Top 5 Cardio Burning Exercises...

Top 5 Cardio Burning Exercises...

Is cardio the ultimate calorie burn?

Some people say so while others swear by weight lifting – so what is the best burn for you?

These are some of the best burners out there, ranked in order of effectiveness:

Skipping burns calories fast - in fact 667-990 calories/hour (if you’re jumping at 120 skips per minute) but it’s also a great fat burner too. To work your arms and shoulders more, try a weighted rope.

Kettlebell circuit training burns 554-822 calories/hour but it can keep the after-burn going for 36 hours after you leave the gym. To get the best results, do a continuous circuit and don’t stop for a rest in between each move.

Stationary bike burns a whopping 498-738 calories/hour if you peddle at a vigorous pace. Ramp up the resistance as you progress to make it more intense.

Rowing machine in superfast one minute intervals gives you the maximum calorie burn at 480-713 calories/hour. Keep your eye on the machine to check that your maxing 150 watts.

Stairs are everywhere, and they give a good mix of aerobic and anaerobic exercise if you climb at a good rate. If you’re working at 77 steps/minute then you should be burning between 452-670 calories/hour. To fire up the upper body, try holding a dumbbell in each hand.

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