounds, but most are unaware of the most effective ways to do so! Common knowledge: best way to lose weight is with exercise…. But that is incredibly vague! Here is a breakdown of the best exercises to burn the highest amount of calories and get you toned up in no time!
Spin/Cycle Classes: Oh boy this is a calorie burner! Every gym offers spin classes, and they are a great addition to any workout. Don’t have a gym membership, or prefer outdoor activities? Ride your bike rigorously outside for the exact same effect!
Running: The dreaded synonym of cardio! Even though this is most people’s least favorite part about working out, it is one of the easiest ways to lose the pounds quickly. It also tones your legs and butt! Run for as long as you can, and increase your time each time you step on the treadmill!
Step Aerobics: Old school, but a classic weight loss tool! You can burn up to 800 calories in just one hour! This exercise targets all parts of your body, especially the ones you can afford to lose a few from. Targeting your butt, hips, and legs (every woman’s problem areas) this is a create class to tone up!
Elliptical Machine: This machine is a great cardio workout, without feeling like you’re about to keel over! They tone as well has give you an amazing cardio workout, with the possibility of burning upwards of 600 calories in an hour.
Swimming: This is one of the highest rated exercises to lose weight. It tones every muscle in your body, and at the same time you are getting a great cardio workout.
Yoga/Pilates: These classes/exercises should be used in addition to your extensive cardio routine. They are designed to tone and stretch the body, which everybody needs. But they alone will not aid in losing weight. Both exercises are great for after your cardio workout – you’ll feel great! It also helps with reducing soreness from your intense cardio routine!