5 Best Cardio Workouts to Lose Weight Effectively


5 Best Cardio Workouts to Lose Weight Effectively

Want fit into your favourite dress, but your body fat is coming in between? Don’t worry here are 5 best and effective workouts which will help you lose weight faster.

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Exercising is the best way to burn body fat and gain muscles. It is very important for you to work on your body if you really wish to fit in your summer wears and gorgeous dresses. If you think praying to god and hoping that your stomach will disappear magically, it is just a false hope you are giving to yourself. Answer to all your prayers is only one, and you already know that, start exercising. 

More than a physical challenge, weight loss is mental challenge, where you have to get up every morning and motivate yourself by telling “I can do this”. Here are those 5 cardio exercises that will help you lose weight effectively

High Intensity Interval Training

High Intensity Interval Training(HIIT) involves short intervals of exercise with your maximum effort, followed by longer recovery periods. You can do many exercises at high intensity like jumping squats, jumping lunges, high knees, step jumping and burpees. How hard you work during your intense intervals is the secret to HIIT. While doing exercise on high intensity it increases the release of growth hormones, which mobilize fat to be used as fuel. Always make sure you are doing these exercises in the correct form.

Rope skipping

In comparison to running skipping exercise burns more calories. Rope jumping gives a full body workout. It works more effectively on toning and developing the thighs, shins and calf muscles. On other hand, it also works on the abs and arms. Best part it you can do rope skipping anytime and there is no need of going out somewhere. 

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Walking is the easiest weight loss exercise. You can nearly burn 150 calories in just 30 minutes of your walking. Walking is a low intensity workout and if you are a beginner than there is no better exercise than brisk walking. Do warm up for 5 minutes and make start with a speed of 5 mph. Increase your speed of walking to 7 mph and continue walking for 5 to 7 minutes before you slow down to 4 mph. Repeat the process in every 5 minutes. 

Stair climbing

In world full of elevators we completely ignore using stairs. But if you want shed weight faster you must climb the stairs. It is a great exercise, which tones one’s lower body and strengthens the bones of the legs. If you don’t have a stairway in close proximity, use a step stool. Try doing the following exercises by taking the stairs to involve multiple muscle groups in your home cardio exercises. 

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Plank is one the best exercise that are low-impact and require less effort but provide a excess of health benefits. Plank is a phenomenal exercise for core strengthening, as they engage multiple muscle groups simultaneously. Exercising planks can give you a tighter tummy, improved posture, flexibility and balance. 

Note that: To see faster results, exercise regularly and maintain a proper diet. 

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Written by: Arti Chaudhary

Source: Onlymyhealth editorial team May 08, 2019