Some people might skip the gym due to many reasons except being unwell such as holiday season, taking care of kids, or didn’t wake up early. Well, you have a lot of options which you can do in just your home. Plus it is OK if you skipped one day of a week.
12 Ways to burn fat without setting foot in the gym are –
1) Start the day with exercise
Before having your breakfast and just after waking up trying to work out first in the morning, this can help you lose 20 percent more fat than exercising after breakfast. You can do squat jumps, stretches and lunges in your living room. The best part about this is that it takes just 10 minutes to complete.
2) Running Fast
Speed is a very essential key while walking or running to burn more no. of calories in a few minutes. It can burn up to 20% more calories as compared to running at a constant speed. You can increase your speed for 30 seconds, then slow down and walk at a constant speed for 3 minutes.
3) Keep burning
Going for a small jog before going to bed is a great way to burn calories. To maximize the burning process do weight-bearing exercises like stairs up and down, push-ups, and lunges.
4) Move Up and Down on your stairs
You can take a 10-minute break from your busy scheduled day to walk up and down the stairs in your house. This will burn about 100 calories. You will feel less stressed. Plus if you want to maximize your calorie-burning potential, you can run up and down and remember to be careful and keep on holding the support to avoid accidental fall. The same number of calories can be burned in half of the time.
5) Keep it short
If you want to give yourself a 30 minutes break then try to split in three times and give really hard 10 minutes jumps. A high intense 10 minutes jump can increase your metabolism and equals about 20 or 30 minutes at a medium intensity. According to a study, exercising at a high intensity for just 2.5 minutes for example running can help you burn 200 calories or more.
6) Take a long winter’s nap
According to studies, people lost 55% less fat when they slept for 5.5 hours than when they slept for 8.5 hours. Therefore, sleep well.
7) Take a walk
Take a walk for 15 minutes around a few blocks.
8) Shake a leg
You can do fidget workout while watching TV, it can burn 350 calories.
9) Shovel off
This winter, just say no to snowblowers: “Shovel your driveway and maybe your neighbor’s, too—because holiday cheer—and you’ll burn more than 400 calories in an hour,” says Donavanik.
10) Laugh a lot
Laughing for 10 to 15 minutes can burn up to 40 calories.
11) Try on Tabata
Tabata workout is 4 minutes of high-intensity workouts which includes 20 seconds squat jumps followed by 10 seconds rest, 20 seconds pushups, 10 seconds rest, 20 seconds Burpees, 10 seconds rest, 20 seconds sit-ups, and 10 seconds rest. Now repeat this once again.
12) Just dance
Almost all of us love to dance and have our own moves. A one-hour dancing can burn even more calories (200 to 600 calories) than running, swimming, or cycling. It also helps in building strength and increase flexibility.
Author: Hiten Patil
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